Cavallino magazine 188

April / May 2012

  • 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 first Ferrari 250 GTO, s/n 3223 GT Photographed at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach during the 2012 Cavallino Classic David H. Brady

Table of Contents

2 Ecco
What we have in this issue number 188
3 Lettere
Some thought from your fellow readers
10 Cresent Classic is all about driving on the open road
A day in the country takes a new meaning

50 exotic cars, 100 interesting people, dozens of winding roads through numerous gorges and volleys - all the makings for an exciting driving weekend in the Ozark Mountains.

Kevin Britton
14 The First Ferrari 250 GTO, s/n 3223 GT
Part I - It all began ...

Yes, there was a first 250 GTO, the famous Maranello press conference car, and it had an exciting race career. Its last big race was at Daytona 1966, where it won its class. The owner-driver was Larry Perkins, and he was re-united with the car at last year's Pebble Beach GTO exposition.

Alan Boe   Günther Molter / The Klemantaski Collection
Part II - The accidental journey

The ride in 3223 GT on the California coasts.

Alan Boe
29 The Palm Beach Cavallino Classic 21
January 17-22m, 2012
David Brady, Jerry Wyszatucki, Michael Gregg, Peter Singhof, Chris Current
45 Broken Dream
The promising racing debuts of Fritz d'Orey

A racing career cut short - the sad and curious tale of Fritz d'Orey. His meteoric rise and near fatal end recounted.

Arnaud Blanfuney   Fritz d'Orey Collection
60 Delectable Ferraris grace Rétromobile
Salon Rétromobile

As soon as the Cavallino Classic is over in late January, the racers head for the 24 Hours, but most car enthusiasts head for Paris and the multiple highlights of Rétromobile - where every year the newest models meet the oldest and rarest.

Arnaud Meunier   Arnaud Meunier
61 Special Ferrari Exhibition at the Pantheon Basel - Muttenz, Switzerland
A Ferrari Cornucopia

The Pantheon Basel in Muttenz, Switzerland, welcomed a special Ferrari exhibition from October 15, 2011 to April 8, 2012. This facility represents Switzerland's largest center for classic cars, and includes the museum, a garage, a shop and a restaurant. The building is composed of two seperate lanes winding themselves up in its middle like a spiral, with an upper platform allowing room for special periodical exhibitions.

Arnaud Blanfuney   Arnaud Blanfuney
66 A Guide to all Ferraris produced
Plus the market as of April 1, 2012 ... from a survey of selected dealers
Keith Bleumel, Cavallino Staff