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Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend

by John Lamm

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0760328331, Hardcover)

No other cars embody automotive passion better than those produced by Ferrari. From the record-setting Formula One race cars produced by Scuderia Ferrari to the exquisite road cars created in Maranello, Italy, Ferrari has produced some of the most sensuous vehicles ever created.

Exquisitely illustrated, Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend tells the complete story of a car like no other. Sixty years after Ferrari blazed onto the scene, this big book takes us back to the world where the car was created. Master photographer and automotive writer John Lamm tells the Ferrari story through the words of the people who made the history. In extensive interviews with those who lived the story of Ferrari, from its founding days right up to our own, Lamm gives us a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look at how automotive history was made. Virtually an oral history of the world's most iconic sports car, Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend is also a treasury of historic and detailed modern images--what any reader lucky enough to open it up might expect--a hell of a ride.

Chapters include:
The 1940s
   Ferrari in the 1940s

The 1950s 
Production Cars
   Robert M. Lee’s First Ferrari
   Antonio Chini
   Chris Cord on the 410 Superfast
   Sergio Pininfarina
Sports Racing Cars
   Gino Munaron on the 750 Monza
   Chris Cord on the 121 LM
   Louis Klemantaski
Grand Prix

The 1960s 
Production Cars 
Sports Racing Cars
   Paul Frere on Ferrari’s Conservative Nature
   Sergio Scaglietti on the 250 GTO
   Carroll Shelby on the Ferrari-Ford Wars
   John Surtees MBE and the 250 P
   Eddie Smith and the NART Spider
   Steven J. Earle
Grand Prix
   Phil Hill and the 1961 Grand Prix Season
   John Surtees MBE on Leaving Ferrari

The 1970s
Production Cars 
   John Morton
   Ralph Lauren on Ferraris
Grand Touring and Sports Racing Cars
   Sam Posey and the 512M
   Brian Redman
Grand Prix
   Mario Andretti
   Brenda Vernor

The 1980s 
Production Cars
   Dario Franchitti and the F 40
   Sam Posey & John Morton on Luigi Chinetti
Grand Prix
   Mauro Forghieri on Gilles Villeneuve

The 1990s
Production Cars
Sports Racing Cars
   Phil Hill’s Obituary for Luigi Chinetti
Grand Prix
   Luca Cordero di Montezemolo

The 2000s
Production Cars
   Richard Losee and the Enzo
   612 Scaglietti in China
   Roberto Vaglietti
   Patrick Hong on Testing Ferraris
   Frank Stephenson and the Pininfarina Show Cars
Grand Prix
   Luca Cordero di Montezemolo

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