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2010-11-04 09:30:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrari North America is pleased to announce the calendar of the 2011 Ferrari Challenge Season, which will see the debut of the new 458 challenge, the fifth and latest generation of challenge cars. This year's schedule will take the drivers to exciting new tracks, as well as to some of the most popular and familiar ones in North America. The official kick-off will be during the May 1st weekend at the Infineon Raceway, in the heart of...

2010-08-17 16:32:00

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (Nasdaq: MTSC) announced the receipt of the Podio Ferrari 2010 Innovation Award for technology advancements designed for Formula 1 race cars. The award was presented by Stefano Domenicali, Scuderia Ferrari Team Principal, to MTS chair, Laura B. Hamilton, in Maranello, Italy, "for the uniqueness of the company's attitude toward innovation and its competence, relaunching the KERS challenge for the 2011 F1 season."...

2010-06-09 15:05:00

EAST AURORA, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) announced today that the Company has delivered a new testing simulator to Scuderia Ferrari in the Gestione Sportiva at Maranello, Italy. The new Ferrari F1 dynamic driving simulator was two years in development and allows Ferrari test-drivers a heightened sense of driving reality and highly responsive and immediate feedback. Ferrari selected Moog to provide an integrated, flexible motion control and...

2009-09-13 13:45:11

Rubens Barrichello won Sunday's Formula One Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Italy, beating Brawn GP teammate Jenson Button by 2.866 seconds. Barrichello, 37, is the circuit's oldest active driver and Sunday's victory helped him gained ground in the overall F1 standings with four races left in the 2009 season. (The victory) felt great and I have no big words for that, the Brazilian said after winning at Monza for the third time in his career. The team has done a fantastic job. The strategy was...

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2009-09-09 12:50:00

British race car designer McLaren unveiled a new street car Wednesday, albeit one that pushes 200 mph and costs about $250,000. Not designed for soccer moms, McLaren intends to produce about 1,000 MP4-12C cars a year as a rival to Lamborghini and Ferrari, The Times of London reported. The car is not schedule for sale until 2011. It features gull wing doors, self-adjusting suspension, and a 3.8 liter V8 twin turbo engine. Dubbed the F1 car for the road, after Formula One race cars, the...

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...

2009-08-23 14:30:52

Rubens Barrichello won Sunday's Formula One European Grand Prix at Valencia, Spain, his first victory in five years. The Brawn GP driver took advantage of a costly mistake by the crew of pole sitter Lewis Hamilton. The native of Sao Paulo, Brazil is 37 years old, making him the oldest F1 driver currently. He took the lead when Hamilton was delayed during his final pit stop. Hamilton's McLaren pit crew was not properly prepared for a tire change and the defending F1 champion trailed...

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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...

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2009-08-03 15:57:01

Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa headed to his home country Monday after being treated for crash injuries at a hospital in Budapest, Hungary. Massa, who drives for Scuderia Ferrari, was hurt in a high-speed crash during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. He spent nine days in the hospital recovering from a fractured skull that required emergency surgery. He was struck by a spring that came off Rubens Barrichello's Brawn GP car. He also sustained an injury to his left eye and...

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2009-07-29 15:51:19

Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher will replace injured Felipe Massa on the Ferrari team in upcoming races. Massa is recovering from skull surgery following a high speed crash during last Saturday's qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. He also suffered some eye damage and remains in AEK Hospital in Budapest. The most important thing first: thank God, all news concerning Felipe is positive, Schumacher said Wednesday on the F1 Web site. I wish him all the best. For reasons...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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