Ferrari came third in the 2011 season and will expect more from their drivers in 2012
EDDIE JORDAN'S 2012 VIEW
"Ferrari have to deliver this year as 2011 was simply a year to forget.
"Over the winter, the team said they would deliver their drivers - Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa - with a car capable of challenging for the title for this season.
"But based on their form in testing, that doesn't look like it will be the case.
"Fernando should be in the fight for the title but I don't think he will be this season because the car isn't up to standard.
"Felipe is still a shadow of his former self and must up his game if he is to stay with the team beyond this season.
"There's a lot of pressure on technical director Pat Fry, who was at McLaren but joined the Italian team last year, to turn their fortunes around quickly."
MEET THE BOSS - STEFANO DOMENICALI
Can you explain your team's philosophy in three words?
Five: Racing is in our DNA.
Why do Ferrari race?
Because, as I said, racing is part of our DNA, since the beginning of our history. Racing is mainly our promotional tool - we do not do any kind of advertising - and our living R&D department for our road cars.
FERRARI FACTS AND STATS
Headquarters: Maranello (Italy)
Debut season: 1950
Test/reserve driver: Giancarlo Fisichella
Team principal: Stefano Domenicali
Technical director: Aldo Costa
Engine: Ferrari V8
2011 position: 3rd
Constructors' titles: 16
What is special about Ferrari?
Ferrari is a myth, all over the world. When you see a Ferrari in a road, you turn your head to follow her. When you see the Ferrari flags in the stands on the other side of the world you understand the passion that this brand generates.
What is the team's status in Formula 1?
We are the most successful team in the history of the sport and we want to keep the position.
What is the team's image?
You should tell me
Why should people support Ferrari?
I would not say "should": people do support Ferrari because of the passion which comes from its history, its brand, its style.
If your team were an animal what would it be?
A prancing horse!!
What does a team boss do?
Helps the team to have the best resources to compete, chooses the right people for the right places, protect the team.
What is the most difficult thing about being a team boss?
Dealing with the inside and outside pressure.
Team Ferrari 2011 Season StatsLast updated: Thursday, 15 November 2012 12:31 UK