Cavallino Magazine issue 137

October / November 2003

Language American English language icon American English
Publishing Cavallino Inc.
Dimensions softcover, 80 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon Cover The Ferrari 315 S, s/n 0684, photographed in California

Vic Flare


The Journal of Ferrari History

Cavallino is the journal of Ferrari history, covering Ferraris old and new for over 40 years. It's the most reliable, most trusted source of everything Ferrari. Ever since the first issue in 1978 Cavallino presents extensive stories and detailed information from knowledgeable experts and enthusiasts who share the passion for Ferrari. All Ferraris are unique, and each one has its own chassis serial number. This is how the Ferrari world keeps track of all the great cars. Cavallino is the only publication that prints the serial number for every Ferrari mentioned in our stories, articles, and race results.

Cover of Cavallino Magazine issue 137, October / November 2003

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
Guida A Guide to all Ferraris produced

Keith Bluemel


2 Ecco Ecco
You are now here, at the beginning. Our menu for you this issue number 137.
3 Lettere Lettere

Paul A. Rinaldo, Keith Bluemel, Dr. John Gillespie, Tom Richter, William H. Boezinger, Arnaud Blanfuney, Fred Gamble, Jean-Bernard Heros, Dick Scoby, Bill Preston, L.B. Burrow, Miles Morioka, David Paul Goldschmidt, Roland Bloch, Jim Sitz, Gerald Roush

Giovanni Alloisi, David Roth, Tom Richter, Marcel Massini, Roland Bloch, Yvo Alexander


Trenchant comments from you, our loyal readers
11 Speciale Ferrari 575 GTC
Ferrari's latest GT contender announced

Ferrari SpA


Presented at the recent Frankfurt Auto Show was Ferrari's own rendition of the 550-575 Maranello GT car - the 575 GTC. Designed by Ferrari and developed by its Corse Clienti division, the 575 GTC is made for private teams in the FIA GT series, in ALMS, in Grand-Am, at Le Mans itself, and in a new 2004 GT Endurance series.
12 Commento The Passing of an American Icon
The life and times of Briggs Cunningham

Michael T. Lynch

David Friedman Photo Collection


The individual most responsible for assuring the continuing success of road racing in America, died on July 2, 2003. Briggs Cunningham's energy and money built a team that put the best dirvers in the best cars from the beginnings of the sport until 1963.
14 Corse Ferrari is at the top again, but "it ain't ready"
Formula One Championship

Keith G. Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


European - June 29 ...
France - July 6 ...
England - July 20 ...
Germany - August 3 ...
Hungary - August 24 ...
16 Corse GT! GT! GT! GT! GT! GT!
Ferrari continues to perform on two continents

Keith G. Bluemel, David G. Seibert

David F. Barber, jr., Kyle Burt


ALMS Grand Prix of Atlanta - June 29 ...
FIA GT - Donington - June 29 ...
Grand-Am at Daytona - July 4 ...
FIA GT - Spa-Francorchamps - July 27 ...
ALMS Grand Prix of Sonoma, Sears Point, CA - July 27 ...
ALMS Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres, Canada - August 3 ...
ALMS Toronto Grand Prix of Mosport, Canada - August 17 ...
ALMS Road America 500, Elkhart Lake, WI - August 24 ...
20 Corse Spa and Ferraris in the rain
Rain fails to dampen the Spa Ferrari Days at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium on April 25-27, 2003

Hugo Garritsen

Willie Henderickx


In rainy weather (but what else can one expect at Spa), the famous Spa Ferrari Days began the season for those European events catering strictly to Ferraris. This event, now looked forward to by many as a 'must do' happening, was nearly cancelled when the track raised the fees to a level that the organizers could no longer afford.
21 Corse Modena Motorsport celebrates 10th
Modena Motorsport Track Days, Nürburgring, July 23-24, 2003

Keith G. Bluemel, Marcel Massini

MPS Editorial


The 10th running of Uwe Meissner's annual Modena Motorsport Ferrari Days took place at the Nürburgring, in Germany. The first two days were set aside for tract activity, while the final day was a touring rally, taking in some of the marvellous scenery that the Eiffel Mountain region has to offer.
22 Notizie Goodwood Festival of Speed 2003
July 11-13, 2003

Marcel Massini, Keith Bluemel

Andreas Meiniger


Is has been called 'the greatest show on earth', and one has to admit that this description is absolutely true. Lord Charles March and his crew have once again managed to present the world's largest celebration of the history of motorsport. The Goodwood Festival of Speed held it's 10th Anniversary and brought together most of the greatest cars, drivers, bikers, and riders from around the world.
24 Notizie 2+2
Two heavily camouflages prototypes of the new Ferrari 2+2

Hans Theunissen, Ferrari SpA


25 Corse Le Mans 2003
Ferrari return to Le Mans and wins its class

John Sinkgraven

Jerry Wyszatycki, John Sinkgraven


The pace that the Ferrari 550s showed last year certainly had not gone away this year, as their 600 plus bhp V12 engines revved just as nicely, creating perhaps the finest sound of all cars around the circuit.
32 Feature Taruffi's Triumph
Ferrari 315 S, s/n 0684

Keith G. Bluemel, Marcel Massini

Vic Flare, Giorgio Nada Collection, The Klemantaski Collection


Pierre Taruffi wins one last time, at the 1957 Mille Miglia. In doing so, he makes one car an instant classic. His story and that of the 315 S, s/n 0684, is offered up and presented.
53 Nassau!
Ferrari at the Bahamas Speed Weeks - part Three - 1962 through 1966

Terry O'Neil

Max Egli, The David Friedman Photo Collection, Eric della Faille, Alexis Callier Collection


The epic tale of the fabled Bahamas Speed Weeks comes to a close. Part Three, covering 1962 to 1966, with results and chassis number, and many historical images.
66 Guida A Guide to all Ferraris produced
The market as of September 1, 2003, from a survey of selected dealers
Expanded with more information, model type, s/n range, etc.
70 Calendario Calendario
Where Ferraris can be found in 2003 and 2004
71 Galleria Galleria
Special services for the Ferrari enthusiast
Some products and services of interest, from Ferrari people who want to reach you