1954 Ferrari 375 MM Pinin Farina Spyder
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  • 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Pinin Farina Spyder

  • Tom Shaughnessy and Mark Donaldson

  • 2015 Goodwood Revival

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  • This car has quite a history, starting off as S/N 0374AM, then being renumbered as S/N 0362AM.

    The car was rolled on its debut event, the 1000km Buenos Aires driven by José Maria Ibanez and Ignacio Janices. It was then rebuilt and repainted in a red, black and white colour scheme. It then placed 1st in 9 events in the 1954 season, before ownership passed over to Carlos Raul Najurieta. The car then has a mixed season in 1955, and only participated in two events in 1956 before being crashed at the start of 1957 by driver Cesar Rivero in the practice for the 1000km Buenos Aires (this event would appear to be the 375 MM's Achilles heel).

    The car was rebuilt again in 1957, with apparently a Ford V8 used! After this, the history books go quiet until 1983 when it was discovered in a derelict condition in Montevide. The car was then restored by Novajra & Conrero, Torino and engine number 0376AM was installed.

    After this, the car changed hands a number of times, and for a period was on display at Matsuda's Ferrari Museum of Art, Gotenba, Japan. After being put forward at a number of high profile auctions but failing to sell, the car eventually ended up on the hands of Tom Shaughnessy based in San Clemente, USA in 2006.