Jan 15

F1: Public Can Vote For New Ferrari Car Name

Fernando Alonso drives his Ferrari in the 2013 Singapore GP.  (Photo: Getty Images)

drives his in the 2013 Singapore GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari will launch its 2014 car on the afternoon of Saturday Jan. 25, the day after McLaren unveils its new machine online.

Ferrari has taken the unusual step of asking the public to name the car, with an online poll between five different options. The names reflect either the year of 2014, or the 1.6-litre V6 engine configuration.

The choices are 4 T, 4 Maranello, 4 Scuderia, 66 Turbo and F616.

If you would like to vote, have a look here:

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Jan 12

F1: Rumors Of Secret Ferrari V6 Test Grow

It is rumored that Ferrari is testing its all-new turbo V6 Formula 1 engine via its LaFerrari supercar. (Photo: Getty Images)

It is rumored that is testing its all-new turbo V6 engine via its supercar. (Photo: Getty Images)

Rumors Ferrari is already testing its all-new turbo V6 engine have only gained in strength in the last days and weeks.

Citing video evidence, we reported last month that a LaFerrari supercar had lapped the Maranello marque’s private Fiorano circuit amid the distinct tones of a turbo engine.

Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport now has more details.

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Jan 4

F1: Ecclestone Backs Ferrari’s Controversial New Driver Pairing

F1: Bernie Ecclestone May Wait Weeks For Court Verdict

Supremo walks in the paddock before the start of the Brazilian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Some – even president – believe pitting former undisputed ‘number 1′ against the team’s 2007 World Champion is a bold risk.

“But I have been here since the early 70s,” the Italian said recently, “and I know that risk is something you have to live with in .”

Ecclestone, Formula 1′s chief executive, usually likes to see the sport’s top drivers spread across the most competitive teams.

But he thinks Alonso versus Raikkonen at Ferrari, Formula 1′s most famous team, will be “fun”.

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Jan 3

F1: Fans Honor Injured Schumacher On His 45th Birthday

Young fans of Michael Schumacher hold a banner reading "Happy Birthday Schumi" outside of the Grenoble hospital. (Photo: Getty Images)

Young fans of hold a banner reading “Happy Birthday Schumi” outside of the Grenoble hospital. (Photo: Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher’s friends and family took turns by his hospital bed Friday, as fans rallied outside the hospital to support the critically injured great on his 45th birthday.

Schumacher has been in a medically induced coma since Sunday, when he fell while skiing and struck his head on a rock. His manager, Sabine Kehm, said Friday that his condition remains stable but critical.

The German driver and his family typically celebrate Christmas, New Year and his birthday at their ski house in the French resort of Meribel, where the accident happened.

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Dec 27

F1: Ferrari ‘Not Necessarily’ Good Move For Vettel Says Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone (right) believes Ferrari might not be the right move for Sebastian Vettel (left). (Photo: Getty Images)

(right) believes might not be the right move for (left). (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel has been voted Sportsman of the Year by European news agencies.

Organized by the Polish news agency PAP, 21 European outlets cast their votes and the Red Bull driver emerged with more points than tennis’ Rafael Nadal and British athlete Mo Farah.

Vettel’s latest victory is despite widespread claims that the German is only dominating because of Adrian Newey’s design genius.

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