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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.

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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 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Racecar

The Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Racecar turned heads and won races. Find out what made these GTs so special, including the one-of-a-kind "Breadvan." See more »

Ferrari 196 SP

The Ferrari 196 SP put the cart before the horse for the first time. Learn how Ferrari's first midengine sports prototype tore up the race track. See more »

Ferrari 250 GTO

The Ferrari 250 GTO serves as an iconic example of the racing Ferrari. Find out why Ferrari dominated the racing circuit of the mid-1960's. See more »

Ferrari 330 LMB

The Ferrari 330 LMB set out to prove that front-engine racing was not dead. Find out why Ferrari was ultimately forced to shift to mid-engine racers. See more »

Ferrari 250 P

The Ferrari 250 P spawned a whole series of successful mid-engine racers. Find out how Ferrari dominated the 1963 to 1965 race seasons. See more »

Ferrari 250 LM

The Ferrari 250 LM refused to quit. Discover how this Ferrari prototype continued to win even after more advanced engineering entered the race. See more »

Ferrari 312 PB

The Ferrari 312 PB, introduced in 1971, went on to become a top 10 finisher in sports prototype racing. Learn vital facts about this Ferrari race car. See more »

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Competition

Durable and powerful, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Competition is considered one of Ferrari's all-time roadgoing greats. Get the lowdown on this Ferrari. See more »

Ferrari F40 LM

The Ferrari F40 LM was one of a series of Ferrari racers built to compete in Group B rally racing. Learn more about these entertaining cars. See more »

Ferrari 333 SP

The Ferrari 333 SP marked a triumphant return to sports racing for Ferrari. Get the facts on this racing car, including its competition history. See more »