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1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta Tops the Lots in Monaco

Posted by on May 16, 2016

RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, returned to Monaco this past weekend (14 May) for another successful sale alongside the Grand Prix Historique. Conducting two separate sales sessions during a single day, RM’s 2016...

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Vintage Vignale 212 Inter at RM Monaco

Posted by on May 9, 2016

Another unique early Ferrari will be offered by RM Sotheby’s at their Monaco auction on May 14, during the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique weekend. This sensational 212 Inter is one of only five cabriolets bodied by Vignale. Painted in black, the cabriolet was equipped with a very distinct...

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340 America Barchetta at RM Monaco

Posted by on May 8, 2016

An excellent racing Ferrari, with impeccable provenance, will be offered by RM Sotheby’s at their Monaco auction on May 14, during the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique weekend. In 1951, this 340 America Barchetta with body by Touring, s/n 0116 A, was completed by Ferrari and sold immediately...

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Super Rare Ferrari at RM Monaco

Posted by on May 7, 2016

The last Ferrari 275 GTS/4 NART Spyder is headlining RM’s Monaco sale, in a rare appearance for this elusive model. It will be offered on May 14, during the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique weekend. This was the only NART Spyder sold new in Europe, and the third-to-last 275-series Ferrari built....

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Villeneuve at Mirabeau

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015

This turbo Ferrari 126CK is being driven by Gilles Villeneuve as it carries his favorite number 27 during the Monaco Grand Prix on May 31, 1981. The corner is Mirabeau, a picturesque right hander which led to the old station hairpin, which by the mid-1970s lay in front of a Loews hotel and had...

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Ferrari Visits Monaco Historics

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014

Organized since 1997 by the Automobile Club de Monaco, this biennial event takes place two weeks before the modern F1 Grand Prix. This is a real sprint race, designed for worldwide collectors, nostalgic enthusiasts, drivers, spectators and ardent supporters of the former days’...

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Monaco GP: Mixed Feelings

Posted by on May 24, 2014

Scuderia Ferrari has set up camp on Row 3 of the grid for tomorrow’s Monaco GP. Fernando Alonso qualified fifth, one place ahead of Kimi Raikkonen. While the Spaniard had a “glass half full” attitude to the result, pleased with signs of improvement from the F14 T and the fact they outpaced teams...

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De La Rosa: “Monaco is the Hardest Circuit.”

Posted by on May 23, 2014

“In my opinion, the two hardest circuits on the calendar are Monaco and Singapore,” reckons Scuderia Ferrari test driver Pedro de la Rosa, talking to, when Monaco is mentioned. There is no room for error, you must always be on the limit and brush all the walls and barriers without...

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Monaco GP: A Tricky Day on the Streets

Posted by on May 22, 2014

The microclimate created by the mountains that look down on the Principality did their worst today, delivering rain shortly before the start of the second free practice session. At the one circuit on the calendar where lots of laps are a feature of every driver’s programme, this didn’t help....

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Monaco GP: Glamour and Barriers

Posted by on May 21, 2014

This will be the 61st Monaco Grand Prix to count for the Formula 1 World Championship, the 72nd in all. The track layout has always used the same roads in the Principality, although over the years, there have been ten slight modifications to its length which is currently 3.340 kilometres. Ferrari has...

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Record Prices for Ferraris at RM Monaco Auction

Posted by on May 12, 2014

Ferraris made record prices at the largest luxury car auction of the spring which took place in Monte Carlo on Saturday, May 10th. The undisputed star of the event was a 1966 275 GTB/C with a Scaglietti body which changed hands for 5.7 million euro. The racing car is considered incredibly rare by...

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Stellar Line-Up of Ferraris at RM Auction Monaco

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014

World-class Ferraris are never far from any RM sale, and Monaco is no exception, featuring no fewer than 16 examples from the famed Italian marque. Amongst recent highlights is a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/C with coachwork by Scaglietti. Chassis 09067 is the ninth of only 12 produced, and is arguably the...

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