Tag Archives: Paul Frere

Ferrari, Le Mans, Tertre Rouge, klemcoll

Three Ferraris at Le Mans

Here is a classic Klemantaski image of three Ferrari 250 Testa Rossas rounding Tertre Rouge on their way onto the long Mulsanne Straight early in the Le Mans 24 Hours on June 25, 1960 . The leading 250TR59/60 entered by Scuderia Ferrari is being driven by Phil Hill and Wolfgang von Trips. Behind them runs […]

Paul Frere, Le Mans, klemcoll, Ferrari

A Yellow Helmet

This the Belgian journalist and excellent semi-professional driver Paul Frère, wearing a yellow helmet in the Belgian racing colors, as he drifts his Scuderia Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa around Tertre Rouge corner during the 1960 Le Mans 24 Hours on June 25, 1960. Frère was partnered by his countryman, the very experienced endurance driver Olivier […]

Paul Frere, Ferrari, klemcoll

A Journalist in F1

Paul Frère, the celebrated Belgian automotive journalist, was also a talented racing driver. Here he sits in a Ferrari 555 “Squalo” in the pits at Monte Carlo before practice for the 1955 Monaco Grand Prix which took place on May 22, 1955. For this race Ferrari had entered four cars, two of the 555 type […]

Aston Martin, David Brown, Carroll Shelby, Roy Salvadori, Stirling Moss, Le Mans

The Final Victory

For many years Aston Martin had been a regular competitor at Le Mans. When Le Mans resumed in 1949 after the War years, there were six Aston entries at the 24 Hour classic. Their cars appeared every year in the 1950s, but were unable to break the stranglehold on the race held by Jaguar and Ferrari. […]

Phil Hill, Olivier Gendebien, Paul Frere, Le Mans

Three Le Mans Winners

Three happy former winners of the 24 Hours of Le Mans have a quick reunion in the pits before the start of the 1971 race: Phil Hill, Olivier Gendebien and Paul Frère. Between them they had eight Le Mans wins. Hill won, with Gendebien, in 1958, 1961 and 1962, while Gendebien won his second 24 […]