You’ve heard of pioneer race car drivers Louise Smith, Shirley Muldowney, Michele Mouton, and Janet Guthrie. Lesser known on the world stage but beloved in her native Italy, Maria Antoinetta Avanzo was the first and most famous female race car driver in Italian history, starting in the Roaring '20s. It was extremely unusual for women to race cars t...

There is nothing more Italian than a bright red Ferrari. A sporty yet luxurious car. A car suitable for the red carpet of social events, or sporting events and classic car rallies. Ferrari is like a diamond: it is forever! Whoever travels in a Ferrari has a unique experience. Sports car enthusiasts swear they have never experienced anything like it...

Hugh Jackman is edging closer to playing automotive icon Enzo Ferrari in a new biopic being made by acclaimed filmmaker Michael Mann. According to Deadline, the Heat director's long-in-gestation passion project will be pitched at this year's Cannes Film Festival, taking place virtually this year, where it will be seeking distributors. Cameras on Fe...

A 2003 Ferrari Enzo was the top seller at RM Sotheby's Driving Into Summer online collector car auction, also setting a new record sale price for an online-only car auction at $2,640,000. Clearly, wealth in this country is still being spent despite broader global events and record unemployment levels, and while things weren't all roses for the auct...

To our memory, we don't think that it ever existed in any world-class sports competition a dominion equal to that for years exercised by the Dallara, Italian excellence, in the Indianapolis 500, the more than a hundred years old mythical car race, the most famous in the world in the collective imagination of insiders, enthusiasts or just curious. T...

Ferraris are works of art. As the founder of the company, Enzo Ferrari, once said, “Ferraris are not cars, they are dreams.” The world’s best-known exotic car brand has been around since 1947, when Enzo Ferrari founded it shortly after WWII. Ferrari has been an innovative force in the car world since then and they continue to innovate and excite wi...

The great car builder who dreamt of becoming what he became. "Enzo Ferrari: Power, Politics, and the Making of an Automotive Empire" By Luca Dal Monte, David Bull Publishing, 968 pgs. The Big Q: How could a country boy come from rural Italy early in the 20th Century to become the boss of a company that made the most elegant cars in the world? The B...

Sat, October 13, 2018. 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDT. Simeone Foundation Museum - 6825-31 Norwitch Dr. Philadelphia, PA 19153. The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is pleased to announce that we will be visited by a very special guest on October 13, in conjunction with our “Ciao Philadelphia Enzo Ferrari” Demo Day. Please join us as we welcome Luca Dal...

The Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Italy, is celebrating the 120th anniversary of Enzo Ferrari’s birth with two special exhibits, “Driven by Enzo” and “Passion and Legend.” “Driven by Enzo” features the four-seat cars driven personally by the company’s founder.  “As is well-known, Enzo Ferrari used to try out every car produced at Maranello himself,...

The late Enzo Ferrari, the formidable and brilliant race car driver turned automotive legend, was also a shrewd businessman when he launched his sports car company 71 years ago. His philosophy was to always build one less car than the company could sell. Ferrari, who died in 1988 at age 90, once said, “The Ferrari is a dream – people dream of ownin...