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  Ferrari 250 LM
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1963 - 1966
Numbers built:32
Introduced at:1963 Paris Motor Show
Designed by:Pininfarina
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 18, 2015
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Chassis 5843 The third 250 LM built, this car was originally finished in red but after taking delivery by Ecurie Francorchamps, it was quickly re-painted in the Belgian national racing colour of yellow. Chassis 5843 was raced by a variety of drivers including the likes of Jean Blaton, Lu>>>

Chassis 5845 Chassis 5845 was sold new to Austrian Gotfrid Koechert, who first raced the car in local events during the 1964 season. After he crashed the car, Koechert had it repaired at the factory. It was next raced to victory in the 1965 Austrian Grand Prix by Jochen Rindt. Later in t>>>

Chassis 5893 Sold to the North American Racing Team (NART) run by Ferrari's representative in New York Luigi Chinetti. NART entered 5893 for Masten Gregory and Jochen Rindt in the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans. Outlasting the intrinsically quicker Ferrari and Ford prototypes, the NART 250 LM >>>

Chassis 5895 This 250 LM was sold new to Ferrari's representative in the United Kingdom, Maranello Concessionaires. Liveried in their striking red with a blue stripe, Maranello Concessionaires first fielded the car for Roy Salvadori in the 1964 Coppa InterEuropa at Monza. It was later al>>>

Chassis 5899 One of the 250 LMs sold new to Scuderia Filipinetti, this chassis was raced with considerable success by the likes of Ludovico Scarfiotti and Nino Vaccarella. In 1965, it was crashed heavily. In the aftermath, the chassis modified to accept a Porsche 906 body. IN this guise,>>>

Chassis 5903 One of just three left-hand-drive 250 LMs built, chassis 5903 was sold new to Irene Gaessly, who lived in Rome, Italy. In her ownership, it was raced extensively in Italy by Sergio Bettoja and others. In August of 1965, Mario Casoni famously beat the AC Shelby Cobra Daytonas>>>

Chassis 5907 Delivered new to Maranello Concessionaires early in 1964, this 250 LM made its competition debut at the Reims 12 Hours. Graham Hill and Joakim Bonnier drove the car to outright victory. Later in the year Roy Salvadori, David Piper and Tony Maggs also scored victories. In 196>>>

Chassis 5909 This is chassis 5909, which spent most of its time in the United States. After being run for a short time by Luigi Chinetti's North American Racing Team, it was owned by Bob Grossman of 'Scuderia Bear', who raced it throughout 1964. After its active career, 5909's most promi>>>

Chassis 6045 Never raced in period, this 250 LM has nevertheless had a very colourful history. Its first owner was the great collector William Harrah and one of the subsequent owners showed it at Pebble Beach in 1969. Soon after, it was involved in a very heavy and fiery accident. The ca>>>

Chassis 6051 Originally sold to Viscount Edward Portman and registered DDJ 4C, this 250 LM was soon after acquired by Jackie Epstein. He raced the car with some success on all corners of the world for two seasons before selling it on to David Prophet. He raced the car, now repainted silv>>>

Chassis 6105 This 250 LM made its first public appearance at the 1964 Earls Court Motor Show in London. Immediately after, it was acquired by privateer racer Ron Fry, who extensively campaigned the car in local hill-climb and sprint events until the fall of 1966 when it was shown at Earl>>>

Chassis 6107 Acquired new by Steve Earle of Monterey Historics fame, chassis 6107 was originally used on the roads of Southern California. After taking delivery in November of 1964, he accrued about 3,000 miles before offering it for $14,750 in 1967. It was briefly owned by Chris Cord be>>>

Chassis 6119 One of several 250 LMs sold to Swiss privateer Scuderia Filipinetti, this chassis made its debut at the 1964 Monthlery 1000km. In 1965, it finished 6th overall at Le Mans and won its class at the Swiss Championship held at Monza. Chassis 6119 next passed into the hands of Pi>>>

Chassis 6173 Earmarked for Italy's Scuderia Sant'Ambroeus, this 250 LM was completed and delivered in April of 1965. It was immediately raced at Monza where it placed 10th before it was updated by Drogo with the more efficient 'long nose'. In this guise Oddone Sigala and Luigi Taramazzo >>>

Chassis 6217 Delivered early in 1965, this 250 LM was raced with considerable success by Italian Edoardo Lualdi. He scored numerous victories in local races and hill-climbs before returning the car to the factory in the summer of 1966. Soon after, chassis 6217 was on its way to North Ame>>>

Chassis 6313 The second to last Ferrari 250 LM built, chassis 6313 was sold new to Ecurie Francorchamps. Repainted yellow, it was raced throughout the 1965 season. Its best result came at Le Mans where Pierre Dumay and Gustave Gosselin finished second behind the sister car entered by the>>>

Chassis 8165 Completed nearly a year after the penultimate 250 LM, this, the final car built, was sold to Scuderia Filipinetti in June of 1966. After just a single outing for the Swiss team, it was acquired by David Piper and repainted in the striking green livery of his long time sponso>>>


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