F1 Grand Prix de Monaco Thursday 23rd May 2019 to Monday 27th May 2019 - Monaco
Concorso D'Eleganza Villa D'Este Friday 24th May 2019 to Monday 27th May 2019 - The Grand Hotel, Villa d'Este, Italy
RM Sotheby's Auction Saturday 25th May 2019 - Villa Erba, Como, Italy
Masters Historic Festival Saturday 25th May 2019 to Monday 27th May 2019 - Brands Hatch, UK
RM Sotheby's Spring Auburn Auction Friday 31st May 2019 to Sunday 2nd June 2019 - Auburn Auction Park, Indiana
Masters: Sonoma Speed Festival Friday 31st May 2019 to Monday 3rd June 2019 - Sonoma Raceway, USA
HSCC Saturday 1st June 2019 - Snetterton
Modena Cento Ore Tuesday 4th June 2019 to Monday 10th June 2019 - Italy
London Concours Wednesday 5th June 2019 to Friday 7th June 2019 - Honourable Artillery Company
Grand Prix L'Age D'Or Friday 7th June 2019 to Monday 10th June 2019 - Circuit de Dijon-Prenois, France
2019 marked the 28th Cavallino Classic, an annual pilgrimage for the most significant road and race Ferraris from across the globe. Sponsored by Cavallino Magazine, the event was once more held at the historical Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida.
The five-day gathering saw 400 cars attending and despite the continued downpours, only 8 of 130 cars in the main concours didn’t make it. Cars travelled from 23 countries in total, as far as Thailand, Japan and Hong Kong.
Kicking off the event was the two-day track meeting at Palm Beach International Raceway. Ferarris, Bugattis, Maseratis and Alfa Romeos battled it out on the 11-turn circuit.
Whilst the special feature this year was in celebration of the 250 GT Berlinetta SWB, the event welcomed many notable Ferraris including several other notable 250 series cars including Californias, Testa Rossas and a Tour de France. Best of Show was awarded to a 1958 335S, others awarded included a 1958 250 Testa Rossa and a one-off 1965 275 GTB Speciale, originally built for Battista Pininfarina.
James Cottingham attended the event on behalf of DK, taking with him our Ferrari 166MM #0146E/0346M, the last 166 completed and the only example to wear a Pininfarina body. Fresh from its Classiche Red Book Certification at the factory, the car was flown to Florida – close to where it was found by ourselves in 2005 ahead of our restoration. The Cavallino Classic marked the first public outing for the car in five years; and the first time in the USA since that restoration was completed. It was extremely well received scoring exceptionally well given the age of its DK restoration. The car is now being offered for sale exclusively at DK Engineering.
Images with thanks to Barchetta.cc/Anamera.com/Peter Singhof