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theaccidentalstarthrower:

Tumblr ate an ask about my favorite cars from the 1910’s through the 1950’s, so here’s a Top Ten:

  • 1910 Bugatti Type 13 “petit pur-sang”
  • 1912 Simplex racing car
  • 1925 Rolls Royce Phantom Aerodynamic Coupe
  • 1929 Bugatti Type 46
  • 1930 Mercedes-Benz SSK Count Trossi
  • 1935 Deusenberg “Mormon Meteor” SJ Special
  • 1940 BMW 328 Kamm Coupe
  • 1948 Buick Streamliner
  • 1957 Ferrari 250 TR
  • 1957 Aston Martin DBR1

As always, what are yours?

carpr0n:

Starring: Ferrari F60 America

carpr0n:

Starring: Ferrari F60 America

itsawheelthing:

Ferrari Friday … from dusk till dawn …a Ferrari 512M at the 1971 24 Heures du Mans

itsawheelthing:

Ferrari Friday … from dusk till dawn …

a Ferrari 512M at the 1971 24 Heures du Mans

itracing:

Ferrari Secures Endurance Cup Manufacturer’s Championship 
[Press release] Adding another motorsports milestone to it’s sports car racing history in North America, Ferrari secured the United Sportscar Championship’s North American Endurance Cup during Saturday’s Petit Le Mans.
The NAEC championship is made up of the combined 52 hours of racing at the Championship’s endurance contests at 24 at Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, Six Hours at the Glen and Petit Le Mans with points scored at intervals of each of those races. Points scored by the no. 555 AIM Autosport Ferrari 458 Italia, which was victorious at Daytona and finished second at both Sebring and Watkins Glen, as well as the no. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Italia, propeled Ferrari to the championship.
In the 2014 Championship, the Ferrari 458 captured five victories – two in the GT-LeMans class (Road America, Virginia International Raceway) and three in the GT-Daytona class (Daytona, Detroit, Indianapolis). The NAEC championship is the third major North American championship for the Ferrari 458 Italia after winning the 2012 and 2013 Rolex Sports Car Series titles.

itracing:

Ferrari Secures Endurance Cup Manufacturer’s Championship 

[Press release] Adding another motorsports milestone to it’s sports car racing history in North America, Ferrari secured the United Sportscar Championship’s North American Endurance Cup during Saturday’s Petit Le Mans.

The NAEC championship is made up of the combined 52 hours of racing at the Championship’s endurance contests at 24 at Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, Six Hours at the Glen and Petit Le Mans with points scored at intervals of each of those races. Points scored by the no. 555 AIM Autosport Ferrari 458 Italia, which was victorious at Daytona and finished second at both Sebring and Watkins Glen, as well as the no. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Italia, propeled Ferrari to the championship.

In the 2014 Championship, the Ferrari 458 captured five victories – two in the GT-LeMans class (Road America, Virginia International Raceway) and three in the GT-Daytona class (Daytona, Detroit, Indianapolis). The NAEC championship is the third major North American championship for the Ferrari 458 Italia after winning the 2012 and 2013 Rolex Sports Car Series titles.

amjayes:

"Only God can help you." - Niki Lauda on the safety level of the Nordschleife before the 1976 accident.

amjayes:

"Only God can help you." - Niki Lauda on the safety level of the Nordschleife before the 1976 accident.

topgearmagazine:

The Ferrari Enzo, Ferrari F40, F50 & Ferrari 288 GTO for TopGear-Magazine

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