New Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has set his team the goal of winning two races this year with its new car, the SF-15T, which was launched today.
Ferrari endured a win-less campaign in 2014 – the first time it has done so in 21 years.
Arrivabene said his target was “realistic” given the team’s performance slump last year. “Nobody has the magic to change things when things are unchangeable,” he said.
“We find the car, the car was ready actually December of [2014, and we apply certain modifications that in our opinion, are quite interesting.
“With that, I don’t want to say that we are going to win the world championship, but for sure we are committed at least to win two races.”
Arrivabene agreed the new car is a step forward from its predecessor in one respect – it is more pleasing to the eye.
“Enzo Ferrari said a long times ago the best car is the winning car,” Arrivabene remarked. “Last year we have an ugly car. It was a non-winning car on top of this.”
“I like the [new] car in terms of the aesthetics, I don’t know about the performance, but it’s really sexy.”
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