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Ferrari Race Cars

Have you drooled at the sight of a Ferrari Enzo FXX or had dreams of driving a Ferrari 250 GT Spyder California Racecar? We have too. Read about these and other dream Ferraris in this section.

Ferrari F40 LM

The Ferrari F40 LM was one of a series of Ferrari racers built to compete in Group B rally racing. It was powered by a turbocharged high compression V-8 that made over 600 horsepower. Learn more about these entertaining cars.

Ridiculous History: Ford GT40 Was Created Out of Spite to Beat Ferrari

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ford GT40's remarkable triumph at Le Mans, the start of a remarkable string of 1960s victories.

Ferrari Sports Racing Cars

Ferrari sports racing cars were the competition machines that rocketed Ferrari to prominence as the world's premier maker of high-performance automobiles, and ignited the Ferrari legend. Here are pictures and profiles of Ferrari sports racing cars from 1947 to today.

Ferrari 166 MM Racecar

The Ferrari 166 MM Racecar blurred the line between a track and a road car. It was the first Ferrari offered with equipment tailored for both road and track. Learn more about this seminal Ferrari and see photos of the 166 MM Racecar.

Ferrari 225 S

The Ferrari 225 S was an evolution of superior coachwork. It had a tubular chassis and underpinnings quite similar to those of the Ferrari 340 America. Learn more about the racecars that proved Ferrari's V-12 could win races.

Ferrari 340 Mexico

The Ferrari 340 Mexico was designed for the Carrera Panamerica race in Mexico. It featured the most extravagant coachwork to date for Ferrari. Learn more about this quintessential fifties Ferrari and see photos.

Ferrari 250 MM

The Ferrari 250 MM marked a golden age of speed and beauty for Ferrari. It was built for Italy's 1000-mile race, the Mille Miglia. Learn more about these racecars from 1953 and see photos of these Ferraris.

Ferrari 375 MM Racecar

The Ferrari 375 MM cemented Pinin Farina as the Ferrari coachbuilder of choice. Pinin Farina also made a series of Ferrari 375 MM spyders. Learn about Ferrari's first international race title and see photos.

Ferrari 500 Mondial

The Ferrari 500 Mondial gave Ferrari race titles in the 2-liter class. It was equipped with a four-cylinder engine for better low-end torque, allowing for more acceleration out of corners. Learn more about this popular Ferrari four-banger and see photos.

Ferrari 750 Monza

The Ferrari 750 Monza was a racetrack champion. The Monza takes its name from the racetrack near Milan. Learn more about this mid-fifties Ferrari and see photos.

Ferrari F1

Ferrari is a legendary name in Formula 1 racing. Discover how Ferrari's involvement began before this was known as F1. Learn about Ferrari's most fascinating F1 cars and follow the creation of a dynasty.