Scuderia Ferrari is preparing to hit the track in a special yellow livery for the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix at Monza this weekend.
The racing suits and helmets of drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz, as well as the F1-75 livery, are all yellow, a color that is part of Ferrari history and a celebration of the brand’s origins with a touch of
From the beginnings of the Scuderia in 1929, when the car company was founded 75 years ago, Enzo Ferrari chose yellow alongside blue, one of the colors of the Modena coat of arms, to match the company coat of arms. the horse and the top. A very special look to mark the very special occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Monza circuit.
The Ferrari F1-75 livery features yellow and black inserts. The modifications planned exclusively for this race are displayed on the front fender, around the halo, the engine cover and the rear fender. The rear wing features the famous “F lunga” logo in yellow on black. The same goes for the driver’s racing suit.
In fact, yellow has always been part of the Maranello brand’s DNA, alongside the quintessential Ferrari Red Bull.
At the start of the 20th century, the then International Association of Automobile Clubs set red as the official color of Italian racing cars, so when Enzo Ferrari founded the Scuderia, when he joined Alfa Romeo under its banner, he must have agreed with her.
Yellow is therefore the second color of the Maranello brand and its founder, Enzo Ferrari, after being commissioned by the family of the famous Italian war hero Francesco Baracca to wear the Prancing Horse motif, immediately chose yellow as an element of the brand. emblem drawn by .
Enzo Ferrari wrote: “The Cavallino was and still is black. We added a background of canary yellow, the color of Modena.”
The emblem made its debut at the 1932 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps for the team’s Alfa Romeo, winning with Antonio Brivio and Eugenio Siena. Since then it has been installed in Ferrari cars.
The walls of the paddock, hospitality campervan and garage are also given a splash of yellow to tell the story of the color and the company. To mark the 100th anniversary of the Monza circuit, the Scuderia’s social networks will broadcast special content in honor of the circuit. .
The team won its first race in 1933, when it was still Alfa Romeo. Since then he has won 40 more, ending with victory over Charles Leclerc in 2019.
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