312P on Speed Channel's Autorotica tonight (3/17)

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by V12, Mar 17, 2004.

  1. V12

    V12 Rookie

    Jan 3, 2004

    Autorotica Movie: The Speed Merchants

    The story of the 1972 manufacturer's Championship Series as told by drivers Mario Andretti (Ferrari 312P) and Vic Elford (Alfa Romeo T33TT/3).

    Wed, Mar 17 8pm
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  3. tifosi12

    tifosi12 Four Time F1 World Champ
    Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Oct 3, 2002
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    Thanks much! I would have missed this. Welcome to the board btw.
  4. paulie_b

    paulie_b F1 Veteran
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    Jan 13, 2003
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    Paul Bianco
    good info.........thanks alot
  5. BigTex

    BigTex Seven Time F1 World Champ
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    Dec 6, 2002
    Houston, Texas
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    I offered Mario a book to sign, a monograph of the 312PB. In the middle of a PR appearance, it stopped him in his tracks to see it again.... He paused quite a while, then said.."That was the best Ferrari I ever drove...."

    He asked ME what I wanted the signature to say, and I said.."It (was) your car, sir... Whatever YOU'd like...."

    After asking about spelling my name, he carefully wrote..

    "To Alan,....all the BEST.... Mario Andretti"

    I've seen him many times since that first meeting, but that brief moment will always be a special memory. A true gentleman.

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