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3/11/2018 A Ferrari, hidden for years in a garage, sold for millions in Amelia island
They have been parked in a garage for almost 27 years. One next to the other one. Now they have been sold for $3,575,000. The 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra and 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/2 Alloy Longnose were parked in 1991 when the only mechanic their owner trusted to work on them died in a motorcycle racing accident. After their discovery and restoration, they found a new owner last week during the Amelia Island cars auction.
3/11/2018 Concourse of elegance to a Prancing Horse from the Sixties
The Concourse of Elegance In Amelia a Island - exceptionally held on Saturday (due to the weather forecast) - has celebrated a Ferrari race car. Among more than 300 cars present at the Golf Club of Amelia Island, the prize went to a deep blue 1937 Duesenberg and a snarling mid-engine 1963 Ferrari 275P/250P race car pulled up nose-to-nose Saturday afternoon to receive the title.
3/4/2018 Driver legend Fittipaldi special guest at the Amelia Island Concours
Emerson Fittipaldi, a real car and race legend, will be the guest, this weekend, at the 23th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.The Brazilian is the honoree at events that culminate with his race cars among 300-plus cars on display at the Sunday concours. The Amelia, in Florida, annually draws 300-plus classic cars, racing machines and just plain curvaceous coachbuilt creations from the past century to the rolling fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island next to The Ritz-Carlton.
3/4/2018 F1 test, Mercedes and Renault-McLaren on the top
Formula One finished the first test of the new year in Spain celebrating the four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) again on top of the standings. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, third during the test, has already said that Hamilton and Mercedes will be favorites also this year. The news is the second position of the Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne, in the now Renault-powered McLaren. New tests again this week, again in Spain.
2/25/2018 Ferrari F1 car come back to the real red
Ferrari unveiled last week his new F1 racing car. The Ferrari SF71H is an "evolution" of last year's design, but also revealed the team has moved to a longer-wheelbase design, fitting the new Halo system and opting for the classical red color, saying in this way goodbye to the white colored parts from the 2017. From Mercedes and Aston Martin Red Bull, to Haas and the new Alfa Romeo, all the teams have already unveiled the new cars, as has been showed in F1 official on line site. From this week, in Spain, the official test will start.
2/25/2018 Jenner-Kardashian, a black LaFerrari for the new baby-girl
Kylie Jenner showed on Instagram what she maybe received from her boyfriend Travis Scott to giving birth baby Stormi, the first daughter of the couple. The reality star posted on her social media a footage of her flash new motor – worth around $1.4 million – with some pictures on her Instagram stories last night. As she gave her followers a proper view of a black limited edition LaFerrari , she told fans it’s a “push present”. It’s not known who gifted Kylie the plush motor.
2/18/2018 Ferrari, special anniversary for 120th Enzo’s birth anniversary
A special anniversary for the Ferrari family. Enzo Ferrari was born in Modena on February 18th 1898. To celebrate his 120th birth anniversary, a photographic exhibition has been organized at Enzo’s birthplace, within the complex that now hosts the Enzo Ferrari Museum. It includes images depicting him at various stages of his life: from childhood to adulthood, from his career as a driver to that of a manager and manufacturer alongside unforgettable motor racing champions such as Nuvolari, Castellotti and Villeneuve.
2/18/2018 New Halo F1 system, first pictures revealed
It is going to be the biggest news of the 2018 F1 Championship. For the first time last week a F1 car has been revealed his new style with the halo wing over the cockpit. The American Haas has already shared rendered images of what its VF-18 car will look like. The VF-18 will be the car the American outfit uses to contest its third season in F1. This week team owner Gene Haas addressed the team, hoping to cut the gap to engine supplier and technical partner Ferrari to 0.5s.
2/11/2018 Ferrari, the new F1 car in less than two weeks
The new Ferrari F1 car is due to be launched on February the 22nd. The official Formula One testing will start from February the 26th. Ferrari has already released a short clip of the engine. But nothing else has been released about this new car. After fighting for the title with Mercedes and finishing second last year, the Italian team is hoping to secure its first championship in a decade this season. The 2018 car has not yet been named.
2/11/2018 Hamilton-McLaren, a possible return in 2019
F1 champion Louis Hamilton, who debuted in F1 with the Mc Laren team a decade ago, left this team in 2012 for Mercedes. Now, after winning three world titles to add to the 2008 championship that he already conquered when driving for McLaren, he seems ready to a new chapter of his carrier, again with McLaren. These are the new rumors from the paddocks. The British world champion has an agreement with Mercedes, but his present deal expires at the end of the year. McLaren said Hamilton will be always more than welcomed.
2/4/2018 Everybody wants a Ferrari. Sales rose in 2017
Ferrari Ceo Marchionne announced the company’s adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization rose 18% in 2017, to 1.04 billion euros, on a modest increase in sales and stronger sales of its most profitable vehicles. That result was in line with analysts' expectations. But it's worth noting that Ferrari reached the 1-billion-euro adjusted EBITDA mark two years earlier than it had forecast at the time of its initial public offering in 2015. That success led it to announce ambitious profit and cash flow goals for the next five years.
2/1/2018 Lamborghini conquers Daytona
The #11 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracán GT3 conquered the 56th edition of the famous endurance race at the Daytona International Speedway, last week.The Austrian team, winner of the 2017 Blancpain GT Series, dominated the GTD category (Gran Turismo Daytona) with the crew formed by Lamborghini Factory Driver Mirko Bortolotti, Lamborghini Young Driver Rik Breukers, Franck Perera and Rolf Ineichen. This is the first success ever for Lamborghini in the prestigious 24 Hours of Daytona, only 3 years after the first race on the tri-oval of Dayton in 2016.
1/28/2018 F1: new championship, new hours
Formula 1 race start times is going to change. Liberty Media management is thinking to shift the start to 3 pm – or 3.10 pm – (local time), trying to gain more television audience.Multiple sources have revealed that this idea was raised with television broadcasters during a meeting last week, and has also been discussed with teams. The idea to move the races a further 10 minutes - to start at 3.10pm – to have time for the commercial television channel coverage.
1/28/2018 Scottsdale, over $8millions for a 275 GTB Ferrari
Like every start of new year, Scottsdale just celebrated the largest car auction of the United States. The result showed a total of $247.8 million in sales. This year saw an 83 percent sell-through rate on the 3,176 vehicles that rolled across auctions. The American Car and Driver site lined up the most expensive cars auctioned. In first place we find the Ferrari 275 GTB Speciale, built in 1965 and sold by the «Gooding & Company» for $8,085,000. This jewel, designed by Giovanni Battista Pininfarina, is the first of the eight Ferraris in the top 20.
1/21/2018 News and future in Detroit: electric cars and voice-activated cars
January is definitely the American auto industry month. And Detroit is the place to be. The North American International Auto Show will open to the public until Sunday, Jan. 28. GM has already announced its plan to release a self-driving concept car without steering wheel or pedals in 2019, Ford is ready to invest more than 10 millions of dollars in electric car production (more than double its previous commitment), and Ferrari promised to build a battery electric car. More and more automakers announced plans to integrate voice-activated assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Assistant. Nissan has already presented its own voice recognition system, with the new Xmotion Suv Concept that it was revealed at the Detroit Auto Show.
1/21/2018 DC ready to host the auto show with 600 new cars from 35 brands
From January 26th until February 4th, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the entertainment in Washington, DC will host one on the five most awaited Auto Show in the USA. Along with the engineering prowess on display among the more than 600 new models from over 35 manufacturers, the 2018 show will feature VIP tours led by award-winning automotive writers and a special exhibit area for live painting of “art” cars.
1/14/2018 American Haas is looking for the best new Us F1 driver
The boss of the American F1 team Haas, Gunther Steiner says he wants to place an American driver in one of its Formula 1 cars. The problem is he believes there is nobody, right now, ready to fit on it in the best way. There have been suggestions that to boost F1's popularity in the United States, F1 needs to find a full-time race seat for an American driver. It's on top of our list if there's a good one. “Obviously, we want one. Just having an American driver who maybe cannot compete at a certain level is maybe not good for the sport”, stated recently Steiner.
1/14/2018 Ferrari, Daniil Kvyat is the new F1 development driver
Former Red Bull and Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat will continue to play a role in F1. Ferrari has just announced that the Russian has joined them as a development driver. Kvyat lost his drive at Toro Rosso following last November’s United States Grand Prix in Austin, with Helmut Marko later confirming that the 23-year-old had also left the Red Bull driver pool. A veteran of 72 Grand Prix starts, Kvyat made his debut with Toro Rosso in 2014, becoming one of the youngest points scorer in F1 history when, aged 19, he finished ninth in Australia.
1/10/2018 Not just Ferrari: also Lamborghini
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1/7/2018 Auctions: this week a special Ferrari sale in England
The International Car Auctioneers Coys will hold on Saturday 13th January - at the Autosport Show, at NEC in Birmingham, England - a specialist Ferrari sale honoring the marque's recent 70th anniversary. One of the Ferrari on offer is a 1993 Ferrari F40 Michelotto. Other Ferrari going under the hammer include a matching numbers 1983 Ferrari 512BBi, a 1975 Ferrari 365 GT4/BB, a 1981 Ferrari Mondial, a 1986 Ferrari Mondial Convertible and a 1991 Ferrari 348 TS.
1/7/2018 F1 is the most growing sport brand
Formula One racing car championship in 2017 was the most growing sport brand. F1 registered an increase both on TV and on digital media - and social media - platforms during last year. F1 gained a 6.2 percent increase in TV audience compared to 2016 across all F1 programes broadcast throughout the year. Positive growth was registered in the top four performing markets in Italy, Brazil, the UK and Germany, while viewing also rose significantly in China, Switzerland and Denmark.
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