Vintage 1981 Ferrari press release on the Grand Prix of the USA held at Long beach.
Mentions that Gilles Villeneuve and Didier Pironi will be driving the Ferrari 126/CX with BBC Comprex Supercharger while the spare car (as it was called back then) is a 126/CK with KKK Turbo Compressor.
Contains quotes by Mauro Forghieri and sections on "Private Testing" and "Sporting Point".
Also shows a map of the Long beach track with the gear shifting points.
This was the race in which Didier Pironi made his debut in a Ferrari F1 car!
Issued before the race for the motoring press.
1 Sheet, double sided.
Factory original issue.
Available in Italian only.
Not contained in the press release but purely for your information:
Gilles Villeneuve qualified 5th with a time of 1.20.462
Didier Pironi qualified 11th with a time of 1.20.909
Both gentlemen did NOT finish the race.
Gilles Villeneuve had to give up in lap 17 with a broken halfshaft
Didier Pironi had to give up in lap 67 with fuel system trouble.