This year’s Ferrari World Finals in Valencia, Spain was supposed to be the culmination of a year-long Ferrari racing series that takes place all over the world. What was supposed to be the final round of the Ferrari Challenge Pirelli Trophy and the Shell Ferrari Historic Challenge ended up being overshadowed by a rather amusing and dim-witted incident involving three of the brand’s biggest names, Ferrari chief Luca Di Montezemolo and Ferrari’s 2010 F1 drivers, Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.

In respect to both Massa and Alonso, they weren’t really to blame for the incident because they just happened to be sitting in the same car as the real culprit, Di Montezemolo himself.

The trio were parading around the track in a Ferrari California when Di Montezemolo – he was the one driving, by the way – decided to make an unplanned pit stop and drove into the gravel pits. Predictably, the California ended up getting stuck into the gravel after the rear tires got beached.

Continued after the jump.

Alonso and Massa tried in vain to get the California out of its predicament but their efforts were futile as the gathered crowd began erupting in cheers and boisterous. Fortunately for the three, a separate California showed up at the scene of the ‘beaching’ and promptly gave the stranded fellows a ride back to base.

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  (780) posted on 02.4.2010

LOL. Now that is a golden funny moment. Why in the world did he turn to the sand? Anybody got some kind of interview from him or something? That is a pretty embarrassing moment.

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