JANUARY 1, 2000
Engineering shake-up at Maranello
Ferrari has also just concluded a deal to work with Italian aerospace company Finmeccanica which will assist with its aerodynamic research and with advanced material development. Finmeccanica is involved in the production of the Eurofighter jet aircraft.
The deal with the team is part of a bigger technology deal which will involve Ferrari road cars. As part of the deal Finmeccanica will be able to use the famous Ferrari prancing horse logo in its advertising campaigns.
McLaren has a similar deal with British Aerospace.