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Little Classics News: 29 June 2014

Ferrari Takes on the Historic Hill at Goodwood

Ferrari 250 GT LWB

Ferrari was out in force at Goodwood, displaying their modern machines of power and performance alongside a staggering collection of classic cars – each one with its crowd of fans.

Ferrari 250 LM

The second day of the Festival of Speed saw Scuderia Ferrari’s official test-driver, Pedro de la Rosa, mixing with the crowd and signing autographs for the many Prancing Horse fans who flock to this great event every year.

Ferrari 166M Barchetta

An array of spectacular classic Ferraris were on show and tackled the Hill, including a Ferrari 275 GTB, 156 Sharknose, 166M Barchetta (above), 250 LM, 275 GTB C, 512S Coda Lunga.

John Surtees in a Ferrari 158

John Surtees (above) also made an appearance on Sunday driving in a very special Ferrari 158 – the car he won his World Championship in - celebrating the 50th anniversary of Surtees’ F1 World title.

Ferrari 275 GTB C

One particular classic Ferrari intrigued Pedro: a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB (top). The owner of the car was honoured to share the history of his historic Endurance Racer with the F1 driver, who clearly appreciates the importance that such iconic cars have had in creating the Ferrari myth that it is today.

Ferrari 512S Coda Lunga

Ferrari was honoured to offer Atty Lennox, Lord March’s daughter, the chance to experience driving up her father’s very famous driveway in a 458 Speciale, which made its UK debut here at the event. She said: “It’s an incredibly powerful car, yet so beautiful and smooth: it totally blew my mind.”

Ferrari 156 Sharknose

On Goodwood, she commented: “It has a different vibe every year with the different cars that come, but it’s the same familiar faces that are the motorsport family of Goodwood. It’s a really magical place.”

Ferrari 166M Barchetta

Ferrari 156 Sharknose


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