Racing is a great event which for one to join must sacrifice anything if not everything with no reticence. Referring to the quote by Enzo Ferrari, motor sporting can be described as a sport of dedication and passion. In motors sporting, noise and speed rules the game. Whether it is a Peugeot cracking and finding its way on a forest or a Porsche rasping a perfect tune with the throttle, these machines talk to us. It is a battle of who is superior.
They always want us to cheer at the absolute precision of the moment, the skill of the driver, and the motion of the vehicle. This is what the motors porting does to us. They make us have some pride that we are living, and enjoy the experience. Who hates Ayrton kind of a driver?
The motor sporting also have some of the coolest machines and which are a breathtaking. Here is the list of the most famous and cool cars of all the time
It was known to be one of the prettiest F1 cars ever. The car being driven by Juan Manuel had two successful world championships. Stirling Moss on an interview said that it was the best front engine car that he ever drove.
This car had a nickname. It was nicknamed Moby Dick. This car was a badass during the Le Mans in 1978. It was the fastest and managed to beat all the prototype racers. It recorded a 228mph maximum speed.
This German machine took home almost every trophy in 1987. The car boasted several championships during this time which includes touring car championships, hill climb championships, and rally championships. Probably, it is the most adaptable racing car of all the time.
Lola was competitive and had a v8 engine. The car produced noise and a sound to die for.
The car helped Jochen Rindt become the first world champion in 1970. The car was so good that the company used the same car for the next five years.
Ferrari 250 GT
This car was produced by Ferrari to beat Ferrari itself. The ‘Breadvan’ as it was known did exactly that at Le Mans in 1962. However, the car was outlawed when it started developing driveshaft failure. Knowing about the Ferrari racing history can be helpful for you if you are a racing cars lovers.
We would be making a huge mistake to talk about Ferrari without mentioning the founder of Ferrari Enzo Ferrari, used to work for Alfa Romeo. From the time he was twelve years old, Enzo knew that he wanted to be a rally driver. In the year 1929 Enzo left Alfa and started Scuderia Ferrari in Modena.
Enzo Ferrari left employment to start his own company in 1929. Scuderia Ferrari was born and the racing cars used during this time never had the Ferrari’s name. Race cars from Romeo came to Scuderia for tuning.
Ferrari survived the war
When Enzo Ferrari left Romeo, there was an agreement between the two that Ferrari wouldn’t his name in connection in racing for a period of four years. During the four years agreement, the racing was curtailed by World War II. It is during this period that Ferrari relocated toMaranello from Modena. In 1945 the company started working on a 12 cylinder engine which was complete in 1947. Enzo Ferrari became the first on to drive 125 S out of the Ferrari factory gates. In the late 1940’s Luigi Chinetti made history as he was the first driver to import Ferrari’s to the U.S. One of the cars he imported was the 166 inter.
Time to race
In the 1950’s Ferrari had acquired services of legendary engineers like Jano and Lampredi and the likes of Pinin Farina who was legendary bodies designer. In 1951, Ferrari brought home the first victory for the company and the Ferrari 375 was the hero of the day. . The375 hit the market in 1953 and the production grew to 70 to 80 cars per year. Sadly, Enzo own son who greatly helped in the developing of the v6 engine died at the age of 24.
The 60’s started pretty well for Ferrari. In 1961, Phil Hill won the F1 championship. The 1.5 ltr v6 car nicknamed ‘Dino’ brought all this glory. Ferrari was undergoing a financial crisis even though this was not the first time. Enzo and ford were about to strike a deal to sell part of the Ferrari but Enzo walked out of the deal. However Ferrari sold part of its company to Fiat.
Luca di Montezemolo harnessed the success of prancing horse. This supercar continued with the production of the F50. The 90s had a lot in store for Ferrari. The production of the Testarossa continued through the mid 90s. Ferrari met its match and ruled the motor racing when the German driver Michael Schumacher helped Ferrari win seven F1 championships in the year 1994 to 2004. People who love to drive racing would love to read about the history of Ferrari which is about more than ninty years.