Ferrari SpA is an Italian sports car manufacturer based in Maranello on. Founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1929 as Scuderia Ferrari, the company sponsored drivers and manufactured race cars before moving to the production of street-legal vehicles as Ferrari SpA in 1947. Fiat acquired 50% of Ferrari in 1969 increased his stake for just 85% in 2008, which is still remains. Throughout its history, company has been noted for its continued participation in Racing, especially in Formula One, where he became a great success.
Enzo Ferrari was not initially interested in the idea to produce road cars when he formed Scuderia Ferrari in 1928 as a sponsor for amateur drivers headquartered in Modena. In 1941, Alfa Romeo were confiscated by the fascist government of Benito Mussolini as part of the war effort Powers Axis’. The division Enzo Ferrari was small enough to be affected by this. Because he was prohibited by contract from racing for four years, was briefly Scuderia Auto Navio Costruzioni Ferrari, which calls for the production of machine tools and accessories pilots. In 1943 the factory Ferrari moved to Maranello, it has remained ever since. The factory was bombed by the Allies in 1944 and rebuilt in 1946, after the war, and the industry in the development of road vehicles is included.
The Ferrari Scuderia has participated in a number of classes of Motorsport, although currently only officially involved in Formula One Is the only team to have competed in the Formula One World Fia ever since its inception in 1950. José Froilan González gave the team’s first F1 at the 1951 British Grand Prix victory. Ferrari made a number of concept cars such as the Ferrari Mythos. Although some of them were really great and never intended for production, others , such as Ferrari Mythos have shown styling elements which later incorporated into the production model.
The latest concept car to be produced by Ferrari themselves was the 2010 Ferrari Millechili. A number of special versions once of Ferrari road cars produced, some of which have been commissioned by the wealthy owners. Examples are the Ferrari P4 / 5 and the Ferrari SP12 CE
Ferrari has had a long relationship with Shell Oil. It is a technical cooperation with Ferrari and Ducati to test and fuel oil supply to Formula One, MotoGP and Superbike Racing teams in the world. For example, the Shell V-Power premium gasoline fuel has been developed with the many years of technical expertise between Shell and Ferrari. Ferrari has agreements to supply Formula One engines many other groups over the years, and currently provide the Marussia F1 Team and Sauber F1 Team.