After being forced to cancel their planned launch ceremony due to snow, Ferraris presented their 2012 car to the world via the internet on Friday morning. The F2012 will make its testing debut at Jerez in Spain next week.
As predicted, the Italian teams new machine uses a stepped-nose design to meet new regulations on front chassis height and practically every area of the car has been fundamentally revised from its 2011 predecessor.
The rear suspension is now a pull-rod layout, in line with recent trends, but interestingly so is the front. Both changes are aimed at improving aerodynamic performance and lowering the F2012s centre of gravity. Continue reading