0124A

Bodymaker Touring
Bodystyle barchetta
Year of manufacture 1951
First colour
Engine type 340 America dry sump
Enginenumber
Gearboxnumber 21A
Rearaxlenumber 17A
First owner Jim Kimberly
Last location Switzerland

 

History

08-1951 Jim Kimberly, Chicago
26-08-51 2nd Elkhart Lake, #2, J. Kimberly, DNF
08-03-52 Vero Beach 12 hours, #5, 1st, Kimberly/Lewis.
24-05-52 4th Bridgehampton, #6, J. Kimberly, 5OA
05-08-52 Janesville Airport, #5, J. Kimberly, 1st
30-08-52 Grand Island, #5, Kimberly, 2nd
07-09-52 Elkhart Lake, #5, Kimberly, DNF
08-11-52 March AFB, #30, Spear, 3rd
1953 Kimberly donated car to ‘California School of Music’, Santa Barbara
?? Sold to Hastings Harcourt, Santa Barbara ??
1958 Sold to Ben ??, Stanford University, driven on street. Ring & pinion broken
?? Owned by Joseph Newton, Cupertino CA, car not repaired
1965 Owned by Robert Gangemi, Los Altos CA, restoration begun
1972

Owned by Terry Buffum, Palo Alto CA, restoration completed by Griswold’s, Berkely CA over next five years.  Spare gearbox from 0140A

1980 Winner Hans Tanner Trophy, Pebble Beach Concourse
1980 4th in class Laguna Seca historic races
1981 DNS Laguna Seca, engine rebuild by Griswold
1982 2nd in class, Laguna Seca
1983 DNF Laguna Seca, accident left quarter panel damage
1987 Purchased by Michael Sheehan
1988 Sold through Rudy Pas to Rene Maspoli
06-1991 Featured in ‘Autopassion #48’, page 65