Ferrari cancel F1 car launch

2012 F1 season

Fiorano, 2012

Snow has forced Ferrari to cancel its launch ceremony

Ferrari have cancelled the launch ceremony for their 2012 F1 car tomorrow.

Heavy snow in Maranello has forced the team to rethinks its plans.

Ferrari announced on Twitter: “It is still snowing heavily here in Maranello. Therefore, the launch ceremony of the new F1 car has been cancelled.”

Ferrari added they will release images and technical details of their new car tomorrow.

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74 comments on Ferrari cancel F1 car launch

  1. InternetF1Fan said on 2nd February 2012, 13:04

    As usual, Ferrari don’t fail to dissapoint.

  2. McGregski (@mcgregski) said on 2nd February 2012, 13:26

    “Ferrari – The snow is faster than you, do you understand?”

  3. Fixy (@fixy) said on 2nd February 2012, 13:50

    It has heavily snowed here in Italy for the past two days. Today (in Milan at least) it has stopped, but before the snow melts a few days will pass, and only if the temperatures rise (the forecasts say the opposite will happen, bringing dangerous ice sheets everywhere.

  4. rob from inverness said on 2nd February 2012, 14:46

    The web site F1-Direct ( close to the Scuderia ) suggests that it will have pictures of the new Ferrari at 1900h UK time tonight.

  5. Colossal Squid (@colossal-squid) said on 2nd February 2012, 15:15

    Well I’ve been building up all week to tomorrow, I’m kinda disappointed. At least there’ll be some photos…

  6. TED BELL said on 2nd February 2012, 16:05

    The real reason for the cancellation is that the they ran out of colors to identify the new Pirelli studded snow and ice tire.

  7. sid_prasher (@) said on 2nd February 2012, 17:52

    Scarlet on white would have looked pretty! Can’t wait for the photos…

  8. When I saw the heading, I immediately though that Ferrari is doing a rush job to change their Catherham-like ducknose into something more like McLaren’s :-). But I am willing to concede that snow could be a reason too.

  9. Shery said on 3rd February 2012, 3:01

    Keith, I have a suggestion, Why dont you have a like button on comments just like facebook or a recommended button which Planetf1 offers.It would be fun.

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