More than 150 rare and exotic cars from across the world were on display in West Hartford on Sunday, as a part of the annual Concorso Ferrari and Friends event. The car show celebrates exotic Italian automobiles and raises awareness for the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC). Lamborginis, Maseratis, Ferraris and Paganis made their way dow...

 “Food Valley,” an apt sobriquets for Emilia-Romagna, a region in northern Italy renowned for many of world’s most prized foods--Parmigiano-Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, Aceto Balsamico. It’s also home to Massimo Bottura, voted the World’s Best Chef and one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2019. Emilia-Romagna, birthplace of Enzo...

The Ferrari 250 GTO, one of the iconic cars of the Maranello-based car plant, has officially been named a work of art with legal protection for its design. The June 20 ruling by the Bologna court came after a petition by Ferrari to protect its design. The Turin industrial union (UIT) notes that this is the first time a car has been granted copyrigh...

On Friday, June 14th, the Italian car designer Leonardo Fioravanti was presented a Lifetime Design Achievement Award at the EyesOnDesign Car Show event. Fioravanti designed numerous Ferrari’s most iconic models, including the famous Ferrari Daytona, Dino and Berlinetta. Fioravanti, the 7th Italian to receive this remarkable award, was recognized fo...

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Farmington Polo Grounds, Farmington, CT. Concorso Ferrari & Friends presents: CARS, COCKTAILS & CONVERSATION WITH SKIP BARBER, Owner & President of Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT. Click ‘Register Your Car or Sponsor’ to access reception tickets. Join Todd Piro and Amanda Raus in support of Connecticut Ch...

Some kids dream of becoming pilots of speed cars such as Ferrari, other kids, dream about designing them. I cannot say for sure that this is what Flavio Manzoni was dreaming of when he was a young boy living in Nuoro, Sardegna, but I like to think so. For sure, since a very young age Flavio’s taste was exposed and influenced by his father, an archi...

More than 60,000 car lovers beat a path to the Phoenix Art Museum in 2007 to see “Curves of Steel,” a blockbuster exhibit of classic automotive designs. The museum is hoping to make an even bigger noise this fall with “Legends of Speed,” featuring 21 racing cars that are not only gorgeous works of art but also feats of engineering that changed the...

When you think of a flagship Ferrari, what color is it? The traditional red hue of Italian racers has become synonymous with the marque over many decades of motorsport success. In fact, during the 1990s, almost 85-percent of Ferraris were ordered in red. Let’s applaud the first owner of this wonderfully specified Nurburgring Silver Ferrari 550 Mara...

In 1914, after the murder of Archduke Francesco Ferdinando in Sarajevo, Austria declared war on Serbia, leading to World War I. The conflict would last for 4 years, during which most European car companies were forced to gradually convert their production, totally or partially, to something more lucrative and timely, namely warfare. At the end of W...

More than a dozen Ferraris were abandoned in a Texas field for nearly a decade after their owner became seriously ill and missed warehouse storage payments.  Even after the payments were made, the cars became stuck there for almost 10 years as the collector's family fought through legal proceedings.    Now the value of the collection, which could h...