Sebastian Vettel retains tradition, names his 2017 Ferrari F1 car Gina

The 29-year-old driver always gives his F1 car a female name, and this year his 2017 Ferrari will be known as Gina.

Published: 22nd March 2017 06:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd March 2017 06:59 PM   |  A+A-

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel |AP


JOHANNESBURG: Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel has continued his tradition of naming his Formula One car for the upcoming season. 

The 29-year-old driver always gives his single seater F1 car a female name, and continuing his tradition, this year his 2017 Ferrari will be known as 'Gina', reports Sport24.

According to a German newspaper, the name of the car is Latin and is short for ‘Regina’, which means Queen.

 The 2017  F1 season is slated to begin with Australian Grand Prix from March 26.

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