Ferrari 458 Italia Spider Monaco Edition by Mansory

Auto tuner Mansory has put some of its usual over the top touches on the beauty that is the 458 Italia. They keep the look mostly toned down except for the awful red diamond seats. Mansory prepared this car for the 2012 Top Marques Monaco. Being that Mansory prepared the 458 Italia for this event it nick named the Ferrari “Monaco.” Mansory added a body kit and a lot of carbon fiber which shaved off a total of 132 lbs. Which propels this car to 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds. Continue reading »

2012 Monaco Grand Prix Recap – Webber Makes it Six out of Six

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Mark Webber delivered a faultless race from pole to flag in Monte Carlo to win the 2012 Monaco Grand Prix for Red Bull Racing. On a converted race track where traction out of slow corners and aerodynamic downforce are paramount, Webber led Mercedes’s Nico Rosberg and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso across the finish line after 78 laps of the Principality’s prestigious race.

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2012 Malaysian Grand Prix: Alonso wins rain affected thriller

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Alonso conquers the rain at the 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix

 

Double world champion Fernando Alonso sealed victory for Ferrari in the rain affected 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix ahead of a spirited Sergio Perez. Alonso had to fend off a late race charge from the Mexican’s Sauber in an event red flagged for over an hour due to treacherous track conditions. McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton crossed the finish line in third after starting from pole position. Alonso relied on his typically fiery driving style and perfectly timed pit-stops from Ferrari to take the chequered flag after 56 nail biting laps of the Sepang International Circuit.

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F1 2012: Final Pre-season Test at Barcelona

F1 teams wrapped up winter testing at Barcelona with the third and final pre-season test which took place March 1-4. In a session that saw 10 teams participate, all the competitors barring HRT and Marussia put the final touches on their 2012 cars in readiness for the season opener at Melbourne from March 16-18.

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“Fixed” F458 Bursts into Flames

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The problem with the Ferrari F458 was thought to be taken care of. Until one burst into flames a few days ago. The cause of the spontaneous combustion was apparently a heat blocking adhesive that should have been taken care of. This is the fifth fire, all resembling each other, that Ferrari has had to replace due to the fires.