Day: September 10, 2020

First Tuscan Grand Prix celebrates Ferrari’s 1,000th F1 race

Lewis Hamilton can chalk up another Formula One first, and rain on Ferrari’s parade, in Italy this weekend at scenic Mugello — a circuit better known for MotoGP thrills and throngs of Valentino Rossi fans.

The first ever Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday celebrates Ferrari’s 1,000th world championship race at the circuit near Florence owned by Formula One’s oldest, most glamorous and successful team.

Ferrari have had little to celebrate this year, however, and travel south from Monza after their worst performance there since 1995.

Sebastian Vettel, just announced as a Racing Point driver for 2021, and Charles Leclerc both retired last weekend, and Ferrari is sixth overall and heading for its worst season since 1980, when it ended up 10th.

“The track has a very long straight, but it’s not super fast like the past two we raced

2020 Volvo XC90 Interior Driveway Test | Photos, tech, impressions

We tend to love Volvo interiors. They’re beautiful, simple, inviting and a relaxing place to spend time in. Designers needed to get it right, too, because Volvo has applied the same styling and design language to every vehicle in its lineup.

We’re focusing on the flagship today: the 2020 Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription. Since our tester is the Inscription trim, that means it’s the most luxurious version of the bunch (Momentum and R-Line are the two others). Some highlights include perforated Nappa leather seats, a “tailored dashboard,” Gray Ash Wood trim inlays and the Orrefors crystal shift knob. 

Our car had the Charcoal interior scheme to play along nicely with the trim. The contrast between the light wood trim and gray stitching with the black leather is pleasing to the eye. Volvo uses a gratuitous but not overwhelming amount of