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2010-03-12 09:35:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Ferrari Challenge Series 2010 season opener will take place on March 12-14 at Miami's Homestead Speedway. Now in its 17th racing season in the U.S., the Ferrari Challenge Series (utilizing race-prepared F430 Challenge vehicles) offers Ferrari owners the opportunity to compete against other Ferrari owners in a highly competitive racing series at world-class venues throughout the U.S. and Canada, and is regarded as the...

2010-03-02 08:21:00

GENEVA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The HY-KERS vettura laboratorio (experimental vehicle) is an example of how Ferrari is approaching the development of hybrid technology without losing sight of the performance traits and driving involvement that have always exemplified its cars. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100302/NY63281) This hybrid project is also aimed at ensuring that Ferrari will be in a position to comply with future CO2 emissions standards, particularly in terms...

2010-01-15 12:34:00

DANA POINT, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dana Point Concours d'Elegance (www.DanaPointConcours.org) announced today that the 28th annual event slated for Sunday, June 27, 2010 will feature will feature 100 years of Alfa Romeo and celebrate 80 years of design from Pininfarina. The event will also welcome special classes of American Pony & Muscle Cars, Corvettes to 1967, Kustoms & Hot Rods, as well as the second annual exhibit of Supercars. Also, the event is celebrating the 20...

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2009-10-30 10:56:59

Frogs can smell predators when they are still embryos, scientists announced recently. Researchers in the US and Canada discovered that woodfrog embryos could sense any "level of threat" created by salamanders, their enemies. Embryos placed in water full of the odor of salamanders and the smell of hurt tadpoles memorized the predator's scent as a threat. Maud Ferarri, biologist from the University of California, Davis, finds that this kind of learning had been tested in fish, amphibians and...

2009-09-25 18:50:39

A Swedish car dealer said a motor vehicle inspection driver took a $434,000 Ferrari out for a spin crashed, crumpling the car's front end. Von Braun Sports Cars in Skene said a driver from the state-owned Swedish Motor Vehicle Inspection Co. began a routine registration inspection Thursday for the Ferarri F40 in the nearby town of Kinna and almost immediately crashed the Italian sports car into a test area fence, The Local reported Friday. It is not an easy vehicle to handle, if you are not...

2009-08-30 10:53:03

Kimi Raikkonen drove his Ferrari to victory Sunday at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa, the fourth win in his last five races at the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit. Pole winner Giancarlo Fisichella (Ferrari) finished second and Sebastian Vettel (Renault) third. He established control early, charging from sixth to second heading into the first corner of the first lap. It hasn't been an easy year for us, Raikkonen said after Ferrari's first win in 2009 and his 18th career F1 victory. Raikkonen remained...

2009-08-19 15:14:00

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance(R), sold 129 lots over their weekend auctions, achieving more than $50 million in sales. Continuing its successful presence as a leading auction house in Monterey, Gooding & Company attracted thousands of collectors and enthusiasts from around the world last week. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090819/LA63113) Overall, the auction...

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2009-08-11 14:36:55

German Formula One driver Michael Schumacher said Tuesday he won't be ending his retirement this month after all. The seven-time world champion said on his Web site that neck pain plaguing him since a February motorcycle accident will keep him from sliding behind the wheel of a Ferrari team car for the Aug. 23 European Grand Prix at Valencia. Schumacher, 40, was to have replaced Brazilian Felipe Massa, who was hurt in a July 25 crash while qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. The German...

2009-07-26 16:51:58

Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) won Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring race course at Budapest, Hungary, over runner-up Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari). The reigning Formula One champion beat Raikkonen to the checkered flag by nearly 12 seconds after dominating the 70-lap race. It's an incredible feeling to be back here after what felt such a long time away and what was such a struggle with me and my team, Hamilton said after his second victory this season and 10th in his F1 career. This...

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2009-07-15 10:29:08

An automotive writer went twice the speed limit while test driving a Ferrari in Western Australia, endangering other test drives, a fellow reviewer says. Reviewer Steve Lague said police impounded the Ferrari California used by motoring writer Rod Easdown in a recent test drive, which ended with cops citing the Financial Times writer for reckless driving, the Brisbane Times said. Easdown was allegedly going 143 mph in a 68 mph zone during Monday's test drive. He may have just put his foot...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.