0126A 51/jun
340 America Berlinetta Le Mans Touring, RHD 
Bianco tetratema VM8500/nero 
dry sump 
Touring body no. 3569
Date Result Event Driver # Reference
51/jul/07 - Ing. Tomaso Sebastiani, Roma, I PH89 p15 "154934 Roma"
52-54 - returned to factory to be repaired and revised some seventeen times
54 - Sydney Chaplin, CH  
55/may/18 - Marchese Carlo Pottino, Palermo, I
57 - traded to Inigo Bernabei, Roma, I for a new Ferrari
58 - sold to USA via Bernabei  
58 - ..............., USA
6./early - fitted with an Chevy V8 engine  
6. - ..............., USA (US Naval officer who took it to Guantanamo, Cuba)
70 - located on the Naval Stations at Guantanamo, Cuba
70 - Naval officer killed in Vietnam
70-76 - stored in a barn in Washington, NC, USA
76 - Peter Pheil, Atlanta, GA, USA "LXD 368 (GA)"
76 - restored and repainted red
76 - replaced with engine and transmission from 3683GT (250 GT PF Cab. S2), standard 4-speed manual gearbox installed  
86/may/01-04 Mille Miglia Peter Pheil/           Cowart #120
86 - Toby Bean, Atlanta, GA, USA
87/may/21-24 dnf Mille Miglia Toby Bean/                Dr. Charles Molder #147
87/may/26 - S - Christie's Monaco auction - $169.700.- - red/black
88 - Massimo Colombo, MC  
88 - a 340 engine was built up at Bosato in Torino, using the original engine block s/n 0126A, fitted with new cylinder heads manufactured by Nuova Lunelli in Modena. A period correct type 5 speed competition gearbox was also installed.
Where did the original block come from ? (based on info from Tillack)
FOC 90 p18 
88/dec/03 - ? - Finarte Modena Auction
89/dec/07 - Sold to John Maher by Mike Sheehan's EAS, Costa Mesa, CA, USA;  Maher put down a $175,000 deposit and "walked" from the deal as the market dropped but eventaully cashed it out..
91/may/02-05 Mille Miglia  Massimo Colombo/ John Maher #159 C64 p22 "81971 B2"
9. - Nakajima, J
92/may/21-24 Mille Miglia Ikusawa/Kurihara #270
94 - maybe the block from engine was used 0321EU (250 Europa), see above  
94 - Rodolfo Junco de la Vega, MEX  
94/aug/24 International Ferrari Concours, Monterey, class 30 Rodolfo Junco de la Vega
94/aug/26-28 Monterey Historic Races, Laguna Seca Rodolfo Junco de la Vega
95 - Steve Tillack, Redondo Beach, CA, USA  
95/aug/19-20 Monterey Historic Races, Laguna Seca Steve Tillack
97/apr/19 Rodeo Drive Concours Steve Tillack
97/may/01-03 Mille Miglia Steve Tillack/      Tamkin #274 "BLP 185 (NH)"
00/jan/21 dns Ferrari Historic Challenge, Moroso Park race 1 Steve Tillack    
00/may/25-28 Mille Miglia  Steve Tillack/          Pablo Gonzales #169
00/jun/17 43rd OA Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge, Le Mans Steve Tillack #130
00/aug/04-06 Ferrari
00/nov/20 - NS - Christie's London Auction - highbid PDS. 520,000.-  
Per ScM: Red/black. Odo: 6,157 km. Those expecting the catalog cover car to be superbly presented were disappointed. Tatty door apertures. Acceptable wear to seats with spare wheel behind them filling rest of cockpit. Go-faster shop lace-up steering wheel glove. Grey painted dash correct.
01/jan/20 - NS - Brooks Palm Beach Auction - highbid $480,000.-  
01/may/20 Palos Verdes Concours Steve Tillack
01/may/31-jun/02 FCA Annual Meet, Concours, Dallas Steve Tillack
02/mar - offered by Fantasy Junction, Berkeley, CA, USA asking $675,000.-
02/may - Oleson Family Trust, Orinda, CA, USA - paid $575,000.-
04/feb - offered by Fantasy Junction, Berkeley, CA, USA
05/aug/20 - S - RM's Monterey Sports Car auction
05/aug/20 - ..................., USA
09/jan/24 Silver XVIII. Cavallino Classic, class 1 Jeffrey L. Moore
09 - offered by DriverSource, Houston, TX, USA
09/nov - Donald Murray, Costa Mesa, CA, USA
10/aug/13 The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, Carmel Valley Donald & Carol Murray
 

 

 

Note:

Compared with the unmolested sister car, 0122A, it appears that the lines of 0126A - especially the rear section - look strange. What rear lights did they use for restoration ???

 

 

 

 

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