Cavallino Magazine issue 188

April / May 2012

Language American English language icon American English
Publishing John W. Barnes, Jr., ISSN 0889-2504
Dimensions softcover, 72 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon 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


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 188, April / May 2012

Table of Contents

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

Kevin Britton


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

Alan Boe

Günther Molter / The Klemantaski Collection


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.
25 Feature The First Ferrari 250 GTO, s/n 3223 GT
Part II - The accidental journey

Alan Boe


The ride in 3223 GT on the California coasts.
29 The Palm Beach Cavallino Classic 21
January 17-22m, 2012

David Brady, Jerry Wyszatucki, Michael Gregg, Peter Singhof, Chris Current


45 Feature Broken Dream
The promising racing debuts of Fritz d'Orey

Arnaud Blanfuney

Fritz d'Orey Collection


A racing career cut short - the sad and curious tale of Fritz d'Orey. His meteoric rise and near fatal end recounted.
60 Notizie Delectable Ferraris grace Rétromobile
Salon Rétromobile

Arnaud Meunier

Arnaud Meunier


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.
61 Notizie Special Ferrari Exhibition at the Pantheon Basel - Muttenz, Switzerland
A Ferrari Cornucopia

Arnaud Blanfuney

Arnaud Blanfuney


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.
66 Guida A Guide to all Ferraris produced
Plus the market as of April 1, 2012 ... from a survey of selected dealers

Keith Bleumel, Cavallino Staff