Ferrari 125 Sport

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1947 Ferrari 125 Sport


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The Type 125 Sport or Tipo 125 S was Enzo Ferrari’s first car and the First Ferrari to win a race It followed earlier projects as Scuderia Ferrari — a of talent that brought Romeo to the top of Grand Prix and Auto Avio-Construzioni (AAC), immediate pre-war car. these helped shape the which itself was a testbed of and bad ideas until the final was reached for the 166 Spyder Corsa.

the wartime period, Ferrari’s blossomed into a 160 man workforce made components and reduction for the war effort. After the it was over, then had enough talented and personal resources to manufacture his own

Since enough time had since Ferrari signed his agreement with Alfa, the new car finally bear his own name. It was over two years from a sheet of paper and its design nothing from any other As a highlight, it would use a V12.

Being somewhat of a rarity at the the V12 was inspired by Packard’s unit and garner necessary attention customers.

The first car was largely by Gioachino Colombo and finished by Busso. It went on to provide a for all of Ferrari’s future road and success. Supported by a oval frame from Gilco and a by a small displacement V12 that was for Voiturette racing, the very Ferraris were only evolutions of the initial car which out of the factory and debuted on May 11th at the di Piacenza.

This car, 01C — Compeitizione or Corsa, referred to as the Piacenza roadster had an all-enveloping body and was driven by Cortese to 6th place. It was called the 125 and was named after the 125cc displacement of a single cylinder.

This was joined by a sister car which featured cycle bodywork and both were updated to compete in Italian events including the Rome GP, di Vercelli, Mille Miglia, di Parma, Firenze, and Circuito di at Livorno. The first victory was by France Cortese at the GP or Rome and the was recorded on the cover of Motor in of 1947.

In just Ferrari’s race he took on the 1947 Miglia with test-driver Cortese and Adelmo Marchetti in number 219. Although went on the dominate this in following years, the very few of the press paid attention to the Ferrari except Corrado who photographed the cars engineering up 1

Beyond the first two Ferraris subsequent similar cars made for the upcoming International 2 regulations. The most immediate was 002I, featuring a larger 159 1908cc engine and distinctly body with detachable Raymond Sommer won the Turin Prix in 002I which was first major victory.

The same car was later bored out to take full advantage of the two limit and became the final for Ferrari’s first run of production the semi-grand prix 166 Spider

The first batch of cars a chassis designed by Gilco and had points for hydraulic shock had their rear sway bar run the chassis and a hole for start Later chassis used a central cross member was used up until 1951, shocks and Vanwell Thinwall in place of the thick units.

The whereabouts of chassis 01C and 02C have been a entertaining point of It’s now largely agreed 01C was fitted with a larger 166 engine, an updated body and as 0010I. Similarly, 02C received the treatment.

Both cars have of the early Gilco chassis and up with 1946/47 drawings.

the fact that 0010I and have early design are key points in the debate. This is by the fact that Ferrari was much trying to make in these early periods, and afford to scrap a very and potent chassis.

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01C/010I Displayed at Pebble in 2006, is believed to be some of the original from 01C with a body by Ferrari’s own Classiche program in to resemble the Piacenza roadster debuted as Ferrari’s first car. As the story goes:

01C was and upgraded throughout the season in a that included a drive by in the 1948 Mille Miglia. suffering a small crash Ferdinando Righetti before restamped 0010I and sold to Folland as an upgraded Spider with its two liter engine. the car reached Folland in England it was without body and a new cycle body was constructed.

It was then restored in 1974 and its way to Symbolic Motorcars where Noon discovered that in fact had been restamped 01C by filling in the ‘C’ and adding a ‘I’. While convincing of this fact has been many Ferrari Historians although there is no proof on the original 01C chassis looked or what changes happened the car was restamped.

After comparing the with early Gilco Ferrari was convinced enough to a Piacenza roadster body for The official restoration made its at the 2006 Pebble Beach

02C — Debuting as a narrow body, 02C was eventually rebodied similar lines to the Piacenza body. The engine changed type 125 to 159 and it was later changed to 166 Spider Corsa specification. is speculation that it was restamped to

Sources Further Reading

1. Gioachino. Origins of Ferrari . Haynes Publishing Group,

2. Muller, Michael and Nathan 125 and 159 . 2006.

3. Marzotto, Red Arrows Ferraris at the Mille . Giorgio Nada Editore:

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