Tag Archive: Maranello
There’s an undeniable element of nostalgia surrounding Ferrari at the moment
Almost 60 years after Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins raced the Prancing Horse’s cars in Formula One, with Hawthorn becoming Britain’s first World Champion in 1958, Ferrari have chosen two British drivers, James Calado and Sam Bird, to represent Maranello alongside Italians Gianmaria Bruni and Davide Rigon in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.
Fuoco retained, new recruits are Leclerc and Alesi
It’s time for announcements regarding the Ferrari Driver Academy, which sees three current students of the Maranello academy in action at the GP3 shakedown in Magny-Cours. The school, which is now run by Massimo Rivola and features a new logo this year, has opened its gates to two promising youngsters on the international motor sport scene.
Ferrari has announced the renewal of its contract with driver Gianmaria Bruni.
The winner of World Endurance Championship in GT class has signed a multi-year agreement with Maranello and so will remain one of the spearheads of the GT Competition department as well as a powerful international brand ambassador.
Today, at the request of Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene, Sebastian Vettel came to Maranello to visit the Gestione Sportiva.
Marco Mattiacci has broken his silence to suggest Sebastian Vettel was his “parting gift” to Ferrari.
After just seven months in the job, the Italian has been replaced as Ferrari team boss by the Marlboro executive Maurizio Arrivabene. “My best wishes to him are sincere,” said Mattiacci, as he spoke for the first time since his ousting to the well-known Ferrari insider Leo Turrini.