Piaggio Aero with Giancarlo Fisichella and Scuderia Ferrari
Scuderia Ferrari announces that it has appointed Giancarlo Fisichella to drive its Formula 1 car from now to the end of the 2009 F1 World Championship season.
The Italian driver will take Felipe Massa's role, awaiting his return to competitions. Fisichella will race his first Grand Prix on the F60 car next September 13rd on Monza circuit, during the Italian GP.
Piaggio Aero, as Scuderia Ferrari sponsor, will support Giancarlo Fisichella and Kimi Raikkonen for the rest of Formule 1 season. The aeronautical company with Mr Piero Ferrari as chairman, will feature its brand logo on the Italian driver new racing helmet as on the Kimi Raikkonen one.
Piaggio Aero CEO, Mr. Alberto Galassi, commented with pleasure: “Choosing Giancarlo the Maranello’s Team has given its fans the pride and joy of seeing an Italian driver racing on Ferrari Formula 1 car, debuting during the home Grand Prix. It is the crowning achievement of a great professional career in Formula 1 of the Italian driver. I'm delighted to see the tricolor logo of Piaggio Aero and its image of high technology with the Italian company Scuderia Ferrari and its drivers."