2017 was a big year for Ferrari fans. There were celebrations all round the world based on the idea that the company had reached its 70th anniversary, and everyone had a great time. As is often the case, though, things were a bit more complicated than that.

What people were actually celebrating was the 70th anniversary of the first car with a Ferrari badge. Looking at it another way, you could say that 2019 is in fact Ferrari’s 90th anniversary. Here’s why.