Published On: Sun, Jul 12th, 2015

16-year legal battle over a 1954 Ferrari racer currently owned by Les Wexner

The bizarre and tumultuous history of a ‘car worth fighting for’

16-year legal battle over a 1954 Ferrari racer currently owned by Les Wexner

Wanted: one caring owner for a cherry-red 1954 Ferrari racer; current proprietorship heavily contested.

When an eccentric US army engineer who worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II bought a burned-out Ferrari chassis for $2, 500 in 1958, he had no idea that it would become the most fought-over car on the planet.

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