Ferrari 166 MM Touring BarchettaS/N 0010M1949
Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta S/N 0010M 1949 Memorabilia
Vintage 1950 photo of Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta S/N 0010M.
This photo was shot at the 1950 6 Hours Sam Collier Memorial race at Sebring, Florida, USA.
The car in question was previously owned by Scuderia Ferrari who had entered it in the 1949 Mille Miglia and Luigi Chinetti who entered it amongst others in the 1949 24 Heures du Mans.
After Chinetti, it went to Jim Kimberly who was the one who entered it in the race shown here.
Kimberly drove the car together with his mechanic, Marshall Lewis.
The car survives to this day in excellent condition.
The photo measures some 6.5 x 4.5 inches and is in excellent condition.
There are NO references to a possible photographer.
This is a vintage print, i.e. printed shortly after the original image was captured on film.
Only 1 available.
Vintage 1950 photo of Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta S/N 0010M
Vintage 1949 Le Mans 24 Hours Handbill.
These flyers were handed out at the race to spectators to show them around the track.
Scarce as most of them did not survive the race.
VERY good condition for its age.
The 1949 edition was the very first post WW2 24 Heures du Mans and it was won by Luigi Chinetti (with Lord Selsdon) in their Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta S/N 0008MM with a total of 235 laps to their name.
The second Ferrari that was entered was the Ferrari 166 MM Touring Barchetta S/N 0010M of Jean Lucas & "Ferret" (Pierre Louis Dreyfus) which crashed out of the race after 53 laps.
For the full results of this race, please see 24 Heures du Mans results 1949.
Vintage 1949 Le Mans 24 Hours Flyer
Cavallino Magazine 44 April May 1988.
Covers, amongst others, the following articles:
NOT available from the publisher anymore (but it is from us)!
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