Vintage 1963 photo sequence of Ferrari 250P S/N 0812 on fire at the 24 Heures du Mans

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This is a vintage 1963 photo sequence of the Ferrari 250P of John Surtees and Willy Mairesse right after it caught fire at the 1963 running of the Le Mans 24 Hours.

The car in question is S/N 0812 and was repaired after this incident and survives to this day.

The set of vintage photos consists of the following:

1) Shows 0812 during the race.
Photo by: Geoffrey Goddard
Size: Approximately 8.5 x 6.5 inches

2) 0812 right after it caught fire, photographers and marshals running towards the scene of the accident.
Photo by: Ventoux
Size: 5 x 3.5 inches

3) The first marshals have arrived, as have the photographers. No real action is being taken yet.
Photo by: Ventoux
Size: 5 x 3.5 inches

4) First attempts at extinguishing the fire are being made while the course direction Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 has arrived at the scene.
Photo by: Ventoux
Size: 5 x 3.5 inches

5) The crowds flocking around the smothering wreckage. Looks like winter!
Photo by: Ventoux
Size: 5 x 3.5 inches

6) 0812 later on in the race, abandoned and the track cleaned from debris.
Photo by: Yves Debraine
Size: 8 x 6 inches

The photos are only sold as a single lot and are in excellent condition.

The race was won by Lorenzo Bandini & Ludovico Scarfiotti in their # 21 Ferrari 250 P (S/N 0814) with a total of 339 laps to their name.

For the full results of this race, please see 24 Heures du Mans results 1963.

Only 1 set available.

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Vintage 1963 photo sequence of Ferrari 250P S/N 0812 on fire at the 24 Heures du Mans
Vintage 1963 photo sequence of Ferrari 250P S/N 0812 on fire at the 24 Heures du Mans
This is a vintage 1963 photo sequence of the Ferrari 250P of John Surtees and Willy Mairesse right after it caught fire at the 1963 running of the Le Mans 24 Hours.

FREE shipping to ANY destination in the world !!
FREE shipping to ANY destination in the world !!

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