Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary Celebrations

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Celebrations of the ‘Prancing Horse’s’ 70th Anniversary are ramping up at its Italian HQ, Maranello.

Ferrari fans are celebrating the famous marque’s 70th birthday with rallies across Europe and a larger, more significant celebrations at Ferrari’s Milan HQ Maranello this weekend.

This Saturday will see a single grand parade of 500 Ferraris drive the Fiorano circuit, while rare Ferrari collectors items will be on display in Modena, the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari. A drive to the MEF (Museo Enzo Ferrari) will include a stop in front of the Palazzo Ducale, the site of the Military Academy.

Later that day Sotheby’s will hold an auction that promises to be the most significant ever for the vehicles of a single carmaker.

In the evening, guests will be able to attend the show “Ferrari Settanta”, which recounts the company’s past and present while also taking a peek into the future. On Sunday a Concours d’Elegance will conclude the celebrations in style.

A jury of international experts will have the difficult task of choosing the two “Best of Show” cars in the GT and Sportscar categories from among 120 precious vintage Ferraris

International rallies have already begun in several European cities – Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Monte Carlo, Prague, Reims, Salzburg and Rome.