Ferrari P4/5 Competizione on track
TG negotiates entry to the track where the racing version of a bespoke Enzo is being tested
Posted: 19 Apr 2011
He rubs his hands together and exhales. We're standing in a garage at the Autodromo di Franciacorta, an hour west of Milan, and it's cold in that uniquely bone-chilling way that only a race track in winter can be. A small army of men is tending to a prone mechanical form, swapping wrenches for laptops and talking speedily in Italian. Salo will be out for his first taste in about 15 minutes.
He kicks his heels against the wall. "See this?" he says, pointing to a deep scratch in the middle of his temple, "I was shooting wild boar in a forest in Estonia last week. It was dark, and I had a night-light on my head. But as I was lining up a shot, I forgot I had it on, and the recoil from the gun caught me out and smashed the light."