F1 drivers take on the slopes in the Ferrari FF

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Snow racers

Snow capped mountains are usually reserved for skiers and snowboarders, but it seems Ferrari wants to get in on the action.

As a little promotional stunt for the new V-12 engined Ferrari FF, the first hatchback to ever wear the prancing horse badge, Ferrari handed over a pair to Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.

The two drivers of Scuderia Ferrari then proceeded to take on the downhill slope and slalom course in a parallel “race”. Ferrari is promoting how the 660 horsepower V12 FF can confidently engage a low grip environment (and that's putting it mildly) with its advanced 4WD and electronic driver aids.


Of course, it's hard to verify if it's actually a race because, as Ferrari puts it, the parallel run ended in a “dead heat”. Team orders, perhaps?

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