MASSA TO DEBUT NEW FERRARI
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| Maranello, 24 January – It will fall to Felipe Massa to give the car that Ferrari will use in this year's Formula 1 World Championship its track debut. The Brazilian will begin work on development of the new car, starting on 5 February at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit, which hosts the first of three test sessions of four days duration each, to be held in the run-up to the start of the season. Felipe will stay on track until 7 February before handing over to Pedro De La Rosa, who will thus make his debut at the wheel of a Ferrari.
In the meantime and throughout all the first part of February, Fernando Alonso will intensify his physical training, in preparation for a first part of the season which, as usual will be very demanding, both because of the long distances involved between the various Grands Prix and because of the variety of weather conditions encountered from Melbourne to Sakhir, with Sepang and Shanghai in between. Fernando will get behind the wheel of the fourth car of his Ferrari career for the first time on 19 February at Montmelo's Catalunya circuit. The Spaniard will drive for three days before handing over to team-mate Massa. The final test session, also at Montmelo from 28 February to 3 March will see Felipe and Fernando take turns on track: Thursday and Saturday for the Brazilian, Friday and Sunday for the Spaniard. This means the breakdown of test days for the Ferrari men is as follows: Massa six days, Alonso five and De La Rosa one.
| Turning the page without forgetting the lessonMaranello, 25 November – In Formula 1 you never stop. The 2013 season only finished 24 hours ago but heads have already turned towards the next one: indeed in little more than two months we will return to the track at Jerez de la Frontera for the first of three pre-season tests. |
So there's not a moment to lose because at Ferrari we know that every bit of energy must be focused on the new car and preparation for the next championship. It's true that the fundamental choices have alread....
| Emotional One - Two for Red Bulls in BrazilSAO PAULO, Brazil – It was a day of high emotion for Infiniti Red Bull Racing in Brazil as Sebastian Vettel signed off the 2013 season with another historic win and Mark Webber brought the curtain down on his illustrious F1 career with second place to seal the team's fifth one-two finish of the season.|
Seb began the race from his 45th pole position but a poor start allowed Nico Rosberg to steal the lead in Turn One. The Mercedes man wasn't there for long, however. Seb powered past his ....
|Brazilian GP - Only emotions rainedStefano Domenicali: 'We have ended a difficult season with our heads held high, once again front runners in a Grand Prix that had a bittersweet outcome. Today, we witnessed a very aggressive Ferrari, in a wonderful race for Fernando, while for Felipe it was over when he was handed a penalty, which honestly, I find a bit extreme and forced. Because I don't think Felipe's move gave him any advantage. With the points he could have scored the outcome of the Constructors' championship could ha....|
|Brazilian GP - The year ends on the podiumInterlagos, 24 November – Fernando Alonso and Ferrari finished the 2013 season on the podium, as the Spaniard came third at the Carlos Pace circuit, behind the all-conquering Red Bull duo of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber. In the early stages, it looked as though Felipe Mass would finish right behind his team-mate, but a drive-through penalty cost him dear and the Brazilian ended his final race in a Prancing Horse car in seventh position. The goal of finishing second in the Constructors....|
|Speciale By Name, Speciale By NatureAutoweek put it most succinctly: 'It's called the 458 Speciale and the name is no lie'. Car & Driver declared it 'Another Italian masterpiece' while La Gazzetta Dello Sport said: 'It delivers a tank-full of adrenaline'. Evo announced: 'The Ferrari 458 Speciale takes what is already one of the most extreme road cars you can buy and turns it up a notch further.' These are just some of the comments made by the publications that took part in the press test-drives of the 458 Speciale, which began las....|