Saturday, 7 May 2011

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa – $12.4 million Car Releases

One of only twenty-two of its manner, chassis no. 0714TR facial appearance a distinctive pontoon-like drawing by Carrozzeria Scaglietti. The Ferrari 250 TR is famous for having won ten of the nineteen race in which they were driven between 1958 and 1961.

This particular TR won 4th situate when driven by Piero Drogo in the 1000 km Buenos Aires in January of 1958. Drogo drove it one more time, in the Grand Prix of Cuba, previous to he sold it to American Alan Connell who drove it in nine races and spent most of that time in 1st or 2nd place in class. It featured in twelve more races between 1960 and 1963, creation it one of the mainly raced Ferraris of all time.

It was sold at auction in Maranello, home of Carrozzeria Scaglietti and place of birth of the TR, for an striking sum of €9,020,000.


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