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The Grandeur of Spa

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off

The Grandeur of Spa

Spa-Francorchamps is still one of the most exciting and challenging of all Grand Prix circuits. This image was taken from the old pits which were located in a slight widening of the road itself along the downhill section after the La Source hairpin and where the start/finish was then located. In the distance you can see the famous sweeping ascent to Raidillon from Eau Rouge. Picturesque, challenging and incredibly dangerous was certainly the descriptive of Spa in its classic superfast layout of 15 km of public roads bordered by trees, stone...

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Sebastian and Kimi Ready for the Off

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in F1, Featured, News | Comments Off

Sebastian and Kimi Ready for the Off

  For a Formula 1 team, taking part in the Australian Grand Prix is like the first night for a theatre company: there’s tension, adrenalin, a great desire to get on with it, but also a lot of aspects that need checking. It’s with this determination and the realisation that testing is now over, that Sebastian and Kimi are preparing for their weekend in Albert Park. A special track. For Sebastian Vettel, this is also his debut with Scuderia Ferrari and a return to the number 5 with which he won his first world title. “Over the winter, we...

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Patrick Tambay Returns to Maranello After 30 Years

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Patrick Tambay Returns to Maranello After 30 Years

“The Ferrari 488 GTB’s lines are instantly seductive” He hadn’t been back to Maranello in almost 30 years, but Patrick Tambay has now finally made a welcome return to Ferrari where he met with Deputy Chairman Piero Ferrari before visiting several of the company’s departments, including the new GES Racing facility and the eight-cylinder production lines. The visit. In the GES facility, the French driver, whose career spanned 114 Formula 1 grands prix and two wins, both for Ferrari in 1982 and 1983, got the opportunity to admire the Scuderia...

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Ferrari Challenge, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Featured, News, Racing | Comments Off

Ferrari Challenge, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida

The 2nd round Ferrari Challenge returned to South Florida for several days of racing at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The main races were held Saturday March 7th and Sunday March 8th. Both race 1 and 2 were dominated by pole-setter Emmanuel Anassis, who led every lap, driving the Ferrari Quebec entered car. Former champion Scott Tucker, in the Boardwalk Ferrari entered car, drove a strong race on both occasions, however, he was never able to get by, despite setting a new race lap record in Race 1, and finished 2nd in both races. Aside from the...

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Ferrari Scores Pirelli World Challenge Victory in Season Opener

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Featured, News, Racing | Comments Off

Ferrari Scores Pirelli World Challenge Victory in Season Opener

Olivier Beretta secures victory in R. Ferri Motorsport Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia at Circuit of the Americas Emmanuel Anassis sweeps North American Ferrari Challenge races at Homestead-Miami Speedway In a field of 38 international GT drivers and twelve manufacturers, it was the Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia that rose to the top in the first round of the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. Six examples of the Ferrari 458 GT3 Italia were in the field, with entries from R. Ferri Motorsports, Scuderia Corsa, Risi...

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Touring Superleggera Reappears with a Luxury F12

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Touring Superleggera Reappears with a Luxury F12

Touring Superleggera is back in the spotlight at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show with a world premiere: the Berlinetta Lusso. The main character on stage is a street-legal 2-seater coupe, the first of a series of five units. Behind its birth is the desire of a passionate Ferrari collector to have his own F12 dressed up. The tailor-made lavish coupe in the purest spirit of Italian Carrozzeria features a three-box architecture, itself a statement of luxury. It makes the hailed F12 rolling chassis with its overpowering naturally aspirated V-12 even...

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Pirelli World Challenge: Beretta Eighth, Cisneros on the Podium

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Featured, News, Racing | Comments Off

Pirelli World Challenge: Beretta Eighth, Cisneros on the Podium

The second race at Austin in the Pirelli World Challenge was run in the wet and didn’t bring much joy to the Ferrari customer teams, apart from one podium in the GTA category. Oliver Beretta, winner of race 1 on Saturday, nevertheless leaves Texas lying third in the championship, a handful of points off the leader, Austria’s Kevin Estre and second placed Ryan Dalziel from the USA. Rolling start. Torrential rain at the Circuit of the Americas compelled the Race Director to call for a rolling start, rather than have the cars leave the grid from...

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Ferrari Challenge: The Race to Victory

Posted by on Mar 8, 2015 in Featured, News, Racing | Comments Off

Ferrari Challenge: The Race to Victory

The first race of the weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway was met with great excitement as 27 drivers of the Trofeo Pirelli, Trofeo Pirelli AM and Coppa Shell classes challenged themselves to victory at the finish line. Emmanuel Anassis, driving for Ferrari Quebec, was the fastest qualifier today and and managed to keep his first place position from start to finish. But it wasn’t an easy drive for the Canadian. Scott Tucker from Boardwalk Ferrari maintained the chase during the 35-minute race, trying every opportunity to overtake Anassis....

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Ferrari Challenge: Racing Beneath the Palm Trees

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in F1, News, Racing | Comments Off

Ferrari Challenge: Racing Beneath the Palm Trees

The Prancing Horse marque makes its return to the 2.21-mile road course of Homestead-Miami Speedway. Among the circuit’s eminent palm trees and sunny Florida skies, 27 drivers will advance to the second round in the 2015 North American season. In fact, this is the first time many of the drivers will be racing at the renowned Miami-based track as the Ferrari Challenge has not returned in more than three years. Five practice sessions are reserved for today in which the drivers will refine the final setup of their 458 Challenge EVOs before...

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Ferraris on Display at the Geneva Motor Show

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Ferraris on Display at the Geneva Motor Show

At the recent Geneva Auto Show, from March 5-15, 2015, a traditional venue where the auto manufacturers show their latest, Ferrari was no exception. It presented the next generation V-8 model, the 488 GTB. (Search 488 GTB) Also on hand were other Ferrari models, including two F12 Berlinettas (one done up in Tailor Made – Ferrari’s personalization option), an FF, and a California T. On other stands were several gems, most noticeably the rare one-of-six Sergios, on the Pininfarina display. This model on 458 hardware was designed to...

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