Red alert as Ferrari have designs on a belated revival

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A longer nose, a shark fin on the engine cover and an arrowhead-shaped front wing are some of the central features of Ferrari's new SF70-H.

The new-season model was launched by Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen, who have won a total of five drivers' world titles between them.

But it remains to be seen whether the parting of ways with former technical director James Allison, who is now employed by reigning champions Mercedes, will affect the Scuderia's prospects of returning to the top step on the podium.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 25, 2017, with the headline 'Red alert as Ferrari have designs on a belated revival'. Print Edition | Subscribe