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Ferrari, Mercedes prepare for battle

More Sports / Auto Racing Sep 12, 2018

Ferrari, Mercedes prepare for battle

Sebastian Vettel is under growing pressure to slash Lewis Hamilton's championship lead at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix — and erase Ferrari's painful memories from last year in the process. Mercedes normally struggles at the steamy Marina Bay Circuit, but in 2017 Hamilton won after ...

Steve McQueen's family sues Ferrari over trademark

Business Aug 2, 2018

Steve McQueen's family sues Ferrari over trademark

Steve McQueen's descendants are suing Ferrari for marketing autos around the image of the iconic actor without compensating the family. The Italian sports car company profited unfairly from the actor's legacy in 2017 when it sold "The McQueen," a limited-edition model in connection with the ...

More Sports / Auto Racing Sep 1, 2016

Ferrari's Massa to retire after season

Brazilian Felipe Massa announced on Thursday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season. The 35-year-old Williams driver, who won 11 races for Ferrari between 2006 and 2008 and finished overall runner-up to Lewis Hamilton in the 2008 world championship, ...

Mercedes' Rosberg triumphs in Bahrain

More Sports / Auto Racing Apr 4, 2016

Mercedes' Rosberg triumphs in Bahrain

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg became the eighth man in Formula One history to win five consecutive races with a victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, and will now aim to do what all the other seven did: Go on to capture the ...

Ferrari: Japan growth market as China, EU slump

Business / Corporate Apr 6, 2013

Ferrari: Japan growth market as China, EU slump

by Anna Mukai

Japan is becoming Ferrari's next growth market. Registrations of Fiat SpA's ultra-luxury brand surged 40 percent to 144 vehicles in Japan last quarter, the Japan Automobile Importers Association said Thursday. That's more than twice the growth in the larger U.S. market, while demand is slumping ...