Try again, Ferrari.
A maker of fast cars and inaccurate tweets, apparently, Scuderia Ferrari doesn’t know the difference between Canada’s two largest cities.
Ferrari has since removed the original tweet. Good thing we saved a gif:
A tweet proclaiming “we are ready for Montréal!” was sent out by the account, which represents the racing division of the Italian auto manufacturer. The attached video shows a beautiful city in the background, with just one problem, it’s Toronto.
You’d think the CN Tower would be a dead giveaway, wouldn’t you?
The Twitter faux pas comes days before the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix, held on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Ferrari ought to know Montreal by now, seeing as how the city has hosted every Canadian Grand Prix for the last 40 years.
Southern Ontario last hosted the Grand Prix in 1977, when Bowmanville Ontario’s Mosport Park was the site for the F1 auto race.
While the rest of the video accurately portrayed Montreal, F1 fans weren’t about to Ferrari get away with it.
They reacted to the miscue in hilarious fashion:
Hello Cleveland!!! pic.twitter.com/BVPE8bWqQU
— John Hansen ☕ (@jduncanhansen) June 5, 2018
How Ferrari sees Montréal: pic.twitter.com/V85JOmRSKF
— Robert Drummer (@rqd) June 5, 2018
I love Chicago! pic.twitter.com/Vbldn7HED3
— Nicholas Ratledge (@NRatledge) June 5, 2018
Hello Paris. So great to be back. pic.twitter.com/fsuXS0Q5nV
— VisuallyBetter (@Isuckatpicking) June 5, 2018
My Ferrari is very awesome! pic.twitter.com/B0zBSvrvTi
— Tweeps ordinaire (@iMario1s) June 5, 2018
NYC The big🍎 pic.twitter.com/CweQqG0fee
— Ryan Byrnes (@rwbyrnes49) June 5, 2018
Thanks for coming! I love Ferrari! pic.twitter.com/IrPzSTf9B3
— Domenick Yoney (@Domenick_Y) June 5, 2018
Welcome to Australia! pic.twitter.com/VAMQdVbyek
— Single Golfer in Cart (@1golferincart) June 5, 2018
Welcome to Shanghai. pic.twitter.com/NId5hSSf48
— The Humid, Frozen Canadian (@MgniM) June 5, 2018
Hello Monza! pic.twitter.com/9RMx7KarSE
— S B (@shadow_sb) June 5, 2018
— Max Power (@chabs919) June 5, 2018
The 2018 edition of the Canadian Grand Prix takes place on Sunday…
— Scuderia Ferrari (@ScuderiaFerrari) June 6, 2018