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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 575 GTC

The Ferrari 575 GTC was designed to comply with new endurance-racing rules. It marked a return to the front-engine two-seat V-12 Ferrari. Learn more about this racer including its specifications and racing history.


Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France

The Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France epitomized the racing Ferrari. Find out how Ferrari lived up to the name by winning the Tour de France nine times. See more »

Ferrari 335 S

The Ferrari 335 S and Ferrari 315 S were instrumental in Ferrari's 1957 race season. Discover how these amazing machines won the final Mille Miglia. See more »

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

The Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa red-lined its dials on its way to the checkered flag. Learn about this redhead's fiery race history and beautiful styling. See more »

Ferrari 250 GT Spyder California Racecar

The Ferrari 250 GT Spyder California Racecar blended beauty and performance. Learn about the history of Ferrari's last dual-purpose open-air car. See more »

Ferrari 121 LM

The Ferrari 121 LM and Ferrari 118 LM tested out a six-cylinder race engine. Learn how these Ferraris added two cylinders, but still lost races. See more »

Ferrari 410 S

The Ferrari 410 S helped Ferrari gain fame and recognition in the United States. Discover how the Ferrari 410 S impressed auto legend Carroll Shelby. See more »

Ferrari 500 TRC

The Ferrari 500 TRC was among the first to use the classic "testa rossa" name. Learn about these redheads' fiery history and top-notch performance. See more »

Ferrari 290 MM

The Ferrari 290 MM revived the V-12 engine, thanks to engineer Vittorio Jano. Discover how his creation defined the Ferrari look of the late 1950s. See more »

Ferrari 166 MM

The Ferrari 166 MM ignited a legend. Get behind the wheel of the Barchettas and berlinettas that won races and helped make Ferrari famous. See more »

Ferrari 166 Sport Corsa

The Ferrari 166 Sport Corsa represents the birth of the Ferrari track legend. Learn more about the car that began Ferrari's winning legend. See more »