2013 Ferrari F1 car named 'F138'
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- 01:39 pm, January 31, 2013
The 2013 Challenger will be the last one of the company to be propelled by the V8 engine formula.
Ferrari's 2013 Formula One contender that was teased just few days back and will be officially unveiled tomorrow has been named 'F138.' The '13' in the name stands for the current year, while the '8' acknowledges the fact that this will the last of the company's F1 car to be propelled by the V8 engine formula. According to new F1 rules, the V8 units that were introduced in 2006, will be replaced in 2014 by turbo-charged V6s.
Ferrair's 2013 Challenger is aiming to win both titles after losing out to Red Bull last year and will take its first public bow at event that is slated to undergo at the Maranello factory in Italy. The testing of the F1 racer will begine next week.
Ferrari is the only team to have competed in every year of the Formula 1 World Championship and the F138 will be the 59th car to be built by the Scuderia. The Italian team has won 31 championships - 15 drivers' and 16 constructors' - 219 race victories, 207 pole positions and 228 fastest laps.
First Published on 01:39 pm, January 31, 2013
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