Richie Ginther -- Ferrari 412 MI  (2)

Pete Lovely was originally slated to drive this car (#0744) in the 1960 L.A. Times GP while Richie Ginther was entered in #0672, the famous Ferrari "hot rod": one of John von Neumann's 625-TRC cars converted to V12 power.

But the engine in the 625TRC/V12 failed in practice and Ginther, who had driven the 412 MI to victory in the "Kiwanis Grand Prix", also held at Riverside on July 19, 1959, took over the car.  Ginther had also qualified on the pole for the 1959 "Times GP" in the car.  (He DNF'd in that race, won by Phil Hill.)

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