Mick Schumacher appears to have let slip that Ferrari's 2019 power unit has indeed topped out over 1000 brake horsepower. With BHP figures ever on the rise, it has been rumoured for several years that F1 engines have been nudging close to four figures.
Schumacher got his hands on modern F1 machinery for the first time this week as he took part in the in-season Bahrain test for both Ferrari and Bahrain.
His Tuesday run in the SF90 drew particular attention, with his first appearance in a Ferrari remining the wider F1 world of his father's exploits with the Scuderia.
Having ran second-quickest on the day he was in action with Ferrari, Schumacher said handling the extra power was a major challenge, perhaps revealing just how powerful Ferrari's 2019 engine is.
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