Brunico Christmas tree lights switched on in Maranello
Maranello, 14 December
The Christmas links between Ferrari and Brunico continue, as for the fifth consecutive year the South Tyrol town has presented the Maranello company with a big and beautiful Christmas tree, which is illuminated by over ten thousand low-energy bulbs. The tree is over twenty metres high and has been placed right in front of the company restaurant, Il Podio.
Taking part in the switching on ceremony was a delegation from Brunico made up, among others from the provincial council of Bolzano, Christian Tschurtschenthaler, Stefan Rubner, president of Rubner Holding, the manager of the woollen mill Moesmer Brunico Walter Niedermaire and by Robert Hillebrand, director of ASPIAG. On the Ferrari side were the President, Luca di Montezemolo, the vice president, Piero Ferrari, the director of the Scuderia Stefano Domenicali and the drivers Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso, the latter just back from time spent training at high altitude on the wonderful slopes of the South Tyrol mountains.