Cavallino Magazine issue 241

February / March 2021

Language American English language icon American English
Publishing John W. Barnes, Jr., ISSN 0889-2504
Dimensions softcover, 64 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon Cover Enzo Ferrari at the 1947 Mille Miglia

Alberto Sorlini


Feeding your Ferrari Passion

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 241, February / March 2021

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
2 Ecco Ecco

Alberto Sorlini


Our menu of selected items for you in this 241
6 In Memoriam Valerio Stradi 1934 - 2020
Close to the Throne - Someone you may never have heard of

Arnaud Blanfuney

Image courtesy Arnaud Blanfuney


Valerio Stradi was the employee closest to Enzo Ferrari. He spent 31 years near him and this was the most important recognition in his life. Faithful among the faithful, Stradi was a generous and loyal person, always very attached to his small town roots.
8 Lettere Edgar Notes

William Edgar

Edgar Motorsport Archive


Thank you, Cavallino, for posting this most favorite image from my Edgar Motorsport Archive. I was there when this photograph was shot fro my father by Lester Nehamkin on a sunny morning early in November 1956.
10 Notizie Sport & Collection 2020
Ferraris turn out to fight cancer

Olivier Bidaud

Olivier Bidaud


Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Sport & Collection team led by Jean-Pierre Doury managed to confirm the holding of the 2020 edition of what has become the biggest Ferrari meeting in France for years.
18 Letteratura The Sharknose V6
Ferrari 156, 246 SP & 196 SP
The field of Ferrari has been covered intimately over the years and so it is refreshing to see a small parcel of that history once again, but this time from a special and focused angle.
20 Letteratura Ferrari 250 GTE
Mammoth 250 GTE book becomes the bible

Keith Bluemel


The Ferrari 250 GTE model could be classified as Ferrari's first "mass production" model, that was introduced to the public as the pace car for the 1960 Le Mans 24 Hour Race.
26 Fotografia The photography of Alberto Sorlini
Ferrari and the Mille Miglia - a History within the History

Alberto Sorlini, Courtesy of Giorgo Nada Editore


When the Mille Miglia emerged from the ashes of the Second World War, in June of 1947, among the large crowds thronging Brescia's Piazza della Vittoria in those early summer days was a young man wih a camera slung around his neck, absorbed in capturing the faces, cars and views on film.
32 Feature Ferrari's Super Superamerica
When the sky was indeed the limit

Alan Boe

Peter Singhof, Daniel Kiss


The Ferrari 410 Superamerica is a very special and rare Ferrari and will be the focus of attention wherever it goes, whether it's a show, rally, tour, or Concours Event.
It's a Ferrari that exudes class and styling with a hubris that only such a special vehicle can command.
40 Cinematografo Dangerous Liaisons
Director Roger Vadim shows admirable taste in all manner of exotics

Andreas Dziedzic

GT Galerie Collection, Getty Images, Edward Quinn


What do French "sex kitten" Brigitte Bardot, the Danish actress Annette Strøyberg, young French actress Nastassja Kinski have in common with each other? The answer is Roger Plemiannikow and his Ferrari California Spyders. If you don't know him, you should.
46 Cavallino Moderno Challenge & GT Days

Michael Justin


The Challenge and GT Days took place again for the third time, and like most 2020 events, had to work around some increasingly tough safety measures. But Heinz Swoboda was able to pull it off, on the weekend of August 26-27, at the fantastic Red Bull Ring in Austria.
48 Cavallino Moderno 12 Hours of Sebring
Corse GT

David Brady

David Brady


In the first months of 2020 the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic made large, crowded events problematic and adversely complicated international travel.
In response, the customary March data fro the Sebring 12 Hours was postponed until November 14, 2020.
49 Cavallino Moderno Corse GT results
Corse GT

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


52 Cavallino Moderno Ferrari F1 to date
Corse GP

Keith Bluemel

Ferrari SpA


Turkish Grand Prix - November 15, 2020
Bahrain Grand Prix - November 29, 2020
Sakhir Grand Prix - December 6, 2020
Ahu Dhabi Grand Prix - December 13, 2020
54 Guida All Ferraris produced & Pricing Guide to the Market
Ferraris produced data and pricing guide as of February 1, 2021

Cavallino Staff, Keith Bluemel


59 Mercato No direction home
Recent auction results
Many Ferraris are on the market, especially on Bring A Trailer (which we deal with in an upcoming issue) but otherwise the auction market, actual or virtual, for Ferraris is slow, with not many being entered.
60 Galleria Galleria
64 Assistenza Assistenza
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