|2000 German Grand Prix: Barrichello Assumes Command|
|When it was all said and done the 2000 German Grand Prix would go down as one of the strangest races in Formula One history. But, in the end, all would be lost in the exuberant celebrations and tears of one of the most-deserving drivers in the paddock. Hoisted onto the shoulders of his defeated peers, Ruben Barrichello had finally assumed command.
Heading into the German Grand Prix, Barrichello had been struggling to equal the results of his teammate, Michael Schumacher. Already a double Worl...[Read more...]|
|Felipe Massa surprises fans in a Scuderia Ferrari Formula OneTM car at the Shell V-Power Nitro+ show in Warsaw|
|Felipe Massa brought Warsaw to a standstill today as he drove a Ferrari Formula One car through the city streets as part of the Shell V-Power Nitro+ Show.
There was a fantastic atmosphere as over 30,000 Ferrari fans turned out to witness Shell's first ever street demonstration with a Ferrari Formula One car in Poland and celebrate the launch of Shell's new gasoline, Shell V-Power Nitro+.
Massa demonstrated the power and performance of a Ferrari F60 around a specially-designed stree...[Read more...]|
|2013: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF McLAREN|
|'Life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.'
When a 27-year-old Bruce McLaren penned those words in 1964, his new company, Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd, was less than a year old.
In those days, Bruce's vision was shared by fewer than half a dozen loyal souls, who slogged across the world to race his self-made cars. Nowadays, the McLaren Group employs more than 2000 people, all of whom still share Bruce's ideals of combining sportsmanship with solid engineering practice ...[Read more...]|
|A working Monday in Maranello|
|The two F2012s that took part in the Monaco Grand Prix did not take long to get back home. Chassis 294 and 295, used by Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso respectively, were already in the Car Assembly area this morning, to undergo the usual post-race rebuild. In fact, there's no time to lose given that these same cars and all the technical equipment has to be sent off to Montreal for the next Grand Prix on Saturday morning.
And someone else also lost no time in coming back to Maranello, namel...[Read more...]|
|1957 Italian Grand Prix: A True Nobleman Stands Amongst Two of F1's Most Noble|
|The sea of spectators overwhelming the circuit would be a truly awe-inspiring sight to behold. The vast majority of this horde was there to celebrate the car adorned in red finishing in the top three. The car's driver, a true royal, would stand amongst the crowd as if standing amongst adoring and loving subjects. For the first time in his career, Wolfgang von Trips would be able to count himself amongst the elite of Formula One.
Wolfgang von Trips had been born into a noble German family in ...[Read more...]|