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1953 Ferrari 166 millemiglia

Chassis no. 0272M
Engine no. 0272/M
Coachbuilder Ferrari/Carrozzeria Autodromo
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1953
Manufacturing
1953
Record: Ferrari - Foglio montaggio #0272/M
18th February 1953
1st and current chassis no. 0272m
25th February 1953
1st and current engine no. 0272/m
Manufacturer: FERRARI S.P.A (IT)
Note: Aluminum block. Abarth exhaust
March 1953
1st and current interior
Seats: Black
March 1953
1st body
Coachbuilder: Ferrari/Carrozzeria Autodromo
Type: Roadster / Spider
Colour: Red
From 21st March 1953
to 25th April 1954
Owner: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
Purchase price: Lire 2.750.000
Famous owner: Italian racing driver
From 7th April 1953
to April 1954
Plate: MO-29583
Country: IT
12th April 1953
Event: XIII Giro Automobilistico di Sicilia
Locality: Palermo (IT)
Race number: #442
Driver: Piero Scotti (IT)
Co-Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
Results / Prizes: DNF
From 1953
to 26th April 1953
Event: Mille Miglia - Un film Shell
Locality: Brescia (IT)
From 25th April 1953
to 26th April 1953
Event: XX Mille Miglia - Coppa Franco Mazzotti
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #514
Class: Sports 2000
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
Co-Driver: Bill Mason (GB)
Results / Prizes: 56th OA / 22nd CL
Time: 13:30:46
Route: Dist. 1 - Dist. Tot. 1645.000 kms - Lap Dist. 1645.000 km
Laps: 1
Note: warm & dry FIA World Sportscar Championship Entrant: Peter Kutemann
24th May 1953
Event: Trofeo della Regione Sarda
Locality: Unknown city (IT)
Race number: #18
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
Co-Driver: Luigi Zanelli (IT)
Results / Prizes: 5th CL
21st June 1953
Event: Circuito di Caserta - Coppa Pasquale Amato
Locality: Caserta (IT)
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
Results / Prizes: 9th OA / 6th CL
26th July 1953
Event: L'Aosta - Gran San Bernardo
Locality: Aosta (IT)
Race number: #26
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
5th September 1953
Event: Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore Merano
Locality: Cortemaggiore (IT)
Race number: #50
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
Results / Prizes: DNF
20th September 1953
Event: Salita del Castellaccio
Locality: Unknown city (IT)
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
Results / Prizes: 9th OA
29th September 1953
Event: Saline di Volterra - Volterra - I Coppa Comandante Braccini
Locality: Volterra (IT)
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
October 1953
Press review: Unknown author, "De Oliveria Vince La Iv Coppa D'oro Sicilia", L'Automobile , no. 90, 10-1953, pp. 43
11th October 1953
Event: Vermicino - Rocca di Papa
Locality: Vermicino (IT)
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
18th October 1953
Event: Coppa d'Oro Sicilia
Locality: Catania (IT)
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
Results / Prizes: 9th OA / 6th Race 1
1st November 1953
Event: Firenze - Siena
Locality: Firenze (IT)
Driver: Alberico Cacciari (IT)
Results / Prizes: 6th OA
From April 1954
to 1958
Plate: ROMA-199771
Country: IT
From 26th April 1954
to 27th July 1954
Owner: Gaetano Luongo (IT)
From 1st May 1954
to 2nd May 1954
Event: XXI Mille Miglia - Coppa Franco Mazzotti
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #556
Category / Group: Sport
Class: Oltre 2.000 cm3
Driver: Baron Emmanuel ''Toulo'' De Graffenried (CH)
Co-Driver: Giannino Parravicini (IT)
Results / Prizes: DNF
Time: Start: 5.56'00"- Brescia-Roma: ritirati
Route: Dist. 1 - Dist. Tot. 1597.000 kms - Lap Dist. 1597.000 km
Note: rainy FIA World Sportscar Championship Entrant: Luigi Chinetti
May 1954
2nd body
Coachbuilder: Ferrari/Carrozzeria Autodromo
Colour: Red
2nd May 1954
Event: I Gran Premio Nuvolari della Mille Miglia
Locality: Cremona-Mantova-Brescia (IT)
Race number: #556
Driver: Baron Emmanuel ''Toulo'' De Graffenried (CH)
Co-Driver: Giannino Parravicini (IT)
June 1954
3rd body
Coachbuilder: Ferrari/Carrozzeria Autodromo
Colour: Gold
June 1954
Generic fact: Other photos
From 28th July 1954
to September 1954
Owner: Tom Carstens (US)
Famous owner: responsible car of the MGM/Twenty Century Fox
From September 1954
to January 1955
Owner: Otis Victor, Sr. Edelbrock (US)
Famous owner: Otis Victor Edelbrock was an American automotive aftermarket performance parts engineer, racer and is considered one of the founders of the American hot rod movemen
From January 1955
to April 1955
Owner: Al Moss (US)
Famous owner: Founder of Moss Motors Company
From April 1955
to 1956
Owner: Pete Lovely (US)
Purchase price: $ 2.800
Famous owner: USA racing driver
Note: Lovely flew down from Tacoma and bought the car and then drove it 1,200 miles back home. Lovely slept in the car as he had spent all his money on the car. After getting the car home, he discovered that both head gaskets were damaged. Ernie McAfee sent him a rebuild kit one month later for $650. After rebuilding the engine, Lovely entered the car in a variety of races. The car was painted white and gold
April 1955
Event: SCCA Spokane Deer Park Airport
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Pete Lovely (US)
May 1955
Event: SCCA Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Pete Lovely (US)
Results / Prizes: 1st CL
24th May 1955
Event: The Racers
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Race number: #556
Driver: Kirk Douglas (-)
Co-Driver: John Fitch (US)
Co-Driver: Bella Darvi (-)
19th June 1955
Event: SCCA Regional Shelton
Locality: Unknown city (-)
Race number: #00
30th October 1955
Event: SCCA National Sacramento
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Race number: #128
Driver: Pete Lovely (US)
Results / Prizes: 10th OA / 3rd CL
From 1956
to 1958
Owner: Pat Piggott (US)
Purchase price: $ 4.500
Famous owner: USA racing driver
12th August 1956
Event: SCCA National Seattle Seafair
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Race number: #11
Driver: Pat Pigott (US)
Results / Prizes: 10th OA / 4th CL
From 1958
to 1962
Owner: Nick Wells Reynolds (US)
Famous owner: Nicholas Wells Reynolds was an American folk musician and recording artist. Reynolds was one of the founding members of The Kingston Trio, whose folk and folk-style material captured international attention during the late fifties and early sixties
From 1958
to 1970
Plate: UKK333
Country: US
1961
4th body
Coachbuilder: Ferrari/Carrozzeria Autodromo
Colour: Red
1st April 1961
Event: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Nick Reynolds (US)
Results / Prizes: 2nd CL
From 1962
to 1969
Owner: K. S. Jr. Green (US)
From 1969
to 1970
Owner: Edgar Roy (US)
Purchase price: $ 3.500
From 1970
to March 1976
Plate: 336385
Country: US
From 1970
to 14th March 1976
Owner: Henry Faulkner (US)
1976
Generic fact: Other photos
From March 1976
to April 1984
Plate: 130RIK
Country: US
From 15th March 1976
to 20th May 1977
Owner: Edwin Niles (US)
28th August 1976
Event: Monterey Historic Races Laguna Seca
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Race number: #18
Driver: Larry Krane (US)
29th August 1976
Event: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Edwin Niles (US)
From 21st May 1977
to April 1984
Owner: John H. J. Baumgartner (US)
Purchase price: $ 26.000
22nd August 1982
Event: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Jon Baumgartner (US)
From April 1984
to February 1993
Plate: GIOIE
Country: US
From April 1984
to 1991
Owner: Bill Morton (US)
Famous owner: Owner Modena Motors in Redwood City (california, USA)
From 24th August 1984
to 26th August 1984
Event: Monterey Historic Races Laguna Seca
Locality: Monterey (US)
Race number: #556
Driver: Bill Morton (US)
Results / Prizes: 8th CL
1987
Bibliography: Marzotto Paolo, La Ferrari Alla Mille Miglia , Unknown publisher, n.p. 1987
1987
Event: Wine Tasting Tour
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Bill Morton (US)
Note: Organized by Ferrari Owners Club USA
October 1990
Bibliography: Orsini Luigi, Mille Miglia Una Corsa Italiana , Abiemme, n.p. 1990
From 1991
to April 1992
Owner: MILLE MIGLIA INC. (-)
From April 1992
to February 1993
Owner: THE CHEQUERED FLAG (US)
Note: Bernie Chase owner of The Chequered Flag
From February 1993
to May 2008
Plate: LDU508
Country: US
From February 1993
to April 2000
Owner: Ed Davies (US)
20th February 1993
Event: Cavallino Classic Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Palm Beach (US)
Driver: Ed Davies (US)
11th June 1993
Event: Ferrari Club of America National Meet
Locality: Palm Beach (US)
Driver: Ed Davies (US)
21st January 2000
Event: Cavallino Classic - Ferrari Historic Challenge
Circuit: Moroso Motorsports Park 
Locality: Jupiter (US)
Driver: Jean Sage (FR)
22nd January 2000
Event: Cavallino Classic Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Palm Beach (US)
Driver: Ed Davies (US)
From June 2000
to December 2004
Owner: Patrick Hart (US)
2001
Bibliography: Marzotto Paolo, Red Arrows Ferraris Alla Mille Miglia , Giorgio Nada Editore S.r.l., n.p. 2001
2003
Generic fact: Other photos
2004
5th and current body
Coachbuilder: Ferrari/Carrozzeria Autodromo
Type: Sport and Barchetta
Colour: Red
13th August 2004
Event: The Quail- a Motorsports Gathering, Carmel Valley
Locality: Carmel Valley Village (US)
Driver: John Megrue (US)
From 14th August 2004
to 15th August 2004
Event: Monterey Historic Races, Laguna Seca
Locality: Salinas (US)
Driver: John Megrue (US)
From December 2004
to November 2017
Owner: John Megrue (US)
Note: Dealer Symbolic Motor Car Company
13th August 2005
Event: Cranbrook Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Bloomfield Hills (US)
Driver: John Megrue (US)
2008
No information available about this RC-75700 record
From May 2008
to November 2017
Plate: 6C92115
Country: US
From 15th May 2008
to 18th May 2008
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #297
Driver: John Jr. Megrue (US)
Co-Driver: John Megrue (US)
Results / Prizes: DNF
September 2008
Generic fact: Other photos
30th September 2008
Identification document: FIVA Identity Card no.: 30896 - Categorized: A3 - ASN that issued the certificate: FIVA Technical Commitee - Owner's name: Megrue John - Owner's country: United States - New York
From 2009
to 2011
Owner: John Megrue Jr. (US)
From 13th May 2009
to 17th May 2009
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #297
Driver: John Jr. Megrue (US)
Co-Driver: Liza Galbreath Megrue (US)
Results / Prizes: 272nd OA
2nd August 2009
Event: Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Rochester (US)
Driver: John Megrue Jr. (US)
From 6th May 2010
to 9th May 2010
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #318
Driver: John Jr. Megrue (US)
Co-Driver: Christopher Megrue (US)
Results / Prizes: 275th OA
11th September 2010
Event: Saratoga Fall Ferrari Festival
Locality: New York (US)
Driver: John Megrue Jr. (US)
Results / Prizes: Luigi Chinetti Award
From 2011
to currently
Owner: Private collection
From 12th May 2011
to 15th May 2011
19th June 2011
Event: Hartford Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Hartford (US)
Team: REDLINE RESTORATIONS (US)
Results / Prizes: Exceptional Merit Award
From 24th June 2011
to 27th June 2011
Event: Le Belle Macchine d'Italia
Locality: Pocono Township (US)
Team: REDLINE RESTORATIONS (US)
Results / Prizes: Best of Show
2015
Bibliography: Acerbi L., Mille Miglia Immagini Di Una Corsa - A Race In Pictures , Giorgio Nada Editore S.r.l., n.p. 2015
11th March 2017
Event: The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Team: REDLINE RESTORATIONS (US)
July 2017
Generic fact: Other photos
17th September 2017
Event: Bridgehampton Sports Car Race
Locality: Bridgehampton (US)
Team: REDLINE RESTORATIONS (US)
January 2018
18th February 2018
Event: RM Auctions - Paris
Locality: Parigi (FR)
Note: Lot 172 - Est. €3,700,000 - €4,500,000. Not Sold High Bid €3,450,000
From 8th September 2018
to 9th September 2018
Event: Stefano Ricci Heritage Trophy
Locality: Firenze (IT)
November 2018
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Mille Miglia's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume I , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2018
December 2018
Bibliography: Dolcini Carlo, Orizzonte Perduto Mille Miglia 1947-1956 , Ela, n.p. 2018
From 15th May 2019
to 18th May 2019
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #274
Category / Group: 3
Driver: Steffen Görig (CH)
Co-Driver: Marcus Görig (DE)
Results / Prizes: DNF
Note: Coeff 1.65
2023
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Giro Di Sicilia's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume I , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2023
Unknown
Plate: 595TVP
Country: Unknown nationality
Unknown
Plate: MKD66H
Country: Unknown nationality