Tag Archives: Le Mans 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 […]

Jaguar, Goodwood, Duncan Hamilton

Really Trying

Here is the irrepressible Duncan Hamilton right on the limit with his Jaguar D-Type (XKD601) in Woodcote Corner following the long back straight at the Goodwood circuit on April 22,1957 during the Sussex Trophy race for sports cars over 1500 cc. By 1957 the D-Types were getting just a bit long in the tooth for sprint racing and Hamilton […]

Ferrari, 312P, Nurburgring, Chris Amon

Ferrari’s F1 Sports Racer

This is New Zealander Chris Amon braking his Ferrari 312P (0870) for the SüdKehre (South Curve) complex at the end of the pit straight on the original Nürburgring Nordschleife during the 1000 Km. race there on June 1, 1969. The chassis and motor of the 312P were designed at Ferrari by Mauro Forghieri to compete […]

Phil Hill, Olivier Gendebien, Ferrari, Sebring 12 Hours

The Greatest Winning Team

In the late 1950s and early 1960s the best endurance racing pair were American Phil Hill and Belgian Olivier Gendebien, here just after the finish of the 12 Hours of Sebring on March 25, 1961. They drove a Ferrari 250TRI/61, the same Ferrari model, although a different car, that they would use three months later to […]