Ferrari World issue 5

March / April 1990

Language English language icon English
Dimensions softcover, 80 pages, 211 x 298 mm

The English edition of Ferrari World Magazine was published between 1989 and 1997. Similar to the Italian and German edition of Ferrari World Magazine, it mainly features reports on events, contemporary and classic Ferrari models, contributed by reknown Ferrari experts and photographers.

Cover of Ferrari World issue 5, March / April 1990

Table of Contents

Page Section Description
1 Contents Contents
3 Editorial Editorial
The beginning of 1990 saw us feeling strong and optimistic about the years to come; it also led us to look at the past, so full of exciting events.
7 Note Book Note Book
November 1989 - January 1990
14 Book Reviews Book Reviews
18 Auctions A queen at Monte Carlo
Orion Auction

Giorgio Terruzzi


The Ferrari 250 Berlinetta Competizione describes "from her own point of view" the impressions and thoughts on the auction in the Principality of Monaco where she was the queen among so many princesses from Maranello.
24 Feature Elegant and aggressive
Ferrari 250 GT California

Carlo Montanaro


Produced by Maranello in the late sixties, it is possibly the most beautiful of the open Ferraris.
31 Feature Sebring: 12 Hours of glory
Ferrari 250 GT California

Fabrizio Serena di Lapigio


33 Feature Sebring: 12 Hours of glory
Ferrari 250 GT California

Giorgio Scarlatti


38 Profile Diplomat on the track
Marco Piccinini

Oscar Orefici


Ten years spent at Maranello, a record for a Racing Manager. His presence was always at Enzo Ferrari's invitation.
42 Formula 1 New faces at Maranello

Cristiano Chiave, Giorgio Piola


1990 will be a cosmopolitan year at Scuderia Ferrari. The appointment of the chief technician was followed by the arrival at the Racing Department of a Frenchman, three times World Champion, two excellent engineers, one American, an Argentinian, and a young Italian test driver.
42 Formula 1 New faces at Maranello
Alain Prost

Cristiano Chiave, Giorgio Piola


The World Champion aims for his fourth title with the Cavallino
44 Formula 1 New faces at Maranello
Steve Nichols

Cristiano Chiave, Giorgio Piola


After great success at McLaren he arrives at Fiorano to tackle the semi-automatic gearbox
44 Formula 1 New faces at Maranello
Enrique Scalabroni

Cristiano Chiave, Giorgio Piola


A philosopher who foresees a strong and futuristic Ferrari
44 Formula 1 New faces at Maranello
Gianni Morbidelli

Cristiano Chiave, Giorgio Piola


A first taste of Formula 1 for a young man in the shadows of Prost and Mansell
48 Technique Heart of steel

Franco Varisco


The story of how the classic V12 crankshaft was made towards the end of the sixties. After 65 days of pure craftmanship the crankshaft becomes a true mechanical sculpture.
52 History and Anecdotes Modena, land of horse power

Athos Evangelisti


The restless people of Emilia, hot-blooded, clever and passionate, have made Modena the world capital of motor sport.
58 Profile A lasting friendship
Ferrari and Nardi

Franco Varisco, Daniele Zacconi


The story of Enrico Nardi, the man who invented and crafted the wonderful steering wheels which have adorned some of the most prestigious cars built by his friend, Enzo Ferrari.
64 Profile American adventure
Ferrari F40 Le Mans

Jean-Louis Moncet


The Ferrari F40 was the star of the IMSA race which took place at Laguna Seca in California.
Built in Maranello, prepared by Michelotto under the management of Ferrari-France, and driven by Jean Alesi, the F40 stayed with the leaders throughout the race and finished in third place. A more than pleasing result for its first appearance.
70 Buyer's Guide Buyer's Guide

Nicola Cutrera


78 Photo Choice A change of places
23 August 1964

Franco Varisco


For the first time in the Formula One World Championship, the 1964 Austrian Grand Prix took place on the ramshackle circuit of the airport at Zeltweg.