New F1 Ferrari 288 worked on at Maranello
8 January, 2011
Jan.08 (Ferrari) These are busy times for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro as it prepares for the start of another season of track activity, which gets underway on 1st February at Cheste, near Valencia (Spain,) when the first of four test sessions gets underway, prior to the start of the 2011 World Championship.
On Friday morning, the Car Assembly department took delivery of the first chassis of the new car, which goes by the code number 288. Engineers and mechanics are already working on it, going through the usual early-build procedures.
The next big step comes at the end of January, when the complete car will be unveiled in Maranello. Holiday time for the Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro drivers is running out.
As from this coming Monday, Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa, Marc Gené, Giancarlo Fisichella and Jules Bianchi will be in Madonna di Campiglio for the start of the twenty first edition of “Wrooom, the event that that has traditionally marked the start of the season.
The Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro drivers being joined on the snow capped mountains by their two wheeled colleagues from the Ducati Marlboro Team including Valentino Rossi, along with members of the specialist press.