Within the realm of Enzo era Ferraris,
variants of the legendary 250-series sports cars remain the most
desirable and valuable. These thoroughbred Ferraris boasted an unrivaled
record on race tracks throughout Europe and North America and handily
swept the podiums of events, ranging from Italian hill climbs to the 12
Hours of Sebring and 24 Hours of Le Mans.
redeveloped, lightweight, rear-mid engined Ferrari 250 Le Mans, named
for where Ferrari had enjoyed unprecedented success since 1960, was the
company’s 1964 entrant into sports car racing, and it was ready to
uphold the company’s winning legacy. Although it didn’t take a 1st place
in its introductory year (that particular honor was achieved by another
Ferrari, a 275P), the 250 LM achieved outright dominance in 1965 at the
Circuit de la Sarthe, where it was driven by Jochen Rindt and Masten
Gregory. To this day, it remains Ferrari’s last overall victory in the
endurance classic.The ninth of thirty-two
Delivered new to Scuderia Filipinetti; raced by
Ludovico Scarfiotti and Nino Vaccarella. Extensive racing history.
Ferrari Classiche certified; matching-numbers engine. Unbroken
ownership history from new, including Paul Schouwenburg, Lord Irvine
Laidlaw, Federico Della Noce, and Henri-Louis Maunoir. Documented by
Ferrari historian Marcel Massini.