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September 2017

2017 Ferrari 70th Anniversary Concourse D’Elegance

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The Ferrari 70 Concorso d’Eleganza held at Fiorano to celebrate the Ferrari 70th anniversary saw 120 entrants, spanning from one-off GTs to prototype cars fight for the Best of Show in the GT and Competition trophies.
Four Ferraris restored by Bacchelli & Villa has been awarded at the Concourse d’Elegance held at the Factory track in Fiorano:

1969 Ferrari Dino 206 GT NART s/n 00306 awarded Best in Class

This Dino raced in the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1969, thanks to Luigi Chinetti with drivers Sam Posey and Bob Dini. Car no. 38 in metallic night blue with red and white stripes on the bonnet fiished 36th overall an ninth in its class. It was then exhibited at the New York Motor Show and sold. The current owner, who wrote a book on the Dino, restored it as original with Bacchelli & Villa.

1994 Ferrari F40 GTE s/n 88779 awarded Best in Class

A racing specimen made for Ferrari by Michelotto. Purchased by Team Ennea whom competed in the colours of Ferrari Club Italia, chassis n. 88779 partecipated at the BPR Global endurance GT Championship in 1996, including the 24H or Le Mans. Crewed by Della Noce/Schiattarella it won the 6 Hours of Vallelunga. It was then sold in France in 2005 to the current owner.

1972 Ferrari 365 GTS 4 s/n 15911 Collected 2nd in its Class

Sold in 1972 to an Italian customer, chassis n. 15911 is still in its original configuration of metallic silver/grey with black interiors. Ferrari produced the 365 GTB4 and the related Spider GTS4 between 1968 and 1974. It was nicknamed Daytona in honor of the sweep win at the Daytona International Raceway in 1967.

1966 Ferrari 275 GTB s/n 08577 Collected 2nd in its Class

This is one of the rare 275 GTB “long nose” cars with 6 carburettors. It was produced in Maranello on May 6th, 1966 and sent to Garage Francorchamps in Belgium to be delivered to its first owner. In 1968 the car was sold in the United States, where it stayed until 1989 to then be sold in Switzerland. The vehicle was completely restored in 2005 by Bacchelli & Villa ans was one of the first cars to be certified by Ferrari Classiche.