Cavallino Magazine issue 233

October / November 2019

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 375 Sutton Speciale, s/n 0478 AM

Denis L. Tanney


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 233, October / November 2019

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
6 Ecco Ecco

Lester Nehamkin, Dennis L. Tanney


Our menu of selected items for you in this 233.
8 In Memoriam Carlo Mario Abate - a Gentleman Driver
Another contribution to what made Ferrari great

Jean-Bernard Heros

Arnaud Blanfuney Collection


He was born in Turin, Italy into a wealthy family of French origin on July 10, 1932. He began racing in 1955 in the Sestrieres Rally (in a Fiat 1100), and then in 1956 he graduated with an Alfa Romeo Giulietta SV to larger events such as the Giro de Sicilia, the Mille Miglia and the Targa Florio, to name a few.
10 Letteratura 27 - Patrick Tambay - The Ferrari Years
A driver thrown in the Ferrari Theatre

Arnaud Blanfuney


Massimo Burbi was seven years old when he first watched Formula One on TV. He notably saw the 1983 San Marino Grand Prix famously won by Patrick Tambay in a Ferrari. He developed from then on a passion for cars and science what finally led him to run his own engineering design consultancy.
12 Notizie Chantilly Arts & Elegance 2019
Chantilly, France, June 30, 2019

Arnaud Meunier, Vincent Yernaux, Olivier Bidaud

Olivier Bidaud, Vincent Yernaux


The elegant tradition of the true Concours d'Elegance actually goes back to the beginning of last century in France. Since 2014, Chantilly Arts & Élégance Richard Mille organized by Peter Auto has brought this tradition to the present day.
16 Notizie Concours d'Elegance Suisse
Coppet, Switzerland, June 21-23, 2019

Etienne Vanaret

Etienne Vanaret


The Concours d'Elegance Suisse was helf for the fourth time in the magnificent setting of the Chateau de Coppet, on the shores of Lake Leman, near Geneva, from Friday June 21 to Sunday, June 23, 2019.
20 Notizie Celebrazione Ferrari at Lyon Air
Cars and Planes - all from the mechanical pre-digital era

Rex McAfee

Rex McAfee


Appropriately named "Celebrazione Ferrari", the summer exhibit a Lyon Air Museum provides a beautiful offering of Italian machinery rarely seen in such a unique setting. Facing the runways of John Wayne Airport in Orange County CA, the museum focuses on celebrating aircraft and vehicles of WWII.
24 Notizie Élégance et Automobile à Monte-Carlo
A new venture in a fabled town

Cavallino Staff, Richard Micoud, Olivier Bidaud

Olivier Bidaud


There are new Concours shows developing all over Europe, as many have begun to realize that these events are not only attractive to automotive enthusiasts but they also combine the enjoyable elements of interesting cars, people and locales in safe and secure environments.
28 Notizie Rodeo Drive Concours 2019
Honoring a Father's Day tradition

Kevin Ehrlich

Kevin Ehrlich


Under typical June gloomyskies, the 2019 Rodeo Drive Concours once again honored a Father's Day Tradition in Beverly Hills. Organizers curated a wide and varied assortmentof about a 100 cars that ranged from precise period correct concours gems to irreverent and custom works of personal art.
32 Feature The Sutton 375, s/n 0478 AM
Sometimes a name just sticks

Alan Boe

Denis L. Tanney


The Ferrari 375 Plus models were big, bold and brassy, with an image to match. After an accident, one Ferrari 375 has a new body made, California Custom style. The man was Jack Sutton and the car continued to race and win and that's how it became known ever after - The Sutton 275 Speciale.
38 Feature The Sutton 375 Speciale remembered
Ferrari 375 Sutton Plus, s/n 0478 AM

William Edgar

Lester Nahamkin


Because I was there in the day, people will ask: 'What was it like back then in the golden era of sports car racing in America, in the Fabulous Fifties?' If they could only know. What was it? Wonderful, Exciting.
42 Feature Who was Jack Sutton?
Metal shaping legend

Bob Rolofson


With mass production taking over most of the metal working operations in the United States, custom body shells are relatively rare, and are usually reserved for those with fat purses.
45 Feature Monterey 2019
Presented by WeatherTech
While again not a Ferrari year, there were Ferraris everywhere on the Monterey Peninsula at all the events, including Casa Ferrari. All these events are covered here for you by your devoted staff, with full charts of entrants, model type, chassis numbers and results. Plus all the Monterey auction results - good and not so bad.
46 Feature Concours on the Avenue in Carmel
Monterey 2019

Marcel Massini

Peter Singhof


Tuesday begins the start of the Monterey week of auto activities and on this day is the Concours on the Avenue in Carmel, California. Cars are displayed on both sides of Ocean Avenue, with more displays on the side streets, and the best part is, it's all free.
47 Feature The Quail - a Motorsports Gathering
Monterey 2019

Marcel Massini

David Burton


The Quail - A Motorsports Gathering, at the Quail Lodge Resort in Carmel Valley, California, was held on a perfect day, with 5,000 passes selling out in one day earlier in the year.
48 Feature Concorso Italiano
Monterey 2019

Henry T. Kistler

Henry T. Kistler


Concorso Italiano at the Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside on Monterey Bay, California, is all about Italy - food, wine, fashion, music, and of course, automobiles.
49 Feature Pebble Beach Tour d'Eelegance
Monterey 2019

Peter Singhof, Ron Kimball


The Tour d'Elegance had its biggest year ever, with an overwhelming entry. Part of that is because a succesful completion of the Tour gives a car an advantage during the judging at the Sunday Concours, with extra points if needed.
50 Feature Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
Monterey 2019

Marcel Massini

Denis L. Tanney


The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance was blessed with beautiful weather his year, which provided an added bonus to an otherwise perfect day. The stature of the event is evidenced by the fact that over 500 cars applied to be on the lawn, from which were chosen about 200 of the absolute best of the best.
52 Feature Casa Ferrari tributes to Scuderia Ferrari 90
Monterey 2019

Marcel Massini


Ferrari continued their Casa Ferrari at Pebble Beach again, on the secluded first fairway, but not far from the Lodge. Ferrari decided to pay tribute to the "90 Years of Scuderia Ferrari" with a display of many of their racing cars, Sports and GT up through the Challenge cars to Formule One.
53 Feature Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion
Monterey 2019

Marcel Massini

Denis L. Tanney


The Monterey Motorsports Reunion was held once more at the Laguna Seca track and once more, and sadly, there were few Ferraris entered. The cars have become too valuable to risk them in a competitive environment.
54 Galleria Monterey The Monterey Auctions
All the results from your staff

Cavallino Staff


What some described as the "Monterey Massacre" was, indeed, a sorrowful sight, with many No Sales and Withdrawns, and with actual Sales barely reaching the low estimate. And this was not only Ferraris but across the board; no marque was spared.
56 Notizie Cavallino Moderne Ferrari 288 GTO Tour through Provence
Honors 35th anniversary

Cavallino Staff

Marcel Massini


As track use for Ferraris has seen a decline in recent years, there has been a big resurgence in tours and rallies, not the intensive and traditional marriage-ending rallies but casual treks at some good speed on interesting roads through beautiful countryside.
60 Auto Da Corsa | Cavallino Moderne 2nd Annual Challenge & GT Days

Cavallino Staff

Peter Singhof


The Ferrari Challenge and GT cars are coming into their own. There was a long drought from the heyday of Ferrari GT racing in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, with some small privateer efforts in the 1960s to the 1990s, but it wasn't until the 2000s that several privateers became serious with the Ferrari 550 and 575 Maranellos.
60 Auto Da Corsa | Cavallino Moderne Ferrari at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Arnaud Meunier, Keith Bluemel

Arnaud Meunier


The Goodwood Festival of Speed is always a wonderful event, which gathered for the 27th time many historic and newer vehicles which challenged the Hillclimb which crosses Lord March's extensive grounds.
60 Auto Da Corsa | Cavallino Moderne Modena Motorsport Days

Keith Bluemel

Keith Bluemel


After a short hiatus, Modena Motorsport revived their track days with a small (in comparison to previous ones) convivial two day gathering, comprising of clients and friends, at the Zolder circuit in Belgium on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of June.
65 Letteratura | Cavallino Moderne The Ferrari 550 and 575 Road and Race legends
by Nathan Beehl

Cavallino Staff


Nathan is a well known Ferrari researcher, author and writer, with many Ferrari books to his credit and his latest tome is the comprehensive delineation of the Ferrari 550 and 575 model, on not only the road cars and their variants, including the Barchetta and the Superamerica, but also the competition 550s and 575s.
66 Corse | Cavallino Moderne GT racing charts to date

Cavallino Staff

Hugo Garritsen


66 Corse | Cavallino Moderne F1 season to date

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


Britain / Germany / Hungary / Belgium / Italy
71 Galleria Galleria
74 Guida All Ferraris produced & Pricing Guide to the Market
Ferraris produced data and pricing guide as of October 1, 2019

Cavallino Staff, Keith Bluemel


80 Assistenza Assistenza