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

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

This is a vintage 1963 photo sequence of the Ferrari 250P S/N 0812 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: 9.5 x 7 inches

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

These are vintage prints, i.e. printed shortly after the original image was captured on film.

Only 1 set available.

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

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

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