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Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews
Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews
Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews
Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews
Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews
Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews
Ferrari Superamerica
Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews

The Superamerica will be introduced at the Detroit Auto Show. Designed by Pininfarina, this is a car combining the performance of Ferrari’s twelve-cylinder Berlinetta with a highly original interpretation of the convertible concept. This is the first production car to use an innovative mechanism

Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews
Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews
Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews

Season Opener

On January 15th the Florida region of the Ferrari Owners Club held their annual gathering of Ferraris at St. Armand's Circle. The weather was cool and the sky was mostly overcast, but that didn't prevent approximately 45 owners from displaying their road cars on the beautifully landscaped park in the center for St. Armand's Circle in Sarasota, Florida. Next will be the Cavallino Classic in Palm Beach Florida

Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews

Ferrari Superamerica 559 units will be on sale

Cavallino Classic

January in Florida brings the annual Cavallino Classic with two days of track action at Moroso Motorsports Park and a concourse show on the lawn at the beautiful Breakers Resort on Palm Beach. The 2005 event brings together classic Ferrari race cars and modern day street cars like the Enzo and the new F430. This years event has brought out a number of unique and interesting cars.

Ferrari 500 TRC Scaglietti Spyder s/n 0670MDTR

Amsterdam Auto RAI

The biannual Amsterdam Auto RAI hosts the european premiere of the Ferrari Superamerica, that was unveiled by Andrea Castronovo, Managing Director of Ferrari Maserati West Europe.

Ferrari Superamerica, s/n 140436

The French answer to the famous Techno Classica

Retromobile, Paris

Detroit Motor Show

Maserati MC12
Maserati Boomerang s/n 081

The Superamerica will be introduced at the Detroit Auto Show. Designed by Pininfarina, this is a car combining the performance of Ferrari’s twelve-cylinder Berlinetta with a highly original interpretation of the convertible concept.

Ferrari F430 Spider

World Premiére of the Ferrari F430 Spider at Geneva Motor Show

Ferrari’s range of V8-engined sports cars will be joined by the new F430 Spider when it is unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show (3-13 March 2005). Ferrari’s new drop-top includes a number of important technical features which give hints of the car’s F1 pedigree, starting with the innovative electronic differential - first developed by the racing division for the Scuderia’s all-conquering F1 cars – which improves traction and roadholding under all conditions

Pininfarina and Geneva Motor Show turn 75

Debuting on Pininfarina’s stand is the striking Maserati "Birdcage 75th" concept car. Celebrating the coincidence of the 75th anniversary of Pininfarina and the 75th Geneva show in 2005

Pininfarina Birdcage 75th
330 P4 s/n 0858
F2005

F2005 Launch

MC12 GT1

Maserati transfer of ownership from Ferrari to Fiat

Under the authority in Internal Revenue Code section 6331, the 1967 Ferrari 330 P4 Chassis Number: 0858 has been seized for nonpayment of internal revenue taxes due from Taxpayer. The property will be sold at public auction in Phoenix, AZ  March 3rd, 2005

Note:
I have been informed that the sale of the Ferrari has been cancelled and will not be offered for sale. I can not reveal any other details, fortunately this did not happen at the 11th hour. Thank you for your interest in this sale and hope that you might be in the market for future items that we might offer for sale. I would appreciate if you could spread the word of our sales and our website.

Fidel N. Atencio, Property Appraisal & Liquidation Specialist - Internal Revenue Service
40 West Baseline Rd., Ste 211 - Tempe, AZ 85283

Minimum Bid ..... $2,mio ... a steal ?

Fifth place for the Maserati MC12 at the 12 Hour of Sebring

The F2005 is the fifty first single-seater built by Ferrari specifically to compete in the Formula 1 World Championship. The design, which bears the internal code number 656, represents Ferrari’s more exhaustive interpretation of the 2005 technical regulations. The main elements

Fiat announces that the ownership of Maserati, currently wholly owned by Ferrari, will be transferred as soon as practicable to Fiat. The move forsees that Alfa Romeo and Maserati will co-operate closely technically and commercially - particularly in important international markets.

Maserati made its return to racing in an official car in the United States, obtaining a good finishing position at the 53rd 12 Hours of Sebring. For the record, the race was won by the Kristensen - Werner - Letho crew driving the Audi R8.   The MC12 crewed by Andrea Bertolini/Fabrizio De Simone and Fabio Babini finished in fifth place in the GT1 category and ninth overall.

Ferrari Line up

Ralph Lauren’s collection

Maserati MC12 s/n 03/15440

More than any other modern artifact, the automobile dramatically changed the way we live. Like any art form, car design reflects changes in fashion, technology, and societal attitudes. In its first exhibition devoted to car design, the MFA displays sixteen magnificent automobiles from

Alfa Romeo GTA display

3rd Coppa Milano-Sanremo

1° Trofeo Alfa Romeo, was a great success. Jointly organised by MAC Events and Meet Communicazione this C.S.A.I. touristic rally

Lido Shuffle

FIA-GT Monza Test & Entry List

During the press conference held at Monza to launch the 2005 seasons of the FIA World Touring Car Championship and the FIA GT Championship, Stephane Ratel spoke about the upcoming season, the calendar, the Tourist Trophy at Silverstone, the provisional entry list
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Greg Garrison  & Ferrari 365 California PF Cabriolet s/n 9631

Greg Garrison - Obituary

Greg Garrison, one of the well known Ferrari enthusiasts gathering one of the most important collection, died March 26, 2005, age 81

Prodrive Ferrari 550 GTO s/n 107617 - R. Pergl / T. Enge / J. Janis

LMES 1000km Spa

Edwin van Nes covered an eventful round of the Le Mans Endurance Series in Spa for the barchetta fans

Maserati MC12 s/n 03/15440

Road Atalanta Maserati MC12 finished 3rd in GT1

Maserati will compete in round two of the American Le Mans Series, the Sportsbook.com Grand Prix of Atlanta at the Road Atlanta circuit. The team arrives after a promising start to the ALMS season at the 53rd Annual 12 Hours of Sebring this past March. Maserati competes with an MC12 in compliance with the rules of IMSA. The car matches FIA GT1 specs. and carries a ballast of 30 kilos.

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Labre 550 wins at Monza

A simply breathtaking race in Monza saw victory go to Pedro Lamy and Gabriele Gardel in the nr 11 Larbre Competition Ferrari 550 Maranello, heading a pack of four Maserati MC 12 cars. The two Vitaphone cars were second and third, followed by the JMB duo, with the nr 16 pole sitter

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575 GTC Evoluzione 2005

Ferrari 575 GTC Evoluzione 2005

The debut race for the modified 575 GTC will take place on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 April at the Enzo and Dino Ferrari Autodrome, Imola.  The Ferrari Corse Clienti department has made changes to the original version with the collaboration of the technical GT head, Maurizio Nardon. The aerodynamics were completely revised with the addition of a new splitter and air intake on the modified bonnet. These changes improve internal air flow.

Pininfarina Boxer prototype, Modulo, P6 & Dino Competizione

Collezione Pininfarina at Villa Erba

A wide selection of cars from the Collezione Pininfarin was on display at the public day of the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, but it was raining cats and dogs, so most of the cars remained covered during the event. Fortunately, we had a sneak preview on the day before when the cars were unloaded, so we can offer you a nice gallery of the beautiful shapes that were covered on the rainy sunday of the Concorso Villa d'Este.

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Museo Storico

The Alfa Romeo factory is situated on the outskirts of Arese, about ten kilometers northwest of Milan. While Executive Offices at the Arese plant make a desolate impression nowadays, one little building on the site is the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo, which houses a breathtaking collection of well over a hundred cars, each and every car of particular importance to automotive history in general and Alfa Romeo history in particular.

Ferrari FXX

The New FXX 1.5 Million Euro Toy

The FXX is the most advanced GT ever created at Maranello and its mission is to involve Ferrari’s most valued Clients as genuine Prancing Horse Test Drivers in their own right. The wealth of data and experience gathered in the course of this very special programme will be exceptionally important. In fact, the feedback from these highly skilled, non-professional Client Test Drivers will be compared and supplemented with suggestions from F1 Drivers and Ferrari’s professional in-house

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First win for the Corvette

The Carsport Corvette became the fourth different car from four races to win in this season of the FIA GT Championship, when a magnificent race saw Hezemans, Kumpen and Longin take the win. French team Larbre Competition continued its excellent comeback to the FIA GT Championship with second place in today's race. For the fourth race in a row, Biagi and Babini, in the nr 10 Vitaphone Racing Team Maserati MC 12, have finished in third place on the track.

250 GT PF Cabriolet  SII s/n 2587GT

Tutto Italiano

Jarrett Rothmeier complied the info of 80 Ferraris attenting this Boston event

Giro Sicilia, 2005

17th Giro di Sicilia - Targa Florio 2005

40+ stunning historics roared around Sicily

Marlboro "Masters of Formula 3" Girls

Marlboro Masters of Formula 3

The Masters of Formula 3 event at the dutch Zandvoort circuit provided the outline for Thoroughbred Grand Prix series, where John Bosch enters a splendid Ferrari 312 T3, but more interesting; the Formula 1 demonstrations by Barron Racing. Famous drivers Jacky Ickx, Rene Arnoux and "Fast Eddie" Irvine were invited by Bosch to join him in taking a collection of F1 championship winning cars on track for some

Viva La Mille Miglia

Mille Miglia

Nothing less than a car museum on wheels was provided by the annual Mille Miglia. Blessed by unusual nice weather the spectacular collection of historic cars, the majority of it being italian, travelled the "thousand miles" from Brescia to Rome and back. No less than 373 team passed scrutineering at the Piazza Vittoria, where everybody who is somebody in Italy or in Motorsports, is joining the show anticipating the actual start at 20:00pm.

Aston Martin Racing - Aston Martin DBR9 GT1

Proximus 24 Hours of Spa

Michael Bartels was clearly delighted when his nr 9 Maserati MC 12 crossed the finish line, bringing not only additional points for him and his

Ferrari 412 MI s/n 0744

Sotheby's at Maranello

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Matra-Simca MS670B Barquette s/n MS670B-02

Bonhams at Monaco

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Monterey Madness .... Galleries and Auction Reviews

Here are the images of the well known Motorsport Photographer John Brooks .... he has done a brilliant job .... but as you are all aware ...... images tell more then 1000 words ..... but without words ... we would not find them in our image archive ..... now we will categories the images and add keywords and captions ..... and when we are done ..... you will see more then the cryptic image names ... but in the meantime for the nosy .... are the draft galleries enjoy the Monterey Madness

Gallardo GT3R

Gallardo GT3 Race

The 500+bhp car is being developed for entry in the GT3 category of international sportscar series as either 4-wheel or 2-wheel drive.  The image, taken in the early stages of development, clearly shows the distinctive Lamborghini styling of the Gallardo.

Ford GT40 s/n 1043 1966

Greenwich Concours

Jarrett Rothmeier covered this Connecticut event for you

NYC Concours D'Elegance 2005

New York City Concours d'Elegance

The New York City Concours d'Elegance - took take place in the Wollman Rink in Central Park from 30 September to 2 October 2005 - some of the world's most significant classic and vintage cars were on display

Ferrari GG50

Giugiaro Celebrating 50 years in car design

“To mark 50 years of activity in the world of car design, I decided to sculpture a Ferrari to the memory of that great adventure and enjoy it with my family”. Giorgetto Giugiaro fashioned and commissioned a project that spilled into stretching horizons, in that he became concurrently – for the first time ever

Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti

Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti

Daniele Salatin covered the best event in the Dolomitis

Ferrari 250 TR s/n 0758TR

Tutte le Ferrari a Mugello

The Ferrari World Finals 2005 got underway at the International Mugello Circuit. The grand final of the Shell Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge which also features historic cars carrying the Trident colours will see an action packed field of 50 racing legends.

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Panther Shooting Brake s/n 15275

Gstaad Ferrari Auction

"The 2005 Gstaad Ferrari Auction can be regarded as a success for Bonhams though it seems that it was not really easy to get good cars which weren't offered before on the market. But Simon Kidston even managed to bring us some very interesting lots to this years prestigious Christmas Ferrari sale, such like the 250 GT 'TdF' s/n 1039GT or the 400 SA s/n 5029SA, both presented in perfect condition. And as always, good quality can not fail - both achieved promising results."

Fiorano - Coventry School of Art & Design (UK) .... the contest winner ....

New Concepts of the Myth

The new Ferrari's concepts of the myth are now a reality. The selection of the 20 best nominies for the Ferrari of the future, created by automotive design students of four of the most prestigious schools worldwide (Center for Creative Studies of Detroit, Coventry School of Art and Design