#215, Ferrari parts business in Sacramento leads industry

James Raia

1962 Ferrari GTE 2x2

FerrParts is a Sacramento business that strives to lead the independent Ferrari parts distributor industry for the international Ferrari community.

It’s succeeded so well, the company recently expanded its business to include Maserati, Lamborghini, McLaren and Bentley.

Russell Putnam, the owner of the Ferrai parts company, is our guest this week on The Weekly Driver Podcast.

FerrParts in Sacramento caters owners of Ferraria seeking Ferrari parts
FerrParts in Sacramento caters to owners of exotic Italian cars needing Ferrari parts.

Co-hosts Bruce Aldrich and James Raia discuss with Putnam his business, from how it started to its expansion into other areas of the exotic car world.

Putnam began his Ferrari business following a successful real estate career. He bought a salvaged Ferrari 355.

“I had sold 100 rentals and I had enough cash to buy a new one, but there was something about my ‘inner-guyness’ to save a buck that I could repair a Ferrari myself,” Putman says.

“You know, for one-third of the money and have a project and something to enjoy. The disease just grew into the company, one of the largest, if the not largest Ferrari parts distributors in the world.”

FerrParts imports genuine Ferrari parts from Europe, factories, and dealer closeouts with new parts arriving daily. The inventory covers a broad range of models and includes the rarest to the most common parts.

The company’s motto: “If we don’t have it, we can get it.”

Please join Bruce and me as we hear from Putnam how his first exotic car business has grown into two additional companies www.ferraripartsexchange.com and Ferrsurance.

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