Friday, 13 May 2016

Friday's Ferrari

This car was part of the Ferrari Feature at the Christie's International Historic Festival meeting at Silverstone in July 1992.
It's a 1957 Ferrari 500 TRC Spyder with Scaglietti bodywork, and the programme of the event had this note about the car:

13     500 TRC
In-line 4-cylinder engine; 2 litres; 180bhp at 7000rpm;
ifs/double wishbones/coil springs; rigid axle rear/coil
springs. A development of the previous year's 500 Testa
Rossa, the TRC version was built to meet the 1957
Appendix C regulations and intended for customer use
only. This car owned by Austrian G Kochert was at the
1957 Le Mans, Kochert/Bauer, DNF and at the 1000
Kms that year where it won the Sport 200 Class for

One of 19 cars built, this Ferrari 500 TRC has the serial number 0686MDTR.

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