Ferrari celebrates 60 year anniversary

Discussion in 'European Cars' started by ajzahn, Jan 9, 2007.

  1. Holy sh$& !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    That's fuc#%$ng INSANE!!!!!!!!!!

    Those photos are beautiful, i'm so sad I had to miss that in person!!

    Best Thread, Best Event !!
  2. 60 years of Ferrari: 375 MM and 330 P4 win Concours d'Elegance. The event ends with historical F1 cars, driven by former and today's Ferrari drivers and the Frecce Tricolori in the sky

    Maranello, 24th June 2007 - The final celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Prancing Horse in Maranello crossed the line. Over the last four days Ferrari clients from all over the world celebrated the brand on the race track of Fiorano with their 1,040 red cars. The celebrations ended on Sunday with the prize-giving ceremony for the winning cars of the Concours d'Elegance Ferrari.

    The 1954 Ferrari 375 MM won "Best of Show"; the prize was handed over by Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo and Marquis Claudio Rangoni Machiavelli, President of Banco Popolare di Verona e Novara Group. The 1967 Ferrari 330 P4 won "Racing Best of Show" and the prize was handed over by Ferrari CEO Jean Todt, and Alberto Viganò, Head of Worldwide Marketing Pirelli S.p.A.
    It was a tough choice for the judges of the Concours, as the cars were all on an extremely high level, the ones from the GT category and also the Sport category racers. Beyond the fact that the two winning cars are extremely rare models of the history of Ferrari, they both have a very special value: the 330 P4 is a triple winner of the 1967 24 Hours of Daytona, while the 375 MM is the car that was custom-made for director Roberto Rossellini, who owned it until 1964.

    About 100 cars were shown within the frame of the Concours in two categories (road cars and racing cars), with 15 categories (early GTs, classic GTs, open 250 GTs, the Superamericas and the Specials, the 275 GTB, the 275 GTB4, the 275/375 GTS and the 365 Californias, the last Berlinettas with front engine, and the special series of the road cars: the first racing cars, the 12 cylinder Sport, the 4 cylinder Sport, the 250 GT Berlinetta, the racing Berlinettas, the Sport with rear-mounted engine for racing).

    After the Ferrari drivers had greeted the guests on the grandstand and the Frecce Tricolori had concluded their stunning show, the historical F1 cars entered the race track: from the 1947 125 S to the 2006 248 F1, all of them driven by former and actual Ferrari drivers: Ivan Capelli (with a 1932 Alfa Romeo P3), Nino Vaccarella (1040 Auto Avio Costruzioni 815), Luca Badoer (375 F1), Gerhard Berger (500 F2), Andrea De Adamich (Dino 166 F2), Felipe Massa (312 T), Jody Scheckter (312 T4), René Arnoux (126 C4), Jean Alesi (F1-90), Michael Schumacher (F2004), Kimi Raikkonen (F2007) and again Schumacher with the FXX. Piero Ferrari drove some laps with the 125 S, the first car ever built at the works in Maranello in the year 1947.

    Meanwhile the charity auction, held on Saturday evening, was a great success: the vast collection of objects given to Ferrari around the world, plus the bonnet and the underbody of the F2004 (donated by Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo and sold for 50,000 Euro) brought in 220,000 Euro, which will be handed over to the paediatric clinics of Bologna and Modena.
  3. Some of my pics. Sadly i hadn't acces to Fiorano track but great event.
  4. 60 years Ferrari: Winners of the Concours d'elegance
  5. <A BORDER="0" HREF=""><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/grin.gif"></A><A BORDER="0" HREF=""><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/amazed.gif"></A> I wish I was there
  6. The P4 is sooo beautiful
  7. anyone know if mr. Glickenhaus was there?
  8. He was at FOS
  9. ahh
  10. pictures that ajzahn has posted are very beautiful!
    i make more than 250 photos!!! tomorrow i'll post something...!!
    i only say 3 288GTO much and much F40,ENZO,F50,599!!!
    1 GTO EVOLUZIONE! one of the last 3 in world...and more and more!
    a lot of historic ferrari...250 LM,250GTO,250CALIFORNIA,330P4,DAYTONA
    what is your favorite?
    and you ajzahn??
    p.s. ajzahn i can't find SPORT AUTO in florence where i i have to ask you the scan of test of sport auto...can you make it for me please?
  11. #461 basman007, Jun 25, 2007
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    *There are 5 288 Evo's

    My Favourite Ferrari? Impossible to answer <A BORDER="0" HREF=""><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/tongue.gif"></A>, there are so many brilliant Ferrari's.. check my dreams&drools page for an indication <A BORDER="0" HREF=""><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/PnutSpecial.gif"></A>:

    I'm looking forward to your pics <A BORDER="0" HREF=""><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="pitlane/emoticons/smile.gif"></A>
  12. as the SCN was dwn for half of the day, I wasn´t able to post them. Will have to work tomorrow morning and psot the scans in the afternoon, thnkas for you patience
  13. Shell backs Ferrari 60th anniversary celebrations in 2007

    Ferrari enthusiasts from around the world will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the legendary performance brand this year in a global festival backed by longtime technical partner Shell.

    Highlighted by a relay-style, world-wide convoy and celebrations by Ferrari owners, the Ferrari 60th anniversary kicks off in the Middle East in January and circles the globe to culminate in June in Maranello, Ferrari’s fabled hometown. The events mark the six decades in which Ferrari has become synonymous with world-class performance excellence and sophistication.

    Having partnered with Ferrari founder, Enzo Ferrari, in the 1930s, Shell was with Ferrari from the company’s founding. And Shell is there today, providing important technical support for both of Ferrari’s key development activities – Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One and the company’s exclusive Grand Touring road car business.

    “Shell is proud to support the Ferrari 60 events around the world in 2007,” said Juan Carlo Perez, General Manager, Global Sponsorship, Shell Brands International AG. “Ferrari is a very fit and dynamic 60-year-old and we can’t imagine having this birthday party without the involvement of Shell. From early road racing to today’s high-tech competition in Formula One and Granturismo cars like the new 599 GTB Fiorano, Shell has been alongside Ferrari.”

    Global Relay is Celebration’s Highlight

    Heading the series of events that will mark the 60th anniversary is Relay Ferrari 60. This is a relay across all of the countries of the world in which Ferrari operates. Ferrari employees, Ferrari dealers and Ferrari customers will all be involved – carrying a specially designed torch symbolising the 60 most significant events in Ferrari history.

    Contemporary and iconic, the Relay Ferrari 60 torch is a bright red cylinder – capped with a Ferrari “prancing horse” emblem – around which icons of the 60 milestones of the company history are wound in a bright metal spiral effect. These icons range from Ferrari’s victory at Le Mans in 1949 to its six straight FIA Formula One World Champion Constructor titles, 1999-2004, all fuelled by Shell.

    From the Middle East through key Asian markets, including Singapore, Malaysia, China, Japan, Indonesia and Thailand, Relay Ferrari 60 crosses to Australia and New Zealand before leapfrogging to South Africa and on to the big South American markets. It then heads north through Mexico and then crosses the United States in March. The Relay resumes in April in Europe, traversing 18 countries before spending three weeks crossing Italy and arriving at Maranello. A massive, five-day homecoming celebration is planned at the end of June as the culmination of the 60th anniversary.

    Shell events will support the Ferrari 60 celebrations in key global markets, according to Perez. It is an opportunity for Shell to communicate that key Shell products, like Shell V-Power fuel and Shell Helix lubricants, are “developed with Ferrari”. Today, 60 years after Enzo Ferrari created his famous line of sporting cars, the name Ferrari has famous for its uncompromising approach to performance engineering. Shell products go into every new Ferrari, for the road and for the track, and Shell recommends that its owners use Shell products in their cars.

    Latest Ferrari Event Fuelled by Shell

    Fresh from providing technical support to two major road car events – the 15,000-mile Ferrari China Tour in 2005 and the 20,000-mile Ferrari Panamerican that spanned the two American continents in 2006 – Shell is formulating its involvement in Relay Ferrari 60. As the 2007 celebrations are primarily focussed on Ferrari owners, Shell will be on hand to provide technical support, including advice from Shell experts on fuel and lubrication matters. Shell may also field a car of its own on key legs of the global relay.

    Shell also will be featured at the Maranello culmination activities in June, when a Technological Innovation Seminar will be a key facet of the five-day festival focussed on the renowned Fiorano test track. It is an event – the latest to be fuelled by Shell – that’s not to be missed by Ferrari enthusiasts.
  14. #464 ajzahn, Jun 25, 2007
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  15. The PASSION thread.
  16. #466 ajzahn, Jun 25, 2007
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    This weekend has seen the culmination of Ferrari's high-profile 60th anniversary celebrations; and while the main focus of this extravaganza has been on Maranello, Ferrari GB is marking the occasion by lining up six significant models, one drawn from each of the sportscar maker's six decades, in the evocative and exclusive setting of the Stable Courtyard at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

    Choosing six sports cars from a six decade long history littered with so many legendary models was always gong to be a demanding task, but the six cars which sit in a line across the imposing Stable Courtyard this weekend have been a real hit with the vast numbers of Festival goers who have stream in to seem them since the gates opened early on Friday morning.

    The first Ferrari decade is represented by the 250 Testa Rossa which was was built in 1957 as a second prototype based on a lengthened 500TR chassis and fitted with a 3.1 litre engine; which was changed to 3.0 litres before the car took to the race tracks in 1958. Originally fitted with a pontoon style front end it was then converted to a '58 body style. The 'Testa Rossa' name was derived from the red painted cam covers and it was a term that was soon to become an integral part of Ferrari folk lore. So was this car, as in 1958, Ferrari won the Sports Car Constructors' World Championship. In the end just 21 of these machines were built.

    Next to this slippery red sits a gorgeous 250 GTO, possibly the most desirable Ferrari sports car ever created; and the 'GTO' designation is deemed so special it is very rarely bestowed on a Prancing Horse car. As such the 250 GTO simply couldn't be left out of a line-up that celebrates 60 years of massive achievement. This example, chassis 3505GT, is almost equally as famous, as it is finished in the vivid green colours just as it was originally delivered to the UDT-Laystall team.

    The 250 GTO at the Festival of Speed has in fact even more symbolic connection with Goodwood, as was collected from new by Innes Ireland for the Goodwood meeting, but after Stirling Moss' accident the car didn't race. This example is one of the 36 3.0-litre cars which were built, and one of the eight that today reside in the UK.

    The next decade is represented by the 365 GTB/4 Daytona, another car synonymous with the Ferrari brand. Powered by a 352 bhp 4.4 litre V12 engine it took its name from a famous 1-2-3 victory for the Prancing Horse at the US race track. Weighing 1200kg it could hit 175 mph and was built between 1968 and 1973. This stunning blue example is one of 158 UK-destined right hand drive versions, from a total production run of 1284.

    The three evocative historic models lined up in one covered area of the Stable Courtyard, and were complemented by an F40, F50 and Enzo which lined up opposite them, this latter trio representing the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. The F40 was introduced in 1987 to celebrate Ferrari's 40th anniversary, while the F50 arrived in 1995 and kicked off a theme of transferring the company's F1 technology to the road. This technological path was summed up in the ultimate manner when the all-carbon fibre Enzo supercar made its entrance in 2002. 400 Enzos were built, with stunning performance: it achieves 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and can hit a top speed in excess of 217 mph. This example is one of 31 in the UK.

    The six stunning historic models are perfectly complemented by two sports cars cars from the current Ferrari road range, a duo that are as equally capable of carrying the Maranello banner forward as the older cars did in their day: a 599 GTB Fiorano in Rosso Corsa and beige interior (UK list price £184,902) and a 612 Scaglietti finished in Blu Tour de France, also featuring a beige interior. The 612, which has a UK list price of £187,952, is liveried in special "Police" colours and highlights a police awareness campaign, dubbed 'Think!', which aims to promote safer driving.

  17. #467 adhweorniatweege3532323, Jun 26, 2007
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  18. that yellow 400 looks cool/interesting..
  19. «C'mon, Luca: bring me a vodka...»
  20. ferrari made 6 GTO EVOLUZIONE but now there are only in japan, one in ferrari museum and the last is that was in maranello saturday and sunday that is owned by a english man!!!
    ajzahn, thanks a lot for future sport auto scans!
  21. one in the UK
    one in Brunei
    one in Maranello
    one in Japan
    one in the UK/Belgium/Netherlands (ex-swaters)

    I dunno where the 6th car is...
  22. the 599 fits right in
  23. IIRC the one from swaters was sold to Rick , the owner of the Blue FXX.

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