Ferrari 1953

212 Inter - end of prod. (1950-53 - 78 ex.)
342 America - end of prod. (1952-53 - 6 ex.)
250 Europa - Paris
250 Export - Paris
375 America - Paris
166 MM/53 - discontiniued (1948-53 - 47 ex.)
250 MM - end of prod. (1952-53 - 31 ex.)
340 MM - end of prod. (1952-53 - 10 ex.)
375 MM - new model
625 TF - Monza (June) (1953-53 - 3 ex.)
735 S - Monza (June) (1953-53 - 3 ex.)
500 Mondial - December

Italy

 

212 Inter

212 Inter (V12 cyl, 2563 cm³, 170 cv; wb: 2600 mm) - disconinued
  Coupé by Vignale (#0267EU, 0271EU, 0285EU, 0287EU, 0289EU)
  Spyder by Vignale (#0273EU)
  Coupé by Pinin Farina (#0269EU, 0275EU, 0279EU, 0281EU, 0283EU, 0291EU)


212 Inter by Vignale (#0267EU) at Turin Motor Show.


212 Inter Pinin Farina

'52 212 Inter Cabriolet (#0235EU) and Coupé (#0249EU) by Pinin Farina were displayed at Brussels Motor Show.

'52 212 Inter Coupé Pinin Farina (#0263EU) displayed at Turin and Geneva shows.


212 Inter Coupé Vignale (#0285EU) as displayed at New York Auto Show.


212 Inter by Vignale (#0267EU) at Turin Motor Show.


212 Inter by Vignale (#0271EU) entering Geneva Motor Show.


212 Inter Coupé Vignale (#0285EU) as displayed at New York Auto Show.

 

342 America

342 America (V12 cyl, 4102 cm³, 200 cv; wb: 2650 mm) - end of prod.
  Cabriolet by Pinin Farina (#0248AL)


342 America Cabriolet by Pinin Farina

 

250 Europa

250 Europa (V12 cyl, 2953 cm³, 200 cv; 2800 mm) - new model
  Coupé by Vignale (#0295EU, 0313EU)
  Coupé by Pinin Farina (#0297EU, 0299EU, 0303EU, 0305EU, 0309EU, 0321EU, 0323EU, 0325EU)
  Cabriolet by Pinin Farina (#0311EU)


250 Europa Vignale (#0295EU) at Paris Motor Show.


250 Europa Pinin Farina (#0305EU)


250 Europa Cabriolet Pininfarina (#0311EU)

 

375 America

375 America (V12 cyl, 4522 cm³, 300 cv; 2800 mm) - new model
  Coupé by Pinin Farina (#0293AL, 0307AL, 0317AL, 0319AL)
  Coupé by Vignale (#0301AL)


375 America Coupé Pinin Farina (#0293AL)


375 America Coupé Pinin Farina (#0293AL)


375 America (#0293AL) at Paris Motor Show.

 

166 MM/53

166 MM/53 (V12 cyl, 1995 cm³, 164 cv; wb: 2200 mm) - end of prod.
  Coupé by Vignale (#0300M, 0308M)
  Spyder by Vignale (#0262M, 0266M, 0278M, 0290M, 0314M, 0328M, 0242M)
  Spyder by Ferrari (#0264M, 0272M)
  Berlinetta by Pinin Farina (#0364)

 

250 MM

250 MM (V12 cyl, 2953 cm³, 240 cv, 2400 mm) - end of prod.
  Berlinetta by Pinin Farina (#0250MM, 0252MM, 0254MM, 0256MM, 0258MM, 0270MM, 0276MM, 0292MM, 0298MM, 0310MM, 0312MM, 0316MM, 0338MM, 0340MM, 0344MM, 0352MM, 0354MM, 0356MM)
  Spyder by Vignale (#0260MM, 0274MM, 0282MM, 0288MM, 0296MM, 0326MM, 0330MM, 0332MM, 0336MM, 0348MM, 0390MM)
  Berlinetta by Vignale (#0334MM)
The last Berlinetta Pinin Farina #0356 completed in February '54.


250 MM Vignale (#0348MM)


250 MM Vignale


250 MM Pinin Farina

 

340 MM

340 MM (V12 cyl, 4102 cm³, 300 cv, 2500 mm) - end of prod.
  Spyder by Touring (#0268AM, 0294AM)
  Spyder by Vignale (#0280AM, 0284AM, 0324AM, 0350AM)
  Berlinetta by Pinin Farina (#0318AM, 0320AM, 0322AM) all three converted to 375 MM.


340 MM Spyder Touring (#0294MM) at Mille Miglia. (another picture in sport section)


340 MM Spyder Vignale (#0280AM) at Mille Miglia

 

375 MM

375 MM (V12 cyl, 4494/4522 cm³, 340 cv; wb: 2600 mm) - new model
  Spyder by Vignale (#0286AM)
  Berlinetta by Pinin Farina (#0318AM, 0320AM, 0322AM) - converted 340MM
  Berlinetta by Pinin Farina (#0358AM, 0368AM, 0378AM)
  Spyder by Pinin Farina (#0360AM, 0362AM, 0364AM, 0366AM, 0370AM, 0372AM, 0374AM, 0376AM)

 

625 TF

625 TF (R4 cyl, 2498 cm³, 220 cv; wb: 2250 mm) - this year only
  Berlinetta by Vignale (#0302TF)
  Spyder by Vignale (#0304TF, 0306TF)


625 TF Berlinetta Vignale (#0302TF)


625 TF Spider Vignale (#0306TF)


625 TF Berlinetta Vignale (#0302TF)


625 TF Spyder Vignale (#0304TF)

 

735 S

735 S (R4 cyl, 2942 cm³, 225 cv; wb: 2250 mm) - new model
  Autodromo Spyder (#0428M) - in July rebodied by Scaglietti
  

 

500 Mondial

500 Mondial (R4 cyl, 1984 cm³, 170cv; wb: 2250 mm) - new model
  


500 Mondial Spyder

 

Victories:
1st Mille Miglia 547 340MM Marzotto/Crosara
1st 24h Spa 8 375MM Farina/Hawthorn
1st 1000km Nürburgring 1 375MM Ascari/Farina
1st World Sportscar Championship
       
1st GP Pescara     Maglioli
2nd Coppa della Toscana   340MM  Sterzi
1st Giro di Sicilia 444 340MM  Villoresi/Cassani
3rd Giro di Sicilia   250MM  Cornacchia
1st Coppa d'Oro Delle Dolomiti 89 250MM  Marzotto
3rd Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti 90 625TF  Maglioli
1st Coppa d'Oro di Sicilia 32 250MM  de Oliveira
2nd 12h Pescara 26 250MM  de Oliveira
3rd 12h Pescara 42 166MM/53  Lualdi/ Pinzero
1st GP dell' Autodromo, Monza 12 250 MM  Villoresi
3rd GP dell' Autodromo, Monza 64 250MM  Pinto
1st Coppa InterEuropa, Monza 52 212 Inter  Cornacchia
       
3rd Rallye International des Alpes 404 166MM/53
#0300M
 Herzet/Bianchi
 1st Liege-Rome-Liege 68 166MM/53
#0300M
Herzet/Bianchi

World Sportscar Championship entries:

dns
Sebring 12 Hours 08.03.1953 Entrant: Results:  
#   chassis     gen. class  
5 340 America #0204A Kimberly/Lewis Kimberlydns S 5.0 -
5 225 S 0220ET Kimberly/Lewis Kimberly   S 3.0 -  
8 225 S 0218ET Hill/Spear Spear   S 3.0 -  
45 225 S 0168ED Yung/Yung Yung 8th S 3.0 2nd  
49 166 MM 0054M Lunken/Hassan Lunken 6th S 2.0 1st  
65 340 America 0120A Cole/Lloyd Lloyd dns S 5.0 -  
 
Mille Miglia 26.4.1953 Entrant: Results:  
#         gen. class  
446 166 MM/53 0278M Sterzi/Rossi   15th S2.0 5th  
447 166 MM/53 0290M Piotti/Franzoni   24th S2.0 10th  
455 166 MM 0058M Arosio/Di Guiseppe   dnf S2.0 -  
459 166 MM/53 0266M Pineschi/Landini   dnf   -  
513 250 MM 0292MM Stazzi   dnf   -  
514 166 MM/53 0272M Cacciari/Mason   56th S2.0 22nd  
515 166 MM 0048M Musitelli/Musitelli   dnf S2.0 -  
520 166 MM 0046M Bosisio/Ercole   dnf S2.0 -  
527 166 MM/53 0264M Leonardi/Vallone   dnf S2.0 -  
543 250 MM 0254MM Marzotto/Marini     S+2.0 -  
544 250 MM 0230MM Rosselini/Tonti Rosselini   S+2.0 -  
547 340 MM 0280AM Marzotto/Crosara   1st S+2.0 1st  
556 225 S 0194ET deTornaco/Swaters Francorchamps dnf S+2.0 -  
605 250 MM 0270MM Piazza/Piazza   acc. S+2.0 -  
608 340 MM 0284AM Cole/Vandelli   4th S+2.0 4th  
609 250 MM 0256MM Bracco/Rolfo Ferrari Spa   S+2.0 -  
613 340 MM 0294AM Villoresi/Cassani Ferrari Spa   S+2.0 -  
615 340 MM 0268AM Farina/Parenti Ferrari Spa acc. S+2.0 -  
617 212 Export 0112E Gerini/Donazzolo   dnf S+2.0 -  
621 225 S   Bertolucci/Bertolucci   dnf S+2.0 -  
625 250 MM 0288MM Hawthorn/Cappi Ferrari Spa   S+2.0 -  
627 250 MM 0258MM Sterzi/Rovelli   dnf S+2.0 -  
628 250 MM 0252MM Orlandi/Fontana   dnf   -  
633 250 MM 0282MM Cabianca/Roghi   9th S+2.0 8th  
636 250 MM 0274MM Scotti/Contini P.Scotti dnf S+2.0 -  
637 340 Mexico 0224AT Castelotti/Regosa     S+2.0 -  
 
  24h Le Mans 13.06.1953 Entrant: Results: perf.
index
#         gen. class
12 375 MM 0318AM Ascari/Villoresi Ferrari     - -
14 340 MM 0320AM Hawthorn/Farina Ferrari dsq   - -
15 340 MM 0322AM Marzotto/Marzotto Ferrari 5th S5.0 4th 9th
16 340 MM 0284AM Cole/Chinetti Chinetti dnf   - -
 
24h Spa 25-26.07.1953 Entrant: Results:  
#         gen. group  
8 375 MM 0322AM Hawthorn/Farina Ferrari 1st S 1st  
6 375 MM 0320AM Ascari/Villoresi Ferrari   S -  
9 375 MM   Maglioli / Carini Ferrari   S -  
22 212 Export   de Tornaco / Wagner Francorchamps   S -  
 
1000km Nürgurgring 30.08.1953   Results:  
#         gen. class  
1 375 MM 0286AM Ascari/Farina Ferrari 1st S+2.0 1st  
2 375 MM 0322AM Hawthorn/Villoresi/Ascari Ferrari dns S -  
3 375 MM   Maglioli/P.Marzotto/Carini Ferrari dns S -  
4 375 MM   Bracco/ Bonomi Ferrari dns S -  
50 212 Inter 0235EU Vignolo/ Gatsonides R.Rosselini 9th PS+2.0 3rd  
68 166 MM/53 0346M Zeller/ Zeller Kurt Zeller   PS -  
- 340 MM 0294AM Ruesch Ruesch dns S -  
 
Carrera Panamericana 19-23.11.1953          
#                
4 340 Mexico 0222AT Hill / Ginther Guiberson acc. S+1.6 -  
5 250 MM   Ruiz/Echeverria Ruiz-Echeverria 11th S+1.6 7th  
12 375 MM 0358AM Maglioli/Cassini Guastalla acc. S+1.6 -  
15 375 MM 0318AM Stagnoli/Scotuzzi Guastalla acc. S+1.6 -  
23 375 MM 0320AM Ricci/Salviati/Maglioli Guastalla 6th S+1.6 6th  
26 375 MM 0322AM Mancini/di Laprigio Guastalla 4th S+1.6 4th  
45 340 MM 0286AM Chinetti/de Portago Guastalla nc S+1.6 -  


'52 212 Inter (0265EU) Vegler/Giraud Rallye International des Alpes


MILLE MIGLIA winner Giannino Marzotto, a member of the famous Italian family of textile manufacturers, and passenger Crosaro, checking in at the Rome control when in close pursuit of Fangios Alfa Romeo. The car is a 4.5-litre Ferrari. The plastic windscreen, now becoming popular on sports cars, will be noted.
The Motor Year Book 1954


Bracco and Rolfo at Mille Miglia in 250 MM Berlinetta Pinin Farina (#0256MM)


212 Inter Vignale Coupé #0237EU (#52 Cornacchia) the winner of Coppa InterEuropa at Monza.


'52 225 S Spyder Vignale (#0220ET) at Sebring


735 S Ascari GP Monza


225 S (Antonio Stagnoli) 9th at Targa Florio.

  Giro di Sicilia (12.04.53)
250 MM #0250MM (Rol/Macchieraldo)
166 MM/53 #0278M (Sterzi/Pinzero #401)
250 MM #0288MM (Massetti/Cappi #428)
250 MM #0252MM (Rol/Macchieraldo #429)
250 S #0156ET (Bronzoni/Cornacchia #436)
340 MM #0280AM (Villoresi/Cassani #444)
250 MM #0254MM (Marzotto/Bracco #447)
250 MM #0276MM (Cornacchia)
250 MM #0282MM (Cabianca)
166 MM #0048 (Musitelli/Musitelli)
166 MM/53 (Scotti)


  Targa Florio entries: (14.05.1953) Entrant: Results:
#22 225 S #0176ED Stagnoli   9th -
#28 Abarth 166 MM #0048M Musitelli Guastalla 21st -
#36 212 Export #0158ED Bordonaro   16th -
#44 166 MM/53 #0290M Piotti Marzotto   -
#50 225 S #0156ET Bonomi   8th -
#52 225 S #0166ED Castellotti Ferrari   -
#70 250 MM #0282MM Cabianca Ferrari 6th -
#82 250 MM #0274MM Scotti/Contini     -
#92 250 MM #0296MM Palmieri     -

  Coppa della Toscana (30.05.53)
166 MM #0046M (#917 Bosisio)
166 MM/53 #0262M (#922 Musitelli)
340 MM #0286AM (Sterzi)


  GP dell' Autodromo Monza (29.06.53)
250 MM (#10 Farina)
250 MM #0258MM (#12 Villoresi) - 1st
735 S #0428M (#14 Ascari)
625 TF #0304TF (#16 Hawthorn)
250 MM #0276MM (#22 Piotti)
212 #0237EU (#24 Cornacchia)
250 S #0156ET(#26 Bonomi)
250 MM #0256MM (#28 Castellotti)
166 MM #0042M (#30 Wartenweiler)
250 MM #0270MM (#32 Piazza)
225 S #0176ED (#34 Stagnoli)
212 (#36 Macchieraldo)
166 MM #0018M (#44 Simon)
250 MM #0296MM (#50 Palmieri)
250 MM #0274MM (#52 Scotti)


  Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti (12.07.53)
250 MM #0288MM (Bracco #85)
250 MM #0282MM (Marzotto/Marini #89)
625 TF #0304TF (Maglioli #90)


  12h Pescara (15.08.53)
340/375 MM #0320AM (Hawthorn/Maglioli #28)
250MM #0274MM (Scotti)
250 MM #0276MM (Piotti/Biondetti #14)
250 MM #0332MM (de Oliveira #26)
166 MM/53 \0314M (Lualdi/Pinzero #42)
166 MM/53 #0278M (Sterzi/Cortese)


  GP Supercortemaggiore at Merano (Monza) (06.09.53)
250 MM #0332MM (#6 de Oliveira)
225 S #0176ED (#16 Mieres)
166 MM/53 #0264M (#22 Cortese)
225 S (#24 Pinzero)
250 MM #0270MM (#26 Piazza)
166 MM/53 #0262M (#30 Musitelli)
166 MM/53 #0314M (#32 Lualdi)
166 MM/53 #0272M (#50 Cacciari)
250 MM #0330MM (#64 Nogueira)
250 MM #0326MM (#66 Fronteira)
212 (#70 Cornacchia)
340 MM #0294AM (#72 Ruesch)


  Coppa InterEuropa, Monza (13.09.53)
212 Inter #0237EU (#52 Cornacchia)
212 Inter #0111ES (#53 Piotti)
166 MM #0048M (#24 Musitelli)


  Tour de France (05.09.53)
340 MM (#0280AM) (Checcacci/Gentili #10)
250 MM #0282MM (Marchand/Fayen #14)
166 MM/53 #0300M (Herzet/ Bianchi #22)
166 MM/53 #0328M (Causse/Dumay #26)
250 S #0156ET (Bonomi)


  Spa-Francorchamps
340 MM #0286AM (Mike Hawthorn #63)


  12h Reims
340/375 MM (#0322AM) (Maglioli/Carini #18)


166 MM Berlinetta Pinin Farina (#0346M) at Nürburgring.


340 MM Spyder by Touring (#0268AM) at Mille Miglia (Farina/Parenti #615)


A team of 340 MM Berlinettas at Le Mans.


625 TF Spider Vignale (Gigi_M)


375 MM (#0322AM) at Carrera Panamericana (Mancini/di Laprigio).


340 MM Spyder Touring (#0294AM) at Mille Miglia (Viloresi/Cassini).


340 MM Spyder Vignale (#0280AM) at Mille Miglia (Marzotto/Crosara).


340 MM Berlinetta Pinin Farina (#0320MM) at Le Mans.


375 MM (Farina_Buenos)


Mike Hawthorn won the International Trophy at Silverstone in this 340 MM Spyder by Touring (#0294AM).

 

500 F2 (R4 cyl, 1985 cm³, 185 cv; wb: 2159 mm)
553 F2 (R4 cyl, 1997 cm³, 180 cv) - September

Formula 1 Victories:

1st Argentine GP #10 500 Ascari
2nd Argentine GP #14 500 Villoresi
1st Dutch GP #2 500 Ascari
2nd Dutch GP #6 500 Farina
1st Belgian GP #10 500 Ascari
2nd Belgian GP #8 500 Viloresi
1st French GP #16 500 Hawthorn
1st British GP #5 500 Ascari
3rd British GP #6 500 Farina
1st German GP #2 500 Farina
3rd German GP #3 500 Hawthorn
1st Swiss GP #46 500 Ascari
2nd Swiss GP #24 500 Farina
3rd Swiss GP #26 500 Hawthorn
1st Italian GP #6 500 Farina
3rd Italian GP #2 500 Viloresi
 
1st F1 Drivers Championship Ascari
3rd F1 Drivers Championship Farina
         

Other GP Victories:

1st Pau GP #6 500 Ascari
2nd Pau GP #10 500 Hawthorn
1st Bordeaux GP     Ascari
1st BRDC International Trophy     Hawthorn
1st Napoli GP     Farina
1st Ulster Trophy     Hawthorn
1st l'Albigeois GP     Rosier
1st Rouen-les-Essarts GP     Farina
1st Internationales Avusrennen     Swaters
1st Sables d'Olonne GP     Rosier

Formula 1 Championship entries:

Argentine GP 18.01.1953 (round 1)
#   Engine:   Entrant: Result:
10 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Ascari 1st
12 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Farina acc.
14 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Villoresi 2nd
16 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Hawthorn 4th
 
Dutch GP 07.06.1953 (round 3)
#   Engine:   Entrant: Result:
2 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Ascari 1st
4 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Villoresi ret
6 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Farina 2nd
8 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Hawthorn 4th
10 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Rosier Ecurie Rosier 7th
 
Belgian GP 21.06.1953 (round 4)
#   Engine:   Entrant: Result:
8 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Villoresi 2nd
10 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Ascari 1st
12 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Farina ret
14 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Hawthorn 6th
32 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Rosier Ecurie Rosier 8th
42 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 Swaters Francorchamps dns
44 500 Ferrari Type 500 2.0 L4 de Tornaco Francorchamps dns
 
French GP 05.07.1953 (round 5)
#   Engine:   Entrant: Result:
10 500   Ascari 4th
12 500   Villoresi 6th
14 500   Farina 5th
16 500   Hawthorn 1st
44 500   Rosier   8th
 
British GP 18.07.1953 (round 6)
#   Engine:   Entrant: Result:
5 500   Ascari 1st
6 500   Farina 3th
7 500   Villoresi ret
8 500   Hawthorn 5th
9 500   Rosier Ecurie Rosier 10th
 
German GP 02.08.1953 (round 7)
#   Engine:   Entrant: Result:
1 500   Ascari/Villoresi 8th
2 500   Farina 1st
3 500   Hawthorn 3rd
4 500   Villoresi/Ascari ret
18 500   Swaters   7th
20 500   Rosier Ecurie Rosier 10th
34     Adolff   ret
 
Swiss GP 23.08.1953 (round 8)
#   Engine:   Entrant: Result:
2     Swaters   dnf
10     Rosier Ecurie Rosier dnf
24 500   Farina 2nd
26 500   Hawthorn 3rd
28 500   Villoresi 6th
38     Hirt    
40     de Terra   8th
46 500   Ascari 1st
 
Italian GP 13.09.1953 (round 9)
#   Engine:   Entrant: Result:
2 500   Villoresi 3rd
4 500   Ascari acc
6 500   Farina 1st
8 500   Hawthorn 4th
10 553   Maglioli 8th
12 553   Carini ret
64 500   Rosier Ecurie Rosier 16th


500 F2


Giuseppe Farina in 500 F2 at British GP.


500 F2


Ferrari 500 at German GP, Nurburgring. Alberto Ascari & Mike Hawthorn.


375 S (#010)
GOLD STAR winner for 1953, J. M. Hawthorn pushing Mr. Tony Vandervell's "Thin Wall Special" into Madgwick Corner, Goodwood September meeting, when he defeated the B.R.M.s in the Goodwood Trophy at record speed. The car is a modified 4.5litre V-12 Ferrari with dual ignition and disc brakes.
The Motor Year Book 1954


SHAPE of things to come? Experimental short chassis Ferrari with side fuel tanks and lower bonnet line which was tried during the Italian Grand Prix at Monza. With Formula II 2-litre engines of a much-modified design, the two cars showed no great speed and appeared diffcult to drive in curves.
The Motor Year Book 1954