BREADVAN - A FERRARI TO BEAT THE GTO


Built as a Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheelbase Competizione, chassis number 2819 GT has become famous as the instantly recognizable ‘Breadvan’ – a fan favourite around the world. This... Read more
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Built as a Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheelbase Competizione, chassis number 2819 GT has become famous as the instantly recognizable ‘Breadvan’ – a fan favourite around the world.

This latest book from Porter Press tells its full story, from being delivered new to sports car ace Olivier Gendebien and its 1962 conversion into the Breadvan by Count Giovanni Volpi di Misurata, to its recent appearances at Goodwood and Le Mans.

Written by renowned author Richard Heseltine, with contributions from Nicola von Dönhoff and leading Ferrari historian Keith Bluemel, it documents the development of the 250 GT Berlinettas, the ‘Palace Coup’ at Maranello that led to the birth of the Breadvan, and the car’s racing career in the hands of aces such as Ludovico Scarfiotti and Carlo Maria Abate.

Breadvan – A Ferrari To Beat The GTO is packed with new research, such as confirmation of 2819 GT’s appearances at Daytona and Sebring in 1962, as well as profiles of all the main players in the story and hundreds of archive photographs.

Heseltine also documents Serenissima’s life after the Breadvan, and brings the car’s story up to date with its successful ‘second life’ in historic motor racing.

Product specification

Binding
In hardback
Pages
224
ISBN / EAN
9781907085369
Publisher
Languages
English
Publication date
08/2021
Dimensions
25 x 29 x 2,5 cm

Additional information

Book type or Series
Racing; Photo Book

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