It happened today – 28 January

It happened today – 28 January

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On 28th January 2011 the Ferrari 150° Italia, the car that would fly the Scuderia colours in the Formula 1 World Championship with Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso was presented in Maranello.

Named in honour of a hundred and fifty years of Italian Unity, the car took just one win, courtesy of Alonso, who won the British Grand Prix, exactly sixt years after Ferrari’s first Formula 1 win, obtained by Froilan Gonzalez on the very same Silverstone circuit. There were a further seven podium places in 2011 and 28 points finishes. At the end of the season, the Scuderia was third in the Constructors’ championship with Alonso fourth and Massa sixth in the Drivers.’

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