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Ferrari Celebrate 1,000th Race With Pride, Pain And A Schumacher

Ferrari at Tuscan GP (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Ferrari, the one group to have competed in each season because the first in 1950, have gained extra races and championships than some other.

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  • Last Updated: September 13, 2020, 7:13 PM IST

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Ferrari celebrated their 1,000th Formula One world championship race on Sunday with ardour, delight and ache — and a Schumacher as Michael’s son Mick drove his father’s 2014 automotive across the group’s Mugello circuit.

Ferrari, the one group to have competed in each season because the first in 1950, have gained extra races and championships than some other.






Schumacher senior introduced them 5 titles in a row from 2000-04, with most of his file 91 wins secured in pink overalls.

The group that topped Alberto Ascari, Juan Manuel Fangio, Mike Hawthorn, Phil Hill, John Surtees, Niki Lauda and Jody Scheckter over the a long time are struggling their worst marketing campaign in 40 years.

Ferrari final gained a drivers’ title with Kimi Raikkonen in 2007 are presently sixth general and in peril of slipping additional.

“Ferrari and Formula One are sort of joined at the hip,” chief government Louis Camilleri informed Sky tv forward of the Tuscan Grand Prix on the group’s scenic circuit north of Florence.

“It’s hard to imagine Formula One without Ferrari or the other way around. We’ve been there forever. History creates pressure too and we’re looking forward to the next 1,000,” he added.

“We’re in a gap now and we all know we’re in a gap. It’s a confluence of things however something I say will come throughout as excuses and we’re not into excuses.

“What issues is to deal with the problems we’ve got and work with willpower to get again to what we think about to be our rightful place.”

Mick Schumacher, main the Formula Two championship and looking out more and more destined for F1 in 2021, may very well be part of that future.

“To be able to drive it now as the second generation to drive it is something very special,” he stated after his demonstration laps within the F2004, Ferrari’s most profitable racing automotive.

Ferrari had additionally celebrated their milestone with a socially-distanced present in Florence’s Piazza della Signoria on Saturday evening attended by drivers and managers previous and current with a show of automobiles by means of the eras.

“As we celebrate our first 1,000 races, we are already looking ahead, already thinking about the next 1,000,” stated Ferrari president John Elkann.

“I am absolutely certain of one thing, that in the next 1,000 Grands Prix we will win more races than we have to date.”


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