Tag Archives: Daytona 24 Hours

Ferrari, Sebring, klemcoll

Bubble Top

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 512M,David Hobbs, Sebring, Penske

Roger Penske’s Ferrari

For the 1971 season Roger Penske and his friend Philadelphia exotic car dealer Kirk White acquired a Ferrari 512S (chassis number 1040) from its American owners who had run it in three 1970 CanAm races. Penske then embarked on one of his typical “unfair advantage” programs of modification. The first step was to convert the 512S to “M” […]