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Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend
Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend “Any book about Ferrari
  that is packed with
  stunning photographs
  of these fabulous cars
  and carries the words
  of the ‘people who
 
matter’ cannot fail to
 
be a winner...”

ANOTHER BOOK ABOUT FERRARI? And why not? There are certainly loads of fans with a passionate interest in the beautiful Italian cars, lots of photographs to be found and lots to say.

In his introduction to Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend, author John Lamm warns: Don't even think of Googling the word "Ferrari" on the Internet unless you have plenty of time! And time he has most definitely taken with this compelling book — the result is one of the most comprehensive records of the history of Ferrari and those who lived that history, with many, many photographs of the stunning cars themselves.

Meticulously researched and exquisitely illustrated, Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend tells the complete story of these unique and iconic cars. From the record-setting Formula One cars raced by Scuderia Ferrari to the exquisite road cars created in Maranello, Ferrari has produced some of the most sensuous vehicles ever created.

Ferrari: Enzo | page 250

Master photographer and long-time Road & Track writer John Lamm tells the Ferrari story through the words of the people who breathed life into the legend. Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend features extensive interviews with those who created the story of Ferrari — the famous racers, star designers and celebrity owners. These first hand accounts meld with historical photography and the gorgeous images to make Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend a window on Ferrari that has never been seen before.

Ferrari: 410 Superfast | page 47

Names from the pages of history include: Phil Hill; Mario Andretti;
Dan Gurney; Ralph Lauren; Carroll Shelby; Sergio Pininfarina; Dario Franchitti; Paul Frére; Sergio Scaglietti; Franco Gozzi; Luca Cordero
Di Montezemolo; Giorgetto Giugiaro; Sam Posey and Brian Redman.

Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend is well indexed with information and references easy to find. There are quotes from high-profile people, including the designer Ralph Lauren, whose first car was a Morgan. Although he went on to buy a Porsche, he was smitten with another car he came across in London. "Then I saw this black conver-tible with this beautiful shape… it was a Daytona Spider. It got me hooked." He now owns a Ferrari 250 GTO. The book is a tribute to all those who have been involved with Ferrari over the years and cannot be missed by Ferrari fans.

Ferrari: Stories from Those Who Lived the Legend by John Lamm, is out now in hardback and available from all good bookshops at an RRP
of £40. ISBN 978-0-7603-2833-0.

John Lamm is a respected motoring journalist and photographer who covers the topic of supercars in magazines such as Road & Track.
He is the author of many books, including Motorbooks' Velocity:
A History of the Supercar
.