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Ferrari 312PB Ends An Era With A Bang

The Ferrari 312PB is special for another reason too: it was Ferrari's last sports prototype before they exited sports car racing to focus their efforts solely on Formula One. They put the exclamation point on a long and storied history by winning the championship.
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Barry O Brien
Barry O Brien

Beautiful
The sound is a symphony
What a very fortunate owner

David
David

Nuremburgring…The words of an art collector not motorsport enthusiast!

Jeff muzzin
Jeff muzzin

Love the car, this may have been the last “Factory effort” I also love the Ferrari 333sp but I think it was built for the privateer teams with minimal factory help… Either way, I could
Listen to the sound of it all day…

Bernard
Bernard

Can I see the engine please !!! Otherwise superb video as always.

ra168e
ra168e

Tremendous video. the sound. the sound. also I had read about this car before but somehow never understood it had a flat-12 instead of a V. for comparison (and joy) here’s another flat-12er: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrEDm2rSMNs

Beck
Beck

That glorious noise, is what’s missing from today’s LMP machines. The symphony of all the interconnected mechanical components (and many multiplied by 12 ;)) going at mind-blowingly high speed/revolution.. is just irreplaceable with modern technology. Also, it’s great to know the owner takes this beauty out to really step on it! My utmost respect to you Mr. Read!

Immense sounds, awesome shots from high up, and a great story once again, can’t ask for more. Thank you Petrolicious crew!

Jim Valcarcel
Jim Valcarcel

I know that everyone has their favorite car, or favorite Ferrari. For me this is my favorite Ferrari of all time. People talk about what a great noise a car or engine makes. I am among those that disagree with the concept of “noise”. This car does not make a noise, it makes a sound. A sound that is nothing less than magical. This entire car is magical. Thank you for this video Petrolicious. It is just fantastic! I only have one complaint. And it’s a big one! Why, oh why, could this video not have been something like……..2 hours… Read more »

Kevin Krieg
Kevin Krieg

Thank you very much! I think I’m not the only one who would enjoy a downshift-ringtone on that Ferrari as well … Great job!

Matthew Lange
Matthew Lange

Great idea, the 3.0 flat 12 has more of a bark than the regular Ferrari v12. Could listen to that all day.

TJ Martin
TJ Martin

Errr … not to be pedantic or anything but …. the 333 SP was in fact Ferrari’s last hurrah Sports Prototype here in the US . Granted it wasn’t an ‘ official ‘ Scuderia Ferrari entrant [ though in fact it was more ‘ official ‘ than Ferrari was ever willing to own up to … as well as it coming within a hairs breath of going international ] … but the last hurrah of Ferrari sports prototypes in US racing it was . And what a glorious and incredibly beautiful , dominating car it was as well . Worthy… Read more »

Bertram Wooster
Bertram Wooster

Oh great, now I’m gonna bore all my non-car friends with tales of this car and video. On the other hand, this video could be the litmus test for the car gene: no effect = no car gene, or might be clinically dead.

Also, obligatory:
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Spencer Tillim
Spencer Tillim

I have actually seen and heard that model in person – 1994 FCA National Meet in Monterey. It sounds like the real thing in person and quite loud.

This guy is really moving around Willow. I wonder where he stands in track times?

Christopher Gay
Christopher Gay

I would also be interested in the track times for this car.
Props to the owner for driving it and for contributing to this video.

Thanks for sharing.

Jack Olsen
Jack Olsen

Another great video! Nice to see a drone added to the Petrolicious toolbox.