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Enzo Ferrari – The best of Il Commendatore

Submitted by on August 14, 2014

Enzo Ferrari Fangio 1956, ItalyThe face behind the most evocative brand in motorsport. Meet the real Enzo Ferrari.

Enzo Ferrari was born on the 18th of February 1898, and he passed away on the 14th of August 1988. In the 90 year gap marked by these dates he transformed his surname into one of the most important the world of motorsport will ever know.

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A driver, an entrepreneur and a founder, Enzo was known to many as “il Commendatore”. Today, we reminisce on his life in pictures, thanks to the timeless work of The Cahiers.

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Enzo Ferrari Collins 1957 Italy

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Ferrari Hawthorne

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