Ferrari 458 Italia Caught Leaving Tire Marks on 600-Year-Old Chinese Landmark

Ferrari has already apologized.

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As part of a celebration of 20 years since Ferrari entered the Chinese market, the Italian company pulled a publicity stunt, during which a 458 Italia did donuts and drifted on top of a 600-year-old Ming dynasty era wall, damaging the landmark with plenty of black tire marks. Ferrari apologized and is now claiming that the donuts were the fault of a dealer employee and not part of the original plan. As a result of the incident, the word "Ferrari" has been blocked on many Chinese microblogs in an attempt to quell any criticism of the government. 

[via Time]

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