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Concours Coppa Bella Macchina Coppa GT Futuro Classico. Ferrari Club of America. The Competition Sequence. CRITERIA. One of the three best drivers. 100% functionally correct. Platinum Award. Driver Skills. Coppa GT Award. Coppa Bella Macchina. Concours. Coppa GT. FOCUS. Driver:

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ConcoursCoppa Bella MacchinaCoppa GTFuturo Classico

Ferrari Club of America


The Competition Sequence

CRITERIA

One of the three best drivers

100% functionally correct

Platinum Award

Driver Skills

Coppa GT Award

Coppa Bella Macchina

Concours

Coppa GT

FOCUS

Driver:

- Demonstrates competency, proficiency, and knowledge

  • Car:

  • Originality

  • Authenticity

  • Condition

Car:

- Completely functional

Car and Driver recognition


Concours Class Awards

  • Concours Class Awards:- Cars divided into roughly similar classes (varies with number of entries)- Cars in each class compete against standards. > or equal 95 points = Platinum Award (all qualified are eligible for major award)> or equal 90 points = Gold Award (one)> or equal 85 points = Silver Award (one)

  • Major concours awards:(chief class judges, unanimous concurrence)Subjective: race history, difficulty of restoration, rarity, etc.


Major Concours Awards

  • Process:

    • Chief class judges review all Platinum Award winners to determine major awards

    • Decisions are unanimous

  • Awards:

    • Enzo Ferrari Award – overall best of show

    • Luigi Chinetti Award – outstanding road Ferrari

    • Phil Hill Award – outstanding Ferrari competition car

    • National Vintage Preservation Award – best unrestored Ferrari pre-1980

    • National Classic Preservation Award – best unrestored Ferrari 1980 to 1995 (must be at least 15 years old)

    • Forza Ferrari Award – outstanding Ferrari built in the 1950s

    • Trofeo Gran Turismo Award – outstanding pre- 1968 Ferrari, regularly driven

    • Grand Touring 2+2 Award – outstanding 2+2 Ferrari that is regularly driven

    • Dino Ferrari Award – outstanding 2 – series Dino Ferrari

    • Contemporary Ferrari Award – outstanding Ferrari built 1975 or later

    • Forte Award – outstanding flat 12 cylinder Ferrari

    • Alla Vettura Pronta per il Salone Award – best prepared 8-cylinder Ferrari

    • NART Award – outstanding NART Ferrari


Concours Judging GuidelinesInternational Advisory Council for the Preservation of the Ferrari Automobile (IAC/PFA)

  • Promote the preservation of the Ferrari in the original state.

    • Focus on originality, authenticity and condition – secondary emphasis on cosmetics

  • Convertible conversions or unauthorized rebodies are ineligible for judging

  • Driven onto field – fully assembled

  • Owner, or designated representative, present during judging

  • Judged by 3 judge team: Interior, Exterior, Engine/Chassis

  • At start of judging, each car is assumed to have 100 points. Deductions up to 5 points are taken on each component judged

  • Judges will ask that all components be demonstrated (windows, engine, instruments, doors, lights, etc)

  • Tell the judges of unusual features – provide documentation

  • Ferrari Classiche Certification – authenticates mechanical condition


Concours Judging Guidelines (cont.)

  • Top up or removable panel in place.

  • Engine will be run and checked for leaks, smooth idle, instruments, etc.

  • Factory options are considered original, after-market is not.

  • Factory-provided pollution equipment in place w/ working appearance

  • Replacement items must be similar in size, characteristics, and appearance as original (tires, battery, windows, spark plugs, filters, etc.)

  • All originally provided tools, manuals, etc. (good reprints ok)

  • Safety items such as seat belts, fire extinguisher, side mirror, and alarm must be unobtrusive and neat

  • Options – must be as described on the window sticker or invoice.

  • Typical problems collectively taking you out of Platinum

    • Incorrect plug wires; lack of correct O-rings

    • Air cleaner ratty; wrong fuel and brake M/C hoses

    • Corrosion on various components

    • Incorrect plating; incorrect hoses and hose clamps; wrong exhaust pipe clamps;

    • Battery wrong size

    • Heat shrink tubing; windshield washer leak; fuel or oil leaks; ty wraps

    • Exhaust leaks; incorrect screws; incorrect alternator; engine fuel leaks

    • Aftermarket exhaust – rarely

    • Wrong tires or wheel

    • Completely missing tools and manuals and pouch

    • No original floor mats, incorrect replacement seat material, roof liner, trunk carpet

    • Wrong tires or wheels


Concours Judging Guidelines (cont.)


Checking the Interior

  • Minimal deduction for minor wear areas

  • Everything must work - clock, ammeter, instrument lights, windshield washer, interior lights, choke light, backup light, etc.

  • Seats / door panels / carpet - must be of similar material as original (leather, vinyl, cloth)

    and assembled as original (seat pleating, piping, door map pockets)

  • Headliner - original style and color

  • Original steering wheel type – no after market

  • Windows - operate smoothly

  • Tools - manual, and spare must be as originally provided with the car

  • Trunk – correct carpet, interior light, paint, overflow hoses, etc.

  • Trim correct – screws (slotted vs. Phillips), bevels, washers, finish, etc.

  • Door gaskets / window seals - correct and in good condition

  • Seat belts ok – even if not originally fitted – if unobtrusive & well installed


Checking the Interior


Checking the Engine Compartment / Chassis

  • No fuel, oil or water leaks; clamps, hoses correct

  • Plating on clamps, pipes, nuts correct

  • Compartment / chassis paint correct

  • Decals in place – DoT, EPA, firing order, paint, maintenance, etc.

  • Radiator, air cleaner, cam covers, correct paint

  • Smooth idle, no exhaust leaks

  • Tires, wheels, wheel markings, brakes, hoses, paint, undercoat

  • Plating of metal components original; Correct engine type and number

  • Insulators for spark plugs, condensers, modules, etc.

  • Ty wraps, heat shrink tubing; Battery and cables


Checking the Exterior

  • Tires, wheels, and knockoffs correct – check valve stems & caps

  • Badges – correct for car with correct plating / style

  • Glass – correct size and fit – does not need original logo

  • Color: must be one offered on that model car at the time of sale

  • Correct lenses on tail lights, turn signals, headlights

  • All exterior and interior lights must work properly

  • Paint / chrome good and fits, but does not have to be spotless

  • Top same style, material, and assembly as original

  • Rear view mirror, radio antenna, etc. “neat, unobtrusive, . . .”

  • Panel fit

  • Bumper fit

  • Main objective: Car must be as it left the factory


Labels


Checking Electrical


Wheels


Checking Tools


Checking Tools


308 / 328 Wheels

Left: 308GTB/S Carburetor

Right: 308GTBi

Left: 328 w/o ABS

Right: 328 w/ ABS


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The Competition Sequence

CRITERIA

One of the three best drivers

100% functionally correct

Platinum Award

Driver Skills

Coppa GT Award

Coppa Bella Macchina

Concours

Coppa GT

FOCUS

Driver:

- Demonstrates competency, proficiency, and knowledge

  • Car:

  • Originality

  • Authenticity

  • Condition

Car:

- Completely functional

Car and Driver recognition


Coppa Bella Macchina

  • Objective: recognition for Ferraris that are in exceptionally good working order, and every component and

    accessory works precisely as delivered from the factory under driving conditions

  • Prerequisites: 95 points or better in Concours (Platinum Award) and have entered the CBM (also: ownershows car, driver’s license, insurance, registration)

  • Procedure: Detailed operational evaluation checklist. Overall Pass or Fail

    • Static portion

    • Road test

  • In case of a problem: One hour to fix the problem

  • Preparation: Check your own car before the evaluation (checklist / manual)

  • Historical failures:

    • Windshield wipers don’t work

    • No / inoperable trouble light

    • A/C or radio does not work – tape player?

    • Glove box does not lock – no key

    • No proof of ownership

    • Engine missfire

    • Turn signals don’t self cancel

    • Clock does not work

    • Seat belts don’t work

    • Windshield washer doesn’t work

    • Door locks don’t function correctly

    • Flashlight does not work

    • Glove box cover does not stay up.

    • Trunk / engine cover does not stay up


Controls and Instrumentation


Various Checks


The Competition Sequence

CRITERIA

One of the three best drivers

100% functionally correct

Platinum Award

Driver Skills

Coppa GT Award

Coppa Bella Macchina

Concours

Coppa GT

FOCUS

Driver:

- Demonstrates competency, proficiency, and knowledge

  • Car:

  • Originality

  • Authenticity

  • Condition

Car:

- Completely functional

Car and Driver recognition


Coppa GTHighest award an individual can receive in the FCA

  • Objective: - Evaluation of driver skills on the track

    • Considering the car’s capabilities

    • Lap times should be consistent with the car’s capabilities.

  • Evaluation:by local track evaluators familiar with FCA objectives

    • Safety equipment

    • Attitude and preparedness

    • Knowledge and awareness

    • Skills when approaching the limit

    • Progress

    • Dealing with the unexpected

    • Skill in driving the car

    • Comply with all local track / safety rules

  • Suggestions

    • Drive your car on the street – gain experience

    • Get track instruction and experience – preferably at CGT track

  • Historical problems

    • General lack of familiarity with car (acceleration, braking, placement on track)

    • Smoothly shifting car

    • Passing under yellow

    • Competently do “heel and toe” – where applicable

    • Unfamiliar with track

    • Unfamiliar with car’s capabilities, tentative


Futuro Classico

Encourage owners to keep Ferraris in their

original state with all the accessories

- Document the as-delivered condition

- Establish a database for future use


Futuro Classico

  • All components, options, and accessories from factory

  • 100% pass / fail

  • Certificate of authenticity for those cars found eligible.


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