Richard Williams' "Enzo Ferrari: A life" Book Review

A collection of pictures and descriptions explaining the life of Enzo Ferrari.
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5.) The Tipo125 was the first car to come out of the Ferrari company and it huge success in the Monaco, British and World Series Grand Prix as well as the famous Le Mans endurance race. Unfortunately for Enzo his son died in 1956 and his marriage fell apart as a result. He became very depressed and isolated himself from everyone but still kept the business running.

5.) The Tipo125 was the first car to come out of the Ferrari company and it huge success in the Monaco, British and World Series Grand Prix as well as the famous Le Mans endurance race. Unfortunately for Enzo his son died in 1956 and his marriage fell apart as a result. He became very depressed and isolated himself from everyone but still kept the business running.

The Ferrari 250 GTO. World Record Holder as the most valuable automobile valued at over $250 million.

The Ferrari 250 GTO. World Record Holder as the most valuable automobile valued at over $250 million.

One of the most famous quotes from Enzo Ferrari. Not only is it one of the most appropriate automotive quotes but it is applicable in anything because it means stop focusing on whatever other people are doing because you know you can do better than all of them :)

One of the most famous quotes from Enzo Ferrari. Not only is it one of the most appropriate automotive quotes but it is applicable in anything because it means stop focusing on whatever other people are doing because you know you can do better than all of them :)

1.) Enzo was born in Italy in 1898 and was youngest child with an older brother. The Circuit di Bologna in Enzo's home town, Modena, was where the Italian child grew an interest for motor sport and racing. In later years Enzo was recruited into the Italian Army during which time his father and brother fell victim to sickness; leaving no one to run his father's metal business.

1.) Enzo was born in Italy in 1898 and was youngest child with an older brother. The Circuit di Bologna in Enzo's home town, Modena, was where the Italian child grew an interest for motor sport and racing. In later years Enzo was recruited into the Italian Army during which time his father and brother fell victim to sickness; leaving no one to run his father's metal business.

Scuderia Ferrari's first Formula One World Championship Victory.

Scuderia Ferrari's first Formula One World Championship Victory.

This quote is a clear representation of one of the book's main themes. It creates the idea that we should all imagine the biggest and most amazing accomplishments and then strive to achieve them because determination makes things possible :)

This quote is a clear representation of one of the book's main themes. It creates the idea that we should all imagine the biggest and most amazing accomplishments and then strive to achieve them because determination makes things possible :)

Author: Richard Williams | ISBN Number: 0-224-05986-6 | Genre: Biography

Author: Richard Williams | ISBN Number: 0-224-05986-6 | Genre: Biography

Who should read this book? Automotive fans will enjoy this book as has a lot of technical language and automobile speak.

Who should read this book? Automotive fans will enjoy this book as has a lot of technical language and automobile speak.

Enzo Ferrari talks about his company (in Italian) as we see beautifully shot images that illustrate his points. From 1984.

Enzo Ferrari talks about his company (in Italian) as we see beautifully shot images that illustrate his points. From 1984.

Main Themes: Aspirations, Dreaming Big, Passion, Dedication, Perfection (in his automobiles)

Main Themes: Aspirations, Dreaming Big, Passion, Dedication, Perfection (in his automobiles)

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