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      04-15-2009, 09:05 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by xbook View Post
The black nosed car is the one Ferrari did as a tribute to the 9/11 attacks. The Italian GP @ Monza was held just a few days after the attacks. Ferrari felt it necessary to show their support for the US by adopting that livery for the race. I personally have always felt that was an amazing thing for them to do, and I will always remember it.

Agnelli passed away in 2003. Ferrari named their 2003 contender after him, the 2003-GA.
that's true; I guess I'm getting old.

didn't they paint the gear box cover black after GA passed away though? and also rename the new car? I seem to have a clear image of a ferrari with a black cover in my mind... but then again, old age. anyways, thread hijacked... I used to think the benetton back then was purty... now I loko at it and it looks ugly...

the same thing happens with road cars...
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