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May 17th 2009 | 1:30 P.M.

Yesterday, we called it "groundhog day" with a 1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona coupe and a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa crossing the block the same weekend on two different continents. The Ferrari sold for a world record $11,275,000 and the Cobra was bid to $6.8 million but a no-sale. While the importance of the two sales on the collector car market as a whole is somewhat ambiguous, one thing is clear—The Cobra humbled Ferrari in the 1965 FIA GT world championship, but this weekend, Ferrari was the winner.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2009/05/14/Mecum-Indianapolis-and-RM-Maranello-Results