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ferrari 246 dino at silverstone

Another stunning Ferrari featuring at the 2018 Silverstone Classic Preview Day was Tony Best's delightful 1960 246 Dino Grand Prix car. A regular at historic motorsport events, this has to be one of the most evocative shapes from the 1960s Grand Prix era, and one of the last front engined cars before the shift to mid engined layouts later on in the Sixties. Beautiful details are everywhere, from the sharks gills to the plexiglass air intake / carburettor cover to enclosed pontoon fuel tanks, wrapped in gloriously proportioned Rosso bodywork. At the Preview Day, Martin Brundle was on board to shoot footage for the forthcoming Silverstone Grand Prix, including laps around the circuit...
Photography - Dave Rook / May 2018
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