1958 1958 Ferrari 250 GT LWB TDF - Ex 1958 Mille Miglia Rally, 1959 Vernasca Silver Flag Winner

Ex 1958 Mille Miglia Rally, 1959 Vernasca Silver Flag Winner

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1958
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 0899 GT
This mythical Ferrari 250GT Tour de France left the factory on March 30th 1958. At its wheel, several renowned drivers successfully participated in numerous races - amongst the 37 Ferrari 250 Berlinetta Passo Lungo (LWB), more commonly known as Tour de France, chassis 0899GT has collected the most competition trophies. With notable wins at the 1958 Coppa della Consuma hillclimb and a week later another 1st at the Varese-Campo dei Fiori hillclimb, 0899GT competed extensively in the late 1950s. with an entry to the Mille Miglia and many national events throughout Italy, with Eduardo Lualdi Galardi (otherwise known as "Lualdi”), Nando Pagliarini & Paul Mounier at the wheel.
In 1961 Mounier had a traffic accident with this car and subsequently 0899GT was sold to Frenchman Jacques Ohana: the comple