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  Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1959 - 1961
Numbers built:52
Introduced at:1959 Paris Motor Show
Designed by:Pinin Farina / Scaglietti
Predecessor:Ferrari 250 GT LWB Interim Berlinetta
Successor:Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Comp/61
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 18, 2015
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Chassis 1759GT The sixth SWB 250 GT built, this competition car was built specifically for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Before being delivered, it was extensively tested by works drivers Phil Hill, Richie Ginther and Wolfgang von Trips at Monza. In June of 1960, it was entered by Luigi Chinett>>>

Chassis 1811GT Sold through Garage Francorchamps, this all alloy 250 GT SWB was acquired new by Belgian privateer Jean Blaton, who usually raced under the alias 'Beurlys'. He raced the car with the likes of Pierre Noblet and Lucien Bianchi in select events during the 1960 season with a fou>>>

Chassis 1849GT Built to full competition specifications, complete with an all all-aluminium body, this 250 GT SWB was never actually raced in period. It was acquired new by an enthusiast from Rome, who used it on the streets only. During its early life, it passed through a succession of It>>>

Chassis 1917GT Commissioned by German racer Helmut Felder, this 250 GT SWB was completed in the spring of 1960. Felder raced the car in several German events during the 1960 seasons before selling it on to Peter Noecker. He also campaigned the car extensively, sometimes with Felder as his >>>

Chassis 1953GT Although fitted with an aluminium body and a hot engine, this 250 GT SWB was not raced in period. Instead, it was used as a street car by its original owner, a Dr. Cesari Marchi from Florence. He had done the same with a similarly race-bred 250 GT 'Tour de France', he had ow>>>

Chassis 2119GT Finished in his typical colours of dark blue with a white band across the nose, the competition specification 250 GT SWB was sold new to legendary British entrant Rob Walker. Soon after taking delivery, he fielded the car for Stirling Moss in the Tourist Trophy at Goodwood, >>>

Chassis 2129GT Completed in September of 1960, this all alloy 250 GT SWB was sold new to Belgian racer Willy Mairesse. He immediately fielded his new Ferrari in the Tour de France with Georges Berger as co-driver. The Belgian pairing finished first outright, clinching the first Tour de Fra>>>

Chassis 2159GT Completed late in 1960 this all alloy 250 GT SWB was acquired new by Geneva based Garage Montchoisy. Finished in gold with a red stripe across the nose, it was fielded with considerable success for several drivers between 1961 and 1964. It debuted with an outright victory at>>>

Chassis 2209GT One of the very last Competizione SWBs constructed in 1960, this example was raced by Jo Schlesser when new. Schlesser replaced his Interim s/n 1509GT with the featured SWB in October 1960. Its first outing was at the Montlhery 1000 km race where Schlesser finished 3rd overa>>>

Chassis 2237GT Ordered by North American distributor Luigi Chinetti, this alloy 250 GT SWB was finished in a unique colour of burgundy called vinaccia. It was campaigned by Chinetti's North American Racing Team (NART) with considerable success for Charles Hayes and Bob Grossman thro>>>

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