Cavallino Magazine issue 66

December 1991 / January 1992

Language American English language icon American English
Editor Stanley Nowak (dec.)
Publishing John W. Barnes Jr., ISSN 0889-2504
Dimensions softcover, 48 pages, 208 x 277 mm

American English language icon Cover The Ferrari 250 PF Cabriolet, series I, s/n 0873 GT and s/n 1193 GT

Roy D. Query


The Enthusiast's Magazine of Ferrari

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Cover of Cavallino Magazine issue 66, December 1991 / January 1992

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
1 Ecco Ecco

Road & Track, Paul Bartoletti


4 Lettere Lettere
Some thoughts from you, our readers

Studio Plus, Harm Trip


8 Notizie Shown and Honored at Pebble Beach
A brief history of Ferrari TR 59 s/n 0768

Pete Lovely

Paul Bartoletti


Second of the four TR 59s to be built carrying the Pinin Farina designed, Fantuzzi built bodies, s/n 0768 was completed in January, 1959.
Of the four remaining TR 59, TR 60 Ferraris, s/n 0768 has had probably the least alteration, i.e., other non-standard or even non-Ferrari engines installed, bodywork changes, etc.
10 Presentiamo A visit to Uncle Louis
Louis Klemantaski interviewed

Mark Wallach

Mark Wallach, Klemantaski Collection


He looks like the Hollywood version of a sardonic pixie, small, neat, trim, sharp white goatee, sparkling blue eyes, and only eighty years old.
He left his Alfa 164 on the sidewalk so we could find his house amid the ten houses i his village near Bath, England.
Louis Klementaski is the senior photographer of the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 19603 - that's about forty years of work and about 60,000 automobile photographs.
16 Feature A Swiss Piloti, a Lifetime Ago
The life and times of Hans Wirz, a gentleman driver in Ferraris

Marcel Massini

Hans Wirz, Marcel Massini


The Swiss sports car scene in the 1950s looked for some time as if every year the same drivers would become Swiss champions. In 1957, however, a change occurred, when Hans Wirz won the Swiss Gran Turismo championship for the first time. For this achievement, the tall Swiss race driver used a rare Ferrari 250 MM Pininfarina berlinetta, s/n 0254 MM.
20 Feature Exactly The Same, But Different
The story of the 250 GT Pinin Farina series I Cabriolets.

Ken Gross, Dyke Ridgley, Hilary Raab

Roy D. Query


A wonderful example of how Ferraris of the same series can also be quite varied and individualistic.
The white 250 GT series I Pinin Farina Cabriolet is s/n 0873 GT and the twenty fourth of the line, while the black 250 is s/n 1193 GT, the thirty seventh.
The treatments give each car entirely different characters.
30 Feature The Last of a Breed
Part II - The Restoration Of 250 MM Vignale Spyder s/n 0260 MM

Robert T. Devlin, David Smith

Ralph Poole, Dean Batchelor


David B. Smith of Bellevue, Washington, an industrial designer by formal education and profession, decided to take on s/n 0260 MM as his fourth early Ferrari to restore. He knew about the car for four years prior to acquiring it from previous owner Richard Busenkell.
33 Notizie The 1999 Nürburgring Historic Races

Marcel Massini

Marcel Massini


For almost twenty years now, the annual historic races at the Nurburgring are held as the major event for vintage cars in Europe, and about 50,000 spectators attended the four day event in August, 1991. Racing teams from all over the world - Europe and the United States, and even Australia - entered their rare and historic oldtimer and vintage cars on the renowned circuit in Germany.
34 Notizie For the record ...
Recognition for this who participated

Marcel Massini, Paul Bartoletti, Michael T. Lynch, Jeff Allison


Ferrari Owners Club Concours - Carmel Valley - August 16, 1991
Monterey Historic Races - Laguna Seca - August 16-18, 1991
Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance - August 18, 1991
Ferrari Owners Club - Laguna Seca - August 20, 1991
Blackhawk Classic Auto Collection - Blackhawk - August 20, 1991
Winners at Pebble Beach - Monterey, CA - August, 1991
AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix - Nürburgring - August 8-11, 1991
Ferraris at the 1991 Colorado Grand
The Sportscar Auction - Interlaken - September 28, 1991
35 Notizie Colorado Grand preview
Colorado Grand attracts the best

Michael T. Lynch


35 Notizie More honors for Phil Hill in this special year

George Dwinell


35 Notizie Ferrari F40 reaches Canada

Steven G. Kastner


This is how F40s arrive in Canada, on pallets, after riding from Italy by Alitalia air freighter. This is F40, s/n 90279.
35 Notizie Ferraris on display in New Jersey

Denis L. Tanney


Best in show at Jerry Molitor's Ferrari Fall Festival in New Jersey recently was Bill Marriott's gleaming 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France, s/n 1357 GT.
36 Corse Pirelli Maranello Challenge ends its season - on a good note
Ferraris carrying the Flag

E.D.P., John L.E. Gainsford, Steve Jones, John Swift


In the last issue, we covered the first seven races of this great series in 1991, and below are the final three.
They are marked by some interesting additions, including some new winners, and the inclusion of a few F40s in the last two races. It's great to see these GT Ferraris finally out racing as they should be, and these two were prepared by the service shop of Bob Houghton.

Round Eight - Oulton Park, August 12, 1991
Round Nine - Snetterton, September 1, 1991
Round Ten - Castle Combe, September 14, 1991
38 Corse Formula One Championship
Ferraris carrying the Flag
Belgian Grand Prix, August 25, 1991
Could have been good

Italian Grand Prix, September 8, 1991
Prost gains a third, Alesi nothing

Portugese Grand Prix, September 22, 1991
Alesi gains a third, Prost nothing

Spanish Grand Prix, September 29, 1991
Surprise; Prost second, Alesi fourth
38 Corse A Testarossa at Bonneville

Alan Yorgason


It's not often that a Ferrari shows up at the Bonneville Salt Flats to stretch its legs, but this year a very heavily modified Testarossa made the run.
It was called the Lotec-Colani, with the mechanical work being done by the German firm of Lotec, and the styling being performed by the ever inventive Colani. No notice of results.
40 Galleria Galleria
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