Cavallino Magazine issue 120

December 2000 / January 2001

Language American English language icon American English
Editor John W. Barnes Jr.
Publishing Cavallino Inc.
Dimensions softcover, 72 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon Cover Michael Schumacher

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Cover of Cavallino Magazine issue 120, December 2000 / January 2001

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
2 Ecco Ecco

Sylvain Tremblay

3 Lettere Lettere

Mark Wallach

Mark Wallach

6 Notizie Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina
This variation on a theme will extend the model range of the already succesful 550 Maranello
The rumours were true, and very quietly Ferrari has introduced the Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina. All this took place on September 14-15, 2000 at the villa of Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo near Bologna. The guest list was strictly for first customers of the car, which will number at somewhere near 448 examples (444 originally we were told, but this number is unlucky in the important Asian market).
10 Notizie Ferraris at the Louis Vuitton Classic, Bagatelle
September 9-10, 2000

Marcel Massini

Marcel Massini

The Louis Vuitton Classic at the Bagatelle in Paris is always the height of elegance as only the French can do it - rare classic cars in a beautiful setting with the finest in food and wine to pass the day. Ferrari always plays a major role here and the organizers always seem to entice some rare and rarely seen examples.
11 Notizie Rossa, Rossa, Rossa
Pininfarina borrows from the old but magically mixes it with the new and gives us something to wish for

Marcel Massini

Marcel Massini

The Pininfarina Rossa, an automobile conceived to celebrate the company's 70th anniversary, but also a car which suggests where the design firm sees itself going in the future. The basis of this show car is a Ferrari 550 Maranello, and this is important since this is a front engined car, thus indicating that such a configuration will be built by Ferrari for many years in the future.
12 Notizie Concorso Italiano
Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Jerry Wyszaticki, Marc Sonnery

The Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach celebrated its 50th Anniversary, and the crowds who wanted to partake of this special event were enormous. The selection of classic cars on view was excellent as always, and the weather was excellent as well, which is not always the case. Maseratis were again featured and the Ferraris were relegated to a small but distinctive class of eight examples, some for judging and some for display.
13 Notizie Concours d'Elegance Paleis Het Loo

Hugo Garritsen, Dion Bosch

Hugo Garritsen, Dion Bosch

In only its second year, the Concours d'Elegance at the Palace Het Loo at Apeldoorn in The Netherlands presented over 125 classic cars, including several interesting Ferraris, over a weekend in September.
16 Mercato Mercato
The market as of December 1, 2000, from a survey of selected dealers
18 Feature The Pininfarina Reality
70 years of Pininfarina



Pininfarina celebrates 70 years as a business, in bringing classic designs to the automotive world. Ferrari is but one of their many successes. Pininfarina tells its own story.
26 Feature In the eyes of the beholder
Ferrari 250 Export Vignale Spider, s/n 0176 ED

Marcel Massini

Marcel Massini, courtesy of Marcel Massini

Yes, it is a Ferrari, and with an honest pedigree. Not all Ferraris have to be... beautiful? You be the judge.
32 Feature A meteoric career
Ferrari 250 GTO, s/n 4293 GT

Keith Bluemel

Neill Bruce

The brief but brilliant life of a racing GTO. A rare Bird in uncovered. Its history probed and tested.
37 Corse Home to the Heartland
The Grand Prix circus returned to the U.S. and all went well

Michael T. Lynch

Tom Burnside, courtesy of Indianapolis Motor Speedway

All true fans of Formula One meet at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to see the first F1 race here in decades, and to see Ferrari win one-two!
46 Corse FIA Formula One Championship
The wait is finally over, Ferrari is World Champion again!

Marc Sonnery

Italian Grand Prix - September 10, 2000
United States Grand Prix - September 24, 2000
Japanese Grand Prix - October 8, 2000
Malaysian Grand Prix - October 22, 2000
50 Corse Historial Racing in America comes of Age

Maria Homann, David Seibert

Alan Boe

It was a very good year for vintage Ferrari racing in the United States. Beginning at the Cavallino Classic in January, the Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge went on to Road Atlanta, Lime Rock, and Road America, picking up converts along the way.
53 Corse Ferrari Racing Days Hockenheim
September 29 - October 1, 2000

Hugo Garritsen, Willie Henderickx, Lars Beringer

Hugo Garritsen, Ferrari SpA

The Shell Historic Ferrari Maserati Challenge came to Hockenheim at the end of September for the Ferrari Racing Days and all three classes participated. In the first group of pre-war Maseratis and Alfas and post-war Maseratis and Ferraris, the lone Ferrari was the 156 Dino F1, s/n 0011, of Corrado Cupellini, who was sidelined with a broken driveshaft after setting fastest time in practice.
56 Corse Goodwood, Old Goodwood!
This revival in the English countryside is just that, a revival.

Alan Boe, Keith Bluemel, Marcel Massini, Andreas Meiniger

Andreas Meiniger, Alan Boe

This past September 16th and 17th saw the third running of Lord March's Goodwood Revival for vintage sports and GT cars on the wonderful motor racing circuit that is part of his Goodwood estate in the south of England.
61 Galleria Galleria
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