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Power of Prancing Horse. Great history of Ferrari Formula 1 Team

Ferrari Formula One Team

Ferrari Formula One Team


Formula 1 Team's history
Prancing Horse
The most successful Formula One team
Ferrari Formula 1 Team records
Ferrari Formula 1 Team drivers
Michael Schumacher
Ferrari F1 Team own
The Management
Ferrari Formula One Statistics
Ferrari F1 from first race

Given the number of years this team has been in the motorsport competition, it shouldn't come as a surprise that they are one of the most successful Formula One teams. With almost 230 victories from major races around the world, Ferrari Formula One team can stand shoulder-to-shoulder with most top Formula One teams around the world.


Prancing Horses

Ferrari Formula One team is also known as the "Prancing Horse" - a name given to them as a result of the prancing horse in their logo. As of today, Ferrari Formula 1 team stands as the oldest surviving and the most successful Formula One team. This team has competed in all the world championship since their first season in Formula One in 1950.
The Ferrari Formula One team was initially meant to race cars produced by Ferrari. In fact, the team was founded by Enzo Ferrari with the aim of having the team race cars that were produced by Alfa Romeo.

Ferrari Formula One Team

Scuderia Ferrari success' history

A few years later, the team started racing for cars produced by Ferrari as a Constructor. Since then, they have recorded 16 Constructor's Championships. The team’s most recent Championship title was won in 2008

Ferrari Formula One Team

Drivers

What is spectacular about this team is that they have produced the game's most successful drivers such as Niki Lauda, Michael Schumacher, Phil Hill, Mike Hawthorn, Juan Manuel Fangio, Alberto Ascari, Jody Scheckter, and John Surtees who together have won 15 Driver's Championship for the Ferrari Formula One team. 

Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher

Ferrari's most successful driver is Michael Schumacher who joined the team in 1996 and left in 2006. However, he won 5 driver's title and seventy-two Grand Prix for the Ferrari team within his 10 years of being a member of the Ferrari Formula One Team. His most recent title for the team was won in 2000 as well as in 2004. This period was also the team's most successful period in the history. After his departure from the team, the two popular World Champions Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen took over as the team's main race drivers.

Enzo Ferrari

Ferrari F1 Team own

Ferrari Formula One team has its headquarters in Maranello. In fact, it has been the same spot since it was moved there by Enzo Ferrari in 1943. They own and operate Fiorano Circuit - a test track built in the 1972 and mainly used for testing road and race cars.

Enzo Ferrari

The Management Team of Ferrari Formula One

Since the team was founded by Enzo Ferrari back in the 1940's it has passed through various managements. Thankfully, the team has benefited from solid management which is the reason they won so many titles and championships.

Currently, Ferrari Formula One team has the following personnel in key positions:

§       Maurizio Arrivabene: Team Principal


Maurizio Arrivabene


§       Mattia Binotto: Chief Technical Officer


Mattia Binotto

SSimone Resta: Chief Designer

Simone Resta

Thanks to the experience and competency of the team's management, they have achieved a lot within the last couple of years. In the following section, you will see some of the team's achievement.
Below is the Ferrari Formula One Statistics

Races
951
Race Starts
950
Drivers' Titles
15
Constructors' Titles
16
Victories
231
Poles
213
Podiums
547
Points
7523.5
Fastest Laps
243
Laps
109135
One/two finishes
83

Ferrari Formula One Team's debut time

Ferrari Formula One Team's debut time

It had its first race on May 21st, 1950 at Monaco Grand Prix and First Podium a few months later on the same year; this was followed by their First Pole on July 14th, 1951 at British Grand Prix. The team also had their First Win the same year at the same British Grand Prix in 1951.

Ferrari Formula One Drivers

Ferrari Formula One Drivers Success

Ferrari Formula One team has worked with some of the most successful drivers in the Motorsport history. These drivers have also won a number of awards and titles for the team. Some of the most notable drivers in the team include Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Räikkönen, Michael Schumacher, Gerhard Berger, Rubens Barrichello, Fernando Alonso, Michele Alboreto, and many more.
You can see some of the drivers and their achievements below:

Drivers
Races
1st
2nd
3rd
Podiums
Poles
Laps
Fastest
Points
 Michael Schumacher
181
72
32
12
116
58
10251
53
1066
 Felipe Massa
139
11
12
13
36
15
7914
14
789
 Kimi Räikkönen
131
9
10
22
41
6
7138
21
844
 Rubens Barrichello
102
9
24
22
55
11
5686
15
412
 Gerhard Berger
96
5
8
11
24
7
4301
9
182
 Fernando Alonso
95
11
18
15
44
4
5455
7
1190
 Michele Alboreto
80
3
9
7
19
2
3576
4
138.5
 Jean Alesi
79
1
6
9
16
1
3638
2
121
 Clay Regazzoni
73
4
11
8
23
4
3836
13
169
 Gilles Villeneuve
66
6
5
2
13
2
3216
8
107
 Eddie Irvine
65
4
6
13
23
0
3251
1
156
 Sebastian Vettel
61
9
12
13
34
5
3331
9
832
 Niki Lauda
58
15
12
5
32
23
3132
12
242.5
 Jacky Ickx
55
6
4
6
16
11
2716
10
121
 Mike Hawthorn
37
3
9
4
16
4
2088
6
113.64
 Lorenzo Bandini
35
1
2
5
8
1
1993
2
56
 Carlos Reutemann
34
5
2
6
13
2
1901
2
90
 René Arnoux
32
3
4
4
11
4
1627
4
79


Ferrari Formula One

Ferrari Formula One Achievements

With over 229 Wins and thousands of games, Ferrari Formula One is undoubtedly one of the most successful teams in the racing game. The table below will show you some of their most achievements.

Ferrari Formula One Finishing Positions

St
231 Times
2nd
267 Times
3rd
243 Times
4th
184 Times
5th
128 Times
6th
111 Times
7th
65 Times
8th
72 Times
9th
55 Times
10th
37 Times
11th
21 Times
12th
28 Times
13th
16 Times
14th
10 Times
15th
15 Times
16th
8 Times
17th
4 Times
18th
5 Times
31st
1 Time
DSQ
9 Times
NC
6 Times
Ret
598 Times
WD
2 Times
DNQ
9 Times
DNS
21 Times

Ferrari Formula One

Conclusion

Ferrari is one of the teams in the motorsports with a lot of prospects. No doubt, with a number of games lined up this year for this team to compete, we are going to see some major wins for the team.


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