Chassis number 3072 was constructed in 1957 as a factory racer. In the 1957 Mille Miglia it was driven by Scarlatti to an impressive fourth-place finish. Kerry Manolis owned the car for a number of years and used it in competition such as the 1986 Mille Miglia. It is now owned by Wolf Zweifler of Germany.
This 1957 Maserati 300S with engine number 3055 is powered by a six-cylinder engine capable of producing 280 horsepower. It has a four-speed manual gearbox and Dunlop tires. It was the factory team car in 1957. It finished fourth overall in the 1957 Mille Miglia while being driven by Scarletti. It finished 15th overall in the 1000km of Nurburgring, driven by Scarletti, Bennier, and Hermann. It failed to finish at LeMans and the Venezuela Grand Prix.
The car was sold in 1958 and sent to Brazil. It was found there in 1972 and returned to the United Kingdom. Since that time, it has been vintage raced in both the UK and the United States. By Daniel Vaughan | Jun 2007