Marlboro Alfa Romeo “Euroracing” TWICE EUROPEAN CHAMPION (1981 and 1982)
This Euroracing 101, chassis 2, is the only car to have won the European Formula 3 championship twice. Originally built as a March 813, chassis 4, it was sold to Paolo Pavanello’s Euroracing team in Italy and taken to the 1981 European title by Mauro Baldi. For the 1982 season, with March abandoning volume car production, Pavanello rebuilt his two 1981 cars into Euroracing 101, to be driven by Oscar Rubén Larrauri and Emanuele Pirro. Chassis 2 was assigned to Larrauri and he took the car to the 1982 European title. At the end of the year the car was sold to Carlo Brambilla, nephew of Vittorio and Tino, for his debut season in the Italian Formula 3 championship. The car then was used as a show car until its recent restoration. The full history and provenance of the car has been researched by Chris Townsend of oldracingcars.com and the car comes with an authenticating dossier.
This car, in 1982, also participated in other important races outside the European championship, including the Monaco GP where he finished in third place.
The history file contains the important documents drawn up by Oldracingcars.com containing all the history and the races he has participated in the car. The car the following was campaigned by Carlo Brambilla (Vittorio’s nephew) who competed in the Italian F3 championship but was not as successful as his father . In 1985 the car was bought by Joseph Carucci in Milan who changed its livery and used it for several years in various events.
Found and bought by a fan at the beginning of 2015 in a state of serious disrepair and with the help of leading experts in the field, a complete restoration began on the the car. It was disassembled and all documented by numerous photos included in a book in the file returning the car to its original state. The body was repainted in its original livery, the suspension and brakes have been completely overhauled, as was the engine using components supplied by ElleGi Motori of Novara. The tank has been replaced with a new purpose-built FIA approved unit. Also, a new automatic extinguishing system which complies to FIA regulations was fitted. The car has a new FIA HTP and is ready to compete.
|Auction||Autosport International January 2016|
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