1962 Ferrari 250 GTO
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In July of 1962 it was entered into the 6 Hours of Auvergne, Charade where it was piloted by Jean Guichet. It finished 4th overall and 3rd in class. In September it was entered into the Tour de France. It was driven by Guichet and Clement. It failed to finish the race.
From 1962 through 1965 it was entered into numerous competition events. Many of these events were hillclimbs driven by Egidio Nicolosi, Luigi Taramazzo, and Pierluigi Zanardelli.
Since that time it has passed through various owners. In 1994 it was purchased by Ed Davies who continued its racing career. It was entered into the Tour de France Auto, Shell Ferrari Historic Challenge at Monza, Coys International Historic Festival at Silverstone, and Ferrari days at Spa and Nuerburgring. Recently, it was entered into the Cavallino Classic. In 2004 it competed at the Monterey Historic races at Laguna Seca.
This car has many impressive finishes and has provided numerous podium finishes for its drivers. In 1965 it finished first in all of the competitions that it was entered. At this time it was under the ownership of Cox Kocher who also served as the driver of the car.
In 1981 the car was treated to a restoration.
By Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2007
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