1950 Ferrari 166MM
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Ferrari 166MM Touring Barchetta lusso with chassis number 0058 was constructed in June of 1950. Eugenio Castellotti raced it extensively from 1950 through 1953 before it was sold to Charles Rezzaghi. Eugenio entered the car in the 1951 and 1953 Mille Miglia. It was raced in Grand Prix events and provided many podium finishes. It crossed the finish line in First place on three occasions under Castellotti's care.
Rezzaghi continued the cars racing career, mostly in the United States. The car was sold in 1966 and again in 1977. It was shown at the Pebble Beach Concours by its owner, Ed Gilbertson, where it was the Hans Thanner Trophy. Since that time it has been shown at the 166MM Barchetta Reunion in Monterey, Pebble Beach Concours, and the Colorado Grand. It was sold in 1998 to Lorenzo Zambrano who brought the car to the 2007 Cavallino Classic where it was awarded 'Outstanding 166.'
It is one of the few 166MM Barchetta that does not have a hood scoop.
By Daniel Vaughan | Oct 2009
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|Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance||Ferrari 166MM Touring Barchetta|
|Cavallino Classic Concorso d'Eleganza||Upper Concours||Outstanding Award : Outstanding 166|
Class Awards : Class 16 – 166MM Touring Barchetta - Platinum