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Ferrari 312B: Where the Revolution Begins
Ferrari 312B tells the story of men and motors, but most of all, passion. The passion that drove Italian ex-F1 racing driver, Paolo Barilla, to bring the Ferrari 312B back on track, 46 years after its debut, and race it once more on the Monte Carlo circuit for the Historic Rally held there every two years. In order to do this, Barilla entrusted the car to the man who created it in 1970, designer and engineer Mauro Forghieri, and his enthusiastic team of mechanics. The car was completely restored, piece by piece, with the utmost preparation for the big day.
This film is a tribute to a piece of F1 history, to a car that is a work of art, entirely handmade, as well as being a prototype launched by its inventors full speed towards the future. It is a symbol of a revolution that changed the world of F1 forever.
Join the Design Museum for a talk and screening of Ferrari 312B.
Bob Constanduros is a British journalist referred to as “the man behind the voice of Formula One”. He is an official on-circuit commentator at all F1 Grand Prix around the world, and for many years conducted the official press conferences organized by the International Automobile Federation. Between 1972 and 1977 he wrote for the renowned British weekly Autosport.
Nigel Roebuck became a Formula 1 journalist in 1971, working for Car & Driver, before moving to Competition Car, where he became Editor. In 1976 he joined Autosport as Grand Prix Editor, and covered more than 500 Grands Prix for the magazine before moving to Motor Sport in 2008, as Editor-in-Chief. In 2017 Roebuck returned to Autosport. He is the author of 19 books about Formula 1.
Background image | Still Life ©Gherardo Benfenati, Ferrari 312B