News Details

Ferrari breaks Mercedes' record – at an auction

Ferrari may not be beating Mercedes on the track this season in Formula One but a car from the stables of Maranello managed to upstage the German manufacturer at an auction in California. A rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, once raced by F1 driver Jo Schlesser and one of only 39 ever made, fetched a record $38 million in a sale conducted by auction house Bonhams to an undisclosed bidder. The transaction outdid the previous record, also overseen by Bonhams, set by the $30 million sale of Juan Manuel Fangio’s 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 last year. The Ferrari was originally delivered to Schlesser, who partnered ski champion and Olympian Henri Oreiller, to race in the 1962 Tour de...
Full Story »
3y ago from F1Pulse.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Schlesser's Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record £22.8m

Jo Schlesser behind the wheel before his tragic debut crash in 1968...
3y ago from espnF1.com

Ecclestone holidays after paying $100m settlement

Ecclestone holidays after paying $100m settlementPosted On 14 Aug 2014By...
3y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Di Montezemolo dismisses Alonso rumours

Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo has rubbished rumours that Fernando...
3y ago from PlanetF1.com

Ecclestone goes sailing after $100m settlement

Bernie Ecclestone's yacht Petara Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone's...
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Valencia MotoGP test: Yamaha have a lot of work do,...

Rossi believes Yamaha have got to come up with something new to fix their...
3d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Redding ‘expected easier switch’ to Aprilia at...

Redding spent two days getting used to Aprilia's MotoGP RS-GP but admits...
2d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Valencia MotoGP test: 2018 RC213V ‘special'...

Crutchlow, Marquez and Pedrosa got a brand new RC213V for the Valencia...
4d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Valencia MotoGP test: Yamaha use seven M1s to choose...

Yamaha had seven YZR-M1s in their works garage on day one of MotoGP...
4d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Patrick to close career with Daytona, Indy in 2018

Danica Patrick broke down in tears as she confirmed 2017 was her last...
1d ago from Racer.com

Ganassi confirms Daytona, Indy talks with Patrick

Michael Andretti, Bobby Rahal and Roger Penske aren't interested in...
1d ago from Racer.com

Rahal confident Patrick can star again at Indy

Danica Patrick's first IndyCar team owner is confident the NASCAR star...
1d ago from Racer.com

Shank exploring Schmidt IndyCar pairing, Acura...

Michael Shank Racing could announce a dual Honda/Acura program next month...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Sunday in Australia: Neuville secures fourth win

Sunday in Australia:Neuville secures fourth win Thierry Neuville clinched...
7h ago from WRC.com

SS17-19: Rain brings drama

SS17-19: Rain brings drama Torrential rain threatened to provide a...
13h ago from WRC.com

BREAKING NEWS: Neuville wins in Australia

Belgian secures second in championship
8h ago from WRC.com

Videos Kennards Hire Rally Australia

Videos Kennards Hire Rally Australia 2017
9h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal 2-0 Sp*rs: Brilliant back three provide...

Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video...
2h ago from Arseblog.com

It was great but what comes next? Wenger puts Poch in...

Morning all. In my mind, the visitors were starting the game with twelve...

Rachel Yankey EXCLUSIVE: Coaching initiatives, Arsenal...

Rachel Yankey EXCLUSIVE: Coaching initiatives, Arsenal records and...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal consider crucial change to hierarchy,...

Arsenal could move to appoint Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael...
4h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Comments

Hottest News

Alonso completes first laps in Toyota LMP1 car

Fernando Alonso has been hard at work on Sunday... Read More »
1h ago from F1i.com

Alonso takes another big step towards Le Mans

Here it is, the moment we've been waiting for!... Read More »
2h ago from F1i.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.