Risi Competizione’s Rick Mayer, Team Engineer, continues his tradition of writing a preview of what it’s involved in setting up a car for a race with this very insightful brief on getting the Risi Comp Ferrari F458GTC ready to run the 24 Hours of Daytona. For over 5 years, Rick has provided a unique perspective
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“VIR’s signature turn is at the top of the Esses; it’s a semi-hairpin turn called OAK TREE. Amazingly, the tree has been there for decades, surviving generation after generation of drivers racing in tight quarters…..
What is most interesting about Circuit of the Americas from a track design/layout perspective is that it combines influences from some of the great and classic turns at other world-famous circuits, most notably the Istanbul F1 track’s Turn 8 (an internationally renowned four apex corner) , and the Maggos-Becketts-Chapen sequence at Silverstone.
What other Concours event in the world offers an Ansel Adams trophy? Only Pebble Beach. The winners list for the 2013 offers up a trophy in memory of the sometimes honorary judge. A list through the winners of the various awards at Pebble Beach is a short, terrific introduction to the amazing range of classic and historic cars honored every year at Pebble Beach.
The final sales price of the cars featured in the third part of our Pebble Beach Shopping List are below: the huge sale of the Pebble Beach week was the 275GTB/4 N.A.R.T. Spider, which went for a breathtaking $27,000,000. The seller has very graciously noted that he will donate the proceeds to charity–a gift