Monterey Historics Preview
While dsc Europe is slaving away at the LMES race at Silverstone,
Janos and I will be banished to one of my favorite places in the
world, Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca, for the annual Historic races
– writes Gary Horrocks. Actually, using the word
race might be incorrect; think high speed parade. This time, the
featured marque will be Ferrari. Might the area be a bit crowded?
Nah, there is no interest in those Red cars, is there? Expect Ferraris
of every type and vintage to be represented at the track. One “race”
will feature some un-godly amount of Testa Rossas, something like
30 of them.
Last year, Cobras and
GT-40s were common when Ford was the featured marque. I guess this
weekend it will be like, “ho hum, look there. Just another
To whet your
appetite, this is Bruce McCaw’s 1967 Ferrari 412P, one of
only three built, which was seen at the Portland Historic races
in July of this year. I would imagine it will be there too. That’s
too bad. I hate this sort of punishment…
adds that on Sunday afternoon at Laguna Seca, test driver Andrea
Bertolini will make a 10 minute run in Schumi's 2003 world champ
winning F1 car. He should shatter the Audi and CART records.