Video: The Passion, Art and Desire of the Ferrari F1/87

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Gerhard Berger and Michele Alboreto on the way to a 1-2 finish at Monza, 1988. Image thanks to the Cahier Archive.

After an unsuccessful ’86 Formula 1 season, Ferrari needed something that would put the fire back into their performance. The Ferrari F1/87 was their answer.

1987 brought with it a few big changes in Formula 1 regulations. The sport was preparing to drop turbos in 1989, so rules were put in place to make naturally aspirated engines more competitive. Regulations were also changed to slow the cars down,...