In this beautifully detailed overhead image taken before the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on July 19, 1958, Mike Hawthorn sits in his Ferrari Dino 246F1 in the paddock behind the pits as final race preparations are carried out. Hawthorn has opted for his preferred adjustable small aero screen instead of the wrap-around perspex screen more usual for these Dino V6 2.5 liter Grand Prix cars. Ferrari must have done something impressive overnight because in practice the Dinos
Report & Images from Etienne Vanaret From June 28th to July 1st, about 170 Dinos responded to the invitation of the Ferrari Club Deutchland and Matthias Bartz, the Dino guru, to celebrate the Dino’s 50th anniversary for three days in the Bologna and Maranello area. Dinos came from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Monaco, Switzerland, Thailand, Great Britain, and the United States. According to Mr.
Show-goers at the 1965 Paris salon visiting the Pininfarina stand were undoubtedly dazzled by a sports car that combined the Italian design firm’s curvy, racing-inspired lines, a competition-ready chassis, and a mock-up of the Ferrari-designed V-6 engine. However, its name, Dino 206 S Speciale, would have been an enigma to even some of the most hardened cognoscenti. Those familiar with Ferrari, by then a respected builder of touring cars that supported the brand’s racing effo