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Rory Byrne, who designed the F1 Ferraris Michael Schumacher raced

Phuket Network to Hear from F1 Grand Prix Ace

Friday, October 26, 2012
PHUKET: The International Business Association of Phuket has the great pleasure of hosting and evening with Rory Byrne, where he will discuss his career to date, covering 20 years with Benetton and Ferrari, plus his views on the future of Formula One.

Of course, the announcement that Thailand will host a Grand Prix in 2014 is sure to tackled in depth and questions from the audience will be taken after the presentation.

Rory Byrne is an engineer and car designer from Pretoria, South Africa, most famous for being the chief designer for Formula One team, Benetton, from 1985 until early retirement in 1995, only to come out of retirement to partner Michael Schumacher (again) at Ferrari, where he designed the car that was so successful.

Byrne designed cars have won over 70 Grand Prix, seven constructors' titles and six drivers' titles, mainly with Schumacher and Ferrari.

Rory finally retired from Formula 1 in 2006, but has stayed on as a consultant to Ferrari and has been involved with the design of the Ferrari F2012 Formula One Car and the Ferrari F70.

The IBAP gathering is at the A2 Access resort on the bypass road, Phuket City, on November 9. Registration 6.15pm Program 7.10pm.

Members 200 baht, visitors 400 baht, students 100 baht.



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