Yesterday, TJ13 revealed a rather embarrassing accident whereby an over enthusiastic Ferrari fan, or one who just plain ignored the embargo, published a photo of Leclerc in his race suit after having his seat fitting – No such errors from the senior teammate Sebastian Vettel.
During a period of possible further embarrassment for the team, who might be facing a ban on their Philip Morris Mission Winnow branding in Australia, Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari marketing team who followed their 4 time Red Bull Champion, and published the below press release and photos.
Maranello – This morning, Sebastian Vettel came to the Gestione Sportiva for a seat fitting in the 2019 Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow car. The German, who has won 13 races in Maranello colours, making him the third most successful Ferrari driver after Michael Schumacher and Niki Lauda, thus sat, for the first time, in the car with which he will tackle the world championship, that gets underway on 17 March with the Australian GP.
With the team. Just as Charles Leclerc did on Thursday, Sebastian met with Team Principal and Managing Director, Mattia Binotto, as well the engineers, with whom he had preliminary talks about the upcoming season, prior to the test sessions that get the track action underway in Barcelona from 18 to 21 February and again from 26 February to 1 March.
Seven days to launch. Exactly a week to go now until the launch of this year’s Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow car. The event will take place in Maranello on Friday 15, at 10.45 CET and the entire launch will be live streamed on the Ferrari website, while the key moments of the unveiling will also be available on the Scuderia’s social media platforms.
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