Forza Magazine issue 57


LanguageAmerican English language icon American English
Dimensions120 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 57, NOVEMBER 2004

Table of Contents

4Dateline NewsFerrari 430, presidential Quattroporte, etc.
18In the Mail2+2 review, F1 needs more millionaires…
24Show & RaceFerrari wins at Donington and Spa 24
Image representing Proximus 24 Hours of Spa 2004, FIA GT Championship round 07, Belgium, 31 July - 1 August 2004
Image representing FIA GT Championship Donington Park 2004, United Kingdom, 26 - 27 June 2004
26Show & RaceReading Ferrari Concours: beautiful cars, friendly people

Dom Miliamo

30Show & RaceItalian marques struggle at Watkins Glen
32Show & RaceItalian flair and style turn rain to shine

Mike Covello

36PlacesMotorsport history lives in Watkins Glen

Pete Vack

38Ferraristi250 GTO Daily Driver
Man's Best Friend

V.M. DeMoss

David Gooley

Fabrizio Violati has owned his Ferrari 250 GTO for almost 40 years. It's still his favorite car, and he regularly drives it on road and racetrack. A talk with Violati about life with s/n 3851 and its camine navigator, Clyde.
47First DriveTrack-tuned 550 Maranello

Steve Cole Smith

Ferrari SpA

Racing improves the breed, so Ferrari has applied some lessons learned with the 575 GTC racer to GTC Handling Package for the 575M.
50Formula 1Unstoppable!

Andrew Frankl

Ferrari and Michael Schumacher have now won 11 of 12 Grand Prix, and two more World Championships seem inevitable. Reports from France, Britain and Germany.
Image representing Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France 2004
Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France 2004
FIA Formula One World Championship round 10, France, 2 - 4 July 2004

Image representing Foster's British Grand Prix 2004
Foster's British Grand Prix 2004
FIA Formula One World Championship round 11, United Kingdom, 9 - 11 July 2004

Image representing Grosser Mobil 1 Preis von Deutschland 2004
Grosser Mobil 1 Preis von Deutschland 2004
FIA Formula One World Championship round 12, Germany, 23 - 25 July 2004

54Frankly FranklThe future of Formula One

Andrew Frankl

57TechnicalSpyder Spotting

Bill Badurski

There are more Ferrari Daytona Spyders on the road today than when production ended in the early 1970s, thanks to a once-booming business in turning Daytona coupes into convertibles.
62HistoryForgotten Racer

Bill Oursler

The Ferrari 312 P didn't win any races for the factory, but it still played an important role in Ferrari's sports-racing history.
71EventsVilla d'Este Concours
Elegant by Design

Ken Vendley

A wonderful eclectic field, chosen only for its beauty, makes Europe's oldest concours one of the finest in the world.
Image representing Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2004, Italy, 23 - 25 April 2004
74ClassicsChinetti's Creation

Ron C. Hill

Luigi Chinetti, Sr. Inspired the development of several Ferrari models, most notably the famed NART Spyder. A look at the first one, s/n 09437.
80RacingOne Slick Win

Peter Brock

Risi Competizione's 360 GTC claims Ferrari's very first GT win in the American Le Mans Series, thanks to soe smart wet-weather strategy. Report from Lime Rock.
Image representing New England Grand Prix 2004
New England Grand Prix 2004
American Le Mans Series round 03, United States, 5 July 2004

84HistoryShelby's Ferrari Days

William Edgar

In the mid 1950s, long before his Ford-powered cars defeated Enzo Ferrari's finest, Carroll Shelby drove more than a dozen different Ferraris at over 30 sports car races.
93CultureLights, Camera, Action!

Giancarlo Rosetti

Ferraris have long been a Hollywood favorite, both on the road and on the screen. A look back at some memorable Ferrari movie roles.
97RacingDown the Stretch

Chris McNeil

As the Ferrari 360 and Historic Challenge season hit their stride, the racing gets even better. The action from Mont-Tremblant and Lime Rock.
Image representing Ferrari Challenge - USA - round 4 2004
Ferrari Challenge - USA - round 4 2004
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, Canada, 26 - 27 June 2004

Image representing Ferrari Challenge - USA - round 5 2004
Ferrari Challenge - USA - round 5 2004
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, United States, 10 - 11 July 2004

120Rearview MirrorA Passion for Racing
Phil Hill at Torry Pines in 1956

Jim Sitz