Cavallino Magazine issue 192

December 2012 / January 2013

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

American English language icon Cover The Ferrari 250 GT LWB, s/n 1321 GT at The Breakers during the Cavallino Classic

Peter Singhof


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 192, December 2012 / January 2013

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
2 Ecco Ecco
See what we have for you in number 192
3 Assistenza Assistenza
Some helpful information for you
6 In Memoriam In Memoriam

Arnaud Blanfuney / Ferrari S.p.A.


Thepassing of Sergio Pininfarina is the passing of an era - when the bodies of automobiles were meant to be truly beautiful.
7 Lettere Lettere
Letters of note from your fellow readers
Letters of interest, with more on the Le Mans accident, more updated on the winged 857 S, s/n 0588 M, and more images of the 250 GTO, s/n 3943 GT. From many sources.
16 Feature Omologato 1964
The Ferrari 250 GTO in the Tour de France Automobile 1964

Germain Mallejac

Maurice Louche Archives


Several rules were modified for the 1964 Tour, taking into account the lessons learned from the past editions, and also making the Tour de France Automobile even more selective.
32 Feature Ferrari's First Le Mans GT Winner
Ferrari 250 GT LWB Berlinetta Scaglietti, s/n 1321 GT

Alan Boe

Michael Greg / Jacques Swaters Archive / The Klementaski Collection / Alexis Callier Collection


Just another Ferrari 250 GT LWB? Hardly. This example may have been deep in the LWB model sequence, but its claim to true fame is that it was the first ever Ferrari to win the GT Class at the famed Le Mans race - in 1959.
48 Corse Alonso & Ferrari stay in the hunt
Formula 1

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


Ferrari and Alonso came on strong and led the Drivers' Championship, but Red Bull found its old form and retook the lead. It has been an exciting year and we continue to root for the home team.
52 Corse Title wind in many classes, in many series
So much Ferrari GT racing, we can't cover it all

Keith Bluemel

Hugo Garritsen / Ferrari SpA


There are many events nowadays hosting Ferraris, as there should be, since these cars are the mechanical art for our age.
Reports from the International GT Open, Blancpain Endurance Series, FIA GT3 European Championship, FIA GT1 World Championship, American Le Mans Series, FIA World Endurance Championship and the Rolex Grand-Am series.
60 Corse Goodwood Revival only improves with age

Cavallino Staff

Vincent Yernaux


It recreates a moment in time. They have even issued a booklet on the proper way to dress for the era. You will not feel out of place.
64 Modellismo When a Truck is not a Truck, but an Icon
FIA 642 RN2 Bartoletti transporter

Marshall Buck

Marshall Buck


Everything Ferrari-ish has become an icon, even the old Ferrari race car transporters. The allure of this "old truck" is hard to explain, but it is there none-the-less. It carried great cars in its day but it had a presence all its own.
74 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