1959 Cooper T51

Maserati - ex-Scuderia Centro Sud

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1959
  • Automobiltyp 
    Sonstige
  • Chassisnummer 
    12
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring

Germany

Saturday 9th August 2008 Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 8th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

As owner of the famous Scuderia Centro-Sud racing team and Maserati concessionaire for Rome, Gugliemo ''Mimo'' Dei clearly enjoyed a close relationship with the Maserati factory. As a result of this friendship, Dei was able to purchase racing engines from the Maserati factory to fit into propriety chassis to enable him to enter Maserati engined cars into Grand Prix events long after the Maserati factory ceased to produce complete cars for single seater events.

By the late 1950''s the writing was on the wall for front engined cars in single seater events, with Cooper and Lotus showing the more traditional Italian constructors the potential of the new layout. Whilst the ever traditional Enzo Ferrari resisted the trend, De