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This weekend sees Ferrari and Shell contest their 500th Grand Prix together, the pair aiming to celebrate the landmark event with a number of initiatives.
Throughout the weekend, the Ferraris of Alonso and Massa will run with a special 500 races livery on the front and rear wing of the F2012. A Ferrari F458 Challenge has also been specially branded with the logo and will be driven by test driver Marc Gené in the supporting Ferrari Challenge race.
Shell has also commissioned a special film to mark the anniversary. The four minute film, features interviews with Luca Di Montezemolo, Stefano Domenicali, Luca Marmorini, Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa, John Surtees and the first man ever to win a Formula One race for Ferrari, Jose Froilan Gonzalez.
In addition, Shell has commissioned a painting by renowned motorsport artist Michael Turner that depicts the historic nature of the partnership. The unique artwork will be presented to Stefano Domenicali, Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa, by Mark Williams, Shell Downstream Director on Saturday.
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