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Jay Kay views LaFerrari

There are plenty of musicians who are Ferrari fans, but only Jay Kay, leader of the band Jamiroquai, has managed to combine his own logo with that of the Maranello marque, as is the case on the cover of the album “Travelling without moving.”

Rick Perry and Luca di Montezemolo

Governor Perry visits Maranello in the build-up to Texan GP

Having watched the Scuderia Ferrari drivers go through their paces at Monza, the governor of Texas Rick Perry enjoyed a meeting with Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo at Monza and discovered how the cars that symbolise Italian excellence are built

Samuel Eto'o at Maranello; photo Thomas Lewis

African pride

Samuel Eto’o is one of the most respected footballers in the world. he loves Europe and Ferrari, but likes to say that if he’s in Europe during the day, at night he sleeps in Africa. His patriotism and his passionate belief in a great future for the African continent matches his determination to win the biggest challenges on the pitch

Eric Clapton in Ferrari

A different kind of music for Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton has nurtured two seemingly very different passions since he was a boy: music and engines. Particularly Ferrari engines. We meet him on his recent visit to Maranello.

The 458 Italia on the track at Balocco; photo Gus Gregory

Technological connection

The Ferrari 458 Italia and California may have different personalities but both are true Ferraris. From Maranello to Milan, then through the mountains into Switzerland, we drive these most highly evolved of performance cars to the site of one of mankind’s greatest adventures – the Large Hadron Collider. First part: 458 Italia

The California on the Swiss mountains; photo Joe Windsor-Williams

The power & the Glory

Two Ferraris, driven by two automotive journalists, on two different journeys. The two eight-cylinder models showcase the very latest in cutting edge Ferrari Technology, with the first going via the test track at Balocco and the second along the hairpin bends of The epic Gran San Bernardo pass. Their joint destination is the incredible Large Hadron Collider, at Cern near Geneva. Second part: California

599hgte leaves for a test drive; photo Gabriela Noris

Touring the test-drive roads

We join the new Ferrari 599 hgte test-drive, to test drive the car in the hills behind Maranello and stop off at Ferrari test drivers’ favourite gastronomic hot spots

The final hurdle

The difference between Ferrari and normal auto manufacturers is that here in Maranello we only build six or seven thousand cars a year…