Tag Archive: Maranello

Mar 17

WEC: Ferrari recapture the past with strong British presence

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Fuoco, Leclerc & Alesi named in Ferrari Driver Academy

Fuoco retained, new recruits are Leclerc and Alesi

Fuoco, Leclerc & Alesi named in Ferrari Driver AcademyIt’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.

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Feb 14

Ferrari fires up 2016 engine for first time (+video)

Ferrari 059/5 engine with a muzzled growl

2015-06-04_0290 With Ferrari set to launch its 2016 F1 challenger next weekend the Italian squad has released a teaser video of the new engine being fired up. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Ferrari GT 2016 crews for WEC and IMSA USCC

There are now eight Ferrari official GT drivers

Ferrari GT 2016 crews for WEC and IMSA USCC calado bruni Ferrari has decided its crews for the 2016 season of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the IMSA United SportsCar Championship (USCC) in which the Prancing Horse will deploy the new 488 GTE. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Alfa Romeo being pitched for F1 return

The Alfa Romeo brand could be set for a move back into Formula 1

2014-07-12_0247 Sergio Marchionne reveals the Alfa Romeo brand could return to F1 on the back of a new product offensive and a full scale move into the US market. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Scuderia Toro Rosso 2016 engine and drivers announcement

On-track testing will begin in February, 2016 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso and Scuderia Ferrari have reached an agreement that will see our team use the current Ferrari Power Unit in the 2016 Formula One season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Vettel wins as revolutionary Shell Fuel brings Scuderia Ferrari significant performance gain

The fuel upgrades represent one of the greatest step changes offered by Shell in the history of the Technical Partnership
2015-07-26 - Sebastian Vettel wins in HungaryFour-time Formula One™ World Champion and current Scuderia Ferrari Driver Sebastian Vettel claimed his second win for Scuderia Ferrari at the Hungarian Grand Prix with a new, powerful blend of Shell V-Power race fuel powering the SF15-T Formula One car.

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Jul 09

Ferrari and Gianmaria Bruni stay together

Ferrari has announced the renewal of its contract with driver Gianmaria Bruni.

Ferrari and Gianmaria Bruni stay together 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Victory in St. Petersburg for R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari

Beretta adds to his remarkable record of success with second victory of the season

There was much to celebrate in Maranello as Ferrari fans around the world had a Sunday to remember. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

F1: Arrivabene calls Vettel to Maranello

Two weeks before the start of pre-season testing in Jerez

Sebastian Vettel - Maranello Maurizio Arrivabene requested that Sebastian Vettel visited Maranello on Thursday to spend more time with his new team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Sebastian Vettel visits Maranello

Today, at the request of Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene, Sebastian Vettel came to Maranello to visit the Gestione Sportiva.

03 - Scuderia FerrariThe purpose of the tour was to allow the four times World Champion to visit all the departments and to get better acquainted with everyone he will be working with this season.

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Jan 14

F1 :Vergne ‘can’t wait’ to work with Vettel and Raikkonen

After completing his first day at Ferrari

IMG_3820 Jean-Eric Vergne says he “can’t wait” to work with Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen after completing his first day at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Ferrari Race Car, street car roll off same assembly line

Both the street and racing versions roll off the same assembly line in Maranello, Italy.

The consumer Ferrari 458 Italia is a true brother of its racing counterparts that won 2014 races in both the GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Vettel is Mattiacci’s ‘parting gift’ to Ferrari

Marco Mattiacci has broken his silence to suggest Sebastian Vettel was his “parting gift” to Ferrari.

Marco Mattiacci - photo Getty 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Vettel’s Ferrari appearance ‘legally not ok’ – Marko

Sebastian Vettel breached his contract by kicking off his Ferrari career early on Tuesday.

Vettel -Raikkonen - photo Getty Images Just days after his last grand prix with Red Bull, the quadruple world champion on Tuesday appeared in the Ferrari garage at the Abu Dhabi test, albeit wearing plain clothes. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Alonso mocks Ferrari’s ‘Marlboro Man’ shakeup

Alonso symbolically ‘unfollowed’ the Ferrari team on Twitter.

IMG_5473 Fernando Alonso has wasted no time in strongly distancing himself from Ferrari, where he spent the past five seasons as the fabled team’s ‘number 1’ driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Vettel has ‘passion for Ferrari’ – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo, the new de-facto number 1 at Red Bull, says he can understand why Sebastian Vettel is heading to Ferrari.

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Sebastian Vettel - Daniel Ricciardo It has been suggested that, after winning four titles on the trot, German Vettel could not cope with being comprehensively beaten by team newcomer Ricciardo in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Ferrari appoints Maurizio Arrivabene to lead Gestione Sportiva

Mr Arrivabene comes to Ferrari from Philip Morris

03 - Scuderia FerrariFerrari is pleased to announce the appointment of Maurizio Arrivabene as Managing Director of Gestione Sportiva and as Team Principal of Scuderia Ferrari, replacing Marco Mattiacci. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Mattiacci focused on Ferrari top job ‘at the moment’

Marco Mattiacci has done little to reject rumours he is set to depart as Ferrari’s team boss.

Marco Mattiacci  - photo Getty Images Reports throughout the Abu Dhabi weekend suggested the Roman and former Ferrari North America chief, who arrived at Maranello in April to replace the suddenly-ousted Stefano Domenicali, is on the verge of himself being replaced. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Marlboro chief to replace Ferrari boss Mattiacci

After just seven months in the job, Marco Mattiacci is set to lose his role as Ferrari team boss.

Marco Mattiacci - photo Getty Germany’s Sport Bild on Saturday cited ‘well-informed sources’ in claiming the 43-year-old Roman will be replaced by the Marlboro Europe brand manager Maurizio Arrivabene. Read the rest of this entry »

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