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The Grand National Day 2020 | Schedule | Tickets Info | Horse Racing

The Grand National Day 2020 | Schedule | Tickets Info | Horse Racing

  • Mar 02, 2020
  • Aditi Verma
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The Grand National Day 2020The Grand National is a popular National Hunt horse race that takes place annually at the Aintree Racecourse, near Liverpool in England. It is known to be the most valuable jump race that happens in Europe, that too with a prize fund of £1 million in the year 2017. It is one of the most prominent events that are a part of British culture. It is a popular race amongst several people who normally don't watch horse racing or bet on it. The racecourse for this event where the race is run is featuring a larger fence than the ones that are found on the conventional National Hunt tracks. Most of these species the Becher's Brook, The Chair and the Canal Turn have become famous and when combined with the distance of the event, they create "the ultimate test of horse and rider".Since the year 1960, The Grand National had always been broadcasted live on the free-to-air terrestrial television in the United Kingdom. Then, until the year 2012, the event was broadcast by the BBC. The UK broadcasting rights had been transferred to the ITV from the year 2017. It has been estimated that approximately 500 to 600 million people are fans and watch the Grand National in more than 140 countries. BBC Radio held the exclusive rights to broadcast the Grand National until the year 2013 while Talksport held the radio commentary rights in the year 2014. However, now both the BBC and Talksport broadcast the race.The most recent race, in the year 2019 had been won by Tiger Roll ridden by jockey Davy Russell for trainer Gordon Elliott. The next meeting of Grand National will take place on 2nd April and will be ending on 4th April 2020. Since the year 2017, the race and the festival will be sponsored by Randox Health. The Grand National is held over the National Course at Aintree. It has two laps of 16 fences, the first 14 are usually jumped twice. The Horses cover a distance of 4 miles 514 yards (or 6.907 km). It is the longest among any of the National Hunt race in Britain.Those who wish to attend the Grand National can have several ticket options to choose from. Whether a seat in one of the grandstands, a birds-eye view from a roof terrace or the Festival Zone, you can choose among the various options.The 2020 Aintree Grand National Meeting will take place on 2nd April 2020, Thursday. The Grand National starts the first race at 1:45 pm and the broadcasting for the event will start for the race at 2:20 pm on ITV1. The Aintree Grand National Festival happens over a period of three days from Thursday till Saturday with the Grand National staged on the last day, that is, Saturday. The gates for the event will open at 10:30 am every day so that the racegoers have enough time to get into the course. The event will continue over three days. Friday will be 3rd April 2020 or the Ladies Day and the Grand National Day is the sell-out day on Saturday 4th April 2020.You can watch the Grand National on ITV1 at 5:15 pm on 4th April 2020. There will be plenty of entertainment activities going on where the Grand National is held. There are several shops and stalls as well that sell a variety of things such as racing fashion, racing memorabilia like pictures etc. It could also be a possibility that you end up winning a prize of the ‘Best Dressed Lady’, Best ‘Dressed Man’, or ‘Best Dressed Couple’ etc.  Aintree Racecourse is the venue for the Grand National where the event has been hosted since the year 1839. The racecourse is located about six miles outside of Liverpool. Grand National Day 2020 ScheduleGrand National Start Day:2nd April 2020Time: 1:45 pmWatch: WATCH AT PADDY POWERRace: The Merseyrail Manifesto Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1)Distance: 2m 4fPrize Money: £ 100,000Time: 2:20 pmWatch: WATCH AT UNIBETRace: The Doom Bar Anniversary 4YO Juvenile Hurdle (Grand 1)Distance: 2m 1fPrize Money: £ 100,000Time: 2:50 pmWatch: WATCH WILLIAM HILLRace: The Betway Bowl Steeple Chase (Grade 1)Distance: 3m 1fPrize Money: £ 150,000Time: 3:25 pmWatch: WATCH AT BETFAIRRace: The Betway Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)Distance: 2m 4fPrize Money: £ 200,000Time: 4:05 pmWatch: WATCH AT UNIBETRace: The Randox Health Foxhunters’ Steeple Chase (Class 2)Distance: 2m 5fPrize Money: £ 40,000Time: 4:40 pmWatch: WATCH WILLIAM HILLRace: The Betway Red Rum Handicap Steeple Chase (Grade 3)Distance: 2mPrize Money: £ 90,000Time: 5:15pmWatch: WATCH AT PADDY POWERRace: The Goffs Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open NH Flat (Grade 2)Distance: 2m 1fPrize Money: £ 45,000Grand National Friday (Ladies Day):3rd April 2020Time: 1:40pmWatch: WATCH WILLIAM HILLRace: The Alder Hey Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)Distance: 2m 4fPrize Money: £ 70,000Time: 2:20pmWatch: WATCH AT PADDY POWERRace: The Crabbie’s Top Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)Distance: 2m ½fPrize Money: £ 100,000Time: 2:50pmWatch: WATCH AT BETFAIRRace: The Betway Mildmay Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1)Distance: 3m 1fPrize Money: £ 100,000Time: 3:25pmWatch: WATCH AT BETFAIRRace: The JLT Melling Steeple Chase (Grade 1)Distance: 2m 4fPrize Money: £ 200,000Time: 4:05pmWatch: WATCH WILLIAM HILLRace: The Randox Health Topham Steeple Chase (Grade 3)Distance: 2m 5fPrize Money: £ 120,000Time: 4:40pmWatch: WATCH AT PADDY POWERRace: The Doom Bar Sefton Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)Distance: 3m ½fPrize Money: £ 100,000Time: 5:15pmWatch: WATCH AT PADDY POWERRace: The Weatherbys Champion Standard Open NH Flat (Grade 2)Distance: 2m 1fPrize Money: £ 45,000Grand National:4th April 2020Time: 1:45pmWatch: WATCH WILLIAM HILLRace: The Gaskells Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)Distance: 3m ½fPrize Money: £ 70,000Time: 2:25pmWatch: WATCH AT PADDY POWER Race: The Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)Distance: 2m 4fPrize Money: £ 100,000Time: 3:00pmWatch: WATCH AT UNIBETRace: The Doom Bar Maghull Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1)Distance: 2mPrize Money: £ 100,000Time: 3:40pmWatch: WATCH AT BETFAIRRace: The Betway Handicap Steeple Chase (Listed)Distance: 3m 1fPrize Money: £ 70,000Time: 4:20pmWatch: WATCH WILLIAM HILLRace: The Ryanair Stayers’ Hurdle (Registered as the Liverpool Hurdle) (Grade 1)Distance: 3m ½fPrize Money: £ 150,000Time: 5:15pmWatch: WATCH AT UNIBETRace: The Randox Health Grand National Steeple Chase (Grade 3)Distance: 4m 2½fPrize Money: £ 1,000,000Time: 6:15pmWatch: WATCH WILLIAM HILLRace: The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle (cond’ and amat’) (Class 2)Distance: 2m ½fPrize Money: £ 50,000Read More: Melbourne Cup - Field, Tips, Horses, Odds, Winners

World Snooker Championship

World Snooker Championship 2020

  • Feb 27, 2020
  • Aditi Verma
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World Snooker ChampionshipThe World Snooker Championship is a snooker tournament that has always been leading both in prestige and the prize money. The first championship took place in the year 1927 and the winner was Joe Davis. He had won the first 15 championships after which he retired from the event. Currently, the tournament is being played over a period of 17 days and it ends on the first Monday that comes in the month of May. The best record is held by Stephen Hendry who has won the title seven times. Steve Davis and Ray Reardon both have won the title six times while Ronnie O'Sullivan has won the title five times. The current champion of the World Snooker Championship is Judd Trump, who won in 2019. It is the first time he had won the championship.The 2020 World Snooker Championship (also known as the 2020 Betfred World Snooker Championship for sponsorship purpose) is a professional snooker tournament. It will be held from 18th April 2020 till 4th May 2020 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.This is going to be the 44th consecutive year that the World Snooker Championship will take place at the Crucible and it will also be the 17th as well as the final ranking event of the 2019/2020 season. The Qualifying for the Snooker tournament will be beginning from 8th April 2020 to 15th April 2020 at the English Institute of Sport located in Sheffield, England.The Englishman Judd Trump is going to be the defending champion, as he has won last year's event after he defeated Scot John Higgins by a score of 18–9 in the finals. This was his first world championship. Before this,  he had reached the finals just once in the year 2011. This year, he will make an attempt to avoid the "Crucible curse".The world Snooker championship will have 32 professional players who will be competing in one-on-one snooker matches in the format of a single-elimination, with each being played over several frames. The 32 players for this event have been selected by the mix of the world snooker rankings and a pre-tournament qualification round. The first world Snooker championship was held in the year 1927 in Camkin's Hall, Birmingham, England. Joe Davis had won it. Since the year 1977, the championship has been held in Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.The most successful player of the Tournament during the modern era is Stephen Hendry. He had earned a total of seven titles. The champion of the 2020 championship will be winning prize money of £500,000, from the total prize money of £2,395,000.In the month of May 2019, World Snooker chairman, Mr Barry Hearn had made an announcement about the qualifying format of the event that will be changed from the last year. The seeding will be given to the players who get a higher ranking, and this will be played over four rounds instead of three. The main draw of the Snooker Championship will be played at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.The top 16 players that will get the latest world rankings perhaps will be automatically qualified for the main draw as the seeded players. Hence, The Defending champion, Judd Trump will be automatically seeded as the first. The remaining of the fifteen seeds will be allocated based on the latest world rankings, that are released after the 2020 Tour Championship, which is also the penultimate event of the season. The Matches that are held in the first round of the main draw will be played as the best of the 19 frames.The prize fund for the 2020 World Snooker ChampionshipThe breakdown of the prize money for this year's Snooker Championship is given below:The Winner of the Championship: £500,000Runner-up prize money: £200,000Semi-finalists prize money: £100,000Quarter-finalists prize money: £50,000Prize money for the Last 16: £30,500Prize money for the Last 32: £20,000Prize money for the Last 48: £15,000Prize money for the Last 80: £10,000Prize money for the Last 144: £5,000Prize money for the Televised highest break: £15,000Prize money for the Non-televised highest break: £1,000Total prize money: £2,395,00Also read:- T20 Women’s World Cup 2020

World Athletics Championships

The 18th World Athletics Indoor Championships postponed to be held in 2021

  • Feb 26, 2020
  • Aditi Verma
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The World Athletics Indoor Championships is a biennial indoor track and field competition. It is organized by the World Athletics and had been inaugurated as the World Indoor Games in the year 1985 in Paris, France. It was subsequently renamed as the IAAF World Indoor Championships in the year 1987. The current name had been adopted along with the change in the name of the sports governing body in the year 2019.The 18th World Athletics Indoor Championships had earlier been scheduled to be held from 13th March to 15th March 2020 in Nanjing, China at the Cube gymnasium located in the Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park. The place has been built recently. Its Construction had started in 2017 and has been completed right in time for the event. The track and field and the swimming venues are located in the A Block of the park. To the east is the Yangtze River complex where catering, as well as the hotels, are present and all the security work for the event will be carried out.However, it is important to note that now the event has been postponed till March 2021. The reason behind this is the current 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak. This is going to be the first event that Nanjing is hosting. Cedar is the official mascot for the World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing 2021.The World Athletics Indoor Championships have been held every two years except one time when they were held consecutively in the years 2003 and 2004 to facilitate the need for these events to be held in the alternate years to the main World Athletics Championships (outdoors).The events held during the championship have been more or less the same since the start. The 4 x 400 m relay race for men and women had been added to the schedule in the year 1991 with the women's triple jump as an exhibition event.Nanjing had won the bidding process for the Championships. The Delegations from three candidate cities had shown their presentations to the Council, first Nanjing (CHN), followed by Belgrade (SRB) and Toru (POL).The organizers have said that they had received advice from their medical team that the spread of the Coronavirus is at a level that is alarming both within China and outside and it has been advised that no one should be allowed to go ahead with a major gathering that can be postponed for a while.Read More: T20 Womens World Cup: It could be Australia vs India at MCG on Womens Day

Tennis news atp nick kyrgios injury woes continue at delray beach open 2020

Tennis news atp nick kyrgios injury woes continue at delray beach open 2020

  • Feb 19, 2020
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ATP Tennis News 2020World number 21 Nick Kyrgios got a thriving Australian summer this year. He reached the quarter-finals of the mayor of Melbourne and lost to world champion Rafael Nadal 19 times.However, continuing the 2020 season looks like a challenge for  Kyrgios. The best retirement player from the Delray Beach Open of ATP Tour 2020 hours before his first match against Tommy Paul.Kyrgios deals with an infected doll. "I have been dealing with a small injury on the left wrist; I have been dealing with it since last week or so. It is a type of tendon. Regardless of this good feeling," Kyrgios said.In 2019, Kyrgios's shoulder and collarbone were injured, and therefore, he suspended the Asian swing and then played in the Davis Cup Finals.With Kyrgios withdrawing, the lucky loser Daniel Elahi Galan Riveros will move to the main draw. To date, no Australian has passed the first round of ATP 250 in Florida, USA.One of my favorite places to play "- Nick Kyrgios at Delray Beach OpenKyrgios generally loves playing in Delray, as he is home to basketball events. He is an avid basketball fan who plays and tracks regularly"Delray is a place where I feel very comfortable. I always have one of my favorite weeks of the year. Obviously, the basketball court is a big part of it.""I love coming to the US; it feels like home. Obviously, I love basketball. I feel comfortable here. Maybe this is one of my favorite places to play just for the environment."Next week, Kyrgios will fly to Acapulco to defend the ATP 500 title in Mexico.At the Delray Beach Open 2020, third seed Taylor Fritz was overthrown by Cameron Norrie in the three narrow groups. Americans Frances Tiafoe and Rilley Opelka are in the second round of the championship.Canadian Milos Raonic rolled over Denis Istomin and only one point fell into his first service. As for the second seed, Raonic, she will face Cedrik Marcel Stebe in the second round.Read More; Novak Djokovic Records Which May Never Be Broken atp tennis news 2020

Scuderia Ferrari F1 Perform a Successful Shakedown of the 2020

Scuderia Ferrari F1 Perform a Successful Shakedown of the 2020 Car Despite Troubling Rumours

  • Feb 19, 2020
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Scuderia Ferrari F1 Perform a Successful Shakedown of 2020 The Scuderia Ferrari team used a day of photography to test the SF1000. At the moment, the signals are very positive, as there were no unexpected problems and the conditions were completely favorable.However, Wednesday's test will see how the car stacks up with its competitors. After its big appearance at the Romolo Valli theater in Reggio Emilia, the car collected the first kilometers at the Montmelo circuit.Sebastian Vettel got the first shouts in the car in the landing session, before Charles Leclerc took over his training later in the day. Apparently, in this way, Ferrari has used hundreds of kilometers permitted by the FIA, which requires the use of Pirelli demonstration tires.To make matters even better, there were no unexpected gremlins that caused the team's headache. In addition, Vettel and Leclerc enjoy excellent climatic conditions, with ideal temperatures.What's next for Scuderia Ferrari after shakedown?After the successful completion of their removal, the SF1000 will be transferred to Spain. From there, the SF1000 will face its rivals in the first two pre-season test sessions.Sebastian Vettel will get its first crack at the Circuit de Catalunya on Wednesday. After one day, four-time world champion and Charles Leclerc will participate in the driving tasks. Finally, Leclerc will only have the car for him on the last day of the first test.It is true that the Scuderia Ferrari was created as threats last year in the tests. However, the 2019 season itself was a different story. Therefore, Maranello's clothes cannot be complacent this time.It is safe to say that fans will only have a real idea of what to expect when the season already begins in Australia. At this time, all Scuderia Ferrari can do now is sit back and wait for everything to play and see where it stands, compared to Mercedes and Red Bull.Read More: Ferrari Unveil SF1000 Car For 2020 Formula One Season

Novak Djokovic Records Which May Never Be Broken atp tennis news 2020

Novak Djokovic Records Which May Never Be Broken atp tennis news 2020

  • Feb 18, 2020
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Novak Djokovic leads the world these days. In the first week of February, Dominic Thiem beat Grand Slam's rival in an epic match. The Serbs feel indisputably King of Australia after extending his record to 8 tournaments down.Novak Djokovic The TitanDjokovic regained first place in the world in the process of raising the Australian Open. Something that might not have been overburdened early in the season, but he wants it all. You only get this good if you want everything, right?Djokovic spent his entire career trying to prove he was the best. He has come close enough to prove that he is not the best, but perhaps the best of all times. Look back and see the months and years when his hegemony was unknown. Beat the best of the best in the biggest stage.With his eighth pilot, he's now approaching 19-year-old Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer 20 years later with his 17th. I have no doubt that he will break the record for the men's Grand Slam titles.While reviewing tennis records, let's take a look at some of the records you already own and are unlikely to be broken soon.Stand of four specialties on three different surfaces.Record four Grand Slam tournaments on three different surfaces should be the first on this list. In 2016, Novak Djokovic finally won his first French Open title to complete his Grand Slam career. He also had three Majors when he did this, which means that he became the first man in the history of tennis to have all Majors on three different surfaces.If that wasn't impressive enough, he also earned the ATP Tour Finals title in his box at the time.Rod Laver and Don Budge previously won the Grand Slam calendar before the open era began, which means they won four major companies in one year. Indeed, Laver accomplished the feat twice, in 1962 and 1969. However, at that time the difficult courts did not exist.Career Golden MastersThere are a total of 9 masters degrees in the tennis season. Novak feels lonely as the only man to have won all the 1000 Masters titles at the ATP World Tour. In the 30-year history of Masters 1000 series, Djokovic is the only man to do that. It was Cincinnati Masters who evaded Serbs for a while, but in 2018, he finally won her to complete the Golden Masters.Roger Federer has seven of nine professors, as Monte Carlo and Roma Masters lose, and they are on the mud. Rafael Nadal also has seven out of nine, because he has never won the Miami Open and Paris Masters in his career..Hat-trick of Sunshine DoubleThe Sunshine Double is when the player wins the Indian Wells Masters and Miami Masters tournaments in the same season. It is one of the most difficult achievements in tennis. Novak won the Sunshine Double 4 times unprecedented in his career. Not only that, the Serbs have won three of these 4 pairs in successive years from 2014 to 2016.Winning once is a big question in itself, and winning it four times is almost impossible. It is unlikely that someone will be able to repeat this feat.More points than 2nd and 3rd rankNovak Djokovic was on assignment in 2015 and 2016. He was almost invincible even after Roland Garros. When he finally lifted the French Open title in 2016, he earned 16,950 ranking points. This was more than the total number of players ranked second (Andy Murray 8,915 points) and number 3 (Roger Federer 6,655 points).Now this is the pure field.Unfortunately, what followed Novak's form was inexplicable and remains one of the biggest shocks in the history of this sport.Most wins against top 10 in a seasonIn 2015, Djokovic was a giant. He absolutely smashed the world's top ten that year with 31 wins against them. In those 31 victories, 6 beat Andy Murray, 5 against Federer, 4 against Nadal, among others. He had nine other players brilliantly shaking with fear.Fastest ATP Tour Finals qualificationNovak Djokovic had a run of 43 consecutive wins since the start of the 2011 season. He qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals after only 18 weeks and 6 days!It is not surprising then that its 2011 season is considered one of the best seasons in the history of tennis..30 consecutive match wins in MajorsDuring the period 2015-16, Djokovic achieved a series of stunning victories in the 30 Grand Slam race. It all started at Wimbledon 2015 and culminated in the Serbian victory in the 2016 French Open, to celebrate the Grand Slams. Nol finally lost in the third round of the Wimbledon 2016 tournament against Sam Quiry.Men's tennis never before seen that this degree dominates the open era.Most elite level titles won in a yearOnce again we go back to 2015 for an incredible record. Djokovic won 10 elite level events in 2015, leaving nothing but scraps to all of his competitors. The titles included all major teams, except Roland Garros, Indian Wells, Miami Masters, Monte Carlo Masters, Roma Masters, Shanghai Masters, Paris Masters and ATP World Tour Finals.Is it an amazing list or what?Read More: The Davis Cup The World Cup of Tennis, Format, Davis Cup History

Cilic, Coric to line up for Davis Cup tie against India

Cilic, Coric to line up for Davis Cup tie against India

  • Feb 12, 2020
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This is the seventh time in several years that the Indian team has reached the qualifying stage for the elite team competition, but it has not yet reached the global group. The draw will take place on 6 and 7 March, and the Croats will face the same team that won the 2018 title.Croatia is expected to advance its best players, Marin Cilic and Borna Coric, against India in the Davis World Cup Qualifiers in Zagreb next month.This is the seventh time in several years that the Indian team has reached the qualifying stage for the elite team competition, but it has not yet reached the global group. The draw will take place on 6 and 7 March, and the Croats will face the same team that won the 2018 title."We can confirm that our team captain, Vedran Martin, is hoping to get the same team that we had against France in the Davis Cup finals 2018 at Lille," said Igor Rajkovic, press officer of the Croatian Tennis Federation at the club. Indian Express This means that it must be disputed by Borna Coric and Marin Cilic.It is still unclear who will be nominated for the doubles match, as Croatia has three players in the top 20 start-up list this week: Ivan Dudej, Mate Pavic, and Nikola Mektic. The official nomination will be published 10 days before the tie. "As such, individual rubber will be challenged by a non-former scientist. 12 Purna Couric (currently thirty-first) and US Open champion Marin Cilic (currently thirty-seventh, but she reached third in the world). As for the double rubber sole, Dodig, ranked No. 10 (formerly No. 4), is the highest ranked player in the Balkan country in the dispute over a tie, along with No. 15 Pavich (Ancient World No. 1) and no. 20 Mektic (formerly not 5).The All India Tennis Federation (AITA), which has appointed a six-member team in the five-man raffle, has appointed its strongest team available. However, there was only one single player from India in the current squad among the top 100 players before, and the number one doubles player is Rohan Bopanna with 41.Indian alignment includes old no. 75 Prajnesh Gunneswaran (now 124), Sumit Nagal (126) and Ramkumar Ramanathan (180). For double rubber, Bopanna leads the line followed by the number. 56 Devin Sharan is the sixth best in doubles in India, veteran Leander Paes (124), who is in his farewell season.Paes, now 46, was part of the tie when the two countries met at the 1995 Davis Cup, the only previous meeting between the two teams. The former world does not. One of the doubles players surprised Goran Ivanisevic to help the hosts win 3-2 in New Delhi.However, since then, Croatia won the title in 2005 and 2018, while this time, the Indians hope to achieve uneasiness to reach the global group for the first time since 2011.Read More: The Davis Cup The World Cup of Tennis, Format, Davis Cup History

Ferrari Unveil SF1000 Car For 2020 Formula One Season

Ferrari Unveil SF1000 Car For 2020 Formula One Season

  • Feb 12, 2020
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Narrower than last season's SF90, with a deeper red coloring the body, Ferrari is pinning its hopes on the SF1000 car earning them drivers and constructors titles that have eluded them for 12 and 11 years respectively.Ferrari presented its new SF1000 for the 2020 Formula One season, which they hope will achieve its first drivers' world title since 2007, during a fabulous celebration on Tuesday. The car's name is aware of the fact that the Italian team will start the 1000th World Championship race during the next campaign, which starts with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 15. Narrower than SF90 last season, with a more intense red. As for the body, Ferrari is confident that the SF1000 will win the title of drivers and builders who have evaded it for 12 and 11 years, respectively."I really love her," said German pilot Sebastian Vettel."It's much narrower in the back compared to last year and it's redder, even better. I'm impatient to drive it, and that will be more exciting than looking at it."Scuderia shattered with tradition and made a new race car outside stronghold of Maranello, and discovered it instead of the Red Sea on stage at the Romulo Valley Theater in the nearby city of Reggio Emilia."This is a very important place for our country," said John Alcan, president of Ferrari."It was in this city where the three-color flag was created, which became the flag of Italy. Ferrari is proud of Italy and of representing Italy.""This is a very special year," said Mattia Pinotto, Ferrari team manager."It has been 70 years since Formula One, we've got there from the start and we'll get to 1,000 Grand Prix numbers, and that's unbelievable."With the exception of the mandatory change in the calendar due to the deadly crown virus in Asia, the teacher must be reached in June during the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal."It might look like an SF90, but I can assure you it's totally different," Pinuto continued."We still have to go ahead, especially in reliability," he added, recalling that Ferrari, like other teams, had to face the "double challenge" of preparing for the next season in parallel with the next season, when new rules came into effect.Equal footingBinotto stressed that Vettel's veteran this season and 22-year-old Charles Leclerc, who first impressed him last season, will start on equal footing."We have seen that both can fight to achieve the best results. Both are at the same level. It is up to them to compete."Vettel, the four-time world champion with Red Bull and a final two times with Ferrari, insisted it was not a difficult decision to accept.The 32-year-old said, "I don't see it that way.""I don't see Charles getting up and down. We have the same car, and for me, it doesn't change anything. This was the case also last season."Last season, the relationship between the experienced Vettel and Leclerc turned into a duel, reaching a critical point when the two drivers clashed during the Brazilian Grand Prix.But Leclerc, 22, who won two races and finished fourth in the world championships, said the lessons had been learned."We learned the lesson from Brazil. We are free to compete, but we are teammates," he said."There are a lot of people working behind us as a team, and things like Brazil shouldn't happen."Both drivers said they were keen to test the new car, which will be on its way next week for pre-season tests in Barcelona."I felt excited when I saw her," said Monaco's Leclerc."Now I can't wait to get on the right track, try it out and show all the work done in this car.""It will be a huge challenge. I am ready to learn from my mistakes and become a better leader.""What we all want at Ferrari is to be the world champion."Read More: David Warner takes step to cricket redemption with top Australia honour