Tom Cruise To Take On Brad Pitt At Le Mans

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If you love cars you’ll love road movies or racing movies; it goes with the territory. When I heard the news about Cruise and Pitt appearing in a movie adaption of the Le Mans battle between Ferrari and Ford, Go Like Hell, I had to write a piece on it. Two of my favourite actors appearing in a battle I have always found extremely interesting and exciting.

If you like the sounds of it, I suggest you read my thoughts on Go Like Hell 

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Enzo Ferrari’s Modena Yellow

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Being a huge Ferrari Scuderia fan, I must admit I did not know why Enzo Ferrari chose the colour yellow for the brand’s shield; but then I never questioned why the stallion made it on there either. I suppose the prancing stallion is to Ferrari what the playful puppy is to Andrex – you just don’t always question these things.

Well now I know the reasons why (the colour yellow and the stallion, not the puppy). Take a read of the excerpt below and let Enzo explain:

When in ’23 I won the first Circuito del Savio, raced in Ravenna, I met Earl Enrico Baracca, father of the hero; from that encounter another one, with the mother Countess Paolina, followed. She was the one who told me, one day: “Ferrari, put on your cars my son’s prancing horse, it will bring you good luck”. I still keep Baracca’s photography with his parents’ inscription, where they entrust me with the emblem. The Horse was black and it stayed so; I added the canary yellow background, that is Modena’s colour.

I love Ferrari that much more now.

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