Bodymaker Vignale
Bodystyle coupe
Year of manufacture 1951
First colour
Engine type 340/A dry sump
Enginenumber F-1-1 ??
Gearboxnumber 3A
Rearaxlenumber 5A
First owner Scuderia Ferrari
Last location U.S.A.




Mille Miglia, no. 405, 1st, Villoresi-Cassani, plate BO 2685. Villoresi won after a gruelling day and night of 12 hours and 50 min.  at an average speed of  75.7 m.p.h. From Pescara to Rome the weather had improved somewhat and Villoresi increased his pace, gaining a comfortable lead by the time Rome was reached

? Sold through Joao A. Gaspar, Oporto, Portugal to:
? Casimiro De Oliveira, Portugal, plate MR-13-30.
17-06-51 GP Portugal Category Sport, no. 14, 1st, De Oli­veira.
15-07-51 Villa Real Category Sport, no. 2, 3rd, De Olivei­ra.
1952 Sold to Jose Arroyo Nogueira Pinto, Lisbon,
22-06-52 GP Portugal Category Sport, no. 20, 4th, Nogueira Pinto.

Villa Real Category Sport, no. 19, DNF, Nogueira Pinto.

1957 pictured in the 1952 Ferrari Yearbook.
31-08-52 Vila Do Conde, no. 17, 4th, Nogueira Pinto.
07-09-52 Vila do Conde, no. 5, 3rd, Nogueira Pinto.
23-05-53 Bridgehampton, no. 34, Viviano Corradini, race stopped due an accident

Sold to Viviano Corradini, New Yersey, USA.
Suffolk AFB, New York, USA, Corradini.

1954 sold to D.A. Hernandes, Santa Clara, CA, USA. Chevrolet Corvette V8 engine and 4-speed gearbox  installed by Larry Taylor, little direction  indi­ca­tors added over each headlight.
09-05-54 Suffolk Airport, Viviano Corradini
? Sold to James L. Bennett, Fremont, CA, USA
01-62       Advertised in "Road & Track".
01-62       Sold to Henry I Smith, Saratoga, CA, USA, paid US$ 4.500,-.
06-77 At Palo Alto Concourse d'Elegance.

Sold to Ernest A. Beutler, Southfield, MI, USA.  Steve Griswold in Berkeley, CA, USA owned the origi­nal engine and sold it to Beutler.

198? Sold to Mike Sheehan, Costa Mesa, CA, USA,
21-10-86 restored, plate: WON 51 MM

Mille Miglia, no. 138, Sheehan-Sasamoto. Featured in Cavallino no. 40, CAR Magazine (JAP) 9-1987 issue no. 99,       Road & Track 10-1987 and Clas­sic & Sportscar (GB) 12-89.


Sold to Robin Lodge, Horsham, GB, plate: 250 SPC. Engine rebuilt by Bob Houghton in England.

05-05-88 Mille Miglia, no. 187, Lodge-Rolph.
28-04-89 Mille Miglia, no. 170, Lodge-Lodge.
12-1989   Featured in "Classic and Sportscar, page 117-120.
17-05-90 Mille Miglia, no. 153, Lodge-Lodge.

Historic GP, Trophee des Ardennes, Spa-Francorchamps, entered by Lodge.

06-91       Featured in Supercar and Classics magazine, page 68-75.
21-05-92 Mille Miglia, no. 268, Lodge-Lodge.
1993 Silverstone Ferrari meet, Lodge
1994 Sold to Lorenzo Zambrano, Mexico
18-05-95 Mille Miglia, no. ?, Zambrano-Tillack
1996 Still owned by Lorenzo Zambrano (MEX).
18-08-1996 Pebble Beach Concours, Luigi Chinetti Memorial Award, Zambrano, 1th in class M
25-01-1997 VI Cavallino Classic, Zambrano, 3th in class 1
22/24-05-1997 FCA Field & Driving Concours Washington DC Memorial Award, Zambrano
1997 Sold to Jack Croul
2000 Mille Miglia, Croul/Raimondi #176
2001 Mille Miglia, Croul/Viaro #323 17th
02/05-05-2002 Mille Miglia, Croul
19/22-05-2005 Mille Miglia, Croul/Raimondi #246
2006 Mille Miglia, Croul/Croul #218
17/20-05-2007 Mille Miglia, Croul/Kent #194
15/18-05-2008 Mille Miglia, Croul/Primmer #178
6/8 05 2010 Mille Miglia, Rawlins/Street, #188, finished 325th
2/5 09 2010 "Unique Special Ones" International Concours Florence, Italy
23/28-04-2011 Louis Vuitton Classic Serenissmia Run, Croul #52
19.22-05-2016 Mille Miglia, Richard Rawlings / JimHelfrich #196
26-08-2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance