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1954 Arnolt Bristol Bolide

Chassis no. 404X3076
Engine no. BS1Mk2279
Coachbuilder Bertone
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1954
Manufacturing
1954
Record: Advertising
1954
Record: Advertising
1956
Record: Advertising
1957
Record: Advertising
From 1979
to 1980
Owner: Mike Kendrick (US)
Note: It was for many years thought to have fallen foul of the Chicago fire which claimed a number of the cars, until it surfaced in the late 1970s. By 1979, it was acquired by Mike Kendrick
From 1980
to 1995
Owner: Charles Alberto Borie (US)
Note: Mr Borie undertook a restoration of the Arnolt Bristol, which is documented by the club as having been completed by winter 1985. During the restoration the car was fitted with a correct Mk II engine, number 225, which according to the 1980s register of Arnolt-Bristols originated in chassis 3026, a car that been wrecked early in its life
1985
3rd and current engine no. 225bsmkii
Manufacturer: BRISTOL
Note: 100 BMW derived
From 1995
to 18th August 2005
Owner: Abba Kogan (US)
From 18th August 2005
to 2011
Owner: Christopher Gardener (US)
Purchase price: $ 49.350
Note: The car was bought et Christie's Exceptional Motor Cars at the Monterey, Jet Center.
18th August 2005
Event: Christie's Exceptional Motor Cars
Locality: Monterey (US)
Note: Lot 84 / Sale 195
2009
Generic fact: Other photos
2011
Plate: SUH739
Country: GB
2011
Generic fact: Other photos
2011
Owner: Massimiliano Bontempi (IT)
June 2011
Generic fact: Other photos
9th June 2011
Identification document: CSAI
11th June 2011
Event: Coppa Franco Mazzotti
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #36
Driver: Max Bontempi (IT)
Co-Driver: Manuela Braghini (IT)
Results / Prizes: 70th OA
29th September 2011
Identification document: FIVA Identity Card no.: 46117 - Categorized: A3 - ASN that issued the certificate: Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs - Owner's name: Ger Bas - Owner's country: United Kingdom
From 2011
to currently
Owner: Private collection
2012
Generic fact: Other photos
From 17th May 2012
to 20th May 2012
From 11th October 2012
to 14th October 2012
Event: Targa Florio Classic
Locality: Palermo (IT)
Race number: #145
Driver: Gerard Bas (BE)
Co-Driver: Janet Bas (BE)
Results / Prizes: 74th OA
From 16th May 2013
to 19th May 2013
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #221
Driver: Gerard Bas (BE)
Co-Driver: Lorenzo Bas (NL)
Results / Prizes: 249th OA
From 15th May 2014
to 18th May 2014
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #287
Driver: Gerard Bas (BE)
Co-Driver: Lorenzo Bas (NL)
Results / Prizes: 140th OA
From 14th May 2015
to 17th May 2015
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #310
Driver: Gerard Bas (BE)
Co-Driver: Lorenzo Bas (NL)
Results / Prizes: 98th OA
From 15th September 2016
to 18th September 2016
Event: Gran Premio Nuvolari
Locality: Mantova (IT)
Race number: #145
Driver: Gerard Bas (BE)
Co-Driver: Janet Bas (BE)
Results / Prizes: 246th OA
From 8th October 2016
to 9th October 2016
Event: Coppa Franco Mazzotti
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #41
Driver: Gerard Bas (BE)
Co-Driver: Janet Bas (BE)
Results / Prizes: 76th OA
Note: Penality 7.247
From 18th May 2017
to 21st May 2017
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #377
Driver: Gerard Bas (BE)
Co-Driver: Lieven Goeman
Results / Prizes: DNF
November 2018
Bibliography: Binelli Sandro, Mille Miglia's Chassis - The Ultimate Opus Volume I , Automotive Masterpieces Srl, Genova 2018
From 15th May 2019
to 18th May 2019
Event: Mille Miglia
Locality: Brescia (IT)
Race number: #334
Category / Group: 3
Driver: Wjinand Van Der Velden (NL)
Co-Driver: Lorenzo Bas (NL)
Results / Prizes: OA / 338th OA
Note: Coeff 1.45 - Penality CO 6225 - Penality 2911 - Point -290660 - Gap 365412
Unknown
1st engine no. bs1mk2225
Manufacturer: BRISTOL
Unknown
1st and current interior
Seats: Black
Unknown
1st and current chassis no. 404x3076
Unknown
1st and current body
Coachbuilder: Bertone
Type: Roadster / Spider
Colour: White
Unknown
2nd engine no. bs1mk2279
Manufacturer: BRISTOL