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2013-01-30 14:25

END OF AN ERA FOR V8 ENGINES: Ferrari's 2013 F1 car pays tribute to the last season V8 engines will be used in F1.

Ferrari's 2013 title contender will be will be named F138.

The car, to be unveiled on Friday February 1, derives its name from the current year and the fact that the season is the last in which eight-cylinder engines will be used in the sport.

From 2014 onwards, six-cylinder cars are mandatory in F1.

Ferrari are the only team who have competed in every season in the sport, the 2013 campaign being their 59th. Their drivers are former world champion Fernando Alonso of Spain and Brazil's Felipe Massa.

Ferrari are seeking their first drivers' title since Kimi Raikkonen's success in 2007 when the season starts on March 17 in Australia.


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