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Before the End…

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016

It is May 12, 1957 at the Ravenna control during the last Mille Miglia. The car is a Ferrari 335 Sport driven by Alfonso de Portago with his American friend Edmund Nelson as his passenger. The 335 Sport was perhaps the ultimate front-engined Ferrari sports-racer with a 4.1 liter four-cam motor which...

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How Road Racing Ended in America – in Cavallino 214

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016

Sports car racing took off in post-war America, fuelled by both a desire to enjoy life and by construction of new and very fast automobiles. The best teams, drivers and cars were soon mixing it up on venues that were basically thrown together – the roads of America. Find an interesting and...

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Two Great Drivers are Gone

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016

On August 3rd Chris Amon passed away from cancer at his home in New Zealand at the age of 73. Amon was perhaps the most unlucky of all F1 drivers, with his car failing on the final lap many times. Here he is at the top of his form with a Ferrari 312F1 at Zandvoort during the Dutch Grand Prix on June 21, 1969....

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How the TDF Became the TDF – in Cavallino 214

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016

They were just a 250 GTs in 1955 and 1956, but then they did well, even winning, the 1956 Tour de France Auto. It was such a momentous win that the model became known in life and legend as the 250 GT Tour de France, or TDF. Tour de France Auto historian and researcher Germain Maléjac gives you a close-up and...

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Ferrari SWB Best of Show at the Techno Classica 2016

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016

Report from Cavallino Contributor Hugo Garritsen The Techno Classica in Essen (Germany) is the largest classic car show worldwide, with 2,500 cars on display and close to 200,000 visitors. Besides the hundreds of German built classic cars for sale, there were also many Ferraris brought to Essen...

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Sport et Collection Fights Against Cancer

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016

Report from Cavallino Contributor Arnaud Meunier The 22nd edition of Sport and Collection – 500 Ferrari against Cancer took place on the first weekend of June, the 2nd to the 5th. It has become one of the most successful of Ferrari events, with hundreds of Ferraris on track over the three days,...

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Ferraris Partake of the Le Mans Classic 

Posted by on Aug 27, 2016

Report from Cavallino Contributor Arnaud Meunier The revival of the historical aspects of the Le Mans 24 Hours is called the Le Mans Classic, which takes place every other year at the beginning of July, this year from the 8th to the 10th, on the actual Le Mans race track, the same used in middle of June by...

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UK Ferrari Owners’ Club National Competes Nicely

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016

Report from on-scene Cavallino Editor Keith Bluemel  The premier national event on the Ferrari Owners’ Club UK calendar, the annual Concours, sponsored by EFG International, took place over the weekend of 9-10 July, at Stapleford Park close to Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire, with...

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250 GTO at Concours of Elegance at Windsor

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016

From Luxury Daily Britain’s Concours of Elegance is making changes and highlighting national heritage as it prepares to celebrate more than a homecoming. The event will take place in Windsor Castle for the first time since the event’s inauguration in 2012 and will also celebrate Her...

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Artist Cleverly Re-imagines Old Ferrari Parts

Posted by on Aug 21, 2016

The experience of seeing a work of art is subjective. Art exists to express an idea or emotion of the artist. James Ferrari (yes his real name), also known as “Ferrari the Artist” expresses himself through his passion for Ferraris and his love for metal working. “I feel when I breathe new life...

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Goodwood Festival of Speed Surpasses Expectations

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016

Report from on-scene Cavallino Editor Keith Bluemel The 24th annual Goodwood Festival of Speed, 23-26 June 2016, was its usual majestic cornucopia of an eclectic variety of automobiles and motorcycles, spanning from pioneers of motor sport from the beginning of the 20th century to supercars of...

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Ferrari GT Season to Date…

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016

A Report by Cavallino Competition Editor Keith Bluemel The 2016 international GT season started with the debut of the 488 GTE in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, where three examples of the new model were entered, along with a 458 GT2. In the report on...

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2014 LaFerrari Offered at Bonhams Monterey

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016

This particular Supercar is s/n 206526, and its specs are impressive: 6262 cc, DOHC V-12 Hybrid engine, producing 963 hp at 9000 rpm, with a 7-speed, dual clutch transmission, front suspension by double wishbones, rear suspension by multilink, and 4-wheel carbon ceramic disc brakes. Part and...

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500 Superfast Series I Offered by RM Monterey

Posted by on Aug 14, 2016

The Chicago Superfast Only two 500 Superfasts are known to have been displayed at American auto shows, the first of which was the car offered here, chassis number 5985, which was displayed by Chinetti Motors at the 57th Annual Chicago Auto Show between February 20th and 28th. This was only the second...

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A Jewel of a Europa Offered by RM in Monterey

Posted by on Aug 13, 2016

A Life Begun On Show Stands The stunning late-production 212 Europa offered here was the third of 11 such coupes built by Pinin Farina; it was also the 15th from final car built on the 212 platform. The car was completed in late 1952 and subsequently used by the factory for exhibitions, including on the...

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