1984 Alba Ford AR3

ex-Le Mans 24 Hours

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1984
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

Founded in 1983 by former Osella chassis engineer, Giorgio Stirano, Alba Engineering was established in Moncalieri near Turin specifically to contest the C2 junior class of the World Endurance Championship. Built for Martino Finotto, who had made his fortune in pharmaceuticals, its first car, the AR2, was unusual in that it used a carbon-fibre monocoque chassis, while power came from a 1.8 litre, four cylinder, turbocharged engine designed by Carlo Facetti, all up, it weighed just 707 kilos, just above the 700 kilo C2 minimum. A second AR2 was soon constructed which, with money not an issue, made extensive use of titanium components.

Officially called Alba-Gianninis, the second part of the name referring to the engine manufacturer, as required under the regulations, the cars were suc