Tag Archives: 250GTO

Ferrari, Enzo Ferrari, klemcoll, 250GTO

A Jolly Test Session

Here we are at the Modena aerautodromo on March 7, 1964 during a test of a Ferrari 250GTO/64 and a 330P, both visible on the transporter in this photograph. The group standing in front, from the left, are Nino Vaccarella, John Surtees with his arm around Michael Parkes, Ludovico Scarfiotti, all Scuderia Ferrari drivers participating […]

Ferrari, Nurburgring, klemcoll

Upside Down

Standing above the inverted Ferrari 250GTO he has been driving is American Tommy Hitchcock III. The race was the May 19, 1963 running of the Nürburgring 1000 Kms. and the Ferrari is lying in the “ditch” of the famous Karussell. Hitchcock had been going too fast and had spun entering the banked inner section, mounted […]

At Full Song in a GTO

The Goodwood circuit started out as RAF Westhampnett, a small RAF field constructed during the War. In 1948 under the auspices of the Duke of Richmond and Gordon a motor racing circuit was constructed on the airfield site and held its first race meeting in September of that year. The circuit has always been very […]

Ferrari, GTO, 250GTO, Maranello

The Most Valuable Car in the World?

On February 24, 1962 Ferrari held a Press Conference at its factory in Maranello. Several new racing cars were on display in the factory’s internal yard including this lovely Grand Touring car, a new prototype version of the 250GT berlinetta which had seen great competition success over the preceding several years. This new car, sometimes […]

Parkes, Ferrari, 330LMB, klemcoll

Michael Parkes – Ferrari Engineer (and more)

This rather studious-looking British gent is Michael Parkes, a Ferrari development engineer and member of the Scuderia Ferrari as a driver, here making notes in a right-hand drive Ferrari 330LMB. This image was taken on June 9, 1963 at the Modena Sud exit from the Milano-Bologna Autostrada. In the 1960s Ferrari conducted their high speed […]