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An Italian manufacturer of sports cars and racing cars based in Maranello, Italy.  Ferrari began as Scuderia Ferrari in 1929, a works racing shop for Alfa Romeo, and after being released from their deal and waiting through the Second World War, Enzo Ferrari founded the Ferrari company as we know it today in 1947.

Vehicle names used by Ferrari include:  126C2, 166MM, 250 GT, 250 GT Berlinetta, 250 GT California Spyder, 250 GTB, 250 GTE, 250 GTO, 250 LM, 250 Monza, 250 Testa Rossa, 250 TR 61 Spyder Fantuzzi, 275 GTB, 288 GTO, 308 GT Rainbow, 308 GTS, 312B, 312T2, 330 TRI/LM Testa Rossa, 330P, 340 Mexico, 348, 360 Modena, 365GT, 365GTB/4 Daytona, 365GTS/4 Daytona, 375 Plus, 410 Superamerica, 412, 430, 456, 458 Italia, 458 Speciale, 512 BB, 575M Superamerica, 599, 599 GTO, 599 GTB Fiorano, 599 SA Aperta, 612 Scaglietti, 625, Enzo, F10, F12berlinetta, F40, F50, F60America, F149 California, F150th Italia, F355, F430, FF, FXX, LaFerrari, Mondial, and Testarossa.

Ferrari-specific events include:  Reading Ferrari Concours d'Elegance


History

The following section is an excerpt from Wikipedia's Ferrari page on 21 July 2016, text available via the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Ferrari S.p.A. is an Italian sports car manufacturer based in Maranello. Founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1939 as Auto Avio Costruzioni, the company built its first car in 1940. However, the company's inception as an auto manufacturer is usually recognized in 1947 when the first Ferrari-badged car was completed.

Ferrari is the world's most powerful brand according to Brand Finance. In May 2012 the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO became the most expensive car in history, selling in a private transaction for US$38.1 million to American communications magnate Craig McCaw.

Fiat S.p.A. acquired 50 percent of Ferrari in 1969 and expanded its stake to 90 percent in 1988. In October 2014 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced its intentions to separate Ferrari from FCA; as of the announcement FCA owned 90 percent of Ferrari. The separation began in October 2015 with a restructuring that established Ferrari N.V. (a company incorporated in the Netherlands) as the new holding company of the Ferrari group and the subsequent sale by FCA of a 10 percent of the shares in an IPO and concurrent listing of common shares on the New York Stock Exchange. Through the remaining steps of the separation, FCA's interest in Ferrari's business was distributed to shareholders of FCA, with a 10 percent continuing to be owned by Piero Ferrari. The spin-off was completed on 3 January 2016.

Throughout its history, the company has been noted for its continued participation in racing, especially in Formula One, where it is the most successful racing team, holding the most constructors championships (16) and having produced the highest number of winning drivers (15). Ferrari road cars are generally seen as a symbol of speed, luxury and wealth.


Motorsports

Championships Won by Ferrari

Manufacturer's championships won by Ferrari.

YearSeriesModel/Engine
1961FIA Formula 1 World Championship
1964FIA Formula 1 World Championship
1975FIA Formula 1 World Championship
1976FIA Formula 1 World Championship
1977FIA Formula 1 World Championship
1979FIA Formula 1 World Championship
1982FIA Formula 1 World Championship
1983FIA Formula 1 World Championship
1999FIA Formula 1 World Championship
2000FIA Formula 1 World Championship
2001FIA Formula 1 World Championship
2002FIA Formula 1 World Championship
2003FIA Formula 1 World Championship
2004FIA Formula 1 World Championship
2007FIA Formula 1 World Championship
2008FIA Formula 1 World Championship

Championships Won in Ferraris

Drivers' championships won driving Ferrari cars.

YearSeriesDriverModel
1952FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipAlberto Ascari
1953FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipAlberto Ascari
1956FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipJuan Manuel Fangio
1958FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipMike Hawthorn
1961FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipPhil Hill
1964FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipJohn Surtees
1975FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipNiki Lauda
1977FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipNiki Lauda
1979FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipJody Scheckter
2000FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipMichael Schumacher
2001FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipMichael Schumacher
2002FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipMichael Schumacher
2003FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipMichael Schumacher
2004FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipMichael Schumacher
2007FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipKimi Räikkönen


Photographs

Ferrari Photo ©2011 Bill Crittenden
Green Street Cruise Night: July 4, 2011
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Ferrari Photo ©2011 Bill Crittenden
Green Street Cruise Night: July 4, 2011
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Ferrari Photo ©2011 Bill Crittenden
Green Street Cruise Night: July 4, 2011
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Koni Ferrari Advertisement 1983 1983 Koni Advertisement

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Ferrari Emblem on Formula 1 Car Photo by Xenïa Antunes
Scuderia Ferrari emblem on Michael Schumacher's 2002 Formula 1 Race Car
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Ferraris "Everybody loves Ferraris"
1954 Ferrari 375+ (front)
1961 Ferrari 250 TR 61 Spyder Fantuzzi (middle)
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO (rear)
There's something beautifully incongruous about a leather strap holding the hood down on this 130-mph sports car!
Photo by Joe Cheng
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
June 29, 2005
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Ferrari Photo courtesy of Image*After
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Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
22 October 2014In re: Ferrari Early Warning Reporting
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Article Index

DateArticleAuthor/Source
29 September 2002Germany's Rubens Barrichello Wins US Formula One Grand PrixVoice of America
9 June 2003Schumacher Extends Contract with Ferrari Through 2006VOA Sports
5 March 2004Schumacher, Barrichello Eclipse Lap Record at Australian Grand Prix Practice SessionVOA Sports
3 December 2004Formel 1: Die Toyota-Ferrari-Spionageaffäre Wikinews
19 January 2005Formula 1: International Automobile Federation Signes Deal with FerrariVOA Sports
3 April 2005Gran Premio del Bahrein: male le FerrariWikinotizie
3 April 2005Papa morto, Ferrari listate a luttoWikinotizie
2 August 2005Formula 1:  Barrichello Leaves FerrariWikinews
2 August 2005Formula Uno: Barrichello lascia la Ferrari Wikinotizie
25 August 2005Ferrari Denies Report it Will Not Renew F1 Contract for SchumacherVOA Sports
18 October 2005Ferrari-Teamchef stellt sich vor Michael Schumacher Wikinews
18 October 2005Formel 1: Wichtiger Michelin-Mann wechselt zu Ferrari Wikinews
24 October 2005Ferrari-Präsident will Schumacher behalten Wikinews
9 January 2006Abu Dhabi acquista il 5% della Ferrari 2006 Wikinotizie
14 January 2006Olympic Torch Rides in Style in MaranelloVOA Sports
11 March 2006Formula 1:La prima pole è rossa Ferrari Wikinotizie
23 March 2006Ferrari's Wing Designs Cause Disagreement in MalaysiaJulie Smith
1 July 2006All Ferrari front row on 2006 United States Grand PrixWikinews
15 July 2006All Ferrari front row on 2006 French Grand PrixWikinews
26 August 2006All-Ferrari front row on 2006 Turkish Grand PrixWikinews
15 September 2006Ferrari Looks To Impress Home Fans At Monza For The Italian Grand PrixAndrew Regan
18 September 2006Ferrari plan to push the championship right to the final Grand Prix in BrazilAndrew Regan
7 October 2006All Ferrari front row for 2006 Japanese Grand PrixWikinews
6 January 2007Michael Schumacher hat einen neuen Job Wikinews
1 July 2007Automobilismo, Formula 1: le Ferrari ai primi due posti nel G.P. di Francia Wikinotizie
4 July 2007McLaren Faces Ferrari ResurgenceAnthony Fontanelle
13 July 2007McLaren Ferrari Battle Rages OnAnthony Fontanelle
26 July 2007FIA clears McLaren of allegations by FerrariWikinews
28 July 2007Ferrari Furious Over FIA VerdictAnthony Fontanelle
2 August 2007McLaren Strikes Back At FerrariAnthony Fontanelle
26 August 2007Formula 1, Gran Premio di Turchia 2007, doppietta per la Ferrari Wikinotizie
21 September 2007Resi pubblici i verbali degli interrogatori della FIA Wikinotizie
9 January 2008Ferrari Says Raikkonen, Massa Equals in 2008VOA Sports
28 December 2008Fernando Alonso podría ir a Ferrari en 2011 Wikinoticias
28 April 2009A Big Weekend for Ferrari in BahrainLemmy Gibson
11 May 2009Ferrari Shows Improvement Too Late In SeasonLemmy Gibson
29 July 2009Formula 1: Michael Schumacher sostituirà Felipe Massa Wikinotizie
30 July 2009Michael Schumacher sustituirá a Felipe Massa Wikinoticias
14 March 2010Formula Uno: Gran Premio del Bahrain 2010. Doppietta della Ferrari Wikinotizie
20 July 2010UAE Sets Debut For Speedy Ferrari Theme ParkVOA Breaking News
12 January 2011Ferari treba od početka da pobeđuje Викивести
10 February 2011Ferrari Backs Down to Ford Over Trademark DisputeVOA Breaking NewsVoice of America
7 February 2012„НепознатиТЕ” разкриват „Света на Ферари” УикиНовини
4 August 2012Ferrari - The question of Massa's replacement Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
25 September 2012Massa to stay with Ferrari? Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
7 November 2012Ferrari post record results, hire Apple's iTunes chief Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
4 July 2013Ferrari hates email Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
21 August 2013Pssst. Wanna buy a Renault Estafette painted in Ferrari colours? Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
23 August 2013LaFerrari, More Hybrids To Come, And The 458 Speciale Geoff Maxted, DriveWrite Automotive
27 August 2013Chris Evans' Magnificent 7 Ferrari collection - gallery Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
27 August 2013Chris Evans' Magnificent 7 Ferrari collection - videos Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
10 September 2013Felipe Massa announces he won't drive for Ferrari in 2014 Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
16 October 2013Sporting Maranello Geoff Maxted, DriveWrite Automotive
26 February 2014When You Own A Ferrari Only The Best Service Will DoEli Gali
17 March 2014Порт Авентура в 2016 году представит новую тематическую зону «Феррари» Викиновости
13 June 2014Win A VIP Day With Ferrari At The British Grand Prix Matt Hubbard, Speedmonkey
31 October 2014NHTSA Fines Ferrari $3.5 Million for Failing to Submit Early Warning ReportsNHTSA




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