Forza Magazine issue 32


LanguageAmerican English language icon American English
Dimensions214 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 32, OCTOBER 2001

Table of Contents

4Dateline NewsMysterious Media Site image sparks speculation
360 Barchetta

Ferrari SpA

In August 2000 - a Ferrari 360 Barchetta was presented to Luca di Montezemolo as a wedding coach. The car was billed as a one-off, and that cut-down windscreen would have a tough time getting past US DOT, but we wouldn't be at all surprised if Ferrari decided to build it.
4Dateline NewsMontezemolo says No Thanks to government job
4Dateline NewsFerrari releases sales facts and figures for 2000
6Dateline NewsFIAT buys more Ferrari sides
6Dateline NewsFerrari 550 getting stronger in the FIA GT; Prodrive enters Fray


8Dateline NewsFerrari Re-Ups with Schumacher and Barrichello

Andrew Frankl

12Dateline NewsRacing remains intense in Italian 360 Challenge

Ferrari SpA

20In the MailIn the Mail
24Show & RaceClassics retrace Historic Tour de France in 2001 Tour Auto

Anthony Pozner, Nicholas Pozner

Helmut Schnug

As the rally's 243 cars assembled at the Fontaines du Trocadero for scrutineering, competitors anticipated that Patrick and Silviane Peter had organized one of the toughest Tours ever for cars and driver alike.
32HistoryEnzo Ferrari 1981 Factory Luncheon
Personal recollections

Winston Goodfellow

Winston Goodfellow

My first trip to Italy in 1981 inadvertently resulted in one of the highlights of my life. Just 23 at the time, I had little idea when I went over there that I would get to experience the world of Ferrari in a way most people only dream about.
40Shop TalkPalladino's Shop Talk
Premature CV boot failure now a thing of the past.
An unlikely culprit in F355 rear vibration.
550 Maranello check engine light.
46Road TestSultan of Brunei's Ferrari FX

Winston Goodfellow

Winston Goodfellow

Although both Ferrari and Pininfarina claim the FX doesn't exit, we track one down in SoCal anyway - and even take it for a drive!
54ProfileFit for a Queen
Barbara Hutton's Ferrari 365 GTC (s/n 12795)

Winston Goodfellow

Winston Goodfellow

For nearly thirty years, that green star on the GTC's door had tricked viewers into thinking that this 365 GTC had been built for King Hassan of Morocco. We unconver the truth of its origens.
60HistoryRacers Personified
Mario Andretti and the Ferrari 312 PB

Giancarlo Rosetti

Nigel Snowdon / The Klementaski Collection, Dave Friedman, Giancarlo Rosetti

Mario Andretti is on of the greatest racing drivers of all time. We talk with Andretti about one of his favorite race cars: Ferrari's 312 PB
66Formula 12001 Season review
Schumacher Scores

Andrew Frankl

Paul-Henri Cahier

With a little luck, Michael Schumacher and Ferrari are racking up the points again in F1.
Gran Premio Marlboro de España 2001
FIA Formula One World Championship round 05, Spain, 27 - 29 April 2001

Grand Prix de Monaco 2001
FIA Formula One World Championship round 07, Monaco, 24 - 27 May 2001

Grosser A1 Preis von Österreich 2001
FIA Formula One World Championship round 06, Austria, 11 - 13 May 2001

73ChallengeThe Road to Montreal

David Seibert

Chris McNeil /

The lastest round of Challenge races at Virginia International Raceway and Road Atlanta found some new faces at the front of the field.
Ferrari Historic Challenge USA - round 2 2001
United States, 26 - 29 April 2001

Ferrari Historic Challenge USA - round 3 2001
United States, 10 - 13 May 2001

Ferrari Challenge USA 2001
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, United States, 10 - 13 May 2001

Ferrari Challenge USA 2001
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, United States, 26 - 29 April 2001

78PeopleThe Ferrari Finder
Ed Niles

David L. Katz

David L. Katz, Ed Niles

Ed Niles has been a pillar of the Ferrari World for over 40 years. We sit down for a chat with one of the West Coast's diehard enthusiasts.
88EventsFerraris Bloom in Palos Verdes

David L. Katz

David L. Katz

A different type of concours celebrates the Ferraris that competed in the legendary Carrera Panamericana.
Ferrari Southern California Concours d'Elegance 2001
United States, 20 May 2001

106FORZA DirectoryFORZA Directory
112Rearview MirrorMike Hawthorn at Monza, 1957
Ferrari 801 F1

Jim Sitz

Jim Sitz

In 1957, the Scuderia was still campaigning the 1954 Lancias ...
XXVII Gran Premio d'Italia 1957
FIA Formula One World Championship round 08, Italy, 8 September 1957