The car needs to be
documented thoroughly as to what it is:
conflicting stories from the various
Italian Oddities (pgs. 239-240) :
"Chassis #2501 was built in 1953
from an A6 GCM (#2046?)
Robert Mieres this car was destroyed in a
truck fire in transit from the French GP
to the GP Rouen. Engine #2501 was then
fitted into 250F #2501.
says that only one 250 S was built. The
other three were bored out 200 SI's,
which look completely different. He
mentioned on page 65 of his book
"The Postwar Sportsracing Cars"
that a 250 F engine was installed in an
A6 GCS chassis.
4. According to
Katherine McClure, on September the 27th
1995, she has extensive doc's on the car,
including factory Bill of Sale "one
complete 250 S less motor" (but in
parts), Bill of Sale from Crump of the
motor #2501, etc., etc.
5. See Page 248 'Italian Oddities' for
the best description of the car, as
car was unnumbered as a Prototype.
Apparently "discovered" in
Italy in 1980's without engine or other
parts. Assigned number (with Maserati's
6. See Orsini/Zagari book, pages 216-218,
243 for a discussion of this car.
7. The car
is supposed to have good documentation
with it, including letters from the
factory attesting that it has it's
original body, chassis and engine.
Extremely rare for a race car of this
stature. The car has it's European
Homologation Papers. The only parts known
not to be original to the car are the
steering wheel, instruments and wheels.