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How will Ferrari fill its Enzo-inspired power vacuum?

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How will Ferrari fill its Enzo-inspired power vacuum?
Edd Straw
By: Edd Straw
Aug 14, 2018, 10:14 AM

It's now 30 years since the death of Ferrari's legendary founder Enzo Ferrari, and his legacy should influence the modern Formula 1 team's next moves

When the first Ferrari, the 125 S prototype, was ready for its inaugural run in March 1947, the man who took the barely completed and bodywork-less car for a quick spin to the nearby village of Formigine and back to Maranello was Enzo Ferrari himself.

Today marks 30 years since Enzo's death at the age of 90. It's a reminder of an era where one individual could embody a whole team and have a unique, physical connection to the cars that bear their name. How much grand prix racing has changed in just those three decades, let alone the seven since a Ferrari first raced.

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Author Edd Straw