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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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