|'MIAMI VICE' HERO CAR SPEEDS INTO MECUM AUCTIONS MONTEREY 2015|
|Iconic 1986 Ferrari Testarossa to be offered at The Mecum Daytime Auction Aug. 15
WALWORTH, Wis. – July 7, 2015 – The star of the '80s-era television series 'Miami Vice' is coming to the Mecum Daytime Auction in Monterey this Aug. 13-15. No, not Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs—the flashy detectives played by Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas who fought episode-after-episode against the seedy underworld of Miami—but their 1986 Ferrari Testarossa. This iconic supercar with...[Read more...]|
|The Trident is Raised|
One of Italy's most famous marks, and perhaps most troubled, the trident-bearing automaker continues to provoke passion through its search of excellence.
Five brothers would come together in December of 1914 to found a motor company bearing their name—Maserati. Alfieri, Bindo, Carlo, Ettore and Ernesto had all demonstrated a passion for automobiles, particularly racing, during those early years at the turn of the 20th century.
The foundations of the company would actually begin ...[Read more...]|
|THE CHOICE OF CHAMPIONS' WITH 23 OVERALL WINS IN 26 YEARS|
| ||• Supplying 90% of Teams, Brembo Triumphs in LMP1 & GTE-PRO|
LE MANS, France, June 15, 2014 – In the world of motorsports, this weekend's 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is the ultimate bench test for automotive development…always evolving, sometimes revolutionary, almost always changing…except for the teams' choice of Brembo brakes – the 'Choice of Champions!'
This year's evolution was based on new regulations requiring the Le Mans LMP1 prototypes to get the most spee...[Read more...]
|Montezemolo: 'Ferrari Must Remain Exclusive'|
|Maranello, 8th May - Luca di Montezemolo addressed more than 250 members of the media today at the Maranello factory to explain key areas of the business to the media, as well as announcing impressive results for the first quarter of 2013.
'I base my plans for Ferrari on four key areas,' said Montezemolo. 'Our team spirit, our passion, our extreme technology and our exclusivity' this is how he summed up his feelings to the assembled journalists from over 30 countries.
Montezemolo a...[Read more...]|
|1955 Tourist Trophy: One Last Victory|
|The tragedy at Le Mans on the 11th of June, 1955 would dramatically affect motor racing. For one of the manufacturers involved, Mercedes-Benz, it would be a confirmation of what it had already come to believe. Toward the end of the 1955 season it was known Mercedes-Benz would withdraw from all motor racing having achieved just about everything possible in Formula One and sportscars. However, on the 18th of September, there would be one last race in which the mighty Silver Arrows would be gunning...[Read more...]|