Sainz to run Ferrari’s PU2 at Imola – report

Sainz to run Ferrari’s PU2 at Imola – report

Carlos Sainz will reportedly run Ferrari’s upgraded engine, the PU2, on the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, the Scuderia introducing it sooner than anticipated after his Melbourne troubles.

Sainz failed to complete the Australian Grand Prix, the Spaniard crashing early within the race as he tried to get well from his poor begin with anti-stall off the road having value him locations.

However whereas Ferrari had been in a position to restore his automotive, the identical can’t be stated of his engine.

In keeping with, Ferrari discovered an issue along with his energy unit and opted to place a brand new one within the automotive for Imola

On condition that they needed to make a change it doesn’t matter what, the Italian publication says Ferrari determined as ‘a precaution to convey ahead the introduction of’ PU2.

Sainz to run Ferrari’s PU2 at Imola – report

The report added that Sainz’s F1-75 can be fitted with the engine with its ‘bolstered ICE which can be capable of assure further horsepower’.

The engine can be fitted from FP1 onwards provided that Imola is the season’s first dash race weekend with qualifying happening on Friday night.

Ferrari had been initially anticipated to attend till Miami and Barcelona to introduce the upgraded engine.

Miami was to see the brand new ERS in play whereas a brand new MGU-Ok, battery and management unit had been to be debuted on the Spanish Grand Prix.

The excellent news for Sainz is that the PU2 has already proven ‘constructive’ ends in the simulator in response to

It provides that the ‘new hybrid ought to guarantee a rise in energy in addition to guarantee extra electrical methods, in compliance with the reliability parameters’.


Sainz’s PU1 can be added to the repaired and added to the pool for use in future Friday apply periods.



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