Archive for the ‘Ferrari’ Category

Is Dan, is good!

One of the highlights from the 2014 German Grand Prix was the battle between Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso. Two-time world champion Alonso eventually won that battle for fifth place, but he was very impressed with the driving abilities of our Daniel. “Daniel is a surprise from Australia,” Alonso told Sky Sports F1 after the […]

More curves than Scarlett Johansson

And just as beautiful. This is the Ferrari 330 P4. Petrolicious took on the enviable task of filming the car and having Nick Longhi, a Ferrari Corso Pilota instructor, tell us what it’s like to drive and a bit about the car’s history. Crafted in 1967, the 330 P4 was built during the height of […]

“I am a Ferrari F40 specialist”

The title of this piece is a quote from a chap called John Pogson. He’s a mechanic (and a bit more) who owns Italia Autosport and, yes, he specialises in Ferrari F40s and most things from Maranello. John’s quote above might sound like the words of an arrogant man who doesn’t offer his time lightly. […]

LaFerrari XX sounds bloody awesome and has magic bendy wheels

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The track-only version of the LaFerrari, the LaFerrari XX, was seen lapping Monza recently. Thankfully, YouTube user NM2255 was on hand to record the action. We’re sure you’ll agree the LaFerarri XX sounds awesome. What you won’t expect to see is the car’s magic bendy wheels, as shown above. The remarkable thing is, when that […]

Going ice cold on the Iceman

The return of Kimi Raikkonen to Ferrari has not gone well. In nine races the 2007 champ has qualified ahead of teammate Fernando Alonso only twice and and is yet to finish ahead of him on race day. Kimi’s best result this year is P7, achieved in Australia and Spain. Alonso has finished sixth or […]

The Ferrari 312PB: A flash of brilliance

“It’s difficult not to get wrapped up in the noise… It is so beautiful.” Not much more needs to be said about this Ferrari 312PB featured by Petrolicious. The car in question, powered by a glorious 3.0 litre DOHC V12, was made in 1972 and is one of the last sportscar prototypes made by Ferrari […]

Ferrari F12 TRS revealed in Sicily

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Isn’t this just stunning! It’s the latest one-off creation from Ferrari and it’s called the F12 TRS. Based on the awesome F12 berlinetta the TRS cost the owner a reported US$4.2 million. The car was first shown at last weekend’s Ferrari Cavalcade event in Sicily, which looks like it attracts the who’s who of the […]

Ferrari denies F1 exit rumours

For some time now there’s been talk Ferrari could join the resurgent LMP1 category in the World Endurance Championship. For one thing this would ensure Porsche has a harder time claiming outright victory at Le Mans. But also Ferrari is often at loggerheads with Formula 1 authorities as both parties throw their weight around to […]

Ferrari SP America spied

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Based on the F12 Berlinetta this one-off SP America is the latest model from Ferrari’s Special Projects division. Special Projects is a bespoke skunkworks for the rich and famous and includes clients such as Eric Clapton. Not much is known about this car, other than the fact it exists and, as you might expect, it […]