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First Look: 599XX
Building on the success of the FXX, Ferrari has created a new track star. The 599XX takes the 599 road car to fast new places, with advanced aerodynamics, suspension and brakes, as well as 700 horsepower.
Ferrari built the lone 412 MI to defeat the Scarabs on U.S. racetracks. The hot-rod special failed in its appointed task, but 50 years later, it’s back on track and taking no prisoners.
Summer Of Our Discontent
The Scuderia’s up-and-down 2010 season continues, as backmarkers and safety cars ruin races. Even when things go smoothly on track, however, Ferrari still isn’t fast enough to challenge the front-runners.
It’s a classic love story nearly four decades in the making: Man buys Ferrari, man crashes Ferrari, man loses Ferrari. But a phone call in the mid-2000s would reunite Herb Chambers and his beloved Daytona Spyder.
Enzo Ferrari believed that engines, not chassis, won races. As a result, he relentlessly pushed his designers and engineers to experiment with new thinking, and in the process develop an amazing array of powerplants.
The torrid pace at the 24 Hours of Le Mans suggested a sprint race, not an enduro. But to most fans’ surprise, the fastest cars—both prototype and GT—didn’t survive to take the checkered flag.