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Sunny Ferrari Weekend in the Alps!

Discussion in 'Europe' started by maranello71, May 30, 2005.

  1. maranello71

    maranello71 Formula 3

    Jan 23, 2004
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    On friday morning we wisely decided to take the day off to go for a weekend driving the black monster where it belongs - the Alps! We set off from S. Gallen towards Davos; after a nasty first hour with trucks, vans and slow cars (plus a white van overtaking in a blind curve, which nearly destroyed our car) we finally got to the wonderful Fluelapass road - up to 2309m. Apart from very few slow cars, we were about to spend the weekend with literally thousands of bikers - ranging from relaxed Harley chopper riders and middle-aged BMW riders to committed MV Agusta, Ducati, Kawa Ninja and Yamaha R1, Suzuki GSX and Honda CBR road-racers. Sorry to say, NO Ferraris, NO Lambos, NO Porsches. Come on guys, where were you??? :)

    And for the first time I had a car that could actually keep up with all bike riders, both in the curves and in (short) straights. Actually most of the time I was faster than most bikes climbing up the mountains!

    After Fluelapass we went past Zernez to the Ofenpass (2100m), then into Italy on to the Palade Pass. After a quiet saturday, on Sunday we drove back from the Tonale Pass (WONDERFUL road), to the Aprica Pass (nice but too narrow and very dangerous - saw a nasty bike accident involving a Ducati and a car) finally back into Switzerland for the fantastic Bernina Pass and Julierpass.

    Here are some pictures of our tour - and Wolfgang, we HAVE to repeat this with FChatters sometime, they are the most fabulous roads.

    Andrea
     
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  3. Wolfgang

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    Thats wonderful Andrea. I`m sure you enjoyed the trip very much.
    Anja & I we know the roads very well you drove. We have been there years ago with the Alfa Romeo 2.0 Fastback Spider.
    YES!!!! We should do this trip together again with the F cars :)
     
  4. maranello71

    maranello71 Formula 3

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  5. Wolfgang

    Wolfgang F1 World Champ
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    Wow, still lots of snow at the end of May?!
     
  6. Gimme Fuel

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    Beautiful pics Andrea :)
    So harmonic to see your 550 with this great nature around it :D:D
     
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  8. enzo360

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    Andreas,
    great pictures of a great car and that scenery....just breathtaking!!!
    Love the snow...even this times a year....
    Jurgen
     
  9. kinnie

    kinnie Formula Junior

    Nov 21, 2003
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    Andrea,
    Just a few words,

    STUNNING CAR !!!

    Thanks to share those beautifull pictures, If you have more they are welcome on kinnie200@yahoo.com

    Thanks,
    Kinnie
    www.ferrari456.tk
     
  10. Dino 208gt4

    Dino 208gt4 F1 World Champ

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    Very nice pictures!!
    Good idea for a Fchat drive next year!!
     

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