Snow at Fiorano may hinder first run of new Ferrari F1 car
|By Jonathan Noble||Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 17:28 GMT|
Ferrari is likely to be forced to cancel a planned shakedown of its new car at Fiorano later this week because of snow at Maranello.
The Italian team had intended to run its new car for filming purposes straight after its official launch on Friday morning.
However, wintry conditions have left the outfit's Fiorano circuit covered in snow - which is unlikely to melt over the new few days.
A statement on Ferrari's official website, which confirmed the launch was still going ahead as planned, said: "It now looks as though there is little chance of carrying out the planned promotional filming featuring action shots of the car at the Fiorano track.
"Even if the snow was to stop, it's hard to imagine that the escape roads could be cleared of their blanket of snow which is gradually building up."