Ferrari is a sports car company based in Maranello (Italy). It was founded in 1929 by a racing car driver, Enzo Ferrari, with the name of Scuderia Ferrari, building racing cars and later, in 1947, making sports cars.
Originally, the Scuderia Ferrari sponsored pilots and cars Alfa Romeo and Fiat. The company began producing automobiles in series in 1947. He became Ferrari SA in 1969 when Fiat Group came to be part of the Board of Directors and shareholder of the company was made. Currently the main shareholder is Fiat Group, with 90%, 5% stake was bought in 2005 by a company in the UAE, and the rest belongs to Piero Ferrari, son of Enzo. The company is based in Maranello, near Bologna and Modena, Italy.