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Gold Member Only

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Member Only

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1959

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Rosso Corsa

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RHD

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Clean Title

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Information

1 of 2 original 250 TR59 remaining
Won the 1959 12 Hours of SebringFirst of five 250 TR59s constructed. Driven by Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien, it scored a debut victory during the Sebring 12 Hours. At the end of the year, the car was sold to Luigi Chinetti. It placed second at Le Mans in 1960 driven by Ricardo Rodriguez and Andre Pilette. Then briefly owned and raced by Hap Sharp, who quickly sold it on to Bob Hurt. In the following decade it remained in American ownership with collector Joel Finn. Then sold to Swiss collector Albert Obrist and restored by Fantuzzi. He sold his entire collection to Bernie Ecclestone. Later acquired by an American collector. In 2009 the car was reunited with the other three surviving examples for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Location History

Country FlagRedwood City, California, United States -- -- InfoCurrent owner since 2020

Country FlagCarmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States -- -- InfoDisplayed at Casa Ferrari 2023

Country FlagCarmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States Event -- InfoDisplayed at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2021

Country FlagMonterey, California, United States Event 17/08/2014 InfoPebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014 - Class M-3: Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa - John & Gwen McCaw

Country FlagCarmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States Event -- InfoDisplayed by John & Gwen McCaw at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2009

Country FlagMonterey, California, United States Event 15/08/2004 InfoPebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2004 - Class M-4: Ferrari Major Race Winners - John McCaw

Country FlagSeattle, Washington, United States -- -- InfoPrevious owner - John McCaw (1998-2020)

Country FlagLondon, England, United Kingdom -- -- InfoPrevious owner - Bernie Ecclestone (1996-1998)

Country FlagBern, Canton of Bern, Switzerland -- -- InfoPrevious owner - Albert Obrist (?-1996)

Country FlagNew York, New York, United States -- -- InfoFirst owner - Luigi Chinetti (1959-1960)

Racing History

25/03/1961 12h Sebring Country FlagSebring, Florida, United States Info4th OA, 4th GT

25/06/1960 24h Le Mans Country FlagLe Mans, Pays de la Loire, France Info2nd OA

07/06/1959 1000km Nuerburgring Country FlagNuremberg, Bavaria, Germany Info2nd OA driven by Phil Hill / Olivier Gendebien

21/03/1959 12h Sebring Country FlagSebring, Florida, United States Info1st OA driven by Phil Hill / Olivier Gendebien

Collection

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Cavallino Holdings 1998 - 2020 Info

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Scuderia Ferrari 1959 - 1959 Info

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