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60 Years of Ferrari in the US

These Are The Men Behind Ferrari

These Are The Men Behind Ferrari

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Oct 2014
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In some of these archival photos from Ferrari North America, you'll spot famous faces but we'd also like to recognize some of the men who did not work for fame or extreme pay, rather for their passion. Without their devotion, and the commitment of men like them around the world, there would be no Ferrari or motorsport.

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This Is How Ferrari Celebrates 60 Years in North America

This Is How Ferrari Celebrates 60 Years in North America

By Yoav Gilad / 13 Oct 2014 / 14 Comments Read More

Yesterday, Ferrari North America held a birthday party for itself in Beverly Hills, California. And what a party it was! Virtually one of every significant Ferrari ever built was in attendance. Cars such as the 330 P4, 312PB, a couple of GTOs, Testa Rossas, this year’s Pebble Beach winner, FXXs, and even the first Ferrari in America, a 1948 Barchetta, made glittering Rodeo Drive shine a bit more brightly than usual. 

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The American Influence on Italian Design

The American Influence on Italian Design

By Yoav Gilad / 13 Oct 2014 / 5 Comments Read More

One aspect that has always remained firmly in Italian hands is the styling, right? Yes and no. Ferraris have always been designed in-house or by Italian coachbuilders like Pininfarina, Scagletti, et al. But famous American designers have made significant contributions to Ferrari’s design language by their employment within the design firms. And this isn’t a new phenomenon either.

Ferrari NA To Celebrate Sixty Year Anniversary, Debut New Car

Ferrari NA To Celebrate Sixty Year Anniversary, Debut New Car

By Petrolicious Productions / 7 Oct 2014
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This coming Sunday, October 12, Beverly Hills, California will play host to “RACE THROUGH THE DECADES 1954-2014,” a car show honoring Ferrari North America’s sixtieth birthday. It is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for fans, collectors, and owners alike to see one of the finest and largest collections of classic and racing Ferraris ever assembled.

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Ferrari GTO Film Selected for Jalopnik Film Festival

Ferrari GTO Film Selected for Jalopnik Film Festival

By Petrolicious Productions / 25 Sep 2014 / 8 Comments Read More

Back in late April, we debuted the above video starring one of the last Ferrari GTOs and Mr. Derek Hill, a racing driver in his own right and son of the first American Formula One Champion, Mr. Phil Hill, who also drove the car when it was new. Before it went live, many of us in the Petrolicious office watched it more than once enjoying the sights and sounds over and over. After it went live it seems that many of you did the same thing...

Two Things Drove Ferrari from Sports Car Racing

Two Things Drove Ferrari from Sports Car Racing

By Benjamin Shahrabani / 23 Jul 2014 / 14 Comments Read More

Montezemolo says these and other restrictions detract from the Grand Prix experience, stating “No one wants to watch a driver save gas or tires. They want to see them push from here to there. It's sport, yes, but also a show.” With driver Fernando Alonso dropping the flag at this year’s recent 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ferrari may be eyeing a return to sports-car racing, but why did it quit in the first place?

The Ferrari 330 P4 Is One Sexy Beast

The Ferrari 330 P4 Is One Sexy Beast

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Jul 2014 / 33 Comments Read More

As much as any other car, the Ferrari 330 P4 is the embodiment and culmination of an entire era of racing. With its low-slung stance and voluptuous lines, it is also among the most visually stunning cars ever produced. Combine these factors and the word “icon” slips to the tip of one’s tongue.

The Era of Gentleman Racers

The Era of Gentleman Racers

By Johni Parker / 22 May 2014 / 3 Comments Read More

Motorsport has always attracted a level of gentry, due to the wealth needed to participate, coupled with the zest for living life to the full, the thrill of danger, and the glory of victory. In the classic motoring world, no other era is met with more prestige than the ‘Gentleman Racer’ era, cemented by privateer race cars carossing the auction block for record sums.