Cavallino Magazine issue 191

October / November 2012

Language American English language icon American English
Publishing John W. Barnes, Jr., ISSN 0889-2504
Dimensions softcover, 88 pages, 208 x 277 mm

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 191, October / November 2012

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
2 Ecco Ecco
What we have in this issue number 191
3 Assistenza Assistenza
Some helpful information for you
4 Lettere Lettere
Letters of note from your fellow readers
Letters of interest, from Fritz D'Orey on his accident, and from your fellow readers on Ferrari stuff, on the color of a 250 Europa and on a 375 MM sighting.
8 Notizie GTO Anniversary Tour fulfils its promise
Ferrari 250 GTO Anniversary Dom Perignon Tour

Peter Sachs

Keith Bluemel, Peter Singhof


We must wait every five years for this celebration to take place, but thankfully it does, so that we can see so many of these legends together.
20 Feature Omologato 1963
The Ferrari 250 GTO in the Tour de France Automobile in 1963

Germain Malléjac

Mauriche Louche archives, Germain Malléjac


From its presentation in February of 1962, the Ferrari 250 GTO, the ultimate evolution of the Ferrari 250 GT series of cars, won almost all of its races by taking away that year the GT category in the Targa Florio, the 24 Heures du Mans and the Tourists Trophy of Goodwood. These exceptional success were crowned by the Grand Tourisme World Championship. It won all the events ... except for the 1962 Tour de France Automobile.
38 Feature 857 - The Story of an extreme race car
Ferrari 857 Sport, s/n 0588 M

Keith Bluemel

Keith Bluemel, William Edgar Motorsport Archive, The Klemantaski Collection


Was there a Ferrari more unusual than this unique one-of-only-four sports racers? With special everything on board inside and out, and with an exotic tail find that defines the car forever, it is a worthy subject. A full appreciation of this restored rocket.
50 Corse Victory is going to those who endure - Ferrari & Alonso
Formula One

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


Tires are still the key to victory - guess right and they will last until the end. Guess wrong and all the speed in the world won't be translated to the road. Ferrari has taken some heartbreaking top five finishes but retains the lead for the Drivers' Championship.
53 Corse What a wonderful time to go GT racing
Ferrari in GT Racing in 2012

Keith Bluemel

Hugo Garritsen, Denis L. Tanney


The Ferrari 458 GT is the collectible Ferrari GT race car of the future, in all its multifarious guises. Do a bit of this, do a bit of that, and you can race just about anywhere. Your Competition Editor sorts out some of the "bits of this and bits of that". A lesson - pay attention.
56 Corse Ferraris find their old groove at the Le Mans Classic
Le Mans Classic 2012

Arnaud Blanfuney

Peter Singhof, Hugo Garritsen


A large retro racing event, well organised, brings out the finest retro race cars. Bringing race cars back to where they earned their glory - the best idea ever.
60 Monterey Concours on the Avenue 2012
The little event that could...

Cavallino Staff

Vincent Yernaux


From a few cars on the street to a nice sprawl covering blocks, this eclectic event shows the drawing power of good organisation.
62 Monterey Automobilia Monterey 2012
More delightful paper & other essentials...

Cavallino Staff

Vincent Yernaux


Everything you didn't know you didn't have, and how you find you absolutely need it.
63 Monterey The Quail - a Motorsports Gathering 2012
Cars, food, drink, sunshine - what a California script...

Cavallino Staff

Vincent Yernaux, Dennis L. Tanney


The great thing about Monterey Week is that it hosts all manner of events to suit everyone's tastes. And taste in the hallmark tat defines the unique social engagement that is The Quail.
66 Monterey Concorso Italiano 2012
Celebrare La Bella Macchina

Cavallino Staff

Vincent Yernaux


We are transported to Italy for the day, and all the best of Italy - its special culture of beauty in everything.
67 Monterey Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2012
The finest automobiles of many marques on view...

Cavallino Staff

Vincent Yernaux


Another day of simply gorgeous and unique automotive creations, from every country in the world, all in one exceptional place.
72 Monterey Montery Motorsports Revival 2012
Giants of yesteryear overshadow Ferrari presence...

Cavallino Staff

Denis L. Tanney


The Ferrari classes are less available, but the results are better, as several racing Ferraris bring home top finishes at Laguna Seca.
74 Monterey Monterey Ferrari F12 introduction
A new berlinetta breaks cover...

Cavallino Staff

Vincent Yernaux


Ferrari North America chose the Monterey week to present the new F12 Berlinetta to the public, first to an invitation-only preview on Friday night for special guests and prospective customers, then on Sunday for the automotive public at Pebble Beach during the Concours.
78 Mercato Monterey Auctions 2012
The shrinking 'middle class'...

Rick Carey


There was no shortage of remarkable transactions at Monterey this year.
82 Guida A Guide to all Ferraris produced
Plus the market as of October 1, 2012 ... from a survey of selected dealers

Keith Bleumel, Cavallino Staff