How much ground Ferrari has really made up with its 2021 F1 car

Ferrari's mission for the 2021 F1 season was to repair the damage of its disastrous 2020. So now we've seen the car race for the first time, what can we tell about Ferrari's progress? In this video Edd Straw evaluates the gains made with the chassis, the engine, and even the driver line-up, to give a clearer picture of where Ferrari stands in its mission to get back to the front of the grid.
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  1. Rick Van Gog

    Rick Van Gog

    3 dagen geleden

    what is the music used at the end? sounds pretty nice and chill, even tho I can't listen to it well, obviously. Does anyone know this song by any chance? I mean the music since around 5 minutes till the end, Idk if it's the same song all video long but it's nice :)

  2. #PuraLeña


    6 dagen geleden

    Well, they made up some 5kg of fuel.....

  3. Arun Kumar Raju Kosuri

    Arun Kumar Raju Kosuri

    7 dagen geleden

    Ferrari will end up 2021 season either 4th or 5th on the grid. Ferrari should change the Team Principal and bring back Maurizio Arrivabene

  4. R R

    R R

    8 dagen geleden

    The problem was Vettel.

  5. Rafael Oliveira

    Rafael Oliveira

    9 dagen geleden

    Remember people, Bahrain in 2020 was hotter than in 2021 because it was a different season, it affects a lot, the same usually happened in Spain, the performances of some teams was very different from the testing season because of the season, temperature, etc. these comparisons are just speculation. people crazy without content. still better than the other channel, that we all know, by the way.

  6. Mike Payne

    Mike Payne

    9 dagen geleden

    Pulling hard for the boys in orange! Spank Ferrari.

  7. Deanna Kelly

    Deanna Kelly

    9 dagen geleden

    The waggish married greely jam because violin unfortunately consider over a lacking wood. sudden, left call

  8. 84 Ateo

    84 Ateo

    10 dagen geleden

    Don't make me laugh/cry, Ferrari won't win a world F1's title...Got it?

  9. Stevieb


    11 dagen geleden

    Aero doesn't makeup that much pace. I have no doubt they are playing with fuel again

  10. Aiden Whelan

    Aiden Whelan

    11 dagen geleden

    Wow so much people impressed with Ferraris improvement and bare in mind this was one of there worst tracks last season and they are putting more focus into 2022

  11. Aiden Whelan

    Aiden Whelan

    11 dagen geleden

    Bare in mind this track was one of there worst tracks for race pace last year so they could do even better on other tracks

  12. mahdi simegne

    mahdi simegne

    11 dagen geleden


  13. The Tigeroza

    The Tigeroza

    12 dagen geleden

    I just want someone to replace Binotto as a team boss already. Someone capable of this job. After 2018 everything went down for Ferrari.

  14. Theadore Snibblegoober

    Theadore Snibblegoober

    12 dagen geleden

    I like Alex Albon because he is aggressive. I hope lecleur is more aggressive

  15. and others and others and others

    and others and others and others

    12 dagen geleden

    Man I love this guy's voice

  16. 1389


    12 dagen geleden

    Well i would mostly invest into 2022, just dont finish lover than last year

  17. Karthik Arumugam

    Karthik Arumugam

    12 dagen geleden

    No ground 😂

  18. HirsheyX


    12 dagen geleden

    The fanatical soccer globally signal because vein biologically add for a scintillating garage. tart, obsolete coin

  19. James San Pedro

    James San Pedro

    12 dagen geleden

    Bring Back Fabio Arrivabene

  20. justin rinkema

    justin rinkema

    12 dagen geleden

    I’d love to see a team develop a car without any technical regulations against it to see what it can truly do (like what Porsche did with the 919 EVO)

  21. Nino Nucaro

    Nino Nucaro

    12 dagen geleden

    Great facts

  22. 5 Red Lights

    5 Red Lights

    13 dagen geleden

    The Ferrari progress is good and the drivers will do a very good job. I think they will be on average the 4th or 5th fastest car on race day with McLaren or Alpha Tauri (or both) ahead of them.

  23. kpvarma


    13 dagen geleden

    No more interested in Ferrari, I support seb but he is a dead soul in racing. No interested in f1 anymore

  24. Dani Martínez

    Dani Martínez

    13 dagen geleden

    Ferrari hasn't gained a FA. They run with a power cap last year. So They only had that cap back. That's It.

    • Sadown


      11 dagen geleden

      luckily you are here to tell us the truth. Phew....

  25. Jim Elliott

    Jim Elliott

    13 dagen geleden

    i think its the 4th best car at the moment

  26. Hyzri Sadiku

    Hyzri Sadiku

    13 dagen geleden

    That is a joke from Ferrari

  27. Ben Reed

    Ben Reed

    13 dagen geleden

    Might get some lucky wins,but a championship is light years away..

  28. Britton Woodruff

    Britton Woodruff

    13 dagen geleden

    FER has done what it can from last year’s car. It’s not enough, but it will be better

  29. Nelson Luis Freire

    Nelson Luis Freire

    13 dagen geleden

    Now that the mightily overrated Vettel is gone, Ferrari has 2 decent drivers

  30. Mike Palermo

    Mike Palermo

    13 dagen geleden

    The correct answer is none, its only a matter of time before we start hearing that they're getting ready for next years car and regulations.

  31. Jeff Wallick

    Jeff Wallick

    13 dagen geleden

    I think they're likely to finish fourth in the constructor's championship behind Merc, RB, and McLaren

  32. N Z

    N Z

    13 dagen geleden

    Why in heaven do the Brits insist on pronouncing Charles LeClercs’ last name incorrectly ? Why can’t they say “LeClair” ? Im from Da Bronx and have no problem with it 😉

  33. Ser Garlan Tyrell

    Ser Garlan Tyrell

    13 dagen geleden

    I hate all these development freezes... They just serve to preserve the status quo.

  34. Mike Sanders

    Mike Sanders

    14 dagen geleden

    I think Ferrari have made gains certainly. That being said I need to see a couple more races over diff circuits in order to get a real feel for where they are but to have Ferrari 4th best currently would be fair to say. And the one team who had a bad weekend was Aston, we don’t know where they are yet they could be the team that pushes Ferrari to 5th fastest, time will tell.

    • Riccardo Belussi

      Riccardo Belussi

      13 dagen geleden

      You also need to remember that on the same track just three months ago both ferraris got knocked out of Q2 and scored a signle point through pure luck after being lapped.

  35. SW3RVY


    14 dagen geleden

    They honestly will never return to the top given the toxic team environment. The only way they'll ever be a top 3 team again is if they change that whole organization they have there in Maranello.

    • Riccardo Belussi

      Riccardo Belussi

      13 dagen geleden

      Says the F1 engineer who lived through said toxic team enviroment i guess

  36. Chris Tamblyn

    Chris Tamblyn

    14 dagen geleden

    The FIA gave them their fuel flow back.

  37. Mihai Serghei

    Mihai Serghei

    14 dagen geleden

    another year of frustration at Maranello

  38. Prad G

    Prad G

    14 dagen geleden

    As a lifelong Ferrari fan, it's sad to see them struggling. But to be honest they've had 2 former champs as drivers and failed to provide them with a car and strategy to win championships. 14 years since a championship and even 2007 was a very lucky. For a team with that history and resources they need to be doing a lot more.

  39. Jean Gagnier

    Jean Gagnier

    14 dagen geleden

    As an non-tifosi, it's exciting to see them drop back. They'd been perennial contenders for 25 years, they've had a colossal financial advantage, so seeing them struggle, therefore giving other teams a chance to compete for podium places on the regular, is very satisfying. I'll take advantage of it while it lasts. On the other hand, the struggle has made Charles Leclerc appear positively world class. I think there's a serious argument to be made that he's the fastest driver on the grid.

  40. Yk Low

    Yk Low

    14 dagen geleden

    Just imagine kimi is driving last year 2020 ferrari car, kimi is gonna be fly cause his rally skills gonna pay of

  41. John Norris

    John Norris

    14 dagen geleden

    It will be less frustrating than it was last year.

  42. TheCeva


    14 dagen geleden

    Ferrari did well over the winter and changed to a better driver line-up but the gap to Mercedes & RB is still around 60 sec. I believe the better position in the standings is more a result of a poor performing AM & Alpine.

    • Riccardo Belussi

      Riccardo Belussi

      13 dagen geleden

      Everything is relative in F1 and the rules are the same for everyone. All the cars are slower this season but Ferrari lost the least time compared to 2020 and, all jokes aside, they didn't have THE worst car on the grid, yet in Bahrain Merc lost around 2 seconds while Ferrari only 0.500.

  43. Gp2 Engine Gp2

    Gp2 Engine Gp2

    14 dagen geleden

    It made up lots of ground look at the Alfa Romeo”s there back in the midfield battle.

  44. James Bittle

    James Bittle

    14 dagen geleden

    I feel that Ferrari has definitely improved, but not enough to overtake Mclaren for 3rd. Ferrari's driver pairing looks good enough to finish ahead of the rest of the midfield, despite any of the cars' shortcomings.

  45. adrian wright

    adrian wright

    14 dagen geleden

    I am subbed.if your not tut tut tut

  46. thymios tsilimparis

    thymios tsilimparis

    14 dagen geleden

    I am happy to see that have made important progress, I am happy to hear from them that they will not spend much time on the SF21. During last year's championship, I was pessimistic about 2022. Now I understand that Ferrari will return strong. I can't wait for battles on the front. Until then, I am OK with races like Bahrain. With the token system, they did the maximum in my opinion.

  47. Esther Akeode

    Esther Akeode

    14 dagen geleden

    Yes no problem at Ferrari this season and I think they will finish strong this year



    14 dagen geleden

    I believe what they can achive ther goal this year but will see

  49. Dylan George

    Dylan George

    14 dagen geleden

    Me thinks: 1. Red Bull 2. Mercedes 3. McLaren 4. Ferrari 5. Alpha Tauri 6. Aston Martin 7. Renault 8. Alfa Romeo 9. Williams 10. Haas

  50. hector herbert

    hector herbert

    14 dagen geleden

    Why not run/use the rear end of the 2019 car..???..Regulations apart ,it seems that exept the engine 'scandal' the 2019 car was doing well,every time something worked on the car was changed for a step-back solution...Also all those sisi winglets all over this car is ridiculous ,it was supposed to be streamlined this year and bring the aggressive driving back...!!!!Binotto needs a F@++ing clear his brain.

  51. Liam and Xaviers random things

    Liam and Xaviers random things

    14 dagen geleden

    Compared to last season, how could Ferrari be disappointed?

  52. corvanphoenix


    15 dagen geleden

    P4 if they do well.

  53. Hugo Pickering

    Hugo Pickering

    15 dagen geleden

    They looked a lot quicker than I expected in Bahrain, I think they still probably finish below mclaren but for sure they’ll have a better season than last

  54. The Stig

    The Stig

    15 dagen geleden

    How they just know the figure horsepower of the engine deficit and gains, isn't the team always hide their power figure?

  55. scottgas1299


    15 dagen geleden

    Pretty much lost interest in F1 since they've tried to turn F1 into a spec class.

  56. Alen Green

    Alen Green

    15 dagen geleden

    I think that Top 4 is possible this year for Ferrari.

  57. peteMTB


    15 dagen geleden

    Out of topic but does anybody know if the race is going to broadcast super gt this year?

  58. Vincent Yao

    Vincent Yao

    15 dagen geleden

    Should have gotten rid of their engine department. Merc and honda concept is the way to go

  59. Necatrix


    15 dagen geleden

    I think it's safe to assume that Ferrari will do everything in their power to ensure a steady 4th place and focus all the development on the '22 reg changes as soon as the 10th - 11th race. I think Leclerc's ambition for 3rd place in driver's championship is way too optimistic with the Mclarens being so competitive this year. Anyhow, as said, it's just the first race, and I just can't wait for the next one 😎

  60. Nikoxion


    15 dagen geleden

    "Another year of frustration at Maranello." Needs to be a shirt desigb.

  61. Ronald Rice

    Ronald Rice

    15 dagen geleden

    The grouchy thunder epidemiologically bore because fall eventually stir via a late ladybug. sulky, imported sea

  62. Ilija Vasiljeski

    Ilija Vasiljeski

    15 dagen geleden

    The engine improved by 40hp not 20 according to Italian sources.

  63. Cedric Asdfghjkl

    Cedric Asdfghjkl

    15 dagen geleden

    I am a Ferrari fan and I don't think that we can judge the improvements made in 1 race. Although I think that we have made a lot of improvements but we'll need to wait.

    • Aiden Whelan

      Aiden Whelan

      11 dagen geleden

      Bare in mind Bahrain was an awful track for them last year

  64. Giuseppe Maggiò

    Giuseppe Maggiò

    15 dagen geleden

    I think we can expect them to compete for P3 in the constructors. We have to consider 3 aspects : 1) They still have to find the optimal set-up with the new rear sospension ; 2) They are going to copy the Mclaren diffuser within a couple races ; 3) They are stronger than Mclaren on qualifying and in many circuits it's going to be really difficult to overtake them. Bahrain was an exception

  65. Callum Burton

    Callum Burton

    15 dagen geleden

    Good video the race😃👍

  66. Flo Vi

    Flo Vi

    15 dagen geleden

    The teamleader is the whole problem of ferrari

  67. sledger2003


    15 dagen geleden

    Bonato is not up to the job. Simple as that.

  68. Robert Harrington

    Robert Harrington

    15 dagen geleden

    In my fairly irrelevant opinion, I believe it's about 70-30 between everyone else going backwards and them actually improving

    • Riccardo Belussi

      Riccardo Belussi

      13 dagen geleden

      Everything is relative in F1 and the rules are the same for everyone. All the cars are slower this season but Ferrari lost the least time compared to 2020 and, all jokes aside, they didn't have THE worst car on the grid, yet in Bahrain Merc lost around 2 seconds while Ferrari only 0.500. You don't gain 1.500 seconds just with a new engine, the Scuderia did great with what they had, it was last year that was baffling.

  69. yoga jitsu

    yoga jitsu

    15 dagen geleden

    Ferrari is not a mid pack budget team. They should be up there with Mercedes.

    • Jo ka

      Jo ka

      15 dagen geleden

      Ferrari is red

  70. Michael Nthodi

    Michael Nthodi

    15 dagen geleden

    Ferrari is and will always be the best team in formula no matter what. We are the envy of all

  71. ollie cane

    ollie cane

    15 dagen geleden

    I think the midfield this year is close enough to be completely jumbled up at every track we go to, because some are better in low speed, some in high speed and some on the straights

  72. jean claude bertoni

    jean claude bertoni

    15 dagen geleden

    Ciao ciao Vettel..! Now Aston's problem.

  73. TheJaisah


    15 dagen geleden

    The questionable grammar in the title of this video hurts my brain.

  74. sam


    15 dagen geleden

    They were still a second a lap slower than the leader's, so not that good!

  75. Alejandro Fernandez

    Alejandro Fernandez

    15 dagen geleden

    the good thing, if ferrari this years fights for 3-4 in the championship will be seen as a success. That's good to better focus on 2022 and give time to carlos and charles to find a good dynamic between them. Plus they will have more wind tunnel time than if they fought for the champ, so in overall this could allow them to better start the new era

  76. sianne ribkah meliawaty Handayani

    sianne ribkah meliawaty Handayani

    15 dagen geleden

    May be, because they didn't knew others cars progress. Except someone from McLaren giving their car data to Ferrari, they will confident to tell Media that they can fight for podium. It is like Aston Martin last year who gain benefit by copying Mercedes car and gain more points and win 1 race and go strictly to trash bin this year. They still thinking Alpha Tauri and McLaren had better progress than them. So, the only one way to claimed the progress is the result in IMOLA and Hungary GP (because they put high down force to car so their cars faster in corners, bit slower in straight). The simple reason is Bahrain is NOT good track for their car performance. Why Leclerc gain P4 again? Because purely his skill, NOT his car.

  77. Matteo Milanesi

    Matteo Milanesi

    15 dagen geleden

    Vettel is almost done. He needs to show the world if, without the RB airplane he had, he is still a WC



    15 dagen geleden

    Ferrari will finish 3rd by the end of the year Next year will be second Year after will win the construction

  79. schwaze neggro

    schwaze neggro

    15 dagen geleden

    Thats a very sloppy paint job why don’t just put stickers to it

  80. Abhijit Deo

    Abhijit Deo

    15 dagen geleden

    I still believe Ferrari management didn't extend Seb's contract because of their own weakness. Seb was the scapegoat.

    • Justas Zakaras

      Justas Zakaras

      15 dagen geleden

      Why scapegoat? He is not that good simple as that, the guy has temper problems considering he is a 4times champion. Nobody knows what happened between him and Ferrari management. Look how he crashed into Ocon last race , silly silly mistake and blaming other driver - I am glad he is no longer at Ferrari. He looks like a nice guy, but sometimes his actions are hard to justify.

    • sianne ribkah meliawaty Handayani

      sianne ribkah meliawaty Handayani

      15 dagen geleden

      NO. They love Seb. Media stirring it deeply to gain fans attention like WWE. The main problem is budget cap that cut off in 3 years (started from 2020 because Corona virus). Vettel just grilled by Italians Media (they did to Charles Leclerc also). He didn't able to worked under HIGH pressure, i think. For Ferrari (whom supported and funded by the state like French to Renault Alpine), it is double pressure when they are hiring Seb with 43 millions payment while the budget cap cut off almost half of the regular basis. To remaking SF1000, they will using whom money? The only way to solve problem is firing Seb and hiring Carlos. With Charles and Carlos in their side, they just need to pay drivers 16 millions. They can remaking SF1000 by that way, even not fastest cars like others in long STRAIGHT lines, but the car go faster in corners. Seb is NOT scapegoat, he is just victim of the shit system. Now he facing the same 'dull' disaster in Aston Martin.......i wish they can fix the car.....SOON. Otherwise Seb will return to his 'SF1000' nightmare but this time in GREEN CAR.

  81. heretustay


    15 dagen geleden

    4:48 anyone else pause here trying to tell between the four shades of blue?

  82. SydneyPhotography2019


    15 dagen geleden

    Wowww Ferrari "Threat at the front.... of the midfield" Strange times

  83. Choopremo


    15 dagen geleden

    So Vettel was sting to Ferrari?! His performance in Aston reflects so

  84. Robbert


    15 dagen geleden

    Yeah Mr Millisecond is back!

  85. zno3


    15 dagen geleden

    As expected

  86. JC Lasala

    JC Lasala

    15 dagen geleden

    Link to graph comparing 2021 to 2020 lap times by team / driver ?????

  87. lakshmivallabh


    15 dagen geleden


  88. Vishal bharadwaj

    Vishal bharadwaj

    15 dagen geleden

    Ferrari needs to get on top of tyres, race pace and their strategy. Then they have better chance than any team to finish in p3 with the best lineup they had on the grid

    • Jo ka

      Jo ka

      15 dagen geleden

      Ferrari is red

  89. Alejandro


    15 dagen geleden

    Dont get yall hopes too high for this season. It has been leaked that they will upgrade this car untill Spain and then thats it, all focus on 2022. So basically we can say that we are in Spain but without the S 😔

    • Jay Borah

      Jay Borah

      15 dagen geleden

      All the teams are doing the same (maybe not merc and red bull).

  90. Just Josh

    Just Josh

    15 dagen geleden

    This is well made

  91. Bruce MacKenzie

    Bruce MacKenzie

    15 dagen geleden

    It’s all about 2022 and any team not focusing on that will be so far behind.

  92. gabb05


    15 dagen geleden

    ferrari's engine last yr was a result of that secret agreement, its obvious i think...probably like a way to sanction them in a more subtle way...they probably had a lot more power on tap since last yr but weren't allowed to use deduction at least

  93. Guia Gaston

    Guia Gaston

    15 dagen geleden

    That new token system for upgrades on the car is the kind of BS only the F1 comes up with and every fan hates. Yet we all still watch. Imagine how many would watch if it wasn't run like a circus.

  94. Ry Al

    Ry Al

    15 dagen geleden

    They will finish at no.4 in the constructors.

  95. MBonny02


    15 dagen geleden

    If you want to be the highest racing league then get rid of tokens already

  96. MBonny02


    15 dagen geleden

    They don't effing care about this year

  97. Dan Amante

    Dan Amante

    15 dagen geleden

    Ferrari must pass Mclaren first...

  98. Kaustav Kapur

    Kaustav Kapur

    15 dagen geleden

    the new nose is ugly as hell

  99. Ricky Henderson

    Ricky Henderson

    15 dagen geleden

    I think 3rd is going to be between McLaren and Ferarri. Alpha Tauri might sneak in some good results but I think overall having a rookie will eventually get them.

  100. S. Arlo

    S. Arlo

    15 dagen geleden

    Imagine a ferrari with a mercedes engine

    • hatymkhalil bouttaba

      hatymkhalil bouttaba

      2 dagen geleden

      Can’t happen, Ferrari will always build everything in house