Cavallino magazine 105

June / July 1998

  • Language: American English American English
  • Editor: John W. Barnes Jr.
  • Publisher: Cavallino Inc.
  • Publication: Softcover | 208 x 277 mm | 56 pages
  • Code: ISBN 0889-2504

The Enthusiast's Magazine of Ferrari

On the cover the Ferrari 250 LM, s/n 6051, photographed at the Cavallino Classic Jerry Wyszatycki

Table of Contents

3 Lettere
Alexis Callier, Mark Wallach, Kurt Carlson, David L. Katz, Andreas Birner   David Brady, Kurt Carlson, Mark Wallach
9 Ferrari 456M GT 2+2 surprise in Switzerland

Catching everyone off guard, Ferrari used the 68th Geneva International Motor Show in March to introduce an updated version of the now six year old 456 GT 2+2. It is called 456M, "M" for Modificato, and come in GT version (manual transmission) or GTA (automatic). Changes to the exterior are minor, except for the nose which sports a wider and more aggressive grill, and driving lamps in that grill.

Hugo Garritsen, Marcel Massini   Hugo Garritsen
10 Ferrari aims at championship - can it be at last?
Formula One Championship

Australian Grand Prix - March 8, 1998 Brazilian Grand Prix - March 29, 1998 Argentinian Grand Prix - April 12, 1998 San Marino Grand Prix - April 26, 1998

Marc Sonnery
9 Celebrations continue in Ferrari's Honour

For the opening of a new exhibition in Zürich, Switzerland, a special exhibit was presented to honor the 100th birthday of Enzo Ferrari, and onze again, the 50 (now 51) years of Ferrari as a manufacturer. The Swiss ex-Formule One driver Jo Vonlanthen and his Inter-race team organized the largest Ferrari exhibit ever shown in Switzerland, with over fifty examples from a 166 Inter Touring coupé, s/n 017 S, to the latest 355 F1 GTS, s/n 111576. Nine Formula One cars were also present.

Henry and Lilo Kistler   Henry T. Kistler
Ferrari Factory News

At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Ferrari, SpA, it was decided that Luca di Montezemolo will remain as Chairman of the firm, and also will be in charge of the Fomula One team. Taking over as CEO of the Factory was ing. Paolo Marinsek, who will oversee road car production (both for Ferrari and Maserati).

11 Florida honors go to Moretti

As a commentator noted, the Moretti Racing Team's F333 SP won the 72 Hours of Florida, taking the flag at Daytona and Sebring in convincing style. Sporting its red and yellow Momo garb, the team of Giampiero Moretti, Didier Theys, and Mauro Baldi ran a smooth and steady race, staying out of serious trouble and coming home in first.

Robert Pease
13 Ferrari 250 LM in Flight

We take you for a drive in one of Ferrari's most durable and exciting GT cars, one that you could purchase in days gone by, suit up, go racing in, and possibly win! It was a dream for many of us. New material on s/n 6051 also uncovered.

Marc Sonnery   Jerry Wyszatycki
9 Enzo Ferrari honored by Modena

To honor his 100th birthday, Modena dedicated a large bronze sculpture recently in the Piazza Garibaldi, across from Enzo Ferrari's home. The sixteen foot tall bronze was sculpted by noted Italian artist, Marino Quartieri, a lifelong friend of Ferrari who had done bronzes for the Ferrari family burial vaults and chapel. Piero Ferrari commissioned this new work, and it represents the life of Enzo Ferrari in automobiles.

Dr. Eugenio Ferrari   Dr. Eugenio Ferrari
11 New Ferrari Sports Car at Monza

The successful Moretti car and team came to the 1000 Kms at Monza on March 29, 1998, but their luck would not hold, and Moretti, Baldi, and Theys were a DNF, with their F333 SP, s/n 019. The highest placing Ferrari, however, was a newer chassis, s/n 020, from the Swiss team, Auto Sport Racing, they were second.

Marcel Massini
Perseverance pays off

After three disappointing races, the Doyle-Risi team has seen its efforts bear fruit at the Las Vegas WSC race on April 26. In a dramatic and very competitive event, Wayne Taylor and Eric van de Poele held off some close competition to bring their F333 SP into first.

Robert Pease
New and Old Sports Cars at Paul Ricard

At the inaugural ISRS race in southern France on April 12, four F333 SPs were in attendance, and one of them came home a winner, the early s/n 012, driven by Theys and Lienhard for the Horag-Lista team.

Pierre Goossens
22 Testa Rossas dominate Sebring
The Ferrari Testa Rossas dominated this difficult, treacherous 12 Hour contest

All the TR models came to this old air strip; some did decently well, a few did very well. The results display why these cars became legends. We list all the results in detail, and describe each race.

Claude Haycraft   Jeff Allison, Claude Haycraft
37 Concours Judging
The current system for judging Concours Ferraris - it's more thorough than you might think

Nearly all the current Ferrari Concours shows held in the U.S., and many Ferrari Concours in other countries around the world, use the judging processes formulated and implemented by the International Advisory Council for the Preservation of the Ferrari Automobile. Over time, the IAC/PFA proposed guidelines have been found to be the most logical, the most comprehensive, and the most fair of any other proposed format.

David Newhardt
45 Galleria
Products and services worthy of your attention
54 Mercato
The market as of June 1, 1998, from a survey of selected dealers