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General data  
Grand Prix season/s 2005
Racing driver:-Team Michael Schumacher, Rubens Barrichello
Race numbers Michael Schumacher: 1 Rubens Barrichello: 2
VIN span 240 and 241
Number produced 2
Presentation Shakedown 20 January 2005
   
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Carbon-fibre and honeycomb composite structure
Length 4545 mm
Width 1796 mm
Height 959 mm
Wheelbase 3050 mm
Front track 1470 mm
Rear track 1405 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones at the top, lower wishbones mounted on mono-keel, torsion springs operated by traction struts and deflection levers, anti-roll bar, Push-Rod-System
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, Sachs rotation shock absorbers, shock absorber unitoperated by traction struts and deflection levers, anti-roll bar, Push-Rod-System
Front tyres 13“
Rear tyres 13“
Tyres Bridgestone Potenza slicks with 4 grooves
Wheels BBS light alloy wheels
Front brakes Brembo ventilated carbon-fibre disc brakes, 6-pod aluminium callipers
Rear brakes Brembo ventilated carbon-fibre disc brakes, 6-pod aluminium callipers
Weight 605 kg, including oil, water and driver
Fuel tank Approx. 85 litres
Body material Carbon-fibre
   
Engine  
Type 054
Number of cylinders V10 – 90°
Displacement 2998 ccm
Bore and stroke
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 4 per cylinder
Valve control Pneumatical
Compression ratio
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Magneti Marelli electronic coil ignition
Fuel management Magneti Marelli digital fuel injection, Shell fuel
Maximum power Approx. 880 hp – 18.800 rpm
Gearbox 7 gears + rev., semiautomatic sequential electronically controlled gearbox, activated by steering wheel paddles, longitudinal installed, Traction and launch control Gearbox material: Titan and Carbon-fibre Gear change in approx. 0,04 sec.
Clutch AP and Sachs carbon-fibre multi disc clutch, activated with button on steering wheel
Engine weight Approx. 94 kg
Engine dimensions H x W Approx. 345 x 560 mm
   
Team  
Director of Gestione Sportiva Jean Todt
Technical Director Ross Brawn
Chief Designer Rory Byrne
Engine Paolo Martinelli
Good to know:

  • The letter „M“ istands for “Modificato”
  • The F 2004M was only raced in Australia and Malaysia
  • No Grand Prix victories

Ferrari Press releases:
Source: Ferrari

Shakedown for the F2004 M

Maranello, 20th January 2005Circuit: Fiorano track, 2.976 km – short course 1.413 km Driver: Andrea Bertolini Car: F2004 M Weather: air temperature 3/6 °C, track 0/9 °C. Clear skies.A shakedown test took place today at Fiorano, of the F2004 M, the updated version of the car that won the 2004 world championship and with which, Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro will start the 2005 Championship.Andrea Bertolini covered a total of 21 laps, one of them on the short track and all of them using wet weather tyres. The best time on the day was a 1’04″287.Development testing of the F2004 M will resume on 22nd January on the straight at Vairano, with Bertolini once again at the wheel.

Aerodynamic testing at Vairano for the F2000 M

Vairano, 22nd January 2005Circuit: Vairano straight Driver: Andrea Bertolini Car: F2004 M Weather: air temperature 4/11 °C, track 4/14 °C. Clear skies.Fifth day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, today working at Vairano. Andrea Bertolini carried out aerodynamic testing down the straight, at the wheel of an F2004 M. He covered a total of 287 kilometres.Bertolini continues testing at this track tomorrow.

F2004 M and F2004 on track at Barcelona

Barcelona, 28th JanuaryCircuit: Circuit de Catalunya, 4.627 km Drivers: Michael Schumacher and Luca Badoer Car: F2004 M and F2004 Weather: air temperature -3/8 °C, track temperature -2/8 °C; clear skies then partially cloudy.Second day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working today at the Catalunya Circuit near Barcelona.Michael Schumacher and Luca Badoer were on track today. The world champion worked on the set-up of the F2004 M, while the Scuderia’s official test driver concentrated on development testing of Bridgestone tyres.Schumacher completed a total of 57 laps, the quickest in a time of 1’16’003. Badoer did 74, the fastest in 1’15’894.Testing continues at this circuit tomorrow, with the same drivers on track.

 

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