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Pink Floyd's drummer is the Warren Buffett of classic Ferraris

A love of car racing has grown into a fortune for Nick Mason

Neville Gillett & Timothy Coulter | Bloomberg 

Nick Mason made his first fortune playing drums for Pink Floyd. His second came from racing old cars. Specifically, old Ferraris that today are among the most expensive cars on the planet. Last weekend he took the star of his collection — a 1962 Ferrari GTO — flat out up the 1.16 mile track at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, about 60 miles south of London in the rolling South Downs National Park. The annual event has grown from a small, hillclimb race to a full-on weekend of supercars from around the world. “I never wanted to be a car collector, I wanted to ...

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First Published: Fri, July 07 2017. 23:56 IST