NO ENZO IN SIGHT FOR FLY­ING FER­RARI

Mandurah Coastal Times - - DRIVEWAY -

IT’S been 70 years since the great Enzo Fer­rari fired up the en­gine of the first car to bear his name and the ‘pranc­ing horse’ badge, and it will be cel­e­brated in Perth on Septem­ber 17 at the Italian Fes­ti­val Track Dayat Barba­gallo Race­way.

“There will be a huge ar­ray of Fer­raris,” or­gan­iser Loreno Ac­ciari said.

“Many will be com­pet­ing in track events and many more will be on dis­play, along with other Italian brands, such as Fiat, Lan­cia, Alfa Romeo, Maserati and Lam­borgh­ini.

“There will also be some mo­tor­cy­cles and scoot­ers on show: Du­catis, Laver­das, MV Agus­tas, Ves­pas and Lam­bret­tas, among oth­ers.”

No Italian fes­ti­val can go with­out fine Italian fare and there will be a lot of that: wood­fired pizza ovens, gelato, a cof­fee van, sweets and bis­cuits and arancini.

There will also be a sausage and burger stall run by the HQ Rac­ing As­so­ci­a­tion.

The speed events will be four-lap­pers for var­i­ous brands and the dis­play Fer­raris will be judged in a con­cours d’el­e­ganza.

Gates open at 9am, en­try is $5, free for kids, and the first on­track event is at 10.30am.

If you’d like to trot out your pranc­ing horse on the day, give Loreno a call on 9444 1809 or email aac­ciari@big­pond.net.au.

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