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1955 Fiat 8V ZAGATO

Chassis no. 106.000062
Engine no. 104000113
Coachbuilder Zagato
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19th September 1953
1st and current engine no. 104000113
Manufacturer: FIAT S.P.A. (IT)
Note: V-Type 70 degree. Aluminum heads
19th September 1953
1st and current chassis no. 106.000062
1954
1st and current interior
Material: Leather
Seats: Red
28th December 1954
1st body
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Colour: Red
1955
Manufacturing
From 1st January 1955
to 23rd October 1956
Plate: MI-261062
Country: IT
From 7th January 1955
to 5th October 1956
Owner: Lumir Leo Vesely (IT)
Purchase price: Lire 2.505.000
Famous owner: Italian racing driver and founder of "Yomo", Milano in 1947, after creating the first homogeneous coagulated yogurt in Italy, with a creamier and velvety consistency. He was responsible, we can say, of the spread of yogurt in Italian habits. In the following years, Yomo introduced innovations that changed and modernized the consumption of yogurt, such as low-fat yogurt
Note: Vesely payed Fiat LIT. 1.805.000 for the chassis and the mechanics. Then payed Zagato LIT. 700.000 for the bodywork
March 1955
Press review: Unknown author, "Tra I Mari E I Monti", L'Automobile , 03-1955
From 12th March 1955
to 13th March 1955
Event: Coppa del Mare e dei Monti
Locality: Alassio (IT)
Driver: Lumir Leo Vesely (IT)
Results / Prizes: 6th CL
27th March 1955
Event: Corsa in salita sulle Torricelle
Locality: Verona (IT)
Race number: #132
Team: SCUDERIA DELLA GUASTALLA (IT)
Driver: Lumir Leo Vesely (IT)
Results / Prizes: 3rd CL
April 1955
Press review: Rolandi Saro, "Nuovo Record Di Luglio Nella Corsa Sulle Torricelle", L'Automobile , 04-1955
From 30th April 1955
to 1st May 1955
Event: XXII Mille Miglia - Coppa Franco Mazzotti
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #406
Category / Group: Gran Turismo
Class: Oltre 1.300 cm3
Team: SCUDERIA DELLA GUASTALLA (IT)
Driver: Lumir Leo Vesely (IT)
Results / Prizes: 39th OA / 12th CL
Time: Start: 4.06'00"- Brescia-Roma: 6.49'55"- Brescia-Roma-Brescia: 13.24'03"
1st May 1955
Event: II Gran Premio Nuvolari della Mille Miglia
Locality: Cremona-Mantova-Brescia (IT)
Race number: #406
Team: SCUDERIA DELLA GUASTALLA (IT)
Driver: Lumir Leo Vesely (IT)
Results / Prizes: 20th OA
17th July 1955
Event: L'Aosta - Gran San Bernardo
Locality: Aosta (IT)
Driver: Lumir Leo Vesely (IT)
Results / Prizes: 6th CL
September 1955
Press review: Unknown author, "Poteva Essere Meno Facile La Vittoria Della Mercedes", L'Automobile , no. 89, 09-1955
11th September 1955
Event: VII Coppa Intereuropa
Locality: Monza (IT)
Race number: #102
Team: SCUDERIA SANT'AMBROEUS (IT)
Driver: Lumir Leo Vesely (IT)
Results / Prizes: 13th OA
1956
2nd body
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Colour: Black
From 28th April 1956
to 29th April 1956
Event: Mille Miglia - Coppa Franco Mazzotti
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #331
Category / Group: Serie speciale da Turismo e Gran Turismo
Class: Oltre 1.600 cm3 sino a 2.000 cm3
Driver: Lumir Leo Vesely (IT)
Results / Prizes: 51st OA / 13th CL
Time: Start: 3.30'00"- Brescia-Roma: 7.10'31"- Brescia-Roma-Brescia: 14.28'15"
29th April 1956
Event: III Gran Premio Nuvolari della Mille Miglia
Locality: Cremona-Mantova-Brescia (IT)
Race number: #331
Driver: Lumir Leo Vesely (IT)
Results / Prizes: 44th OA
From 6th October 1956
to June 1957
Owner: Natale Prinetto (IT)
Note: Painted the car black with white striping
From 23rd October 1956
to June 1957
Plate: TO-218443
Country: IT
1st May 1957
Event: Trofeo Vigorelli Coppa Costantini
Locality: Monza, Italia (IT)
Race number: #204
From June 1957
to May 1958
Plate: MI-34175
Country: IT
From June 1957
to April 1958
Owner: Alfredo Pallavidini (IT)
Famous owner: Owner of S.I.R.C.A. (Societa Italiana Rappresentanze Commercio Automobili)
From April 1958
to May 1958
Owner: Michele Vernola (IT)
Note: Alfa Romeo dealer.
From May 1958
to 1963
Plate: PKP170
Country: US
From May 1958
to 2001
Owner: Robert Turner (US)
Purchase price: $ 2.800,00
30th May 1958
Event: Citracado Days in Escondido
Locality: Escondido (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
June 1958
Event: Convair-Astro Sports Car Club - Slalom
Locality: Convair (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 2nd CL
27th July 1958
Event: La Jolla Sports Car Club - Gymkhana
Locality: San Diego (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 1st CL
August 1958
Event: San Diego Sports Car Club
Locality: San Diego (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
September 1958
Event: Spinning Wheels Rallye
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Carol Turner (US)
1st September 1958
Event: Ramona Fair Gymkhana
Locality: Ramona (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
1st September 1958
Event: La Jolla Sports Car Club - Autocross
Locality: San Diego (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 3rd OA / 1st CL
September 1958
Event: Torrey Pines Hare & Hounds
Locality: San Diego (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
26th October 1958
Event: Riverside Field Day
Locality: Riverside (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
7th December 1958
Event: Del Mar Slalom
Locality: Del Mar (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 3rd CL
1959
Event: El Leibre One
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 4th OA
1959
Event: 1/4 mile Speed Record
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 1st CL
1959
Event: Bonsall Bergprufung
Locality: Bonsall (US)
Driver: Carol Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 2nd CL / 3rd Ladies Trophy
1959
Event: Convair-Astro Sports Car Club - Field Day
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 1st OA
1959
Event: Convair-Astro Sports Car Club - Atlas Rally
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
1959
Event: South Bay Sports Car Club - Gymkhana
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
1959
Event: La Jolla Sports Car Club - Autocross
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
15th February 1959
Event: Don Diego Rally
Locality: San Diego (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
1st March 1959
Event: Convair-Astro Sports Car Club - Time Trials
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Carol Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 3rd CL / 1st in Women Class
24th May 1959
Event: Citracado Days in Escondido
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
9th August 1959
Event: Rallye of the Stars
Locality: Unknown city (US)
Driver: Robert Turner (US)
Co-Driver: Carol Turner (US)
Results / Prizes: 1st CL
From 1963
to 2001
Plate: BEF016
Country: US
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
2001
3rd and current body
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Type: Fastback coupe
Colour: Red
2001
Plate: 1AZA971
Country: BE
From 2001
to 2011
Owner: Arthur Leerdham (BE)
Note: Restored the car in the original total red livery
February 2005
Bibliography: Adriaensens Tony, Ottovu Fiat 106 Sport no. 214, Corsa Research Photo Archive - Corsa Research Bvba, n.p. 2005
February 2008
Press review: Heseltine Richard, "Voulez-vu?", Octane , no. 56, 02-2008, pp. 76
2010
Generic fact: Other photos
From 2011
to currently
Owner: Private collection
2011
Generic fact: Other photos
1st August 2011
Identification document: FIVA Identity Card no.: 46227 - Categorized: A3 - ASN that issued the certificate: FBVA/BFOV - Henning Peeter - Owner's name: Private Collection
From 2nd September 2011
to 5th September 2011
Event: uniques special ones international concours
Locality: Firenze (IT)
Race number: #53
Category / Group: E
From 17th May 2012
to 20th May 2012
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #236
Driver: Marc Behaegel (BE)
Co-Driver: Stefaan Vandecasteele (BE)
Results / Prizes: DNF
From 11th July 2013
to 14th July 2013
Event: Goodwood Festival of Speed - Cartier "Style et Luxe"
Locality: West Sussex (GB)
From 26th March 2014
to 30th March 2014
Event: Techno Classica Essen
Locality: Essen (DE)
From 15th May 2014
to 18th May 2014
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #341
Driver: Marc Behaegel (BE)
Co-Driver: Stefaan Vandecasteele (BE)
Results / Prizes: 263rd OA
From 14th May 2015
to 17th May 2015
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #367
Driver: Marc Behaegel (BE)
Co-Driver: Rosenblum Lorraine (US)
Results / Prizes: 308th OA
From 6th October 2016
to 9th October 2016
Event: Zoute Gran Prix
Locality: Knokke-Heist (BE)
2017
Generic fact: Other photos
From 5th May 2017
to 7th January 2018
From 18th May 2017
to 21st May 2017
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #393
Driver: Marc Behaegel (BE)
Co-Driver: Lorraine Rosenblum (US)
Results / Prizes: 363rd OA
From 16th May 2018
to 19th May 2018
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #404
Category / Group: 3
Driver: Marc Behaegel (BE)
Co-Driver: Lorraine Rosenblum (US)
Results / Prizes: OA / 153rd OA
Note: Coeff 1.55 - Penality CO 0 - Penality 7193 - Point 29951 - Gap 44157
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