Ferrari 250 P n.21 winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 1963 with Scarfiotti and Bandini

FERRARI 250 P n.21

HISTORY

The Ferrari 250 P n.21 is the winning car of the 24 Hours of Le Mans of 1963. The Italian manufacturer after the three consecutive wins was the undisputed ruler of the endurance races. Designed by engineer Mauro Forghieri, the new Maranello car was equipped with a central/rear engine, the first in prototypes.

Scarfiotti and Bandini won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1963 with the Ferrari 250 P n.21, was the first all-Italian victory in the French race, Ferrari’s dominance was total occupying the first six positions in the race. On the podium came the 250 GTO n.24 of Beurlys and Van Ophem, while in third place the 250 P n.22 of Parkes and Maglioli.
At the season debut, the Ferrari 250 P won the 12 hours of Sebring with the guide Surtees and Scarfiotti, and at the end of the season the Modenese manufacturer also won the World Sport Prototype Championship.

CHASSIS

Ferrari 250 P
aluminium body on multi tubular space frame
Length: 4015 mm
Width: 1670 mm
Height: 1080 mm
Brakes: Dunlop discs, all-round
Tyres: Dunlop

ENGINE

Ferrari 2953 cc 60° V12
Power: 231 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Transmission: Ferrari five speed manual
Differential: Rear differential lock
Tank Capacity: 103 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 1963 with drivers Ludovico Scarfiotti, Lorenzo Bandini

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