Formula 1 and Ferrari: a Natural Pairing

Formula 1 — also known as F1 or Formula One — is the top class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), or the International Automobile Federation. Every Formula 1 race is governed by an extensive set of rules and regulations to ensure that all vehicles compete on a level playing field that enables automakers’ vehicles to display their full potential.

Ferrari’s participation in Formula 1 racing dates back to 1950, when the 275 F1 and 340 F1 single-seaters were driven in the second race of the World Championship. Ferrari also happens to be the oldest active Formula 1 team, and has earned its status as one of the premier automakers as these events — it’s part of the so-called “Big Four,” which also features Renault, Williams, and McLaren. Cars and drivers representing the Big Four won every single Formula 1 World Championship from 1984 to 2008 and every Constructors’ Championship from 1979 to 2008, securing these brands’ places as giants in the sport.

2019 Formula 1 Schedule

Every Formula 1 seasons is made of up of a series of Grand Prix races throughout the world, both on public roads and tracks built specifically for Formula 1 events. 2019’s F1 calendar will also feature the 1,000th Grand Prix, which will be held at China’s Shanghai International Circuit. The 2019 Formula 1 schedule is as follows:

Pre-Season Testing

Test 1February 18 - 21Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Spain
Test 2February 26 - March 1Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Spain

2019 Formula 1 Races

DateGrand PrixVenue
March 17AustraliaMelbourne
March 31BahrainSakhir
April 14ChinaShanghai
April 28AzerbaijanBaku
May 12SpainBarcelona
May 26MonacoMonaco
June 9CanadaMontreal
June 23FranceLe Castellet
June 30AustriaSpielberg
July 14Great BritainSilverstone
July 28GermanyHockenheim
August 4HungaryBudapest
September 1BelgiumSpa
September 8ItalyMonza
September 22SingaporeSingapore
September 29RussiaSochi
October 13JapanSuzuka
October 27MexicoMexico City
November 3USAAustin
November 17BrazilSao Paulo
December 1Abu DhabiYas Island

Ferrari Formula 1 Drivers

Ferrari’s Formula 1 racing team is named Scuderia Ferrari, and it’s headlined by Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc (who replaces Kimi Räikkönnen for 2019).

  • Sebastian Vettel has earned 52 first-place finishes among four World Championships and 220 Grands Prix entered. He holds numerous Formula 1 records, and has been one of the most dominant drivers in F1 racing since his mid-20s.
  • Charles Leclerc is young up-and-coming driver with huge expectations. Boasting GP3 and F2 titles in successive years, Leclerc has earned a place alongside the legendary Vettel — a fact all the more surprising considering Ferrari’s typically cautious approach to signing relatively raw talent.

With Sebastian Vettel’s experience alongside Charles Leclerc’s tremendous potential, Scuderia is poised to be one of the most exciting Formula 1 teams in 2019!

Ferrari Formula 1 Club

Ferrari’s F1 Club is a dream for true motorsport enthusiasts from Indianapolis to Milwaukee and beyond! Participants celebrate in style and enjoy a prime viewing location on the track, in addition an incredible hospitality experience that includes a gourmet lunch accompanied by fine wines, champagne, and an open bar to be enjoyed at your leisure. Ferrari Formula 1 Club passes allow participants to experience a Ferrari pit tour in addition to seeing live interviews with F1 teams and drivers.

Formula 1 Pitstop

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Ferrari Formula One News

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