Ferrari confirmed have confirmed that it will launch its 2014 car on 25 January, but before then fans will pick the car’s name – the 2013 car was the Ferrari F138.
The team announced on their website: “For the first time in the history of Scuderia Ferrari, the name of the car that Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen will drive as they aim for victory in this year’s Formula 1 Championship will be chosen by fans from around the world.”
We reported last week that the Italian team would have its new car ready for a Jerez debut, with an official launch date set for Maranello a few days earlier.
Indeed Ferrari said it will reveal its car on the internet with a series of exclusive photos on 25 January along with Alonso and Raikkonen’s public re-introduction, a day after the official 2014 car name is announced.
Before then, fans can vote for the name in an online poll, with the five options being F14T, F14 Maranello, Formula 14 Scuderia, F166 Turbo and F616.
Ferrari added: “Not only can fans make their mark on the Scuderia’s 2014 adventure, but again through the website and social media networks, they can also put questions to Team Principal Stefano Domenicali and the two race drivers, using the hashtags #askStefano, #askAlo, #Kimi. The protagonists will answer the most interesting and stimulating questions in a video which will also go out on Saturday 25 January.” (GMM)
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