Monday, February 19, 2007

Ferrari 60th Birthday Announcement

Wile the Scuderia creeps towards Senior Citizen status by turning 60 this year, Shell Oil has decided to make quite a ruckus over the impending birthday.

Imagine waking up to the shrill sounds of exotic Formula 1 machinery barking loudly in the early morning hours of your neighborhood? This is apparently exactly what has happened in Monaco.

Meanwhile Shell is busily trying to film commercials around the globe, with first London’s location being scrubbed and relocated to Monaco. Now comes word that the Sydney “shoot” has also been pulled. So much for the lure of free TV promotion as the Oil giant seems unwilling to “Shell” out any extra dinero on the mega-bucks commercials…