During a recent trip to Maranello in Italy to drive the new Ferrari 812 Superfast, we had the opportunity to visit the factory, as well as the… Read more →
Nardo Ring in southern Italy is synonymous with high-speed testing. Although the facility includes various special-surface tracks, handling sections and off-road trails, it is the… Read more →
The trend continued at Monza. Not a trend saying Car A is more competitive than Car B or that Driver X is on top form and has the measure of contenders Y and Z. No, the continuing trend shows the 2012 season to be eventful but inconsistent and unpredictable.
On 29 February, Ferrari will reveal its most powerful series production car yet, the F620 GT. This short clip shows the car during its development stage at the Pista di Fiorano circuit in Italy. Behind the wheel are Formula One drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa. Expect the F620 GT to be shown to the global media and public at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, set to take place between 8 and 18 March.
Get together of Italian Motorcycles in Oudtshoorn 20-22 May
The second running of the Automechanika South Africa international trade fair for the automotive aftermarket industry was held in Johannesburg between 9 and 12 March and having attracted not only more exhibitors, but also more visitors, the show was a resounding success.
During the end of May the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este will again take place next to the romantic Lake Como in northern Italy. As always visitors can expect to indulge in the best automotive design had to offer of the last century as well as see some new exotica. A couple of imported changes will be put in place this year. There will be an additional public day on the Saturday while the organisers has also decided to add a concourse for motocycles while well-known automotive auctioneer RM Auctions will host a high-end car sale during the event.
Formula One fanatics are going to have to wait an extra two weeks for the season to start, as organizers of the Bahrain GP cancel the race that was due to kick off the season on March 11. The first race will be the Australian GP on March 27.
Make no mistake, Sebastian Vettel, Formula One’s youngest world champion yet, deserves his title. Despite taking pole position for the start of the 2010 season’s final round in Abu Dhabi, most pundits would have given him no more than an outside chance of taking the honours.
Up and coming Japanese rider Shoya Tomizawa died after sustaining what turned out to be fatal injuries to his head, chest and abdomen during the eleventh round of the inaugural Moto2 World Championship at the Misano World Circuit in Italy on Sunday.