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#    Tipo

License Entrants

24  Alfa Romeo Montréal Group IV

335 AMF 31 (F) Stanislas Machoir (F) / Machoir de Buffon (F)

37  Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA

189 DFK 77 (F) Alain Pages / Monique Pages

87  Alfa Romeo Giulia Super

7303 YM 60 (F) Jean Marc Dhilly (F) /  Jean-Paul Dunoyer (F)

89  Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Super

SB-AR 6 (D) Jürgen End (D) / Yvonne End (D)

90  Alfa Romeo Giulia 2000 GTV

3729 SZ 61 (F) Peirre Louis Amancic (B) / Aude Brille (F)

91  Alfa Romeo 1600 Sprint

822 BWY 92 (F) Jean Pierre Poisson (F) / Poisson Trinh (F)

102  Siata Daina SL Sport

  MFF 946 (GB) Alexander Fyshe (GB) / Roger Earle (GB)

106  Lancia Flaminia Touring 2.3

3982 TS 94 (F) Dominique Rosello (F) / Florence Rosello (F)

117  Lancia Aurelia B 20

AE-96-83 (NL) Hans Jungblut (NL) / Hanneke Jungblut (NL)

119  Lancia Aurelia B 20 GT

H-KS 106H (D) Klaus Stueken (D) / Inge Stueken (D)

120  Lancia Aurelia B 20

MG-RK 50 (D) Rolf D. Koerner (D) / Monika Koerner (D)

129  Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce

979 KE 78 (F) Bernard Cazin (F) / Alain Monet (F)

132  Alfa Romeo 1900 SS Zagato

BS 12340 (CH) Stephane Gatzwiller (CH) / Nicolas Gagnebin

133  Alfa Romeo 1900 SS Zagato

SO 195 (J) Emile Yamano (JAP) / Sharon Yamano (JAP)

137  Lancia Flaminia Touring 2.3

AH-19-72 (NL) John Mollenkamp (NL) / Jaap Gatsma (NL)

170  Alfa Romeo Giulia  

Michel Kahn / Maurizio Tresoldi

183  Alfa Romeo Giulia  

Keith Mainland / George Gordon-Smith

184  Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider 216

MRF 75 (F) Yves le Marec (F) / Francoise le Marec (F)

186  Alfa Romeo Tubolare Zagato

LAU-A 411H (D) Wulf Biebinger (D) / Erich von Baumbach (D)

191  Lancia Fluvia Coupé  

Patrick Pioger / Nicolas de Trogoff

197  Alfa Romeo 1900 Touring Coupe

BE 545727 (CH) Alejandro Roemmers (ARG) / Patricio Sassoli

201  Alfa Romeo 1600 Sprint GT

4 NU 83  Jean-Claude Michel (F) / Johnny Rives (F)

202  Alfa Romeo Giulia  

Michael M. Deeb / Christina Deeb

203  Alfa Romeo Giulia  

Patrick Baigneres / Arnaud Treille

205  Alfa Romeo Giulia GT  

Martin Walford / Kevin O'Rourke

208  Alfa Romeo Giulia  

Bennet Dorrance / Bob Anderson

228  DeTomaso Pantera GTS

598 MRJ 75 (F) Günter Schwingen (D) / Albert Schuck (D)

243  Lancia 037 Group B  

Guy Audebert / Bernard Bonoron

245  Lancia Stratos Group IV

754 AKY 06 (F) Jacques Lion / Bernard Occelli
Maserati entrants

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Other Italian entrants

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2001 - Tour Auto - Poster

#    S/N

Tipo License

63  2098

Maserati A6 GCS/53 Fantuzzi Spider VVS 358

Burkhard von Schenk (D) / Manfred Rimboeck (D)

128 2106

Maserati A6 G/54 Zagato Coupe CBH 12B (GB)

Robert Manschot (NL) / Cornelis Barneveld (NL)
Other Italian entrants

#    S/N

Tipo License

140 1139GT

250 GT LWB Berlinetta Scaglietti Tour de France MF1 61K (USA-FL)

Diego Ribadeniera / Barry Lundgren

143 0128 E

212 Export Vignale Berlinetta 1FF 6242 (USA)

Carlos Sielecki (ARG) / Juan Hervas (ARG)

149 5111GT

250 GTO GTO 63 (USA-NY)

Paul Pappalardo (USA) / Jennifer Pappalardo (USA)

154 0535GT

250 GT Boano ZA 448 CG (CH)

Gian Carlo Marchesi (ITA) / Giancarlo Stringhini (ITA)

155 0625GT

250 GT Boano 10712 (USA-CA)

John Zambetti (USA) / Joan Zambetti (USA)

156 0585GT

250 GT LWB Berlinetta Scaglietti Tour de France MY 56 TDF (USA-CA)

Jon Masteron (USA) / Richard Darling (USA)

157 5729GT

250 GT Lusso I 75

Michael Chakchue Lee / King Cho Fung

158 5101GT

250 GT Lusso ENP 592 B (GB)

Man Fai Lee (USA) / Herbert Adamczyk (D)

161 4471GT

250 GT Lusso SUL 771 (ARG)

Adrian Sucari (ARG) / Carolina Baert (ARG)

162 1509GT

250 GT LWB Interim Berlinetta OSL 385

Mohammed K. Syed (PKN) / Benedict Wang (CDN)

163 0310MM

250 MM PF Berlinetta ZH 4120 Z (CH)

Peter von Muralt (CH) / Martin Hauser (CH)

164 2289GT

250 GT SWB Berlinetta 8198 RH 94 (F)

Helmut Schwingen (D) / Helmut Nossek (D)

165 2669GT

250 GT SWB Berlinetta

S.C. Hyett (GB) / Ben Redgrone (GB)

166 2419GT

250 GT SWB Berlinetta ZH 42596 (CH)

Peter Bruppacher (CH) / Georg Stuki (CH)

167 0198ET

225 Sport Vignale Spider JFO 508 (GB)

David Vine (GB)

168 4115GT

250 GTO 6 PEV (GB)

Paul Vestey (GB) / Matt Spitzley (USA)

192 09737

275 GTB/4 VBY 162 E (GB)

Anthony Pozner / Nicholas Pozner

193 08795

275 GTB BO G66666 (ITA)

Giuseppe Matildi (ITA) / Carlo Vittor Matildi (ITA)

194 10201

275 GTB/4 ZA 525 BF

Roberto Crippa (ITA) / Flavia Crippa (ITA)

195 09085

275 GTB/C OGC 275 D

Anil Thadani (IND) / William Heinecke (T)

198 4219GT

250 GTO EFC 31A (GB)

Brandon Wang / Patrick Ma

218 08151

275 GTB 9835 VQ 72 (F)

André Cadiou (F) / Michel Cadior (F)

219 06691

275 GTB KLZ-331 (B)

Bernard Haquette (F) / Christian Vanlanduyt (F)

220 06881

275 GTB LU 0577A

Carlos de Miquel (E) / Aurélia Basagoiti (E)

221 10531

275 GTB/4 SUL 770 (ARG)

Daniel Sielecki (URU) / Ricardo Willmott

222 08955

275 GTB longnose E 78 SXH (USA-FL)

Camilo Steuer (COL) / Gustavo Pradilla (COL)

223 07869

275 GTB UJ 58594

Kaj Bertelsen (DK) / Palle Murmann (DK)

225 10525

275 GTB/4 DRH 959 (USA)

Martin Sucari (ARG) / José Luis Celada (ARG)

226 08951

275 GTB JTR 129 D (GB)

Simon Kidston (GB) / Douglas Fisken
Ferrari entrants in Competition section

#   S/N

Tipo License

15 15667

365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione.series II 365 GTB (GB)

Carlos Monteverde (BR) / David Franklin (GB)

16 14407

365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione series I AH-70-05 (NL)

Jan Bosch (CH) / John Bosch (NL)

17 16363

365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione series III FTM 562L (GB)

Paul Knapfield (GB) / Paul Deavin (GB)

18 15681

365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione series II WRF 756L (GB)

Sally Mason Styrron (GB) & Dudley Mason Styrron (GB)

20 31135

308 GTB Group IV Michelotto 376 LDX 75 (F)

Francois Entremont (F) / Jacques Entremont (F)

30 6173

250 LM YRD 384C (GB)

Peter Hardman (GB) / Harry Leventis (GB)

31 07765

275 GTB AH-52-76 (NL)

Nico Koel (NL) / Xandrine Koel (NL)

33 07699

275 GTB 39 HHT (GB)

David Cottingham (GB) / Peter Sugden (GB)

34 07651

275 GTB shortnose JXX-505 (B)

Paul Verbeeck (B) / Raoul van Looy (B)

35 5031GT

250 GT Lusso LUS 777 (GB)

Paul Osborn (GB) / Robert Clements (GB)

38 5367GT

250 GT Lusso AG 3999 (CH)

Heiri Kaempfer (CH) / Peter Küng (CH)

50 1613GT

250 GT SWB Competizione KSJ 192 (GB)

Jean-Marc Merlin (F) / Frank Augis (F)

56 5915GT

250 GT Lusso 250 ABX 59 (F)

Grégory Noblet / Philippe Lancksweert (B)

57 0192ET

225 Sport Vignale Spyder 883 MHY 75 (F)

Olivier Cazalieres (F) / Henry Crochet (F)

60 0971GT

250 GT LWB Berlinetta Scaglietti Tour de France AK-K 227 H (D)

Hermann Hatzfeld-Wildenburg (D) / Bernd Hahne (D)

61 0071S

166 (195) Inter Vignale Coupe TCV-964

Stephen Dudley (USA) / Lynn Dudley (USA)
Ferrari entrants in Sports section

Paris, 9 - 14 April, 2001

A Synopsis
The first Tour de France event was run back in 1899, with the second running in 1906, followed by more regular runnings with varying degrees of success up to 1937. After Europe had returned to some degree of normality after World War II, the Automobile Club de Nice resurrected the event in 1951, under the title "Tour de France Automobile". The revived event now incorporated circuit stages as part of the itinerary, which was a great success, attracting an impressive field of foreign cars.

This 1951 edition of the Tour de France Automobile attracted not only the likes of Aston Martins and Jaguars from abroad, but also an example from the then fledgling new sports car manufacturer named "Ferrari". The team of Pagnibon and Barraquet won the race in their 212 Export Barchetta Touring, s/n 0078E, to register what would be the first of thirteen Tour de France victories for Ferrari.

During the fifties and early sixties the event went from strength to strength, attracting numerous the legendary marques and drivers to participate. Due to sponsorship problems, the event disappeared again from 1965 until 1969, when the Federation Francaise du Sport Automobile restarted the event now allowing Sports Prototypes to compete. The early seventies were a great time for it, when the impressive V12 powered sports racing Ferrari 512's and Matra 650’s were running through the open roads of France. The 1973 petrol crises was again a turning point for the worst, eventually leading to the end of the event, as a shadow of its former self, in 1986.

A Revival's anniversary
In 1992 a small group of car enthusiasts, joined by the Automobile Club de France, gave themselves the honourable task of putting the "Tour de France Automobile" back on the roads of France. However, it had to be a real revival of the historic event, only open to cars that participated in the original event as run between 1951 and 1973 (with a few exceptions for exceptional cars).
History has proved the recipe to be a great success. Each year some 200 cars come from all parts of the globe to participate in this 5 day rally across France.

As in the original runnings of this historic event, Ferrari models always play a role of importance. This year's edition of the "Tour Auto" (as it is now called due to claims made for the Tour de France title by the bicycle rally), was attended by no less than 45 Ferrari's. When we consider the 200 entrants, the impressive mixture of cars from a whole range of marques and of contestants' nationalities, we can conclude this 10th anniversary of the revival deserves the success it has achieved, and long may it continue.

A Winner's Consolidation
After a truly "soaking start" to the 2001 Tour Auto during scrutineering around the Trocadero fountains in Paris, a wet first day as they headed south towards Le Mans, the caravan eventually arrived on Saturday afternoon in sunny Cannes. Stage towns for this year’s Tour Auto were Paris, Le Mans, Bordeaux,
Carcassonne, and Aix en Provence, whilst the circuits of Le Mans, Le Vigeant and Albi were included in the 5 day rally to Cannes.

For the third time in a row, the overall title in the competition section of the Tour Auto was won by Dutchman Hans Hugenholtz in a Ford GT 40. The overall classification in the sports sections was headed by the Martin Sucari and José Luis Celade in a Ferrari 275 GTB/4, s/n 10525. The Hugenholtz victory could vaguely be construed as a little bit of a Ferrari victory too, considering the fact the family has owned a few classic Ferrari's in the past. Also Hans Hugenholtz competed in the Tour Auto in 1993 and 1994 in the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Competizione conversion, s/n 13463 owned in those days by Nico Koel, and last but not least Hans Hugenholtz was one of the founders of the Ferrari Club Netherlands.

Edwin van Nes & Keith Bluemel

Entry List
Overall Classification: SPORT

1.  Ferrari 275 GTB/4, s/n 10525, race# 225
Martin H. Sucari (ARG) / José Luis Celada (ARG)
2.  AC Cobra 260, race# 178
Paul Rommens (B) / Yan Meyfroidt (B)
3.  Mercedes Benz 300 SL, race# 109
Richard Weiland (D) / Walter Pusch (D)

Overall Classification COMPETITION

1.  Ford GT 40, race# 1
Hans Hugenholtz (NL) / Hartmut Ibing (AUT)
2.  Porsche 356 B Coupé, race# 71
Walter Rohrl (D) / Antje Dauphin (D)
3.  AC Cobra Daytona, race# 39
Steve Hitchins (F) / Bernard Mattei (F)

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