Formula 1's governing body has stirred up a hornet's nest with its handling of two incidents of corporate technical espionage. Now the FIA has pledged to press libel charges against a prominent motorsports journalist who alluded to the group's actions as a "witch hunt."
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The Tricolore version of the Pagani Zonda makes it into the UK.
Horacio Pagani recently created yet another special version of the Zonda called the ‘Zonda Tricolore’ after the Italian National Aerobatic Team, known as the 'Frecce Tricolori' in Italy (the equivalent of the Red Arrows in the UK). Pagani plans to build three examples in all and the 2nd example is now being offered for sale at the UK’s only official Pagani dealer, Bob Forstner, who are based on Park Lane in central London.The £1.3m car is very similar to the Zonda Cinque Coupe but comes without the roof mounted air intake. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Frecce Tricolori last weekend, the Italian air display team suggested should get together and shoot a video starring both this special Zonda and one of the aerobatic team’s planes. Here’s the link to the final result, which we think it’s a bit special.