Monterey, CA Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions will offer a very significant Alfa Romeo 1600 GTA Squadra Corse racer at their August 20 auction in Monterey, CA. This Scuderia Monzeglio team car was driven to a class victory in the 1971 Targa Florio by Maurizio Zanetti and Renzo Ruspa. It will be sold at NO RESERVE.
This 1966 Alfa Romeo, chassis 613883, was prepared for racing by Autodelta and sold to Scuderia Monzeglio, the front-running privateer Alfa Romeo team in Europe.
It made three appearances at the fabled Targa Florio (1970, 1971 and 1972), where it won in 1971, and 3rd in 1970 in the GT 1.6 class. It also contested the Monza 100KM race in 1970.
This was the only 1600 GTA that Suderia Monzeglio outfitted with wheel flares to contest Group 5 races.
The car will be sold at Russo and Steele’s “Sports and Muscle at the Marriott” auction on August 20th in Monterey, CA. This boutique collector car auction is concurrent with the Monterey Historic Automobile Races, Concorso Italiano, and the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. All 75 cars offered by Russo and Steele will be sold at NO RESERVE.
Major international races contested by 613883:
Monza 100KM – April 25, 1970
#95 Drivers: Cesare Poretti and Maurizio Zanetti
DNF – Accident
Targa Florio – May 3, 1970
#172 Drivers: Gianpaulo Benedini, Cesare Poretti
3rd Place – GT1.6 (22nd overall)
Targa Florio – May 16,1971
#102 Drivers: Maurizio Zanetti, Renzo Ruspa
1st Place – GT1.6 (11th overall)
Targa Florio – May 21, 1972
#76 Drivers Mario Zanetti, Renato Giono
4th Place – GT1.6 (22nd overall)
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