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Old 6th April 2010, 15:34   #31
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Must have been a fantastic experience
absolutely. a lil before that,I had seen a Bugatti Veyron. now that was exciting too but then, that was in my sight for only 5 secs. But I hung around this car for longer.
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You are one lucky guy AV.
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You are one lucky guy AV.
there is more coming up..

wait for my thread of my visit to the Celebration Exotic Car Festival 2010


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Oh boy. Oh Boy. Wheres my spy cam.

Why didnt you have one handy. Go back to the address and pic it
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whoa...ferrari FXX!! I guessed it right You're lucky dude!
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Oh boy. Oh Boy. Wheres my spy cam.

Why didnt you have one handy. Go back to the address and pic it
this truck was in a rest area on a highway and him and I left at the same time. he went on towards salt lake city, UT while I drove into home in GA.

and yes, lotsa you guys did guess it right. Karthik247 went much further with his research. Impressive.
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this truck was in a rest area on a highway and him and I left at the same time. he went on towards salt lake city, UT while I drove into home in GA.

and yes, lotsa you guys did guess it right. Karthik247 went much further with his research. Impressive.
I FOUND PIX OF THE FXX !!!

thanks to Autoblog guys who've snapped pix of the same FXX i got up close and personal with. Yupp ..the 'swap shop' FXX is what i saw in the trailer.

source: Ferrari FXXs in the Miller Motorsports Park Garages -- Switched
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Guess the car in the truck....!! Now revealed. Its the Ferrari FXX-01fxxgaragetourmmp.jpg  

Guess the car in the truck....!! Now revealed. Its the Ferrari FXX-05fxxgaragetourmmp.jpg  

Guess the car in the truck....!! Now revealed. Its the Ferrari FXX-10fxxgaragetourmmp.jpg  

Guess the car in the truck....!! Now revealed. Its the Ferrari FXX-11fxxgaragetourmmp.jpg  

Guess the car in the truck....!! Now revealed. Its the Ferrari FXX-20fxxgaragetourmmp.jpg  

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seems like i can't get enough of the FXX.

pix of the car, FXX #7 , that i saw in the truck..now on the track.
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Guess the car in the truck....!! Now revealed. Its the Ferrari FXX-dsc_0205.jpg  

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Thats totally natural , coming together with such a rare beast is a very rare opportunity.
There will certainly be some mixed feelings thinking about the car you touched racing on the track.
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Thats totally natural , coming together with such a rare beast is a very rare opportunity.
There will certainly be some mixed feelings thinking about the car you touched racing on the track.
yupp. and I guess i'll stop following this car after i go and visit this guy's garage in fort lauderdale in Florida. He's got a MC12 too !!
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Oh wow thats so cool. You should probably. Im sure he must be owning a lot of exotics.Does he by any chance own the Used FOrmula 1 car also the one that Schumi used ?
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yupp. and I guess i'll stop following this car after i go and visit this guy's garage in fort lauderdale in Florida. He's got a MC12 too !!
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Oh wow thats so cool. You should probably. Im sure he must be owning a lot of exotics.Does he by any chance own the Used FOrmula 1 car also the one that Schumi used ?
this is a partial list of his cars.

Maserati MC12, Ferrari Enzo, Ferrari F50, Bugatti Veyron 16.4, Several Porsche 911 models, Corvette ZR1, Mercedes/McLaren SLR Roadster, one of Michael Schumacher's 1999 Ferrari F399s, 1968 Ferrari Daytona Spyder 365 GTB4, Ferrari DD512, Porsche Carrera GT1, Ferrari F430 Scuderia, Ferrari F430, Ferrari FXX, Ford GT, 2009 Nissan Skyline GTR, the actual Ferrari Testerosa from the Miami Vice TV show, Hudson Hornet, Ecurie Francorchamps Ferrari Daytona 275GTB/C Speciale #6885 that won 3rd place overall (1st in GT class) in the 1965 24 Hour Lemans (still holds the record today for GT class car) driven by Willy Mairesse & Jean Blaton valued over $20,000,000 as the most expensive Ferrari in the world bought off the race track the day of the race for $18,000, and many more.
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yupp. and I guess i'll stop following this car after i go and visit this guy's garage in fort lauderdale in Florida. He's got a MC12 too !!
I remember this great man once came on fifth gear . He even lost control of his mc12 and hit the barrier.
Forgot his name though.
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I remember this great man once came on fifth gear . He even lost control of his mc12 and hit the barrier.
Forgot his name though.
preston henn. he is famous for his store called 'SWAP SHOP'.
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preston henn. he is famous for his store called 'SWAP SHOP'.
Oh wow ! He has grown quite old after I last saw him
Anyways here is a picture avinash for you.
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