Subscribe:
Chilton’s Repair:
Sponsored Ads:
Car Charger:
Sponsored Ads:
AutoBarn.com:
Auto Europe:
SuperTune Auto Parts:
Auto Meter 6032 DashLink Data Module Bluetooth Displays Parameters
$149.95
End Date: Saturday May-27-2017 11:15:52 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $149.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Ultra Shield Auto Race Gloves Single Layer SFI-1 X-Large Blue
$29.99
End Date: Thursday Jun-8-2017 9:50:55 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $29.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

AUTO RACING SHOES BLACK MENS SIZE 9 / WOMENS 11 SFI 3.3/5 RACERDIRECT.NET NASA
$64.99
End Date: Tuesday Jun-13-2017 13:43:57 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $64.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

B&M 46110 White Universal Shifter Shift Knob (Auto / Manual)
$28.00
End Date: Monday Jun-19-2017 19:10:47 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $28.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

ROBIC OSLO SILVER STOPWATCH P/N 67734 30 LAP MEMORY RECALL AUTO COUNTER TO 99
$35.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-17-2017 14:53:39 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $35.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Ultra Shield Auto Race Gloves Single Layer SFI-1 Large Red
$29.99
End Date: Sunday May-28-2017 10:22:20 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $29.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

NASCAR DASH PANEL RCR With Auto Meter Pro Comp Ultra Light Gauges
$220.00
End Date: Saturday Jun-10-2017 4:27:31 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $220.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

B&M 80641 Universal Auto / Automatic Trans Aluminum T-Handle Shift Knob
$29.20
End Date: Monday Jun-12-2017 21:32:49 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $29.20
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

AUTO METER racing banner nhra drags nostalgia hotrods diesel ihra nmca nascar
$34.55
End Date: Tuesday Jun-6-2017 17:57:41 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $34.55
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Auto Pro RACING SUPERBAG RACING SUIT BAG EQUIPMENT GEAR BAG
$30.00
End Date: Friday Jun-23-2017 15:51:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $30.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

PostHeaderIcon The Fittipaldi EF7 Is Proof That Dreams Do Come True

Suppose you’re a young Brazilian boy with dreams of becoming famous. There are at least two ways to do that. One is through soccer, and the other is through motor racing. Emerson Fittipaldi followed the latter route when he became a racer and won the 1972 Formula One Driver’s Championship, the youngest driver to do so at that time. But unbeknownst to a lot of people, the now-70-year-old Brazilian also had another dream. He wanted to build his own GT sports car. And now, 45 years after winning the F1 title, he’s crossing off his second dream at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show with the introduction of the Pininfarina Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo track car.

It might be easy to scoff at Fittipaldi’s hopes and ambitions if you’re an automaker that routinely produces performance cars, but for someone who literally started from scratch and relied on the help of so many partners to get his project off the ground, the sight of seeing the car on display in Geneva is nothing short of a crowning achievement. Fittipaldi himself was overcome with emotion when he helped unveil the car, calling the occasion “the happiest day of my life,” before adding that his dream of building a GT car actually preceded his goal of becoming a race car driver.

That tells you a unique backstory of the EF7, the kind that people will be talking about for years, provided of course that the track car carves out a legacy as rich as the one its creator etched during his exploits in Formula One. More importantly, the car is also a reminder that as long and accomplished a life as Emerson Fittipaldi has lived, he is proving at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show that no matter his age, no dreams are worth giving up on, even if it takes you a while to accomplish it.

Continue after the jump to read the full story.


Comments are closed.

TiresDirect
SuperTune Kit:
Auto Auctions:
2013 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2013 FORD MUSTANG GT PREMIUM 5.0 6-SPEED LEATHER 40K MI #281924 Texas Direct
$6,300.00 (50 Bids)
End Date: Monday May-29-2017 13:00:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $23,480.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe 2-Door 2017 CHEVY CAMARO SS 6SPD BLUETOOTH REAR CAM 20'S 1K MI #162780 Texas Direct
$30,200.00 (42 Bids)
End Date: Saturday May-27-2017 13:13:42 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $37,280.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1981 Chevrolet Corvette Base Coupe 2-Door 1981 Chevrolet Corvette 64K original miles Excellent All Original Condition
$7,000.00 (12 Bids)
End Date: Friday Jun-2-2017 9:36:49 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $15,990.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2016 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2016 Ford Mustang GT Competition Orange , Carfax Certified 1 Owner, 4,294 miles
$28,300.00 (49 Bids)
End Date: Sunday May-28-2017 20:00:00 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Coupe 2-Door 2016 CHEVY CORVETTE Z06 2LZ 650 HP NAV CLIMATE SEATS 5K #609475 Texas Direct
$1.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Jun-2-2017 21:30:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $76,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2000 Chevrolet Other Pickups Base 2000 chevy k2500 4x4 (454ci) CLEAN OREGON STATE TRUCK!
$13,599.00 (13 Bids)
End Date: Saturday May-27-2017 17:23:44 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2007 Chevrolet Corvette Base Coupe 2-Door 2007 Chevy Corvette Coupe,Targa Top 6-Speed low miles clean carfax
$25,900.00
End Date: Tuesday May-30-2017 17:54:01 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $25,900.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2006 Chevrolet Corvette Base Coupe 2-Door 2006 Corvette Z51 6L V8 16V 6-Speed Manual RWD Targa Top Wide Body Kit 550HP NC
$19,900.00 (25 Bids)
End Date: Monday May-29-2017 11:43:25 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2006 Ford Mustang Base Coupe 2-Door 2006 Ford Mustang V6 Premium
$5,399.00
End Date: Tuesday May-30-2017 18:32:22 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $5,399.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2014 Ford Mustang Base Convertible 2-Door 2014 FORD MUSTANG V6 PREMIUM CONVERTIBLE LEATHER 24K MI #310965 Texas Direct
$1,000.00 (16 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Jun-1-2017 1:49:58 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $18,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe 2-Door 2015 CHEVY CAMARO 2SS RS 1LE 6-SPD SUNROOF NAV HUD 10K #252775 Texas Direct Auto
$3,050.00 (14 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday May-31-2017 6:43:42 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $32,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible 2-Door 2015 CHEVY CORVETTE Z06 2LZ CONVERTIBLE S/C NAV HUD 7K #602115 Texas Direct Auto
$31,100.00 (13 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday May-31-2017 17:32:07 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $71,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1950 Chevrolet Other Pickups Base 1950 chevy 3600 pickup (rust free) California truck
$4,050.00 (34 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday May-30-2017 18:09:26 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2016 Chevrolet Other Pickups -- 2016 Chevy Express 2500 Conversion Van Explorer Limited SE 9 Passenger Hightop
$1,000.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Jun-2-2017 11:56:30 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe 2-Door 2017 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS w/1SS
$42,659.00 (8 Bids)
End Date: Friday Jun-2-2017 15:25:41 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2006 Ford Mustang Base Coupe 139381 Miles 2006 Ford Mustang Base RWD V6 Coupe Keyless Entry Leather Seats
$8,185.00
End Date: Friday Jun-2-2017 11:00:10 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $8,185.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1958 Chevrolet Corvette 2 door 1958 Corvette Pro - Street
$35,550.00 (34 Bids)
End Date: Monday May-29-2017 14:06:30 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $70,000.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe 2-Door 2014 CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY 3LT AUTO NAV HUD 8K MILES #114303 Texas Direct Auto
$1.25 (2 Bids)
End Date: Friday Jun-2-2017 14:54:06 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $52,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Coupe 2-Door 2015 CORVETTE Z06 w/ Z07 PACKAGE, PDR, COMPETITION SPORT SEATS 2LZ ALMOST 3LZ C7
$78,950.00
End Date: Friday Jun-16-2017 10:54:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $78,950.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Coupe 2-Door 2016 FORD MUSTANG SHELBY GT350 5.2L 6-SPEED TECH NAV 2K #523734 Texas Direct
$1.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Jun-2-2017 14:32:59 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $56,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1971 Chevrolet Corvette Base Coupe 2-Door 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Base Coupe 2-Door 7.4L
$30,500.00
End Date: Friday Jun-9-2017 9:22:57 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $30,500.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2015 Ford Other Pickups XLT - 4 DOOR 2015 FORD F650 XLT DIESEL TRUCK - SUPER NICE TRUCK - SHOWROOM CONDITION
$84,600.00
End Date: Tuesday Jun-6-2017 12:30:44 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $84,600.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1998 Chevrolet Corvette Base Coupe 2-Door BOSE 12 Disc CD CarFax 1 Owner
$1,026.00 (11 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Jun-1-2017 12:19:16 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $14,900.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1979 Chevrolet Corvette Base Coupe 2-Door 1979 Chevrolet Corevette Stingray - LOW MILES!!! - T-TO
$6,500.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday May-30-2017 8:28:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $9,000.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2000 Ford Mustang Base Coupe 2-Door 2000 Green Mustang 3.8L V6 Good Running Car
$3,399.00
End Date: Thursday Jun-1-2017 11:19:57 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $3,399.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Z51 Coupe 2-Door 2014 CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY Z51 2LT NAV RED SEATS 28K #134789 Texas Direct Auto
$49,980.00
End Date: Monday May-29-2017 13:53:17 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $49,980.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1968 Ford Mustang 2 DOOR 1968 FORD MUSTANG 2 DOOR 75800 Miles BLUE COUPE V8 Automatic
$19,500.00
End Date: Monday May-29-2017 23:11:02 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $19,500.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1998 Chevrolet Corvette Base coupe Corvette C5 Sports Car
$7,000.00 (17 Bids)
End Date: Sunday May-28-2017 10:00:00 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2012 Chevrolet Corvette 2 Door 2012 Chevy Corvette 1010 hp Supercar Red n Black 7.0L Supercharged Unbelievable
$21,100.00 (8 Bids)
End Date: Sunday May-28-2017 19:29:12 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1968 Ford Mustang Base Fastback 2-Door 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback Shelby clone 2-Door 6.4L
$56,500.00
End Date: Thursday Jun-1-2017 10:52:41 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $56,500.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Dietrich Web Consulting