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Caption Contest

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Caption Contest

Caption Contest… We don’t know where this is, or was (or when, who, what or why) but it is intriguing. We do know that the Italian police did use Ferraris, and this 250 GTE 2+2 has the lights on top and the “Polizia” plates. What these men are up to – note no uniforms – no one knows, but the picture begs for a caption. If you think of one, send to news@cavallino.com Picture was sent by your resident 250 GTE expert Yvo Alexander.   Source: Info from your staff. Image by Yvo...

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Ferrari Challenge North America: Last Stage Before the Finali Mondiali

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Featured, News, Racing | Comments Off

Ferrari Challenge North America: Last Stage Before the Finali Mondiali

This weekend marks the season’s eighth and final race for the North American Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli. Thirty-six examples of the 458 Challenge EVO will race alongside the open wheels of Formula One United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, from October 31 to November 2. Drivers from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico will showcase the true racing passion behind the Cavallino Rampante. Long journey. Between history and reputation, the 2014 season encompassed the truest motorsports experience. The...

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Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific Comes to Sepang

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific Comes to Sepang

The 2014 Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific sixth and last round race returns once again to Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia, from 1st – 2nd November. The race at Sepang was last held from 21st – 23rd February in conjunction with Ferrari Racing Days. Philippe Prette from Hong Kong continues to lead the Trofeo Pirelli class with 213 points, followed by Steve Wyatt from Australia and Ringo Chong from Singapore with 178 and 112 points respectively. Meanwhile, David Tjiptobiantoro from Indonesia increased his lead in the Coppa Shell category...

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AF Corse Defends Championship Lead at 6 HRS of Shanghai

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AF Corse Defends Championship Lead at 6 HRS of Shanghai

To defend their current Championship lead is the target for Ferrari, AF Cor­se, Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander this weekend. On the eve of the 6 Hours of Shanghai – sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), scheduled for Sunday, November 2 – Ferrari is leading the GTE Constructors’ championship with 200 points (Porsche in second place at 171). AF Corse is first among the GTE Pro Team with 131 points (Aston Martin Racing is second with 95), and Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander, in the No.51 AF Corse Ferrari 458...

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United States GP: Minds on Austin, Hearts in Suzuka

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in F1, Featured, News | Comments Off

United States GP: Minds on Austin, Hearts in Suzuka

After a three week break since Formula 1 made its debut on Russian soil, the circus now heads west for the United States, a country that, over the years has been the backdrop to any number of motor sport highlights for Ferrari, in Formula 1 and sports car racing. It is also the biggest market for Prancing Horse road cars in the world and in terms of market presence Ferrari this year celebrates its 60th anniversary. With just three races remaining in the current campaign, Scuderia Ferrari’s main aim is clear: to continue fighting for third...

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A Victory for History

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Featured, News | Comments Off

A Victory for History

The Ferrari 512 M was the last car Maranello designed for the Sports Prototype World Championship to sport a 5-litre engine.  It was a veritable powerhouse of technology with revolutionary features that, because of a rule change, sadly never fully exploited its enormous potential. The 512 M was an evolution of the 512 S, the car that Enzo Ferrari launched in late 1969 as a rival to the Porsche 917, which was very reliable but also too heavy, 880 kg. Debut. The Scuderia fielded the 512 M for the final race of the 1970 season, which was also...

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Brandoli – New Video Presents a Master at Work

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Brandoli – New Video Presents a Master at Work

The Brandoli name is famous world-wide in the art of restoring valuable and historic Ferrari automobiles. The Brandoli Workshop was founded in 1980, which coincides with the history of the life of Egidio Brandoli, founder of the business. Since then, the workshop has developed and is highly esteemed by its patrons who come from all over the world, from vintage car lovers to experts from other workshops. To be able to follow Brandoli’s history, we need to take a step further back in time to the moment in 1963 when Egidio started working for...

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has Announced Plans to Spin off Ferrari

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has Announced Plans to Spin off  Ferrari

Italian-American car group Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) said Wednesday it was going to spin off its racing car subsidiary Ferrari as part of plans to raise fresh capital for the business. “The separation will be effected through a public offering of FCA’s interest in Ferrari equal to 10 per cent of Ferrari’s outstanding shares and a distribution of FCA’s remaining Ferrari shares to FCA shareholders,” a company statement said. Ferrari shares were going to be listed in the United States and,...

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Sergio May Go Into Limited Production

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Sergio May Go Into Limited Production

Concept car may see the light of day At the 2013 Geneva salon in March, on the Pininfarina stand was a very futuristic car, designed by Pininfarina and built on a Ferrari 458 chassis. It was named the Sergio in honor of the recently departed great one. It wowed the crowd but was presented as a concept car and nothing more, a styling exercise which all the design houses do from time to time to show off their talents. But enough people may have not only liked it, but actually wanted one. Word is that Ferrari and Pininfarina have orders for six...

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Bonhams Scottsdale Auction: Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Bonhams Scottsdale Auction: Ferrari 275 GTB Competizione

Bonhams is delighted to announce the consignment of a very special and historic competition Ferrari to its auction in Scottsdale, Arizona next January. From the most famous and respected name in sports and racing is the 1966 Ferrari 275 Gran Turismo Berlinetta Competizione Scaglietti – class winner of the 1967 Le Mans 24 Hours, 1969 Spa-Francorchamps 1000 Km and 1969 Imola 500 Km under Scuderia Filipinetti. From the day it was delivered new to legendary race team owner Georges Filipinetti of Geneva, Switzerland, this automobile – chassis...

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