Ferrari F2004

Michael Schumacher in the Ferrari F2004, the Grand Prix of USA 2004

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The Ferrari F2004 was a Formula 1 racing car, the Scuderia Ferrari in 2004 and 2005 began in the Formula 1 World Championship.

Technology and success

The Ferrari F2004 was designed and developed by Rory Byrne, Ross Brawn and Aldo Costa. The vehicle was one of the most successful racing cars of Ferrari and racing history. The vehicle was based on the World Champion car of the year 2002, the F2002, which was also a successful Ferrari single-seater. The front suspension of the F2004 has been completely redeveloped. At last year's model, the F2003 - GA, it rarely succeeded the tires to the correct operating temperature to bring. The exhaust system has been rebuilt and was now closer to the center line of the vehicle.

Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello won the F2004 15 of the 18 races of the season and reached twelve pole positions. In addition, they won 272 world championship points and won superior in both the Drivers 'and Constructors' titles. At the start of the season In 2005, the Ferrari model called F2004M still for two races, until it was replaced by the successor F2005.

The F2004 was the basis for the developed in collaboration with Ferrari in 2008 A1GP unit vehicle dar.