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Ferrari's Finale, 1931

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  Enzo Ferrari's driving career ended in August, 1931 at Italy's Circuit of the Three Provinces, where he drove an Alfa Romeo 8C to a second-place finish behind the great Tazio Nuvolari, his Scuderia Ferrari teammate. At the end of the race the winner genuinely and sincerely praised the runner-up. "In order to beat you," Tazio told Enzo that afternoon, "I had to work harder than I've ever done before."

Enzo Ferrari's driving career ended in August, 1931 at Italy's Circuit of the Three Provinces, where he drove an Alfa Romeo 8C to a second-place finish behind the great Tazio Nuvolari, his Scuderia Ferrari teammate. At the end of the race the winner genuinely and sincerely praised the runner-up. "In order to beat you," Tazio told Enzo that afternoon, "I had to work harder than I've ever done before."