1954 Ferrari 250 MonzaSOLD
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Ownership Provenance:

Sold new to Franco Cornacchia's Scuderia Guastalla and campaigned in Europe and at the Carrera Panamericana

After the 1954 Carrera Panamericana, Luigi Chinetti & Hans Tanner sold the car to Manfredo Lippmann who was inspired to buy the car in November 1954, after he competed against it in the 1954 Carrera. Mr. Lippmann had it shipped to Guatemala City from Mexico after repainting it in the Guatemalan colors of Blue and White & gold.

In 1959 Mr. Lippmann sold it to Iann McArvey-Munn, the son-in-law of a future President of Guatemala.

After barely a year McArvey-Munn sold it to a diplomat at the French consulate in New York City who then apparently abandoned it in a New York parking garage.

Around 1960, purchased by a Mr. Evans who exported it to England. Shortly thereafter it turned up at Franco-Britannic Motors in Paris, where it was painted dark blue with white seats.

Then in 1963, it was purchased by Peter Burroughs for $2,900, 0442 M then made the trip back across the Atlantic to Burroughs'
home in Port Washington on Long Island where he used it as his daily driver.

In 1964 Burroughs sold the car for $2,800 to John Delamaterin 1964

From Delamater it went immediately to Del Lee in New Orleans

Then to a Mr. Goldstein in Miami, Florida

Then to Sydney Stoldt in Ridgewood, New Jersey

In 1971 it was offered by Wide World of Cars. Bill Serri spotted 0442 M at Wide World of Cars and fell for it, selling his Ferrari 275 GTS and paid $15,000 for the car.

As of 11/02 the car resides in the San Francisco area.

Reference Number 1801

as of 7/6/2006

Overview
Car 1954 Ferrari 250 Monza
VIN 0442 M 
Exterior / Interior Color      Dark Red /      Brown 
Configuration Right Hand Drive (RHD) 
Options Exterior: Wire wheels
Interior: Leather interior, Wooden steering wheel 
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Known History

Racing History

 

Sold new to Franco Cornacchia in 1954, Italian plate "Bo39888"

1954 Corsa sulle Torricelle, 2nd OA, Gerino Gerini (28 March)

1954 Giro di Sicilia, 3rd OA/2nd Class (Sports over 2000 cc), Gerino Gerini/Donazzolo (4 April)

1954 Chiusaforte-Sella di Nevea, 2nd OA, Gerino Gerini (30 May)

1954 Giro dell'Umbria, 1st OA, Gerino Gerini (6 June)

1954 Trieste-Opicina, 2nd OA, Gerino Gerini (20 June)

1954 Monza AGIP Supercortemaggiore, 3rd OA,

Franco Cornacchia/Gerino Gerini #20 (27 June)

1954 Sardinian Trophy (Trofeo Sardo Cagliari - Sassari - Cagliari), 1st OA, Gerino Gerini (29 June)

1954 Bolzano-Mendola Hillclimb, 2nd OA, Guerino Gerini, race #104 (4 July)

1954 Coppa Dolomiti Gold Cup, D,

1st Class (Sport 2000+)/3rd OA, Guerino Gerini #98 (11 July)

1954 Coppa Gallenga (Vermicino-Rocca di Papa hillclimb) Criterium di Roma, 1st OA, Gerino Gerini (17 July)

1954 Messina 10 hours, DNF (gearbox failure)

Franco Cornacchia/Gerino Gerini #2 (July 25 )

1954 Senigallia GP, 2nd OA, Gerino Gerini (8 August)

1954 Bologna-Raticosa Hill Climb, DNS (Crash in practice), Guerino Gerini #232 (18 Aug.)

1954 Carrera Panamericana, 3rd class/5thOA,

Franco Cornacchia/Enrico Peruchini (Argentina)#22 (19-23 Nov.)

 

Entered by Hotel Prado AmÚricas of Acapulco November 1954. Sold by Cornacchia through Luigi Chinetti & Hans Tanner in Mexico City to Manfredo Lippmann of Guatemala, who had driven an OSCA during the 1954 Carrera Panamericana

race. 0442 M was repainted in Mexico City from red into the Guatemalan colors blue, white and blue and then brought to Guatemala City by air freight. Raced by Manfredo Lippmann (Guatamala) in South America

1955 El Salvador GP, 1st OA, Manfredo Lippmann #1 (Feb.)

1955 Sebring, DNS, Sterling Edwards/Chet Flyn &

Manfredo Lippmann (NART Entry) (13 March)

 

After racing in El Salvador, it was entered for Manfredo Lippmann by Chinetti's North American Racing Team in the 1955 Sebring 12 Hours. Sterling Edwards and Chet Flynn practiced in the 250 Monza but the entry was frustrated when a mechanic mis-adjusted the camshaft timing. The bent valves which resulted, couldn't be repaired in time for the 250 Monza to make the start.

1957 Guatemala Lake Amatitlan race, 1st OA,

Manfredo Lippmann #16

1958 Cuban Grand Prix, ?, Manfredo Lippmann (24 February)

 

In a conversation with Manfredo Lippmann (8/96 and 11/10/02), he says he ran numerous additional races in South America, as well as several small ones in Guatemala, all of which he says he took the chequered flag.