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  F1 News - Grandprix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Constructors > Ferrari (Scuderia Ferrari)
Ferrari also won the Mille Miglia but on that event Ascari crashed into a crowd killing a local doctor and the company was dragged into a lengthy legal action with the Italian authorities.
Ferrari had fallen way behind the British teams in chassis technology but the engine was remarkable and that year Villeneuve scored two memorable victories in Monaco and Spain.
The gradual improvement meant that Ferrari was able to attract Michael Schumacher for the 1996 season and as Berger refused to stay as his team-mate Ferrari hired Eddie Irvine from Jordan.
www.grandprix.com /gpe/con-ferra.html   (4976 words)

  Ferrari - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ferrari prepared and successfully raced various drivers in Alfa Romeo cars until 1938, when he was officially hired by Alfa as head of their racing department.
Ferrari left the horse fl as it had been on Baracca's plane; however, he added a canary yellow background as this is the color of the city of Modena, his birthplace.
Curiously, Ferrari won the 1964 World championship with John Surtees by competing the last two races in cars painted white and blue, as these were not entered by the Italian factory themselves, but the US-based NART team.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ferrari   (2107 words)

 Ferrari: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ferrari is an Italian manufacturer of racing cars and high-performance sports cars formed by Enzo Ferrari[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] in 1929.
Ferrari founder Enzo Ferrari[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] never intended to produce road cars when he formed Scuderia Ferrari in 1929 as a sponsor for amateur drivers headquartered in Modena.
Ferrari 360 is the name given to three models of ferrari cars: the ferrari 360 modena, an enclosed two-door coupe; the ferrari 360 spider, a two-door...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fe/ferrari.htm   (4342 words)

 Scuderia Ferrari - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ferrari first competed in F1 in 1950 (the team's first F1 car was the Tipo 125 F1), making it the oldest and most successful team left in the championship.
Ferrari entered the 2000cm³ 4-cyl Ferrari Tipo 500, which went on to win almost every race in which it competed in the 1952 Formula One season with drivers Ascari, Giuseppe Farina, and Piero Taruffi; Ascari took the World Championship after winning six consecutive races.
In 2003, Ferrari's domination of F1 was brought to a halt at the first race, the Australian Grand Prix, where for the first time in 3 years, there was no Ferrari driver on the podium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scuderia_Ferrari   (3673 words)

 Luc Ferrari
The work and aesthetics of Ferrari continue to have a singular impact on several generations of American avant-garde composers.
From Varèse, Ferrari learned to treat sound as a thing in and of itself; also to place sound objects in the right time and space, from both an audio and psychological point of view.
Shortly thereafter, Ferrari appeared on KPFA Radio in Berkeley, and his interviewers, Richard Friedman and Charles Amirkhanian, decided to follow his lead and solicit ambient sound recordings from individuals all over the globe.
www.otherminds.org /shtml/Ferrari.shtml   (510 words)

 pitpass - the latest, hottest F1 & A1GP news
Ferrari was late to latch on to new developments such as disc brakes and mid-engined designs, and after brief success in 1956, running Lancias, Ferrari would not know dominance again until 1961.
Ferrari's success in Formula One in 1961 was partly due to the fact that British constructors were against the new 1.5-litre formula and lobbied for it to be changed.
Ferrari was caught out by the arrival of ground effect, which was difficult to exploit with a flat-12 engine, and by the introduction of carbonfibre chassis.
www.pitpass.com /src/teams/ferrari.php   (3308 words)

 Ferrari history
His parents gave Ferrari their son's squadron badge, which was the famous prancing horse on a yellow shield.
Enzo Ferrari was connected with Alfa Romeo for many years, however, he built only a few sports cars bearing his name and his famous prancing horse badge.
Enzo Ferrari died at the age of 90 in Modena on August 14, 1988.
www.exoticcarrental.com /FerrariHistory.htm   (331 words)

 BBC SPORT | Motorsport | Formula One | Teams | Ferrari
Ferrari are hopeful they can climb back onto their pedestal in 2006 after falling from a great height last year.
Whatever, Ferrari were on the back foot from the very beginning of last season.
Ferrari underestimated how far off the pace it would be and had to rush their 2005 car into service in Bahrain, where it hit problems and was unreliable.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/motorsport/formula_one/teams/4223243.stm   (405 words)

 Ferrari GTO
The Ferrari GTO is the direct descendant of the Ferrari 250 GT.
Enzo Ferrari claimed the GTO was only part of the 250 GT SWB series (of which many were produced) as his justification for the GTO's homologation.
It was either Enzo Ferrari's name or his inscrutable charm that enabled the rule makers to let the technicality slip by.
www.web-cars.com /gto/ferrari_index.php   (590 words)

 Auto: Ferrari
Ferrari's new F430, a mid-engine sports car powered by a 490-horsepower 4.3-liter V8 engine, was top choice in the Sports Car category.
The 2004 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti is the first 12-cylinder model to be constructed of aluminum, resulting in a chassis and body weight savings of 40 percent over the 456M.
Ferrari claims that with a top speed of 199 mph, it will be the fastest drop-top production car on sale.
sv.typepad.com /auto/ferrari   (1618 words)

 IGN: Ferrari FXX
Ferrari has officially ceased production of the Enzo, so no new ones will ever be made again.
According to Ferrari, this FXX is a totally separate beast from the Enzo, that's why the word "Enzo" is nowhere to be found in the name "FXX".
Ferrari's own press material says that this aerodynamic shape results in "40% higher downforce than ever achieved before." If the company is referring to a 40 percent increase over the Enzo or something else, we don't know.
cars.ign.com /articles/626/626698p1.html   (865 words)

 Posts from the Ferrari Category at Autoblog
Ferrari is one of the few names with enough draw to make such a venture work, and Abu Dhabi is perhaps the only place in the world with enough real estate and wealthy patrons to keep it running.
Ferrari's global branding efforts are accelerating as fast as its race and road cars, to the point where a third division was established just to manage it all.
Ferrari's new global branding division, under the direction of former Red Bull lieutenant Dany Bahar, is planning to open no less than 40 new stores around the world over the next five years.
www.autoblog.com /category/ferrari   (4033 words)

 Ferrari Enzo - RSportsCars.com
In celebration of its continuing domination of Formula 1 and in memory of the Ferrari founder, the super car is called the Ferrari Enzo.
The nose section of the Ferrari Enzo is heavily influenced by Formula 1 and the entire body is shaped to ensure optimum airflow for cooling the engine and brakes, while generating unprecedented levels of grip-enhancing downforce with minimal aerodynamic drag.
Buyers will be invited to the Ferrari factory to have the cockpit of their car tailored to their specific needs.
www.rsportscars.com /eng/cars/ferrari_enzo.asp   (448 words)

Ferrari took over Lancia's formula 1 car design (Lancia was having financial problems) and this raced as the Lancia-Ferrari and Fangio took the Drivers World Championship for Ferrari in 1956.
Enzo Ferrari died in 1989 at the age of 90, but almost up to his death he still exercised influence and had his own autocratic style of management.
The Ferrari team had the services of some of the finest drivers of the day - for example: Alain Prost who did not seem to enjoy his time with the team and Nigel Mansell who was idolised by the fanatical fans as 'il Leone' (the lion).
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/john_hopkinson/ferrari.htm   (1089 words)

 Ferrari 355TB Review
I telephoned some Ferrari dealers in other cities and they told me that (1) there was an 18-month waiting list for a new F360, (2) the old Boston-area dealer had gone belly-up, and (3) a new dealership, Ferrari of New England, could be reached at (617) 559-0123.
We try to explain that this has been a Ferrari racing color, that it is the color behind their logo, etc., but it doesn't work.
Ferrari includes a can of stuff that will supposedly reinflate and plug a hole in one of the four tires that are already on the car.
philip.greenspun.com /materialism/cars/ferrari-355tb   (3026 words)

 Ferrari Deutschland
Seitdem hat sich Ferrari für Liebhaber von leistungsfähigen Sportwagen in einem der anspruchsvollsten Märkte der Autowelt etabliert.
Michael Schumachers beispielhafte Erfolge in der Scuderia Ferrari wurden in den Jahren 2000 bis 2005 durch fünf aufeinander folgende Weltmeistertitel gekrönt.
Der Bedeutung des deutschen Marktes trug S.p.A. 1989 mit der Gründung der Ferrari Deutschland GmbH Rechnung.
www.ferrari.de   (99 words)

 Welcome to the Ferrari Club of America
Ferrari Club of America Empire Region Director and 2007 Meet Chairman featured on ABC News Video.
The 5,000 members of the world’s largest Ferrari club, the Ferrari Club of America, enjoy exciting track events, an internationally recognized Concours d'Elegance and a wide variety of year-round social activities.
Active Regions throughout the U.S. and Canada maintain a full Calendar of Events and our Annual Meeting, with hundreds of Ferraris, hundreds more people, a Swap Meet, Concours, Rally, track event and banquets, draws participants from around the world.
www.ferrariclubofamerica.org   (288 words)

 Ferrari   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ferrari North America is Ferrari 's marketing, sales, and dealer network arm for the US and Canada.
Enzo Ferrari had been designing race cars for Alpha Romeo since the late 1920s, and it was not until after the war that he broke from Alpha to form his own car manufacturing firm.
Also, a Ferrari first at the race in Piacenza was the prancing horse hood ornament characteristic of all Ferraris since.
www.myautoworld.com /autos/ferrari/ferrari.html   (556 words)

 Sports Vehicle Encyclopedia: Ferrari Enzo
The Ferrari Enzo was launched the day after the Ferrari F1 team won their fourth consecutive World Championship in 2003.
Named after the companys founder Enzo Ferrari, the Ferrari Enzo is one of the more controversial designs to come from the Italian manufacturer.
Its striking body work is made from carbon fibre and the lack of an imposing rear spoiler is made possible because the under floor aerodynamics are so effective the car is literally 'sucked' to the road.
www.diseno-art.com /encyclopedia/vehicles/road/cars/Ferrari_Enzo.html   (136 words)

 Olympus: Ferrari Digital Model 2004: Digital Photography Review
Olympus UK today announced the new 'Ferrari Digital Model 2004', this ultra-compact digital camera has a three megapixel CCD sensor and three times optical zoom lens (which appears to be of the folded optics variety).
Fully conforming to Ferrari specifications, the colour of the aluminium body accurately reproduces the ‘Ferrari red’ which is the hallmark of Ferrari race cars.
The new Ferrari model is one of the first Olympus digital cameras to feature such a construction that allows the combination of a slim design with zoom power.
www.dpreview.com /news/0405/04051802olympusferrari.asp   (1146 words)

 ROADandTRACK.com -- Photo Galleries - Photo Gallery: Ferrari Factory Tour (7/2004)
Today’s Ferrari factory is about as modern as they come, complete with computerized quality-control stations where technicians must constantly check their work at every step of the construction and assembly process.
This really shouldn’t be much of a surprise as Ferrari has arguably become the most technologically advanced operation in the very technologically advanced world of Formula 1 — and you don’t get to that level without embracing tech.
Ferrari was kind enough to let us borrow the blue one for an afternoon of driving.
www.roadandtrack.com /article.asp?section_id=9&article_id=1355   (469 words)

 Engadget Search
No, it's not surprising in the least that Ferrari has found yet another firm willing to cater to their every demand in order to form a distinct partnership, but regardless, the automotive firm is looking to sweep the rug out from under your current...
Acer's Ferrari 1000 is likely to be nominated for sexiest ultraportable, but even if not, this 12.1-inch widescreen machine looks pretty impressive; not too far back we announced that this thing was hitting the street, and now it's been properly...
Ferrari is pretty fast becoming the Hello Kitty of ubiquitously misbranded electronics (not that we would dare mock you, oh merciful Sanrio overlords!), but that didn't stop Vodafone from launching the Sharp 902 Ferrari Edition.
www.engadget.com /search/?q=ferrari   (832 words)

 Long-Term Test: 2001 Ferrari 550M Maranello   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ferrari billed the 550 as the successor to the F512M (a mid-engined supercar itself based on the 512 TR and the earlier Testarossa).
Ferrari recommends limiting engine rpm to 5,000 (redline is 7,700 for the first 800 miles).
Apparently on some cars, Ferrari's included, the electrical system is set up in such a way that if the wrong component blows, it brings down the whole system.
www.edmunds.com /reviews/longterm/articles/49771/article.html   (1944 words)

 Ferraristi.net, A Ferrari Fan Site - Home
Ferrari Blow Their Chance to Gain on Mclaren
Ferrari and McLaren head to Court of Appeal
The entry level Ferrari has a wonderful engine, clever electronics that help the chassis but don't spoil your fun; and superstar looks tp go with it.
www.ferraristi.net   (314 words)

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