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  Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B MM Touring Spider
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1938
Numbers built:13 (all bodies)
Designed by:Touring
Predecessor:Alfa Romeo 8C 2900A Botticella Spider
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 29, 2008
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Chassis: 412030
Featured is one of the three 8C 2900 Bs that that filled the podium of the 1938 Mille Miglia. Driven by Carlo Pintacuda, it finished second. It was later sold to the United States where it was successfully campaigned by Phil Hill. In 1951 he drove it to victory in the Del Monte Handicap Race in Pebble Beach. Over half a century later the now fully restored returned to Pebble Beach for the 2005 Concours d'Elegance this time by fashion designer Ralph Lauren. After it won 'best in class' for Alfa Romeo pre-War race cars it was one of the hot favourites for the much coveted 'best in show' award.

Chassis details
Last known location Ralph Lauren Collection
Appearances

2006 Goodwood Revival 2006 Goodwood Revival 2006 Goodwood Revival 2006 Goodwood Revival
2006 Goodwood Revival 2006 Goodwood Revival 2005 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2005 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
2005 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2005 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2005 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2005 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

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