Ferrari 340/375 MM

This Ferrari won the Nurburgring 1000K in 1953 driven by Alberto Ascari and Giuseppe Farina.  But it's best known for Phil Hill and Richie Ginther's 2nd place in the 1954 Carrera Panamericana Mexican Road Race.

 
Carroll Shelby then drove the car to two victories back in the United States.

Northern California lumber- man Lou Brero Sr. was the Ferrari's next owner.  He raced it at Nassau in 1955, and DNF'd due to overheating.

He retired the car to his property near Arcata, CA.  And there it sat for the next 40 years.

  
Lou Brero Jr. had saved the car as a memorial to his late father, but decided in 1995 that it was time to share it with the world.

A wealthy enthusiast bought and restored the car, which he found to be absolutely original, the tires still holding air from Nassau in 1955.

Phil Hill returned to the cockpit and won his race group at the Monterey Historics in 1997.

 
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