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June 29, 2016

Racecar Blog

Riverside International Automobile Museum: The Selling Of A Museum

by Anonymous - Back in 2006, Ray Magnon and his son, Doug Magnon, were two racing enthusiasts credited with founding the Riverside International Automotive Museum. Originally, Doug being a Maserati collector, his goal was to have the largest … [Read more...]

The Owner Of The Monteverdi Ferrari Coupe Sends A Note And Photos

by Mike - After the article yesterday by Wallace Wyss about the Peter Monteverdi Ferrari Coupe I received the message below with photos from Jim Carpenter, the owner of the Monteverdi Ferrari body. If anyone can help Jim with his questions … [Read more...]

Monteverdi’s Ferrari Coupe

He raced it, he rebodied it to his design but alas it’s back to a spyder. by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari is a firm that built its reputation on V12 cars. But to those new to the marque, it is always a surprise that there were four … [Read more...]

Why Race An Iso Rivolta?

by Alan Collett - After 15 years of racing an Aston Martin it eventually dawned on me that the costs of extracting race winning power from an Aston engine were getting to be too great for my budget. I wanted to compete in the pre-1965 Touring Car … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300, Ferrari 250 GTO, Piero Drogo and Ulf Norinder

by Mike - Bizzarrini cars are featured as a class at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance coming up this August and I thought another story about how the Bizzarrini GT 5300 is intimately connected to the Ferrari 250 GTO would be in order. Both … [Read more...]

This Swedish Kit Car Looks Just Like A Ferrari!

by Mike - Below is an email message I received in April 2013. Hello Mike, I am sending you some pictures of an interesting car, which you might like to post. I took the pictures at the 2013 Techno Classica in Essen last week. The … [Read more...]

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