Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has rallied his troops and urged them not to focus on the likes of Williams and Red Bull, but instead try to reduce the gap to Mercedes.

The Italian squad appear to have found their mojo again as they were the fastest team after Mercedes at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix with Sebastian Vettel finishing third after Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg from Merc.

Arrivabene believes it is important to focus on those ahead of Ferrari.

“Our goal, we were looking forward to Williams, to Red Bull, at the beginning. Now, we need to start to be a bit more convinced about ourselves and to reduce the gap with the Mercedes guys,” he said.

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