Ferrari 340 America



0196A 1952/apr/15
Ferrari 340 America Vignale Spyder, RHD 
Engine no. interno 36/A
Gearbox no. interno 41/A
Rear axle no. interno 53/A
1 of only 3 Ferrari 340 America with twin rear leaf springs like the 212 
"Tipo 340 doppia balestra" 
340 MM specs, 257hp
Date Result Event Driver # Reference
1952 - Scuderia Ferrari  
1952/may/03-04 dnf
while leading at Siena transmission
Mille Miglia Piero Taruffi /
Mario Vandelli
#614 "Prova MO 36"Red Arrows p74, 88, 224                 FEO p259
LTM p135
LFMM p67 Taruffi p138, 139      
Tanner p332
1952/may - white triangle on front added
1952/may/17 pole position GP Bern qualifying Willy Peter Daetwyler #26
1952/may/17-18 dnf
rear axle
Preis von Bremgarten
GP Bern
Willy Peter Daetwyler #26 "Mo 36"
GP Suisse p398, 399  
FbV p125
1952/may - twin rear springs removed before Le Mans ("Per Le mans montato ponte con puntoni"), repainted French blue
1952/jun/14-15 dnf (clutch)
24h Le Mans Louis Rosier /
Maurice Trintignant
#15 SuR p54     FaLM p16 Émotion Ferrari p68 FEO p278   24hLM p334
1952/jun/29 dnf
Targa Florio Giovanni Bracco #64 Rogliatti p81
1952/jul/23 - Piero Scotti, Firenze, I  
1952/aug/10 2nd OA
2nd S+2.0
Circuito di Senigallia Piero Scotti #10 CdS p201 Marzotto p100
1952/aug/15 dnf
12 Ore di Pescara Piero Scotti /
Siro Sbraci
#1 Coppa Acerbo p352, 353, 358
1952/aug/31   Maloja Pass hillclimb Piero Scotti #114 FEO p426
1952/sep/07 1st OA Coppa della Collina Pistoiesi hillclimb Piero Scotti    
1952/sep/21 1st OA Catania-Etna hillclimb Piero Scotti    
1952/oct/11 3rd Bologna-Raticosa hillclimb Piero Scotti #318  
1952/oct/19 1st OA Criterium di Roma
Coppa Gallenga,
Vermicino-Rocca di Papa hillclimb
Piero Scotti    
1953 - Camillo Luglio, Genoa, I
1953/jul/05 4th Bolzano-Mendola hillclimb Giovanni Bracco
1953/aug/23 1st OA Savona-Cadibona hillclimb Camillo Luglio
1953/oct/04 7th OA
1st IC
Pontedecimo-Giovi hillclimb Camillo Luglio #188 FY53          P-G p183
1953-54 - modified with Berlinetta roof by Vignale FSN
1955/mar - Joseph A. Ricketts, Long Beach, CA, USA
1960 - Linus Tom Caulfield, WI, USA  
1960 - Geary & Eric Bates, Wintersville, OH, USA  
1960 - Lee A. Sturtevant (P.A. Sturtevant & Co.), Addison, IL, USA via Harry Woodnorth, paid $3.000.-  
1965/fall - H. Martin Burdette, Northfield, IL, USA  
1977 - Joseph W. Marchetti, Chicago, IL, USA  
1979 - Aldo Bigioni, Scarboro, Ontario, CDN  
1997/oct - $750,000 o.b.o. Mark Smith (authorized agent for owner), 610-584-8800; fax 610-584-8872 (PA)  
1998/aug/14 - NS - Monterey Sportscar Auction - highbid $590,000.-
Estimate: $675.000 - $725.000.-
1998/late - William B. Jacobs jr., Joliet, IL, USA  
1999/mar - Hugh Taylor, London, UK for $650,000.-  
1999/mar - restoration started  
1999/jun - Sir Anthony Bamford, UK for $950,000.- "69 D"
2001 - Berlinetta roof removed, restored to original body configuration by DK Engineering, Watford, UK
2001/may/17-19 Mille Miglia Bamford / 
2003/dec - offered by Hall & Bradfield, London, UK in CaS
2004/feb - still offered by Hall & Bradfield, London, UK C139 p81 Octane 3/04
2004/may/15-16 GP Historique Monaco Bamford #368
2004/aug/14-15 Monterey Historic Races, Laguna Seca Willie Green #28
2005/nov - offered by Gregor Fisken, UK
2006/may/20-21 GP Historique Monaco Jo Bamford #368
2006/jul/08-09 53rd 3rd Le Mans Classic, Grid 2 Jo Bamford /
Sam Hancock /
Gregor Fisken / Richard Newall
2006/sep/01-03 12th OA Goodwood Revival Meeting, Freddie March Memorial Trophy Jo Bamford #15
200. - Michael Willms, B (also Kuesnacht, CH) "293 XUC"
200. - white triangle added to nose and bonnet
2009/jun/29-30 Modena Motorsport Trackdays, Nuerburgring Michael Willms
2009/jun/30 1st IC Concours at Modena Motorsport Trackdays, Nuerburgring Michael Willms C173 p16
2010/may/01-02 10th GP Historique Monaco, class C Michael Willms #20 C178 p38
2011/jun/29-30 Modena Motorsport Trackdays, Nuerburgring Michael Willms
2011/sep/05 - Michael Stehle, Uberlingen, D
2012/may/17-20 173rd Mille Miglia Michael Stehle /    Bjoern Schmidt #178 C190 p17
2013/may/16-18 232rd Mille Miglia Michael Stehle /    Marlon Stehle #295 "FN-AX 2H"
2014/may/15-18 241th Mille Miglia Michael Stehle /
Prinz Albrecht v. Hohenzollern
2017/jan/19 - Bonhams Scottsdale Auction
Lot 044 - Est. $7,500,000 - 9,000,000 €7,200,000 - 8,600,000
Sold $6,380,000 €5,980,502
2017/jan/19 - Henk Jacobs, NL  
2018/may/18-19   Mille Miglia Henk Jacobs #249  
2019/may/18   Mille Miglia Henk Jacobs /
Maik Jacobs
2022/may/13   Monaco Historic GP Henk Jacobs #13  
2022/jun/17   Mille Miglia Henk Jacobs /



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