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Techno Classica Essen

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014

The German Classica car show, Techno Classica Essen, just closed its doors. The Salon was a very good success. As in previous years, the event is a great place to discover interesting Ferraris like a 225 Berlinetta Vignale who finished second at Tour de France 1952 or the 365 GTC from 1969 Bruxelles auto show. But probably the most unexpected car on hand was a 166 F2, in reality only the frame, the rolling parts and a part of body. In 1951, Ferrari sold this ex-Scuderia Ferrari 166 F2 to customers Scuderia Marzotto. The car was restamped with a 3 digit number : 116. In 1954 Berardo Taraschi purchased the car with the help of Guido Mancini and the Scuderia Marzotto. Taraschi raced the 166 F2 himself from 1955 to 1957 and modified it often. The car was in a state of constant...

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