This title takes a privileged insider's look within the Ferrari Formula One team - the highs and lows, victories and controversies experienced by the team on its way to seeming domination of the sport. Each component is examined. From the office of the Sporting Director to the research and manufacturing processes, the organization that goes into each test session and race weekend to the daily lives of the people who devote their lives to Ferrari - all is laid bare. Key team members, their rivals and allies discuss this breed of people who, united by the charisma of Maranello, can appear insuperable.
Table of Contents
Exclusive interivews with Ferrari principals, technical staff, partners and suppliers, including Jean Todt, Ross Brawn, Rory Byrne, Luca Baldisserri and Paolo Martinelli; Revolution and evolution: parameters of modern design, elec-trickery and the future; Restoring the heart of Maranello, maintaining Enzo's doctrines and the changing shades of Rosso Corsa; Ferrari aces from Nuvolari to Schumacher, team-mates in Michael's shadow and the life of a test driver; Race strategy, a perfect pit-stop, team orders, the brain of a modern F1 winner; Old enemies, famous fans, historic landmarks, magic moments and the view from the stands; Grand Prix greats, putting Ferrari's current era into context.
Nick Garton has been an accredited Formula 1 journalist covering the sport for such titles as F1 News (UK), Motorsport News (Australia), Rombo (Italy), Sony Magazine (Japan) and the Boston Globe as well as www.grandprix.com the leading Formula 1 website. He lives in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.