FORMULA ONE

Ferrari roll out new car for upcoming season

Formula One constructor Ferrari has unveiled the F60, with which it hopes to reclaim the title in the new season that opens with the Australian Grand Prix in March. The new racing car is the 55th model used by Ferrari in 60 championships.

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AFP - Formula One constructors' world champions Ferrari unveiled their new F60 racing car for the 2009 season on Monday on their official internet site.

The car is named F60 in referenece to the number of championships Ferrari have participated in and becomes the 55th different F1 car designed by the Italian manufacturer.

It is due to make it's debut in testing at the famous Mugello circuit just outside Florence on Monday afternoon with world championship runner-up Brazilian Felipe Massa at the wheel as the tests having been switched from Fiorano due to icy conditions.

The new F1 season is due off in Melbourne on March 29 with the Australian Grand Prix, which last year was won by eventual world champion Lewis Hamilton.

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