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Festa di Ferrari Concours – Stamford, CT

October 5th, 2009 by Stu

1963 Ferrari 250 GTE

In one day I have attended a Concours d’Elegance dedicated to Ferrari, enjoyed a CNBC Biography about the legacy of Enzo Ferrari and stumbled upon the high octane chase scene in Bad Boys II where Will Smith’s 575MM victoriously chases down gun-toting Jamaican drug dealers driving a stolen tractor trailer. All this media exposure, public attention and unbridled enthusiasm for a brand that has never aired a single advertisement. It seems there is something to these cars from Maranello. Something beyond horsepower, top speed and technological advances. Something that gives young boys goose-bumps and makes grown men cut checks for obscene amounts of money.

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LimeRock Park Vintage Festival – Lakeville, CT

September 14th, 2009 by Stu

1939 mercedes benz silver arrow

The Connecticut back roads leading us to LimeRock Park were twisty and drenched with sunshine. Mesmerized by the sublime landscape, we nearly overlooked our fast approaching destination ahead. That is until the sound of speed filled the air in a sudden burst of excitement. Serenity and chirping birds made way for screaming engines and heavenly exhaust notes as we headed past the entrance and over the WWII Bailey Bridge that provides access to the infield.

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