Cavallino magazine 152

April / May 2006

  • Language: American English American English
  • Publisher: John W. Barnes, Jr.
  • Publication: Softcover | 208 x 277 mm | 72 pages
  • Code: ISSN 0889-2504

The Journal of Ferrari History

On the cover the Ferrari TRC Hot Rod, s/n 0672 MDTR, photographed in California Vic Flair

Table of Contents

2 Ecco
Here is what we have for you in this issue 152
3 Calendario
Where the Ferraris are and will be in 2006
4 Lettere
Many and varied thought from your fellow readers, on many matters
Stuart Schlemmer, Courtesy of Maurice Louche, Alberto Sorlini, Courtesy of Jim Clark
8 Corse

Ferrari's new Grand Prix car, the 248 F1, is now introduced with reduced fanfare - press and guests only at Mugello on January 24. Will the new V-8 engine, the new chassis, and the new aerodynamic package turn the tide? Will Ferrari be back in the hunt?

Ferrari SpA   MPS Editorial
12 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano
Newest front-engines V-12 Sports Car makes debut

The Geneva Motor Show provide the venue for Ferrari's unveiling of the new 599 GTB Fiorano, the most powerful 12 cylinder berlinetta ever developed at Maranello. This new model combines the most innovative and technologically advanced features ever applied by Ferrari to a front-mid engined two seater, and sets a new benchmark of excellence in terms of handling, driving pleasure and design.

Ferrari SpA   Marcel Massini
16 FXX at Speed
FXX makes its world debut at Bologna Motor Show

The Bologna Motor Show in early December of 2005 provided the venue for Ferrari's world unveiling of the FXX, a car aimes exclusively at a selected group of its most dedicated and passionate Clients, and around which a truly innovative technical/client/constructor collaboration program has been tightly developed. This prototype, of which just 29 have been built, is the most technologically advanced GT car ever to emerge from Maranello.

Ferrari SpA   Doc
17 Ferrari F430 Challenge
F430 Challenge also makes its world debut at the Bologna Motor Show

The F430 Challenge, the new Prancing Horse competition car, is derived from the eight cylinder road going berlinetta, and will take part in the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli single series championship from the 2006 season on. Ferrari has also reaffirmed the strong link between its GT and sporting divisions with the new F430 Challenge, which is specifically designed to meet the expectations of its sportier clients.

Ferrari SpA   Ferrari SpA, Hugo Garritsen
19 Data, data, data

Ferraris at the Geneva Motor Show - Geneva, Switzerland - March 2-12, 2006 Ferraris on display at Retromobile - Paris, France - February 10-19, 2006 Ferraris at the New York City Concours d'Elegance - October 2, 2005

Marcel Massini, Keith Bluemel
20 TRC Hot Rod
John von Neumann's ultimate hot rod presented after a recent restoration

The term hot rod has been applied to such a broad selection of cars that hot rodding seems more a state of mind than a specific discipline. Nonetheless, for several generations, a fenderless 1932 Ford Flathead Highboy roadster has exemplified the breed. The Deuce roadster has such a broad appael that at least two have been made with Ferrari engines, one with a 250 GT and one with a 365 GTC/4.

Michael T. Lynch   Vic Flair
29 15th Anniversary!
All the Ferraris, all the people, all the racing, all the rewards

The fifteenth annual Palm Beach Cavallino Classic was held between January 18 and 22 at it regular host hotel, the sumptuous and imposing Breakers, situated on the ocean edge in Palm Beach. Here the attendees could indulge themselves in superb luxury, with a vast range of on site facilities and high end boutiques, coupled with unspoiled views across the breaking surf over the Atlantic from the rear terrace.

Keith Bluemel   Doc, Juha Lievonen, David Brady, Michael Gregg, Keith Bluemel
49 Midwest Racing
Ferraris at the Sports Car tracks of Central USA - part four of six

Until 1959, Enzo Ferrari sold customers copies of his latest sports racing cars. Most of the closed Ferraris, however, were strictly road going so few were raced in the USA. But beginning in 1956, Ferrari began building serious GT race cars, and by 1958, the GT berlinettas began to be raced in the USA. For these reasons, most of the early racing Ferraris we have seen were open roadsters, with the GT berlinettas coming later, but occasionally, all through this period, Ferrari owners also raced their street berlinettas or coupes.

Jerry McDermott, David N. Seielstad   Alan Boe, Jerry McDermott, Jeff Allison
60 A Guide to all Ferraris produced
Plus the market as of April 1, 2006... from a survey of selected dealers

Expanded with more information, model type, s/n range, etc. Continually updated!

Keith Bluemel
64 Galleria
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