Tag Archive: Wrooom

Aug 01

Ferrari sponsor cancels ‘Wrooom’ event

“The costs of the event are no longer sustainable”

2012-02-03 - Scuderia Ferrari - F2012 launch Felipe Massa - Fernando Alonso 2Ferrari’s annual pre-season event on the slopes of Italian ski resort Madonna di Campiglio will take place no more. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Ferrari failed 2012 crash tests at first attempt

2012 Ferrari ‘not pretty’ admit bosses

Scuderia Ferrari logo2011-08-28 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Belgium - 01Ferrari’s 2012 car, described as “not pretty” by Stefano Domenicali this week and codenamed 663, reportedly failed to pass the FIA’s mandatory crash tests at the first attempt.

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Jan 12

FIA says radical Lotus system ‘legal’ – report

 FIA “has just declared legal the height control system developed by Lotus”.

05 - Renault F1 Team2011-06-09_0006Ferrari is awaiting a clarification about Lotus’ reportedly radical braking system for its 2012 car, Stefano Domenicali has revealed.

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Jan 11

Steve Clark moves from Mercedes to Ferrari – reports

The Ferrari team is congregating this week at Madonna di Campiglio, an Italian ski resort, for its annual pre-season media event.

Scuderia Ferrari logo2011-11-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Abu Dhabi - Felipe Massa 1One of the first pieces of news to emerge from the Dolomites is the move from Mercedes of Steve Clark to the famous Italian squad. Briton Clark was Brackley based Mercedes GP’s highly respected senior technical advisor.

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Jan 11

Ferrari signs Bridgestone’s Hamashima

The news was announced by Stefano Domenicali, the famous team’s boss.

Bridgestone - Hirohide HamashimaScuderia Ferrari logoFerrari has signed Bridgestone’s former technical chief Hirohide Hamashima, it emerged from the ‘Wrooom’ media event in the Italian Dolomites on Wednesday.

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Jun 14

Ferrari extends Marlboro deal until 2015

Philip Morris has remained in F1 long after the sport’s total ban on cigarette advertising.

2011-06-12_05322011-06-11_1125Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro announces that it has extended its collaboration agreement with Philip Morris International to the end of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Alonso to shave beard before 2011 season

Dyer demoted to factory-based role in 2011

2011-01-29 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 0027Fernando Alonso has vowed to shave off his beard before the 2011 season begins officially in Bahrain. The Spaniard has been wearing a ‘three musketeers’-style goatee at Ferrari’s ‘Wrooom’ media event and also for the launch and track debut of the team’s new 2011 car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Ferrari set to extend Marlboro sponsorship – report

Marlboro is set to stay as Ferrari’s title sponsor until at least 2014, according to a report on Thursday.

Felipe MassaThe German-language Motorsport-Total.com said it learned about the likely contract extension at the team’s recent ‘Wrooom’ media event in the Italian Dolomites. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Alonso reveals new press secretary

Massa hoping to save Ferrari career with Pirelli

2011-01-12 - Ferrari - Fernando Alonso2011-01-12 - Ferrari - Felipe Massa 1Fernando Alonso now has his own press secretary. The lovely Roberta Vallorosi, who has recently been working in Ferrari’s press office, came to the specialist media’s attention as the ‘Wrooom’ event in the Italian Dolomites came to an end. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Ferrari to make Fiorano track debut on January 28

Ferrari’s 2011 car will be given its track debut on the day of its launch on January 28.

Scuderia FerrariWhile most of the Italian team’s rivals will not get up to speed until the Valencia group test the following week, it has emerged that the Ferrari – currently known only by its codename 288 – will make an earlier debut at Fiorano. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

‘Wrong’ to talk about Massa’s future now – Domenicali

“We must all learn from the mistakes of the past year and put it behind”

2011-01-12 - Ferrari - Felipe Massa 1Stefano DomenicaliStefano Domenicali on Wednesday refused to say whether Ferrari is committed to retaining Felipe Massa beyond 2011. The Brazilian driver had a bad season in 2010, the year after his near-fatal accident, and team boss Domenicali suggested that he needs to improve. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Ferrari not poaching Red Bull’s ‘spirit’ – Domenicali

Domenicali hopes for rain in winter testing

2010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Dr Helmut Mark - Stenafo Domenicali - Christian Horner2010-09-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Stefano Domenicali - Ross BrawnStefano Domenicali on Wednesday scoffed at claims Ferrari is trying to poach the “spirit” of the reigning champions Red Bull team. The energy drink-owned company’s motor racing advisor Helmut Marko had made the ‘spirit’ claim recently after Ferrari hired Red Bull’s F1 strategist Neil Martin. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

FOTA investigating team overspending charge – Domenicali

It is believed Red Bull has been compelled to submit its accounts to FOTA as part of the investigation

2010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Dr Helmut Mark - Stenafo Domenicali - Christian HornerFOTAFOTA is investigating claims about a potential breach last year of the cost-limiting agreement, the F1 team body’s vice-chairman Stefano Domenicali revealed on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Ferrari to launch 2011 car on January 28

Ferrari will launch its 2011 car on January 28, the Italian team announced on Wednesday.

2010-06-12_06112010-06-12_0605Maranello based Ferrari had already revealed that the car, codenamed 288 but perhaps to be officially named the F11, will be revealed to the world in the last week of this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Mercedes denies moving to sign Vettel for 2012

“We have exactly the drivers we wanted in Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg”

2010-10-23 - Mercedes GP - Nico Rosberg 032010-10-23 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 04Norbert Haug has denied Helmut Marko’s claim that Mercedes is making a move to sign Sebastian Vettel for 2012. After Marko this week admitted that Ferrari is pushing hard to poach Red Bull staff, the Austrian has now told Kleine Zeitung that Mercedes is moving on the energy drink-owned team’s reigning world champion Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Ferrari’s high profile new recruit Neil Martin will not travel to grands prix in 2011.

Ferrari recruit Martin won’t travel to races

Neil Martin Red Bull Head of Strategic Operations2010-11-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 5The information emerged from the Madonna di Campiglio ski resort as team sponsor Marlboro’s annual ‘Wrooom’ media event jointly staged with Ducati started in earnest. Read the rest of this entry »