Ferrari-demo travel: Leclerc with SF1000 on public roads in Maranello

"I'm Usually not an early riser, but this morning I had a good reason," says Charles Leclerc. The formula 1 driver moved to its current SF1000 in the Ferrari

Ferrari-demo travel: Leclerc with SF1000 on public roads in Maranello

"I'm Usually not an early riser, but this morning I had a good reason," says Charles Leclerc. The formula 1 driver moved to its current SF1000 in the Ferrari home town Maranello. "Maybe I've woken up a few people, but it was great to ride with the SF1000 through these streets," he says.

And the Ferrari had come up with a special Route: the starting point of the Ferrari factory grounds. Directly in front of the former factory halls of the Department, the mechanic threw the SF1000, then walked Leclerc in the car on the tracks of the Ferrari's history in the small Italian town.

"I had literally the fact is looking forward to sitting in the car for this particular Route," says Leclerc.

The Route Leclerc in Maranello

the Route led him first Via Abetone Inferiore, then past the "Gestione Sportiva", where Ferrari for 2015, all of the formula 1-designed cars and built, and then to the Ferrari Musem. At the end of his Tour, the Via used Leclerc Gilles Villeneuve, which brought him to the Fiorano race track.

"sit Back in the Cockpit, it feels as if one is at home," says Leclerc after his special tour. Ferrari have want to show: The forced break, the formula 1 is over. Or as it is expressed in Leclerc: "It is a funny kind of way was to say that we are ready to go back on the race track."

in fact, the formula-1 allows for regulations such demonstration rides with the current cars, if the world governing body (FIA) has granted its consent and the formula 1 competition was also pre-informed of them.

And now for the season opener!

Each Team it is, therefore, a season two Events of this kind to hold, of course, on special Pirelli tires. In addition to the two film days of over 100 kilometres, which must also be on separate hard demonstration tyres coped.

Leclerc anyway, the short exit has enjoyed: "Now, I can't wait to drive the SF1000 in Austria," he says. No surprise: Ferrari's formula 1 time-out since the last day of the winter tests in Barcelona exactly 110 days.

Even throughout the years had to wait for the inhabitants of Maranello to see a current formula 1 Ferrari on the streets of your city. Leclerc was the "first rider of the modern Era," this honor has become given, it is called by Ferrari, without the year of trips of this type to call the numbers from the previous Demo.

This article by Stefan Ehlen, Co-author: Jonathan Noble

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Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 13:26

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