|1959 12 Hours of Sebring: 12 Hours to Success|
|In 1961, Richie Ginther would join Giancarlo Baghetti, Willy Mairesse and Wolfgang von Trips to come away with a 2nd place overall finish in the 12 Hours of Sebring. Completing 208 laps, the Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa would finish two laps behind eventual winner Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien. It would mark the first time Ginther would stand on the podium in the overall standings at the 12 Hours of Sebring, but it was far from the first time the Californian would stand on the podium at the end of ...[Read more...]|
|Maranello, 15 June – A great friend of Ferrari passed away today, José Froilan Gonzalez died at the age of ninety in his native Buenos Aires. His name will forever be linked to that of the Scuderia; indeed he was the one, who on 14 July at Silverstone, sixty two years ago, took the Prancing Horse's first victory in a Grand Prix counting towards the Formula 1 World Championship.
'The news of the death of Gonzalez saddened me greatly,' President Luca di Montezemolo told ferrari.com from ...[Read more...]|
|Franco Gozzi, A Protagonist In Ferrari'S History|
|Maranello, 23 April – Franco Gozzi, who was part of the history of the Prancing Horse, passed away today in Modena, aged 81.
'We have lost a key figure in the history of Ferrari,' said President Luca di Montezemolo. 'My most abiding memory is of all the hours we spent together, talking about drivers and cars and I am grateful for the fact he was close to me when I was a young sporting director at the Scuderia.'
It is hard to sum up in a single word what Franco was to the company: sp...[Read more...]|
|A LOT OF PRECIOUS DATA FROM JEREZ|
|Jerez de la Frontera, 8 February – The first test of the season for Scuderia Ferrari and the ten other Formula 1 teams came to a close today in Andalusia. Therefore one third of the 2013 testing programme is now completed: with Felipe Massa on the first three days and then Pedro De La Rosa on the final one the team completed an intense programme which will continue on track in two weeks' time in Barcelona.
Today, Pedro's gearbox issue resulted in fewer kilometres but luckily in the af...[Read more...]|
|GRAND AM: DRIVERS' AND TEAMS' TITLES FOR AIM IN THE FERRARI 458 ITALIA|
|In the year of its debut in Grand AM, the Ferrari 458 Italia has turned itself into a major player in the competitive American series.
This weekend at the Mazda Raceway of Laguna Seca in Monterey, the AIM team and its drivers Jeff Segal and Emil Assentato indeed managed to win both the drivers' title and the teams' competition with one race remaining. That performance has helped extend Ferrari's advantage in the constructors' classification, which has the Maranello company in the lead, 12 po...[Read more...]|