Michael Rhodes <mig73alle...@yahoo.co.uk
> Prince Ferfried of Hohenzollern, who died 27 September 2022, aged 79, was a
> member of the princely House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and champion race
> car driver. He was also known as the "black sheep" of Hohenzollern after
> several divorces and alcoholism including binge drinking scandals.
> Ferfried was the youngest child and fourth son of Frederick, Prince of
> Hohenzollern [1891-1965] and his wife Princess Margarete Karola of Saxony
> [1900-62], daughter of Frederick Augustus III, King of Saxony. The Swabian
> Hohenzollerns were elevated to princes in 1623 and ruled until 1849. Pope
> Pius XII was Ferfried's godfather.
> In 1971 Ferfried won the second 24-hour race at N?rburgring in Germany with
> a BMW 1600 Alpina. After 36 years of absence from active racing, he raced
> again for the private racing team Racing Strip.com live in 2007, again in a
The Duke of Norfolk and Marquess of Bute have apparently also been
racing drivers...I wonder who would win an all-nobility race!
The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.