Auto Racing: Beware the Blue Cabra

Each year, Italy's Automaestro Enzo Ferrari brings his high-whining, finely tuned racing instruments to Florida for the Sebring Twelve Hour Endurance Race. Each year, with splendid monotony, they mop up everything but the oil on the track. When onetime Racing Driver Carroll Shelby decided in 1961 to challenge the master with a cannibalized machine of his own devising — a brutish Ford engine* jammed into a bulging A.C. Bristol body — the Monster of Maranello smiled a fine Italian smile. Last year on this concrete and blacktop track, three of the six...

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