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post #1 of 13 Old 07-21-2013, 10:47 PM Thread Starter
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Traditional wave!

It is my understanding its tradition to wave at fellow Ferrari drivers.
In my locality its tough as every tenth car is a Ferrari. But I still try!
Who follows this tradition and who does not even know of it?

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post #2 of 13 Old 07-21-2013, 11:03 PM
 
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Hahaha

If you need to wave every time you see a Ferrari at your area i'm pretty sure you are waving all day long!!

Maybe you should learn a special wave like a royal, much better if you need to wave that much!

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post #3 of 13 Old 07-22-2013, 12:56 AM
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I follow the wave tradition and it feels good to receive a wave back from a smiling (and often seemingly suprised) Ferrari driver. I also wave to something cool and stylish and as a result have enjoyed some fabulous drives in convoy with yellow Gallardo along the Italian riviera and rosso Daytona across France and Belgium when I waved to them from my former Porsche 993.

The times when a wave is acknowledged with a happy wave back makes up for those times when a friendly wave is ignored.

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I don't see. a lot of Ferraris here when I'm driving ( in France), but most of them flash their headlights and then wave; I try to respond in the same way, or flash first if I see one comming, I also get a lot of headlight flashes and waves from Ferrari lovers driving other cars and even thumbs up signs from people standing on the pavement. I try also to respond with a wave. I've even had thumbs up signs from Police motorcyclists, when driving in the UK. All of the above bring a smile to my face and I try to respond positively.
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post #5 of 13 Old 07-23-2013, 08:14 PM
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I don't see that many exotics so I wave. I ride bikes and boat as well. At least around here the jap bike riders don't wave to the Hog guys and the sail boaters don't wave to the power boaters. Strange how this stuff happens

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Now Paul, which one are you?

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All my cars get waves, but the Spider gets the most. I always wave back. Unless we're going to a car show, we don't see that many. Most Ferarri drivers do a demur little wave. Like the Pope. But quite a few are surprised to see another F car beside them.

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I always give a wave or a thumbs up when I see a fellow Ferrari driver, or any other exotic car for that matter, but especially an F car. And like Kevin said, while not nearly as rare here as in other parts of the country, spotting a Ferrari here still feels like a special treat, so I feel that in itself is worth a thumbs up.

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Always waved to other Corvettes when I owned them, but very rarely ever see another Ferrari when I am driving mine. Comes from living in the sticks, I guess, even if Albuquerque is larger than Atlanta.

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post #10 of 13 Old 07-25-2013, 05:00 AM Thread Starter
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Now Paul, which one are you?

pulled from ES, taken in Monaco
Neither of those are me!
The 458 gets no notice in Monaco. the FF sure does!

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It is my understanding its tradition to wave at fellow Ferrari drivers.
In my locality its tough as every tenth car is a Ferrari. But I still try!
Who follows this tradition and who does not even know of it?
Hi Habsy. Not here in Italy. Usually you do not wave to other cars, not even Ferraris. It is more likely to have people waving to nice vintage cars. It is common for bikers to wave to each other, it doesn't matter the make or model of the bike (but not to people driving scooters !) although.

Usually a Ferrari is admired on the road. It is not uncommon to slow down and let a Ferrari overtake even if it was not going faster than you (a real sign of respect here !).

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Neither of those are me!
The 458 gets no notice in Monaco. the FF sure does!
Hehe, I knew it wasn't most likely you, I wonder if there are pictures of your Ferrari's around Monaco.

Maybe you don't get noticed because, well your car's too small lol


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There are a lot of pictures online of Pauls Ferraris, espescially in Monaco!
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