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PITTSBURGH, PA - The Cortile Italian Car Show is excited to announce that Maserati has been selected as our 2022 Proiettore Macchina.
Founded in December of 1914 Alfieri, Ettore and Ernesto Maserati opened a car workshop at in Bologna, Italy called “Società Anonima Officine Alfieri Maserati. It took until 1926 when their first car there first car all original car, the Tip 26, proudly bora the soon-to-be-famous Trident logo. Oops! Did We say Bora? We may be getting ahead of ourselves, so it's best we save some of the more detailed history for a future article!
But it's important to note that in May of 1939, Maserati was the first Italian car to celebrate a win at the Indianapolis 500 with driver Wilbur Shaw at the wheel of the 8CTF “Boyle Special” at an average speed of 115.035 mph!
This will be the first time that we've celebrated Maserati as our Proiettore Macchina. We've been in contact with a number of owners of significant cars over the past decade and we have finally reached a point where we thought we could attract some significant cars with some very nice provenance. Please plan on joining use for the 2022 Cortile Italian Car Show!
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