Ferrari History & TImeline :
Ferrari was founded in 1929 as Scuderia Ferrari a company specialized in Formula One race car.
The founder was the Italian Enzo Ferrari.
The horse in the Ferrari Logo really existed. The image once reproduced the horse
of the young Italian count Francesco Barraca, a pilot who had the horse logo was painted on his plane.
Francesco's mother Countess Paulina suggested that the horse would bring luck.
The yellow color corresponds to the color of the Italian city Mondena.
In 1947 Enzo Ferrari started the production of vehicals that can use public roads creating Ferrai SpA.
Some cars were very exclusive like the Ferrari 340 America Berlinetta
built in 1951 for Michel Paul Cavalier from Nancy.
In fact Michel Paul Cavalier, a friend of Enzo, was to tall for a normal Ferrari,
so a special car was built for him. More of the Michel Paul Cavalier Ferrari
Not many people have a car specially made for them.
Michel Paul Cavalier also impressed Enzo Ferrari
by the exceptional beauty of his daughters
who sometimes accompanied her father to visit the factory in Italy.
Today 10% of the company is owned by Piero Ferrari, the secon son of Enzo born in 1945.
90% of the company is owned by Fiat and the Agnelli family.
Opening of the Ferrari Store in Florence.