The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles has another attraction: Celebrating one of the most recognizable manufacturers in automotive history, the Petersen’s exhibition „Seeing Red: 70 Years of Ferrari“ will feature highlights from the Italian automaker’s 70 year history. The selection of of particularly superlative road-going and competition Ferraris displayed in the exhibition will all be presented in red to emphasize the strong connection between the vibrant color and the legendary brand.
The Petersen’s “70 Years of Ferrari” exhibition located in the Bruce Meyer Family Gallery includes iconic cars like the 166 MM, the 250 TR, and the 2006 F1 Ferrari driven by world champion Michael Schumacher in his last year in a Ferrari-Cockpit in the series. The exhibit will run from now until April 2018.
Founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1947, Ferrari has long stood for innovation and engineering perfection and top performance on and off the track. Since the debut of the 125S, the first Ferrari-badged car, Ferrari has recorded over 5,000 victories in races around the world. While organized with the sole intent to build and campaign race cars, Ferrari funded his racing pursuits by building and selling exotic road-going variants that are now ranked among the most beautifully designed and engineered cars of all time.
At the opening event on Thursday, 27th april, the Petersen Museum was joined by automobile racer Derek Hill, son of racing-legend Phil Hill. Phil Hill was honoured because aof his triple win of the 24 Hours of Le Mans as a crew member of Scuderia Ferrari.