Windgate Festival of Speed: The best car ever

Road & Track March 1978
In March 1978, I discovered the Ferrari 512 BB.  Evidently, it was a federalized gray market car and not part of the US offerings at the time.  I was instantly in love, and that car became my holy grail.  You never forget your first, and I wanted to see this one in the flesh.

I found one in 2007, at the Barrett-Jackson auction.  It was behind ropes.  No access.  As much sport in the hunt as bringing a shotgun to the zoo to hunt lions.  No sport.  No challenge.  And Dick Cheney will likely shoot you in the face.

I thought I found one in the wild a couple years ago  It was fake.  This time, it’s real.
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