- Not to be confused with the Enzo Ferrari , which is sometimes referred to as the F60.
The Ferrari F60
is a Formula One motor racing
car, which Scuderia Ferrari
used to compete in the 2009 Formula One season
. The car was unveiled on 12 January 2009.
The F60, the 55th single-seater car produced by Ferrari to compete in Formula One
, was first launched online on 12 January 2009. The car was named F60
to celebrate the fact that 2009 is Ferrari's 60th year in Formula One, the only team to have competed every year. Felipe Massa
undertook the debut run of the car with a shakedown at Mugello
later that day. The car was initially intended to debut at Ferrari's home Fiorano
The F60's first full test took place at the Mugello Circuit
during the week of 19 January 2009.
On average, the Ferrari F60 is 1.9 seconds faster than the last car, despite the new regulations. In the 2009 season, FIA banned the large bargeboards in front of the radiator and the sidepods. It also placed limits on the wheelbase, making it shorter, simpler front splitter, narrower rear spoiler and certain underside air flows, so that it is less disruptive to the car behind. The Ferrari F60 responded to... Read More