Ferrari gets roasted again after failing to identify Canadian maple leaf ahead of Grand Prix

Jun 6 2018, 6:35 pm

What is Ferrari smoking?

The luxury Italian auto manufacturer has had a rough go on Twitter with fans in Canada the last couple of days, as it prepares for the Grand Prix in Montreal this weekend.

First, Ferrari sent out a tweet confusing Toronto for Montreal, on Tuesday.

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And now?

Well, do those look like maple leaves to you…

To some, they looked like marijuana leaves:

Others have (probably more correctly) pointed out that they look like Japanese maple leaves.

You be the judge:

The Japanese maple leaf explanation seems more plausible, though still unacceptable. The Canadian Grand Prix isn’t a new stop on the Formula 1 circuit, and Ferrari has been coming to Montreal on an annual basis since the 1970s.

Also, the Canadian maple leaf is on our flag.