Forza Magazine issue 109

MAY 2011

LanguageAmerican English language icon American English
EditorAaron Jenkins
PublishingRoss Periodicals Inc., ISSN 1093-0949
Dimensions64 pages, 214 x 275 mm

Forza magazine reports since 1996 on Ferrari automobiles, history, racing, personalities and news. Your best resource on Ferraris, published 8 times a year. Forza Magazine is designed for Ferrari automobile owners and enthusiasts. Issues include track reports, reviews, current news, renovation information, photographs, and articles on the history of Ferraris.

Cover of Forza Magazine issue 109, MAY 2011

Table of Contents

4Dateline News
First look - Ferrari FF
China Ferrari Fest - the 999th client
Luca Badoer retires
8In the Mail
In Alonso's defense, 612 vs FF
10Show & RaceFerrari 458 GT tested at Sebring

Bob Chapman

12Show & RaceZagato starts in Saratoga

Mike Covello

16AuctionsA sign of good things to come?
2011 Scottsdale report
F1 transmission, carbon-ceramic brakes

Brian Crall

24Road TestSuperbad
With its Formula 1-derived engine, chassis and suspension, the Ferrari F50 is truly a race car for the road.

Giancarlo Rosetti

Evan Klein

The Ferrari F50 was conceived in the late 1980s, primarily by Piero Ferrari, in anticipation of the company's upcoming 50th anniversary - and what a commemoration it would be. While the throwaway cliché "a race car for the street" is heard far too often, the new model, internally code named F130, was exactly that.
32ComparisonBattle Royale
A trio of Ferrari Boxer owners swaps cars for a three-way road test.

Dom Miliano

Dom Miliano

Three Boxers hit the road; the Ferrari 365 GT/4 BB's 4.4 liter flat-12 produced 360 hp at 7.000 rpm; the 5-liter Ferrari 512 BB engine made less power but more torque; the fuel-injected Ferrari 512 BBi was smoother than the carbureted cars.
40RestorationThe Modenese Way
Luigi Chinetti, Jr. tells the story behind this Ferrari 250 P's (s/n 0812) restoration

Aaron Jenkins

Aaron Jenkins

In the mid-1990s, after more than 30 years in storage, this Ferrari 250 P (s/n 0812) was pulled out, dusted off and inspected in preparation for a full restoration. Long time owner Luigi Chinetti, Jr. decided to send the car "home" to Italy to be restored.
46Formula 1Game Changer?
Scuderia Ferrari launches its 2011 Grand Prix contender, the Ferrari F150

Doyle Langdon

Courtesy Ferrari SpA

On January 28, Ferrari unveiled its 2011 Formula 1 car, the Ferrari F150. The name is a reference to the 150th anniversary of Italian unification, the birth of the modern-day country from the then-independent states located on the Italian peninsula.
51RacingDouble Down
Peter Hardman takes on the Goodwood Revival in a Ferrari 250 GTO/64

Steve Havelock

Steve Havelock

The annual Goodwood Revival celebrates the best in vintage racing, and the most prestigious race of the Revival, held at the historic 2.4-mile Goodwood circuit in Southern England, is the one-hour, two-driver Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy Celebration.
56Back Issues
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57EventsMaranello, New Jersey
The 2010 FCA Annual Meet brought a slice of Italy to the Garden State

Dom Miliano

Dom Miliano

Hundreds of Ferraristi descend on New Jersey Motorsports Parks for the 2010 Ferrari Club of America Annual Meet.
Monaco 1958