1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Competizione: “The Alfa Romeo Corsa”

While Pebble Beach 2013 still is far away this is an interesting subject to keep an eye on.

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This August in Pebble Beach Gooding & Co. will offer the 1948 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Corsa Competizione.  Only three of these cars were built, all designed and hand made by the Alfa Romeo racing department.  The cars all had storied Mille Miglia histories racing between 1948 and 1951–the first car built, S/N 920001, crashed and was later rebuilt with a new body; the second car, S/N 920002, came in third in the 1949 race with driver Franco Rol behind the wheel; the third car, S/N 920003, crashed during the 1950 race and was a total loss.

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This car was the second car built (#002) and is the only one remaining with its original body work.  It was discovered in 1983 in a bad state having been left to rot in a graveyard of cars outside of Paris.  The car was restored in 1984.

S/N 920002 is important not…

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