Ferrari, 70 years of history at Le Mans on display at the Museum

Ferrari celebrates its 70 years of success in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a special exhibition at the Museum of Maranello, the Ferrari at the 24 Heures du Mans. The exhibition traces the 36 victories for the Prancing horse on the iconic Circuit de la Sarthe, thanks to multimedia and interactive contents, but also to some of the cars that have made the Red in the historical race and the duration of the French.

Between the car, the protagonists of the exhibition there is also a copy of the 166 MM Barchetta Touring, a car with which Lord Selsdon and Luigi Chinetti won the 24 Hours of Le Mans of 1949, the first edition, to which the Redhead took part, on June 26 of that year. Despite the competition had a car with a cubic capacity is double compared to the Ferrari, the English and the Italian is imposera with an average speed of 132,946 miles per hour. Chinetti was the protagonist of a performance monstre: he led, in fact, for more than 23 hours.

At the Ferrari Museum space for the 275 P, with the car with which Jean Guichet and Nino Vaccarella gained the victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1964, crossing the finish line in front of two Ferrari 330 P. turning to more recent cars, make beautiful show of itself the performance there is the 488 GTE with Alessandro Pier Guidi, James Calado and Daniel Serra have given the Red the twenty-seventh class victory at Le Mans, in 2019.

The adventure of the crew winning in the class LMGTE Pro can be relived thanks to The le Mans Experience, a video that, in addition to the striking images of the on-track activities, it also shows some of the messages, the most exciting being exchanged between the drivers and the team during the race. Visitors will also have the opportunity to try their hand virtually behind the wheel of the 488 GTE on the track of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in the simulator is set up inside of the area dedicated to the exhibition.