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Inaugural Times Grand Prix At Riverside

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Inaugural Times Grand Prix At Riverside

Inaugural Times Grand Prix At Riverside

The Inaugural Times Grand Prix At Riverside in 1958 was a watershed event in American road racing – the first time professional drivers were allowed in what had been previously amateur racing sports car competitions. Ferrari Researcher Andreas Dziedzic has combed the files in California archives and has come up with many new facts, about both the cars and about the cast of characters who made up California racing in the 1950s. From the text by Andreas Dziedzic: “The entry list read like a Who’s Who of sports car driving. Despite SCCA...

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Goodwood – History Meets Speed

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Goodwood – History Meets Speed

Goodwood – History Meets Speed

Derek Bell in his 1970 Ferrari 512. XX Programmes entertain the crowds On the 17th May 1970, Derek Bell drove his first Sports Car in an endurance race at the Spa 1000 Km. The car was a Ferrari 512 S, one of only 25 cars built to contest the Manufacturers’ World Championship in 1970 and 1971. The car was entered by Ecurie Francorchaps and Derek shared it with Belgian driver Hughes de Fierlant. With an all-alloy 5.0 litre V12 engine, generating 550hp, the 512 S had a top speed of over 212mph. Designed by Giacomo Calari as both a berlinetta and...

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Ferraris to Retrace Historic Road Race at Pebble Beach

Posted by on Jun 28, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Ferraris to Retrace Historic Road Race at Pebble Beach

Ferraris to Retrace Historic Road Race at Pebble Beach

First Ferrari to Race in California to be Featured on Poster Art for 65th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Hopes ran high for the 1949 Ferrari 166 Mille Miglia owned by Jim Kimberly when it pulled to the starting line of the 2nd annual Pebble Beach Road Races in 1951. It was the first Ferrari ever to race in California. Just a few weeks prior, it had triumphed over all of the competition in its first West Coast race in Palm Springs. Hope for a second victory was short-lived. As Kimberly flew into turn three of lap 20 – just...

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Kimi Raikkonen at Goodwood

Posted by on Jun 27, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Kimi Raikkonen at Goodwood

Kimi Raikkonen at Goodwood

488 GTB and FXX K debut in dynamic style Ferrari’s 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed started in style today, with an incredible display from Ferrari’s Corse Clienti department with several cars from the XX Programme tackling the challenging Goodwood Hillclimb. Leading the  Supercar Run was the incredible FXX K, Ferrari’s latest hybrid  XX Programmes car with 1050CV and a F1-developed Kinetic Energy Recovery System. The FXX-K was chased up the Goodwood Hill by two additional cars from XX Programmes, the front-engined 599XX and the FXX, the very...

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Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

The legendary Goodwood Festival of Speed officially begins today on the grounds of the Goodwood House in West Sussex, England. Founded by Lord March in 1993, this event has become a “must do” for automotive and racing enthusiast worldwide. They attracts nearly 100,000 spectators each day. The quality and quantity of vintage cars on display and at the hill climb are always staggering. This year will be no different! Listed below is a sample of the exemplary Ferraris that have been seen on the grounds for the first day. Car –...

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Andrea Bertolini Introduces the FXX K

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Andrea Bertolini Introduces the FXX K

Andrea Bertolini Introduces the FXX K

Fresh Le Mans 24 Hours winner on the Ferrari 458 Italia of SMP Racing Andrea Bertolini introduces the Ferrari FXX K, the latest XX Programmes car that will debut in Budapest in the hands of its special clients-tester. As we know the letter K is for “KERS” kinetic energy recovery technology, which maximises on track performance. Unfettered by homologation and racing regulations, the FXX K will never be used in competition. It was, in fact, developed to be completely uncompromising, incorporating technological innovations that will guarantee an...

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The Swedish GTO… Now in Cavallino 207

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on The Swedish GTO… Now in Cavallino 207

The Swedish GTO… Now in Cavallino 207

  It started out in red, but soon became this distinctive blue with yellow stripe, the colors of Sweden in honor of its long time owner, who raced in all over Europe in its heyday. From the text by historian Alan Boe: “No question about it, a 250 GTO Ferrari is a magnificent specimen of a high speed grand touring race car. It reeks classic Ferrari good looks from the tip of its nose with those six distinctive D-shaped air intakes – three above the main radiator opening and three below – to the four special Snap exhaust...

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Greatest Ever Ferrari Display at Goodwood

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Greatest Ever Ferrari Display at Goodwood

Greatest Ever Ferrari Display at Goodwood

The 488 GTB to make UK debut, with cars from the Corse Clienti XX Programme, including the new FXX K The latest Ferrari mid-rear-engined V8 supercar, the 488 GTB, as well as the FXX K will be present from 25 to 28 June at this year’s Festival of Speed, with both cars tackling the challenging 1.6 mile Goodwood Hill Climb along with a full supporting cast of Ferrari cars in the greatest-ever display from the Prancing Horse at the event. The 488 GTB will be taking part in the Michelin Supercar Run during the Festival of Speed, alongside four...

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Calendar of Events Released for 2015 Pebble Beach Automotive Week

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off on Calendar of Events Released for 2015 Pebble Beach Automotive Week

Calendar of Events Released for 2015 Pebble Beach Automotive Week

As enthusiasts make plans for Pebble Beach Automotive Week, the Pebble Beach Concours is pleased to share a complete calendar of events, including everything from car shows to races, tours and exhibitions. Recent years have witnessed an explosion of events during Pebble Beach Automotive Week. To help enthusiasts plan their time, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is releasing a complete calendar of events for the week, which takes place Monday, August 10, through Sunday, August 16. The complete calendar is available...

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Austrian GP: A Complicated Afternoon

Posted by on Jun 21, 2015 in F1, Featured, News | Comments Off on Austrian GP: A Complicated Afternoon

Austrian GP: A Complicated Afternoon

This afternoon’s Austrian Grand Prix was a difficult race for Scuderia Ferrari. Kimi Raikkonen was involved in a frightening accident with Fernando Alonso on the opening lap, luckily with neither driver sustaining any injury. Sebastian Vettel was also out of luck: a problem with the left rear wheel nut at his pit stop complicated his race, as his stop was inevitably too long and he rejoined in fourth place. From then on the German chased down Felipe Massa, but despite gradually closing on the Brazilian, the bottom step of the podium eluded...

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