Ferrari 250 GTO Catches Fire

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A mechanical problem in the engine caused an explosion when it was racing at full speed in the Lavant Cup. The Ferrari, one of only 30 in existence, was being driven by F1 driver Karun Chandhok.


Ferrari 250 GTO catches fire


"Lucky to get away with that with nothing more than a melted boot…. Something went bang and seized up the back wheels and sent me spinning. Such a shame to end a race in my dream GT car like that but happy to get out ok!"


karun melted boot
A mechanical problem in the engine caused an explosion when it was racing at full speed in the Lavant Cup. The Ferrari, one of only 30 in existence, was being driven by F1 driver Karun Chandhok.
Ferrari 250 GTO catches fire