It is one of a selection of significant Ferraris that’s recently been added to the line-up for the event at Hampton Court Palace this summer.
As pictured at the top of this page, the Ferrari won the 24-hour enduro in 1963 as a 250P, powered by a 3-litre V12, with the Italian pair of Ludovico Scarfiotti and Lorenzo Bandini behind the wheel.
Following that victory, it was fitted with a 3.3-litre V12 and rebadged as a 275P.
Drivers Nino Vaccarella and Jean Guichet then piloted the car to its second victory at the Circuit de la Sarthe the following year.
Another Le Mans Ferrari has also been added to the Concours of Elegance roster.
This 1964 Ferrari 250LM was shipped to the US when new, to form part of Luigi Chinetti’s NART squad.
As well as Le Mans, it was campaigned at the Nürburgring 1000km, Reims 12 Hours, Nassau Tourist Trophy and Canadian Grand Prix in period, and this 250LM has been driven by John Surtees, David Piper, Lorenzo Bandini and Jochen Rindt.
Another special Ferrari heading to Hampton Court Palace will be a 1961 Ferrari 250GT California Spyder once owned by French actor Alain Delon.
Registered in Monaco by the actor, it was subsequently shipped to America when he moved to Beverly Hills.
After his ownership, the 250GT returned to France and changed hands a few times before it set an auction record for the model at Rétromobile in 2015.
In recent years it’s made a number of outings at international concours events – and will do so again at Concours of Elegance on 1-3 September.
A 1963 Ferrari 250GT Berlinetta Lusso that has never been fully restored will surely turn heads, too.
The 24,000-mile car, which has been with the same owner since 1972, is one of just 351 examples built, and one of 22 that’s right-hand drive.
It will be joined by a one-of-four, Pininfarina-styled 1967 Ferrari 330GTC Speciale that, conversely, in the ’90s was the subject of a prize-winning restoration.
Plus, when new, it was the star of Pininfarina’s stand at the 1967 Geneva motor show.
“Having assembled a remarkable line-up of Ferraris at last year’s Concours of Elegance to celebrate the marque’s 75th anniversary, we are equally delighted to welcome such a magnificent selection of the Italian manufacturer’s prestigious and storied machinery to the palace in 2023,” said James Brooks-Ward, Concours of Elegance CEO.
They will join almost 1000 other vehicles on display across the weekend when the event returns to Hampton Court Palace on 1-3 September 2023.
Check out our highlights from last year’s event here.
Images: Concours of Elegance
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