Cavallino Magazine issue 224

April / May 2018

Language American English language icon American English
Publishing John W. Barnes, Jr., ISSN 0889-2504
Dimensions softcover, 80 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon Cover The Ferrari 250 GT California Prototype, s/n 0769 GT at Villa d'Este in Italy

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 224, April / May 2018

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
7 Ecco Ecco
Our menu of choice items for you in this 224

Peter Singhof, Klemantaski Collection, Marcel Massini


8 Lettere Lettere
The early Inters bring a lot of attention, and old images. From your experts.

Marcel Massini

Courtesy Marcel Massini


14 In Memoriam Dan Gurney - another American who added to the Ferrari Legend
The Life & Times of a Legend, with a short stint at Ferrari

Arnaud Blanfuney

Klementaski Collection


Although not in the best of health lately, Dan Gurney's passing shocked the entire motor racing community. Fair, modest, friendly, courageous, and always looking forward, Dan Gurney was the embodiment of the American spirit in many ways. And as a racer he competed and won in just about every form of racing he tried ...
20 Notiizie Italian Warmth at a cold Rétromobile
Ferrari as always were ever present at this 43rd Rétromobile

Arnaud Meunier

Olivier Bidaud, Vincent Yernaux, Arnaud Meunier, Arnaud Blanfuney, Jarrett Rothmeier


The latest edition of Rétromobile in Paris, France is over. It was a very good show with many interesting specimens, like the Alpine-Renault prototype from Le Mans 1978, or the beautiful Abarth collection of Swiss Engelbert Möll, or the Bugatti T57 Cabriolet by Gangloff, or the three prototypes of cars designed by Bugatti's pilot Jean-Pierre Wimille at the end of 1940s. Of course, many Ferraris were also present, around 50!
27 Letteratura Phil Hill recorded a golden era as it was being minted
Inside Track - The Racing Autobiography reviewed

Michael T. Lynch

Hill Family Archives


There are three fascinating new books which any Cavallino reader will enjoy. They chronicle the life and racing career of America's only native born Grand Prix World Champion, an achievement that Phil Hill consummated in 1961 in a Ferrari 156. One cannot help to be impressed by the quality of the three volumes, all entitled 'Inside Track', with the subtitles of 'Volume 1 - 1951 to 1956', 'Volume 2 - 1957 - 1962, which are a slipcase set, and 'The Racing Autobiography', a stand-alone book in the same format, that can also be purchased with the set.
33 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27
The number of rare Ferraris was overwhelming this year, with everything from a Ferrari 166 MM to the very latest Ferrari 812 Superfast. Plus there was a stunning display of Cavallino magazine cover cars, which pleases everyone there. See all the entrants and all the Concorso results.
34 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Historic Racing

Peter Singhof, David Brady, Jerry Wyszatycki


35 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Classic Cruising

Peter Singhof, Jerry Wyszatycki


The Cavallino Classic continues its popular cruising class this year. meant for drivers who want to go fast on a race track, but who aren't interested in full bore unlimited speeds. It proved very succesful because of its earnest but relaxed pace, and you could take passengers, always popular.
36 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Palm Beach Tour

David Brady, Cavallino Staff


37 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Partners & Patrons
38 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Concorso Major Awards
Palm Beach Cavallino Classic 27 Concorso d'Eleganza, January 27, 2018

Chris Current, Pat Current

Peter Singhof, Michael Gregg, David Brady, Keith Bluemel


42 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Concorso Preservation Honors
Palm Beach Cavallino Classic 27 Concorso d'Eleganza, January 27, 2018

Chris Current, Pat Current

Peter Singhof


43 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Cover Cars
Palm Beach Cavallino Classic 27 Concorso d'Eleganza, January 27, 2018

Chris Current, Pat Current

David Brady, Peter Singhof


44 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Concorso Judges
We present the Judges of the Palm Beach Cavallino Classic Concorso d'Eleganza. All are invited for the knowledge of Ferraris, and their ability to judge by the standards of the International Advisory Council for the Preservation of the Ferrari Automobile.
44 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Symposium

Chris Current


Three very rare Ferraris were on display for the Cavallino Classic Symposium at The Breakers on Thursday morning - the big Ferrari 410 Sport, a real 275 GTS/4 NART Spyder & an early Ferrari 212 Export
45 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Sunday Major Honors
Classic Sports Sunday at Mar-a-Lago - January 28, 2018

Jerry Wyszatycki


46 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Sunday Mercedes-Benz Gathering

Jerry Wyszatycki, Michael Gregg, Peter Singhof


47 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Sunday Marque Honors
Chosen by a Committee of Honored Judges

Michael Gregg


48 Cavallino 27 Cavallino 27 - Thank You!
Classic Organizing Committee

David Brady


We thank all the enthusiasts who make the Cavallino Classic a reality. They are committed to making the Cavallino Classic the finest automotive event in the world, and to helping you have a most enjoyable and rewarding automotive experience.
50 Feature Prototype California 0769 GT
Revisiting an old friend - what's new in the life of this seminal Ferrari

Alain Boe

Peter Singhof, Etienne Vanaret


Yes, there was one for the Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder series, an idea brought forth by assembling a standard Ferrari engine & chassis, but with a restrained convertible body assembled carefully on top.
62 Corse Daytona 24
January 27-27, 2018

Keith Bluemel

Keith Bluemel


Daytona 24 Hours always a test and this year the Ferraris succumb to various ills.
67 Galleria Galleria
72 Guida The GT, Sport and Production Ferraris, with pertinent information and values
As of April 1, 2018

Keith Bluemel, Cavallino Staff


The GT, Sport and Production Ferraris, with pertinent information and values.
76 Mercato Arizona Winter Auctions - all the results

Jarrett Rothmeier

RM Auctions


77 Mercato More Winter Auctions - all the results

Jarrett Rothmeier

RM Auctions


78 Mercato Paris Winter Auctions - all the results

Jarrett Rothmeier, Arnaud Blanfuney, Olivier Bidaud, Vincent Yernaux

Vincent Yernaux


80 Assistenza Assistenza

Family Hill Archives