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Posted: 13 Jun 2014
Ferrari 166 MM
If the rumour-mill is to be believed, Ferrari is seriously considering a return to Le Mans in the near future. But it was this – the wonderfully simple 166MM – that kicked off Ferrari's racing success at La Sarthe.
The 166 MM (for Mille Miglia, natural) featured a compact V12 engine that displaced just two litres. Still, that was enough to win the 1949 race – the first 24 hours of Le Mans after World War Two.