Ferrari spent 100 million to catch up
There is no doubt that Ferrari is on the threshold of a much better season in Formula 1 than a year ago. The winter tests" class="posttag">tests showed that Ferrari could be ready to fight with Mercedes. However, the former technical Director of Scuderia Tony Cucarella thinks the real picture begins to emerge only after the Grand Prix of Australia.Tony Cucarella "it is Clear that they have made a significant step in the field of reliability and performance. Is it enough to compete with Mercedes or not, I still don't know. But I know that they are not as far as last year.This breakthrough was made possible thanks to the investment of hundreds of millions of euros. The money was spent on tests" class="posttag">tests of separate parts of machine, like they do in Mercedes.The results of the winter tests" class="posttag">tests was quite strong. But I don't know what is the real speed of Ferrari. They equally can be as four-tenths seconds behind the Mercedes and two tenths ahead".