Ferrari has fired up the engine that it hopes will power it to the 2019 Formula 1 world championship at its Maranello headquarters. 

The Scuderia successfully conducted a fire up of its power unit fitted to the chassis of its 2019 F1 car for the first time at its factory in Maranello, following running on the test bench. 

Ferrari will field a revised driver line-up featuring Charles Leclerc alongside four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel as it looks to end Mercedes' run of domination in the V6 hybrid era. 

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Having come up short against Mercedes in 2018 despite turning in its strongest title challenge for years, Ferrari has made a number of key changes to its management structure - with Mattia Binotto replacing Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal - in a fresh push to end its decade-long wait for a title. 

The Italian squad will unveil its 2019 F1 car at its launch on February 15, ahead of pre-season testing which begins in Barcelona three days later. 

You can listen to Ferrari's engine fire up below.