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2009-03-23 14:10:00

Powerful V8 Dominates ALMS Opener and Shows-off in the Ferrari Challenge Series Opener ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ferrari F430 opened strong in Florida over the weekend with dominant finishes in the season opener of the American Le Mans series at Sebring and fast paced action at the start of the Ferrari Challenge series at Homestead. The 2009 ALMS series kicked off at Sebring, FL where the #62 Risi Competizione Ferrari of Pierre Kaffer, Jaime Melo and Mika Salo...

2009-03-17 13:33:30

Formula One officials in Paris changed the way they determine a driving champion, letting race victories, rather than a points competition, choose the winner. The International Automobile Federation's World Motor Sport Council made the change Tuesday, scrapping a system in which the driving title was decided by points awarded on a sliding scale according to race finish. Now, the overall champion will be the racer who wins the most grand prix, the council said. If there is a tie in the number...

2009-03-03 21:30:09

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in Aldeburgh, England, for allegedly busting up a Ferrari Enzo belonging to Jamiroquai front man Jay Kay, police said. The Scotsman reported the car, which is worth about $1.4 million, sustained a smashed-in driver's side window and windshield early Tuesday outside the Brudenell Hotel in Suffolk. A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is in custody at Lowestoft police station, said a spokeswoman for the Suffolk Police. Jay...

2009-01-19 17:48:00

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrari is pleased to announce the opening of its new dealership in Florida: Ferrari of Tampa Bay. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090119/CLM055-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090119/CLM055-b ) The 27 thousand square feet new facility, made possible by an investment of $9 million, is the first in North America carrying Ferrari cars only. This important opening represents the pinnacle of a larger...

2008-12-18 17:43:55

Italian automaker Ferrari drove a different circuit in 2008 than other car companies, claiming its best year ever in sales, earnings and profits. Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo said the company was due for a strong year in 2009 because, there will always be someone crazy enough to buy a Ferrari, ANSA news agency reported Thursday. Today, I'm sure we can still find 6,000 crazy enough to buy our annual output, he said. Ferrari's parent company Fiat, however, is struggling and may have to...

2006-08-26 10:41:31

By Alan Baldwin ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Spanish stand-in Pedro de la Rosa can expect to compete in the last four races of the Formula One season after Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix, McLaren team boss Ron Dennis said on Saturday. "Definitely Monza and most likely the rest of the season," Dennis told reporters on Saturday when asked about De la Rosa's future. The Spanish test driver was promoted to the race seat at the French Grand Prix in July after Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya's...

2006-08-24 08:32:05

By Alan Baldwin ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso believes Renault will be more than a match for Formula One rivals Ferrari for the rest of the season despite being stripped of a performance-boosting damper device. The world champion shrugged off an appeal court's decision to back the International Automobile Federation, the sport's governing body, and ban the 'mass damper' used by the title-winning team since September last year. "We accept the decision, as is logical, and we...

2006-08-06 14:14:46

By Alan Baldwin BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Briton Jenson Button raced through the rain to seize an emotional first Formula One victory in a Hungarian Grand Prix thriller on Sunday. "Over the last 10 laps, I just didn't want the race to end," said the Honda driver, a winner at last after one of the longest waits in the sport's history. "I wanted it to go on forever, I was loving it. "What a day. It's been amazing. Coming through from 14th place, I couldn't have done it a better way."...

2006-08-03 09:37:50

By Alan Baldwin BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Australian Mark Webber was confident he would find a new Formula One drive next season after Williams decided to replace him with Austrian Alexander Wurz for 2007. "Everything's under control," he told a Hungarian Grand Prix news conference on Thursday. "Obviously Flavio's looking after things at the moment. We've got a few plates spinning out there and we'll see how they come down." The highly-rated 29-year-old is managed by Renault team boss...

2006-07-30 10:56:58

By Alan Baldwin HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Ferrari's Michael Schumacher blasted the Formula One title race wide open on Sunday with a commanding one-two victory in his home German Grand Prix. While the 37-year-old celebrated the 89th victory of his incredible career, serenaded by air-horns and his jubilant army of red-shirted fans, Renault's world champion Fernando Alonso limped home fifth. The Spaniard's overall lead was slashed from 17 points to 11, leaving his championship...


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