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Cavallino Classic Competition Posts Race Results

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Cavallino Classic, Featured, News | Comments Off

Cavallino Classic Competition Posts Race Results

The Cavallino Classic was pleased to present the 4th Annual Cavallino Classic Competition, for the greatest and most prestigious of vintage and classic racing cars. For 2015, the Classic continued with its successful format – a growing Pre-War race for Alfa Romeos, Bugattis, Delahayes, Talbot-Lagos, ERAs, Aston Martins, and more. Plus separate Post-War Drum and Disc Brake races, pitting those old rivals against each other – Ferrari and Maserati. These races have encouraged owners of these older competition cars to bring them out...

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Bathurst 12 Hours: From Last to Second

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Featured, News, Racing | Comments Off

Bathurst 12 Hours: From Last to Second

From last to second in the Am category: that was the stunning feat pulled off by Andrea Montermini, Benny Simonsen and Renato Loberto in the Bathurst 12 Hours. After a disastrous qualifying, the trio was peerless in their Vicious Rumour Racing car and managed to make it onto the podium behind the overall winners, the Athlete Global Team Nissan crewed by Florian Strauss, Katsumasa Chiyo and Wolfgang Reip. Third was the Hallmark-Network Clothing Audi of Cini-Eddy-Mies. The other two Ferraris in this category, the 27 car entered by TFM Ferrari...

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2015 Le Mans 24 Hours

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Featured, News, Racing | Comments Off

2015 Le Mans 24 Hours

Paris was the scene of the presentation for the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours. In the presence of ACO President Pierre Fillon, it was revealed which teams and drivers will be taking part in the most famous endurance race in the world, due to take place at the La Sarthe circuit on 13 and 14 June. Also announced at the conference was the list of entries in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and ELMS. The 83rd Le Mans 24 Hours will feature no less than 53 cars, made up of prototypes and GT cars. There will be a strong Ferrari presence, with...

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World Record Auction Price for a California Spyder

Posted by on Feb 7, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off

World Record Auction Price for a California Spyder

The 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder by Artcurial just set a World Record auction price at $18.5 million dollars including commission. This stunning “barn find” was a part of the Baillon Collection and was featured here previously in two separate stories: Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder Barnfind A Forgotten Treasure Found in...

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Californias Still Thrill – A Gem in Cavallino 205

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Californias Still Thrill – A Gem in Cavallino 205

The California Spyders are still considered the ultimate open top sports car, with all the attributes for over the road traveling in style. Historian Alan Boe gives you a quick but detailed overview of how the Californias came to be, and then focuses on one particular turquoise, yes turquoise, example – s/n 3099 GT. From the exuberant Boe text: “If the opportunity to rub shoulders with a Ferrari 250 GT California spyder, long or short, presents itself, embrace the experience enthusiastically, preferably with the top down on a sunny...

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RM Auctions: 1952 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off

RM Auctions: 1952 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta

160 bhp, 2,562 cc Tipo 212 V-12 engine with three Weber 36 DCF carburettors, five-speed manual transmission, independent front suspension with double wishbones and a transverse leaf spring, rear solid axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 2,250 mm The last Touring-bodied 212 Export Targa Florio competitor in 1952 and 1953 Entrant in the 1956 Mille Miglia Proven capable in concours events and vintage rallies Matching-numbers example; a spectacular early racing Ferrari Ferrari Classiche certification...

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Ferrari 488 GTB

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Featured, News | Comments Off

Ferrari 488 GTB

The new V8 debuts at Geneva: track-level performance and responsiveness for the road Forty years on from the unveiling of its first ever mid-rear-engined V8 model, the 308 GTB, the Prancing Horse opens a new chapter in its 8-cylinder history. The Ferrari 488 GTB provides track-level performance that can be enjoyed to the full even by non-professional drivers in everyday use. Its response times, nimbleness and on-the-limit driving guarantee a unique sense of exhilaration and unparalleled driving pleasure. The new berlinetta brilliantly...

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Rare Dino Wins Best of Show Comp at the Cavallino Classic

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Cavallino Classic, Featured, News | Comments Off

Rare Dino Wins Best of Show Comp at the Cavallino Classic

The 1965 166 P/206 P Dino, brought from Austria by Andreas Mohringer, won the coveted Scuderia Ferrari Cup for Best of Show, for the finest Competition Ferrari at the 2015 Cavallino Classic. This one-of-a-kind Dino was entered by Scuderia Ferrari in 1965 and raced by Giancarlo Baghetti and later by Ludovico Scarfiotti to many wins, including the GP Roma at Vallelunga, the Trento-Bondone hillclimb, the Cesana-Sestriere hillclimb, the Freiburg-Schauinsland hillclimb, the Großer Bergpreis der Schweiz at Ollon-Villars, among others. This resulted...

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2015 Cavallino Classic 24 Major Awards

Posted by on Jan 31, 2015 in Cavallino Classic, Featured, News | Comments Off

2015 Cavallino Classic 24 Major Awards

The Scuderia Ferrari Cup – Best of Show for the finest Competition Ferrari 1965 Dino 166 P/206 P – 0834 – Andreas Mohringer The Gran Turismo Ferrari Cup – Best of Show for the finest GT Ferrari 1954 250 Europa GT Vignale – 0359 GT – Jaime & Cecilia Muldoon The Ferrari Classiche Cup for the finest certified Ferrari 1953 250 Europa Vignale – 0313 EU – Stu Carpenter La Coppa per Dodici Cilindri for the finest 12-cylinder Ferrari 1965 275 GTB Comp Speciale – 6885 – Preston Henn La Coppa per Otto...

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The Ferrari SF-15T Unveiled

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in F1, Featured, News | Comments Off

The Ferrari SF-15T Unveiled

The SF15-T the sixty first car built by Ferrari specifically to take part in the Formula 1 World Championship. It is the second car made by Ferrari since the reintroduction of turbo engines in 2014. The first year of these new regulations was extremely challenging for the Scuderia and the lessons learned have been applied vigorously to the SF15-T to create a car that is in every respect a large step forwards with respect to the F14-T. Chassis The most striking visual difference between the SF15-T and its predecessor is the lowering of the...

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