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1953 Ferrari 340 MM Spyder

Chassis no. 0294AM
Engine no. 0294AM
Coachbuilder Carrozzeria Scaglietti
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1953
Manufacturing
From January 1953
to 5th June 1953
Owner: FERRARI S.P.A (IT)
Famous owner: Italian car manufacturer
1953
1st and current interior
Seats: Black
1953
1st and current engine no. 0294am
Manufacturer: FERRARI S.P.A (IT)
Note: Engine type: 340MM, 60° V-type
1953
1st body
Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
Type: Sport and Barchetta
Colour: Red
1953
1st and current chassis no. 0294am
April 1953
Plate: PROVA BO21091
Country: IT
From 25th April 1953
to 26th April 1953
Event: XX Mille Miglia - Coppa Franco Mazzotti
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #613
Category / Group: Sport
Class: Oltre 2.000 cm3
Driver: Luigi "Gigi" Villoresi (IT)
Co-Driver: Pasquale Cassani (IT)
Results / Prizes: DNF
Time: Start: 6.13W- Brescia-Roma: ritirati
From 6th June 1953
to 1955
Owner: Hans Ruesch (CH)
Purchase price: Lire 8.600.000
Famous owner: Hans Ruesch (17 May 1913 – 27 August 2007) was a Swiss racing driver, a novelist, and an internationally prominent activist against animal experiments and vivisection
Note: On June 3rd, 1953 a certificate of origin was issued by Ferrari for 0294 AM and just three days later, the Scuderia Ferrari Factory Team formally sold 0294 AM to its first private owner
From 6th June 1953
to 1955
Plate: MO-30111
Country: IT
1954
2nd and current body
Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Scaglietti
Type: Sport and Barchetta
Colour: Red
From 1955
to July 1966
Owner: CHINETTI MOTORS (US)
Famous owner: Chinetti Motors (founded by Luigi Chinetti) is the first Ferrari dealership in the United States
Note: Chinetti preserved 0294 AM in storage for over ten years before he finally agreed to sell to the well known race car collector, Dieter Holterbosch of New York City, in July of 1966
From July 1966
to 16th August 1997
Owner: Dieter Holterbosch (US)
Purchase price: $ 1.080.500
Famous owner: A self-made man, he built a business empire in the years following the war that included running a family vineyard, importing and building the Lowenbrau beer brand and the starting the largest beer distributor ship of major brands in New York State.
Note: The 340 remained part of the famous Holterbosch collection, and he raced and exhibited the car on many occasions over the next thirty years.
1987
Bibliography: Marzotto Paolo, La Ferrari Alla Mille Miglia , Unknown publisher, n.p. 1987
From 21st May 1987
to 24th May 1987
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #246
October 1990
Bibliography: Orsini Luigi, Mille Miglia Una Corsa Italiana , Abiemme, n.p. 1990
July 1994
Bibliography: De Boer John, The Italian Car Registry - John Fulton De Boer , Unknown publisher, n.p. 1994
1997
Event: Wine Country Classics
Locality: Sears Point (US)
Driver: Arturo Keller (US)
1st January 1997
Plate: 925401
Country: US
From 17th August 1997
to 9th April 1999
Owner: Arturo Keller (US)
17th August 1997
Event: Christie's Exceptional Motor Cars and Automotive Art
Locality: Del Monte Forest (US)
Note: Lot. 95.
From 10th April 1999
to May 1999
Owner: Brandon Wang (GB)
From May 1999
to currently
Owner: Private collection
From 5th November 1999
to 7th November 1999
Event: Tutte le Ferrari a Vallelunga
Circuit: Autodromo di Vallelunga 
Locality: Campagnano di Roma (IT)
Race number: #121
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: DNF
2000
Event: Unknown
From 27th May 2000
to 28th May 2000
Event: Grand Prix Historique de Monaco
Locality: Monaco-Ville (MC)
Driver: Brandon Wang (GB)
Results / Prizes: DNF
2001
Bibliography: Marzotto Paolo, Red Arrows Ferraris Alla Mille Miglia , Giorgio Nada Editore S.r.l., n.p. 2001
From 18th October 2001
to 21st October 2001
Event: Ferrari Racing Days
Circuit: Autodromo Nazionale di Monza
Locality: Monza (IT)
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
From 18th May 2002
to 19th May 2002
Event: Grand Prix Historique de Monaco
Locality: Monaco-Ville (MC)
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: DNS
From 21st June 2002
to 23rd June 2002
Event: Le mitiche sport a Bassano
Locality: Bassano (IT)
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
From 21st September 2002
to 22nd September 2002
Event: Le Mans Classic
Locality: Le Mans (FR)
Race number: #31
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
From 18th October 2002
to 20th October 2002
Event: Tutte le Ferrari a Misano
Locality: Misano Adriatico (IT)
Race number: #39
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 6th OA / 11th CL
Note: Race 1 and 2: Drum brake races - 10 laps.
25th May 2003
Event: Coppa Intereuropa Storiche
Locality: Monza (IT)
Race number: #31
Category / Group: B
Results / Prizes: 13th OA / 17th CL
Note: Race 1 and 2.
From 17th October 2003
to 19th October 2003
Event: Tutte le Ferrari a Mugello
Locality: Scarperia e San Piero (IT)
Race number: #31
Category / Group: B
Results / Prizes: 7th OA / 8th CL
Note: Race 1 and 2
From 23rd July 2004
to 25th July 2004
Event: Le Mans Classic
Locality: Le Mans (FR)
Race number: #50
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 8th OA
From 27th October 2004
to 31st October 2004
Event: Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge
Locality: Monza (IT)
Race number: #39
Category / Group: B
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 14th OA / 8th CL
Note: Race 1 and 2
From 20th October 2005
to 23rd October 2005
Event: Tutte le Ferrari a Mugello
Locality: Scarperia e San Piero (IT)
Race number: #38
Category / Group: B
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 8th OA / 8th CL
Note: Race 1 and 2
From 28th October 2005
to 29th October 2005
Event: Ferrari Maserati Historic Challenge - Finali Mondiali
Locality: Monza (IT)
Race number: #38
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 5th OA / 2nd CL
Note: Race 1 and 2
14th June 2006
Event: Le mitiche sport a Bassano
Locality: Bassano del Grappa (IT)
Race number: #82
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Co-Driver: Matteo Crippa (IT)
July 2006
Event: Le Mans Classic
Locality: Le Mans (FR)
Race number: #30
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Co-Driver: Marco Pelizziari (IT)
Results / Prizes: 60th OA
From 21st June 2007
to 24th June 2007
Event: 60° Ferrari Concorso di Eleganza
Locality: Fiorano Modenese (IT)
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
From 31st August 2007
to 2nd September 2007
Event: Goodwood Revival
Locality: West Sussex (GB)
Race number: #12
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
From 19th June 2009
to 21st June 2009
Event: Le mitiche sport a Bassano
Locality: Bassano (IT)
Race number: #74
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Co-Driver: Marco Pelizziari (IT)
Results / Prizes: DNF
23rd September 2009
Event: Goodwood Revival
Locality: Goodwood (GB)
Race number: #12
Category / Group: Freddie March Trophy
16th June 2011
Event: Le mitiche sport a Bassano
Locality: Bassano (IT)
Race number: #68
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
From 24th June 2011
to 26th June 2011
Event: Vernasca Silver Flag
Locality: Vernasca (IT)
Race number: #60
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
22nd June 2012
Event: Le mitiche sport a Bassano
Locality: Bassano (IT)
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 57th OA
26th May 2013
Event: Bergamo Historic Gran Prix Circuito delle Mura
Locality: Bergamo (IT)
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: Trofeo Autotorino
From 31st May 2013
to 2nd June 2013
Event: Sport & Collection - 500 Ferrari Contre Le Cancer
Locality: Le Vigeant (FR)
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
From 9th May 2014
to 11th May 2014
Event: Grand Prix Historique de Monaco
Locality: Montecarlo (MC)
Race number: #54
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 19th OA
From 6th June 2014
to 8th June 2014
Event: Sport & Collection - 500 Ferrari Contre Le Cancer
Locality: Le Vigeant (FR)
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
From June 2014
to June 2014
Event: Le mitiche sport a Bassano
Locality: Bassano (IT)
Race number: #52
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 64th OA
From 23rd October 2014
to 26th October 2014
Event: Auto e Moto d'Epoca
Locality: Padova (IT)
From 20th March 2015
to 22nd March 2015
Event: Milano AutoClassica
Locality: Milano (IT)
From 2nd May 2015
to 3rd May 2015
Event: Gran Premio di Bari
Locality: Bari (IT)
Race number: #6
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Co-Driver: Christian Carrozzo (IT)
From 9th May 2015
to 10th May 2015
Event: Circuito Automobilistico di Piacenza
Locality: Piacenza (IT)
Race number: #21
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
31st May 2015
Event: Bergamo Historic Gran Prix Circuito delle Mura
Locality: Bergamo (IT)
Race number: #60
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: Trofeo Emergency
From 18th June 2015
to 21st June 2015
Event: Le mitiche sport a Bassano
Locality: Bassano (IT)
Race number: #75
Class: Ferrari
Driver: Matteo Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 3rd CL
From 11th September 2015
to 13th September 2015
Event: Goodwood Revival
Locality: Goodwood (GB)
Race number: #33
Category / Group: Race 6: Lavant Cup.
Driver: Christian Carrozzo (IT)
Co-Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 15th CL
From 16th June 2016
to 19th June 2016
Event: Le mitiche sport a Bassano
Locality: Bassano (IT)
Race number: #45
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Co-Driver: Maria Cristina Penzo (IT)
Results / Prizes: DNF
From 9th September 2016
to 11th September 2016
Event: Goodwood Revival
Locality: Goodwood (GB)
Race number: #5
Category / Group: Race 8: Freddie March Memorial Trophy.
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Results / Prizes: 19
From 22nd June 2017
to 25th June 2017
Event: La Leggenda di Bassano - Trofeo Giannino Marzotto
Locality: Bassano del Grappa (IT)
Race number: #89
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Co-Driver: Maria Cristina Penzo (IT)
Results / Prizes: 65th OA
From 23rd September 2017
to 24th September 2017
Event: Modena Motor Gallery
Locality: Modena (IT)
Driver: Roberto Maurizio Augusto Crippa (IT)
Note: Displayed in the La Leggenza di Bassano stand
December 2018
Bibliography: Dolcini Carlo, Orizzonte Perduto Mille Miglia 1947-1956 , Ela, n.p. 2018
November 2020
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Mille Miglia's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume Ii , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2020
From February 2023
to 25th February 2023
Event: THE ICE The International Concours of Elegance
Locality: (CH)
June 2023
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Mille Miglia's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume Iii , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2023