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  Ferrari 250 TRI61
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1961
Numbers built:2
Designed by:Fantuzzi
Predecessor:Ferrari 250 TR59/60
Successor:Ferrari 330 TRI/LM
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 14, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Type 128 LM 60º V12
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 2,953 cc / 180.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 73.0 mm (2.9 in) / 58.8 mm (2.3 in)
Compression 9.8:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Camshaft Chain driven
Fuel feed 6 Weber 38 DCN Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 315 bhp / 235 KW @ 7,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 107 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel tubular spaceframe
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering ZF worm and peg
Brakes (fr/r) Dunlop discs
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 685 kilo / 1,510 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,350 mm (92.5 in) / 1,308 mm (51.5 in) / 1,294 mm (50.9 in)
Wheels (fr/r) 5.5 x 16 / 6.0 x 16

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.46 bhp / kg
Top Speed 270 km/h (168 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1961 Sebring 12 Hours (Phil Hill / Olivier Gendebien in 0792TR)
1961 24 Hours of Le Mans (Phil Hill / Olivier Gendebien in 0794TR)
1961 Pescara 4 Hours (Lorenzo Bandini / Giorgio Scarlatti in 0780TR)
1962 Sebring 12 Hours (Jo Bonnier / Lucien Bianchi in 0792TR)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Ferrari Testa Rossa V-12, by Joel E. Finn
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