Forza Magazine issue 54

JUNE 2004

LanguageAmerican English language icon American English
Dimensions104 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 54, JUNE 2004

Table of Contents

22Show & RaceAnassis dominates Ferrari Challenge at Infineon
Ferrari Challenge - USA - round 2 2003
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, United States, 9 March 2003

24Show & RaceCavallino offers the best of show and race

Chris McNeil

Cavallino Classic XIII
United States, 20 - 25 January 2004

26Show & RaceMaserati Trofeos take on Daytona 24 Hours

Chris McNeil

Rolex 24 at Daytona 2004
Grand American Road Racing Championship round 01, United States, 31 January - 1 February 2004

28Show & RaceFerrari plays vocal minority at the BRIC

Mark Brewer

34First DriveMaserati Quattroporte
The Italian Alternative

Jackie Jouret

Bored with your BMW or Mercedes? The Maserati Quattroporte offers an Italian alternative to the German sedan, one that's pitched toward the sporting side of the equation.
42HistoryTailored by Vignale
Ferrari 212 Export Berlinetta Vignale (s/n 0080 E)

Genevieve Obert

Coachbuilt Ferraris come in all shape and colors, but one of the prettiest must be the Vignale-bodied 212 Export Berlinetta. The life and times of one such coupe, s/n 0080E.
49HistoryFrench Connection

Pete Vack

The 24 Hours of Le Mans was good to Ed Hugus: between 1956 and 1964, the car dealer and part-time racer finished in the top ten five times - and may have co-driven the 1965 race-winning 250 LM. A look at Hugus' racing career, which included drives in some very special Ferraris.
56On TrackMeeting the Challenge

Harald Pace

Racing a Ferrari is never inexpensive, but the 348 Challenge made it affordable as never before. A look at the car that launched the Ferrari Challenge series.
64HistorySexy Beast
Ferrari 857 Sport Spyder (s/n 0558 M)

William Edgar

John Edgar's 857 Sport Spyder wore one of the most seductive skins ever to grace a Ferrari. Yet this race car had brawn as well as beauty, battling on through crashes, DNFs and even an ignominious engine swap.
72Formula 1Simply Red

Andrew Frankl

Ferrari and Michael Schumacher kick off the 2004 F1 season with back-to-back wins in the first two Grands Prix.
Foster's Australian Grand Prix 2004
FIA Formula One World Championship round 01, Australia, 4 - 7 March 2004

Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix 2004
FIA Formula One World Championship round 02, Malaysia, 19 - 21 March 2004

78PeopleTaking his Best Shot

Andy Saunders

Photographer Dave Friedman has been snapping race cars since the sixties, and his eye has always been drawn to the Ferraris - even when he worked for rival Shelby American! We talk with Friedman about his career and his favorite Ferrari photographs.
104Rearview MirrorHighs and lows of the 857 Sport Spyder

Jim Sitz