Before the Le Mans 24 Hours which will take place on June 12-13, 1954 this Scuderia Ferrari 375 Plus, carrying Ferrari’s latest 4.9 liter V12, sits in the pits waiting for the start. The long and well marked stick lying across the aluminum tonneau cover probably was used to determine the level of fuel in […]

Hockenheimring, klemcoll, checkered flag

This photograph was taken at the unusual ending of the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim on July 26, 1987. It had been a truly unpredictable race in that it was unsure until the very end that any of the 26 starters would actually finish. This was at the height of the competition between the 1.5 […]

Phil Hill, Monaco, Ferrari, klemcoll

Here is Phil Hill at the Monaco Grand Prix on May 14, 1961 charging up the Ste. Devote hill toward Casino Square. At this race Klemantaski was experimenting with what was then called a Press Camera which he had modified to use 120 size film as used in his Rollei. This type of camera could […]

Ferrari, Monza klemcoll

This looks like an unhappy situation to say the least. It happened at Monza during practice before the Grand Prix Supercortemaggiore which would take place  on June 27, 1954. This was a 1000Km. race on the Monza road circuit for up to 3 liter sports cars, sponsored by the Supercortemaggiore fuel company. The fire was […]

Ferrari, Le Mans, klemcoll

Here is a photograph that seems to scream where it was taken: at Le Mans during the 24 hour race on June 9-10, 1973. Here are two Ferrari 365GTB/4s running in the 5 liter GT class next to a works-entered Ligier JS2-Maserati. The leading Ferrari in the center is from Luigi Chinetti’s North American Racing […]

Ferrari, Phil Hill, Monza, klemcoll

This interesting image was taken during practice before the Italian Grand Prix at Monza which was to take place on September 7, 1958. Here is the very happy American driver Phil Hill sitting in the Ferrari 246F1 which he will drive in the upcoming race. It will be Hill’s second Grand Prix outing after he […]

Ferrari, Sebring, klemcoll

This is a Ferrari 312P at the Sebring Hairpin on March 21, 1970 during the 12 Hour race. Driven by Mike Parkes and Chuck Parsons, it would finish sixth overall and fourth in the three liter sports class. This 312P had first appeared at the 1969 Le Mans race where it lasted only part of […]

Ferrari, Mille Miglia klemcoll, Ascari

This photograph was taken in the Piazza Vittoria in Brescia during the pre-race checks before the Mille Miglia which would start late that evening April 22, 1950. At the wheel of this works Ferrari is future world champion Albert Ascari with his navigator Senesio Nicolini. This barchetta was a very special car and was called […]

Ferrari, Le Mans, klemcoll, Pedro Rodriguez

Pedro Rodriguez has just made an outstanding start in The Le Mans 24 Hours on June 20, 1964. Rodriguez is driving a four liter Ferrari 330P entered by Luigi Chinetti’s North American Racing Team. This was a car that had competed at Le Mans the year before, finishing third, as a works 250P with a […]

Ferrari, Le Mans, klemcoll

Three Ferrari berlinettas are lined up in front of the Le Mans pits during practice for the 24 Hour race to be run on June 13-14, 1953. The first one is a Ferrari 375MM which will be driven by the friends and teammates Alberto Ascari and Luigi Villoresi. The two other Ferraris are 340MM berlinettas […]