The 23rd of only 32 examples produced; considered one of the very best in existence. Shown at the Earls Court in 1966. Successfully and frequently campaigned by Ron Fry, David Skailes, and Jack Maurice throughout England, with countless 1st place finishes. Formerly of the renowned Matsuda Collection in Japan. Ferrari Classiche certified; retains all of its original mechanical components. An exceptional 250 LM in every regard; one of the most important and sought after of all Ferraris.
This car, 5893, went one better and, in the hands of Jochen Rindt and Masten Gregory driving for Luigi Chinetti’s N.A.R.T. racing team, it was the last Ferrari to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, taking the crown in 1965. It raced for another 5 years in long distance races at Daytona and again at Le Mans until it was fficially retired and later acquired by the Indianapolis Museum.
This 1964 Ferrari 250 LM is a proud member of the trio of 250 LMs that represent Ferrari’s last success at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1965. Entered by Scuderia Filipinetti, who had taken delivery of the car from the factory in September 1964, this car raced under number 27 and finished 6th overall behind the winning N.A.R.T.–entered 250 LM driven by Jochen Rindt and Masten Gregory. Scuderia Filipinetti raced this car for a number of years, and the car gained several overall and class wins.
The 19th of 32 examples constructed. Retained for personal use by William F. Harrah. Presented with Red Book Certification by Ferrari Classiche. Multiple-award winner at 2014 Cavallino Classic. Displayed at the 1969 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Frequent concours and historic racing entrant. Read more about this car.