Competing in front of a large International audience at the famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, the lone event run in conjunction with this weekend’s FIA Formula One World Championship, Scuderia Corsa would not disappoint in their efforts to present a first-class experience. Bringing 11 cars to this invitation-only event, the team enjoyed tremendous success both on and off the track, with an overall win, a total of five podiums and one Coppa Team highlighting a weekend that truly integrated Ferrari’s racing heritage.
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Known across the globe for starring roles in films including: Alien Covenant, Steve Jobs, Twelve Years a Slave, Assassins’ Creed and Inglourious Basterds, actor Michael Fassbender has stepped into the real-time role of race car driver as he successfully completed the first round of the 2017 North American Ferrari Challenge racing series. A lifelong fan of Ferrari and Formula 1, Fassbender began his training with Ferrari’s “Corso Pilota” driving program last year.
In the first quarter of 2017 ending March 31, Ferrari shipped 2,003 cars, up 121 or 6.4% vs. Q1 2016. This was achieved by a 50% increase in sales of the 12 cylinder models, which was partially offset by the 8 cylinder models which posted a 3% decrease. The strong sales of V12 models was led by the GTC4Lusso, LaFerrari Aperta as well as the F12tdf, partially offset by the F12berlinetta, at its 6th year of sales, phasing-out, while California T is at its 4th year of sales.
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On March 12 1947, Enzo Ferrari fired up the 125 S, the first car to bear his name. That test-drive on the streets of Maranello marked the start of modern Ferrari history. The then-modest factory quickly grew into one of the great internationally-renowned Made in Italy icons. Now, exactly 70 years later, on March 12 2017, Ferrari launches its official celebrations for this milestone anniversary. To coincide with the official start of the celebrations and to commemorate the events of 70 years ago, Ferrari is also releasing a special video featuring a re-enactment of the first 12-cylinder to sport the Cavallino Rampante on its bonnet, the 125 S, driving through the factory gates on Via Abetone Inferiore and, in doing so, symbolically passing the baton of the Ferrari legacy to the Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta.
Ferrari has selected the 87th Geneva International Motor Show for the world premiere of the new 12-cylinder berlinetta, the 812 Superfast, the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque’s history. This new car not only introduces innovative features but also marks the 70th anniversary of the Prancing Horse’s first V12 in 1947. Read more…