1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competitizione
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In 1971 it was purchased by Scuderia Filipinetti of Geneva. It was entered in the 1971 Tour de France where it was driven by Vic Elford and Max Kingsland to a fourth place finish. In 1972 it was driven the 24 Hours of LeMans by Bernard Cheneviere, Florian Vetsch, and Gerard Pillon.
From there it passed through a few owners - Rick Schrameck, Ramsey Jr., and Paul Newman. Newman purchased the car in 1977. He drove it at Daytona, along with Milt Minter and Forbes-Robinson, to a fifth overall finish.
It was offered for sale throughout the 1980s. In 1990 it crossed the auction block at Christie's Pebble Beach auction where the high bid was $950,000. At the Fantasy Junction in Berkeley, California the high bid reached $1,100,000.
In 1991 it was treated to a restoration and then traveled back to the auction block.
In 1993 it was purchased by Yoshiho Matsuda and in 1995 it was on display at the Matsuda's Ferrari Museum of Art.
In 1999 it was purchased by Charles Arnott who brought it to the 2006 Cavallino Classic.
By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2007
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