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April 17, 2024

Archives for October 2012

John Fitch Has Died

by Mike - John Fitch has died at the age of 95. He was so much more than just a great race car driver. I wrote a little about him here: John Fitch – A Great Racing Driver And Much More Read more at Autoweek. … [Read more...]

I Love The Iso Rivolta GT And You Should Too

by Mike - I have mentioned before that I think the Iso Rivolta GT is an underrated classic car. I owned an Iso Rivolta GT for nearly two years. It spent a lot of that time in the shop going through a full mechanical restoration. When I … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Iso Bizzarrini GT 5300 Race Car Is For Sale

by Mike - Iso/Bizzarrini chassis No. 0222 is for sale. This is the Bizzarrini that won its class and was ninth overall at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1965. The seller says: "This car, chassis 0222, is the Bizzarrini works entry for … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini Receives An Honorary Doctorate From the University of Florence (Italy)

by Mike - Giotto Bizzarrini worked at Alfa Romeo and later at Ferrari as chief engineer and as developer, designer and a very skilled test driver. His masterpiece at Ferrari was the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO. The engineering of the Ferrari 250 GTE, … [Read more...]

Update To The Disclosure, Privacy Policies and Forum Rules

by Mike - Today I made an update to the Disclosure, Privacy Policies and Forum Rules. The change is the addition of the text below: I use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit this Web site. These companies may use … [Read more...]

Buick Riviera – The Best Car To Pull The Ferrari Race Car In 1963

by Mike - In The Ferrari 250 GTO Mystery Is Solved article there is a picture of Bev Spencer standing next to Ferrari 250 GTO No. 4219 on a trailer at the Del Monte Lodge in Pebble Beach. Pulling the trailer is a 1963 Buick Riviera. This makes … [Read more...]