Niki Lauda passed away on Monday, after suffering from a severe health conditions following also a lungs transplant. Lauda has been one of the most iconic champion of the Formula 1, winning 3 titles, paddock for well over four decades. He conquered the first one in 1975 with Ferrari. The following season he was lucky to survive a fiery crash at the Nürburgring, which left him badly burned. The second title for Ferrari arrived in 1977. In 1982, he made his first Formula 1 comeback with McLaren. Two seasons later he beat teammate Alain Prost by just half a point, conquering his third title. Following his second retirement in 1985 there was a consulting manager role at Ferrari in the 1990s. In 2012 he became the non-executive chairman at the Mercedes F1 team.
Huge success for the first Old Town Festival of Speed & Style car show in Alexandria, an unique event with dozens of rare and unusual supercars from around the world in the elegance and style of Old Town Planned. The day included a magnificent display of high-performance street and racing cars from the 1950s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s. Among a lot of historic cars such as Ferrari, Jaguar, Porsche, Austin-Healey, Cobra, and Mercedes - all on display for a very close-up viewing - one of the most admired car was the Ferrari Testa Rossa and the newest Ferrari Portofino.
... and many more events are coming a lot of Ferrari events are coming for Ferrari and sport car enthusiasts ... You can find all events in Bryan's Events Calendar. Here there are some for DC, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania:
As Carbuzz revealed this week, on May 31st Ferrari will reveal his new hybrid supercar that will come with a claimed 986 hp. The LaFerrari, just to compare, has 949 hp. The new model will also utilize a V8 instead of the LaFerrari’s V12. It is still unclear whether the new Ferrari will have two or three electric motors.
for sharing with us these fantastic pictures of his Ferrari BBLM #70 that finished 6th overall at Le Mans, on June 19th and 20th 1982. A special thanks to Sam Smith and Bob DeMart for their contribution. It is an immense privilege watching this car with such a great history... there are pages and pages of news... and Jim says "It is a great handling race car, and still amazes me every time I see it and drive it"...