|GAMUT OF EMOTIONS IN HUNGARY|
|Joy, fear, excitement, disappointment are all emotions that can be linked to the Hungarian Grand Prix. It has become something of a high-summer classic on the Formula 1 World Championship calendar and the scene of a range of emotions with contrasting fortunes for Scuderia Ferrari and its fans.
For example, how could one forget that it was at the Hungaroring in 2001 that the Scuderia and Michael Schumacher would claim both championships at the end of a race that finished in a great one-two fo...[Read more...]|
|Double debut for Kobayashi|
|Maranello, 27 May – The Fiorano track was the scene of Kamui Kobayashi's first drive at the wheel of a Ferrari Formula 1 car, the F10 with which the Maranello team competed in the World Championship three years ago. Kobayashi has been part of the Ferrari family since March, flying the Prancing Horse flag in GT races. Kobayashi didn't take long to get to grips with the car in what was a preparatory test for when he will drive it in the Moscow City Racing event, which will see the F1 car sh...[Read more...]|
|TWO JAPANESE IN THE HEART OF SCUDERIA FERRARI|
|Even a normal working day in Maranello always has something special about it. This Thursday, that extra something came in the shape of Kamui Kobayashi, who this year will make his debut on the GT racing stage, at the wheel of a Ferrari 458 GT2 entered by the AF Corse team.
Kobayashi's visit was even more noteworthy as he had a special guide. It fell to Scuderia Ferrari engineer Hirohide Hamashima to give his fellow countryman a tour of the main areas of the Gestione Sportiva, taking in every...[Read more...]|
|ALONSO THE OVERWHELMING CHOICE OF TEAM PRINCIPALS|
|End of year awards are an ephemeral pleasure but nevertheless it's satisfying to get one. In Formula 1, the ones that maybe carry the most weight are those voted for by the sport's inner circle, as was the case in a survey carried out by the British magazine 'Autosport.'It polled the team principals from all twelve teams that took part in this year's world championship, asking them to put in order the top ten drivers of the past season and then allocated them points as per the current championsh...[Read more...]|
|Road safety lessons with FDA drivers|
|Maranello, 17 May –Yesterday, the Aula Magna at the Barozzi di Modena Technical Commercial Institute hosted the start of the road safety campaign backed by the Ferrari Driver Academy, with Polstrada. There were over fifty students from seven schools in attendance as two of the Maranello based Academy youngsters, Raffaele Marciello and Brandon Maisano illustrated the differences between driving on road and track and what rules to observe in both situations, with the aid of films and simula...[Read more...]|