Monday, February 04, 2008

Photo Gallery of Nick Mason's race car collection

His crowning jewel may be the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, one of just 39 made it's estimated to be worth approx 20 million pounds British Sterling

A columnist for Octane magazine, he's not generally well known perhaps, but he stands out in the race car circles.

His collection includes:
a Model-T Ford that belonged to Sennett studios for Laurel and Hardy movies, 2nd owner was Coco the clown, and 3rd owner, Nick Mason
1995 McLaren F1 GTR works test mule
1927 Bugatti T35 that runs on alcohol
1957 Maserati 250F gran prix works racer used by Fangio etc
Ferrarri Gran Prix 312 t3 Gilles Villeneuve 1978 Gran Prix of Canada winner
1930's aston Martin team car
Ferrari f40
1934 Alfa Romeo GT
2005 Ferrari Enzo
Porsche 962 Le Mans
Piper Super Cub, last one made
Aston Martin LM18 Le Mans team car
Masertti Tipo T61 Birdcage
Frazer Nash Le Mans replica
That 62 Ferrari GTO already pictured and mentioned was bought by Nick in 1975
Vintage race Bentley that was his dads

His book, "Passion for Speed," has all the important cars in his collection photographed, he talks about why he chose those particular cars.