Shortly after the completion of the December 1953 Guadeloupe City Race, chassis No. 0320AM was sold by Cornacchia to Luigi Chinetti. Chinetti then resold the car to Mr. William (Bill) DeCreeft. DeCreeft never raced the car and maintained possession for over twenty years until agreeing to sell the car sometime in 1971 to Mr. Gene Curtis. The car was later purchased in 1974 with Stephen Griswold. Griswold sold the car two years later in 1976 to Mr. Robert Sutherland of Englewood, Colorado. Sutherland found the car to be in excellent original shape and merely serviced the car before using it in a variety of different events including the Monterey Historic Races in 1976 and the Ferrari National Meet in Watkins Glen in 1977.
* Officially entered by Franco Cornacchias Scuderia Guastalla of Milan Italy on behalf of the Scuderia Ferrari.
This car was originally assigned to Sig. Ricci and Salviati. However, after Maglioli damaged his car (chassis 0358AM) he took over 0320AM and established three record runs in the final three stages. Maglioli pushed this car at speeds well over 175mph! Despite this and even though he won the final three legs, his combined runs only earned him a sixth overall.
In August of 1984, Sutherland raced the car again in the Monterey Historic Races. Three years later, in 1987, Sutherland raced the car in the Chicago Historic Races at Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. In 1989, Sutherland and Mike Dopudja raced the car in the Mille Miglia.
In March of 1993, the car was sold by Sutherland to Jerome Sullivan of Vero Beach, Florida. Sullivan had the car restored from the ground up by Wayne Obry. Upon completion of the restoration, Sullivan used the vehicle in a variety of different events, including a win at the Cavallino Classics in 1996. Sullivan also raced the car in the Mille Miglia and has continued to use the car frequently, including another appearance in 1998 at the Cavallino Classics where he ran the car for two days at Moroso Speedway.
Chassis 0320AM and 0322AM are the sole surviving Scuderia Ferrari Factory Team 375MM Pinin Farina Berlinettas completed. They are without equal and clearly Ferraris most beautiful and potent mid-1950s endurance racers.
The last we heard the card was for sale by Symbolic Motors in La Jolla, California for about $3.5 Million. Bill sold it in 1972 for under $4000 to help pay for the Travel Air purchased in 1969.
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