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  1. F1tommy

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    What did they have in the service area?
     
  4. F1tommy

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    One of interest was a 288 GTO, but most of the showroom is closed for a remodel. Can't wait to see what it will look like.
     
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    It seems they always have a 288 :). I guess it's one way to make sure your employees are happy!
     
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    Man, that's a once in a lifetime spot. Still kicking myself for not heading up to see the pair.

     
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    Where were they at?
     
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    I remember seeing these cars race at Sebring and Laguna Seca in the late 1990's for the factory FIA Fina and Gulf teams in longtail form. Boy did they sound great in anger against CLK's and GT1 Porsches.
     
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    Congrats that you got to see those! Those are certainly impressive beasts!!

    I don’t see exotics in Andersonville, ever, but I was running through the neighborhood yesterday and saw a lovely silver-blue 575 M F1. Good looking car.
     
  19. F1tommy

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    They were very impressive but the most excited sports cars I ever saw in anger were the IMSA Art Sports F40LM and the 1995 Daytona 24 with the updated "95" 333SP's. Amazing teams with amazing Ferrari's. A shame they had valve issues first time out. Went on to win almost everything but Lemans.
     
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    Were they here for a show or did they race?
     
  24. F1tommy

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    Just came back from the 1987 Olympus Rally in Washington state . This was the second to last FIA rally held in the US before being banned in 1988. The car number #3 below won the race.




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  25. absostone

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    Tommy what car is the first pic?
     
  26. F1tommy

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    ASA 1000 Spyder. They made under 20 total. The ASA 1000 GT is less rare with around 120 made. John had one of those also.
     
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    thx im liking the blue and the arc from top of headlight to the rear
     

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