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Chassis no. 2004 - Engine no. 2501
Coachbuilder: Frua
Categories: E- Historic event cars; F- Cars owned by the famous; L- Limited edition cars
Owner: Private Collection
history - owners & events
1954
17th March 1954
event: Built | country: Italy

from
29th March 1954
to
February 1955
owner: Luigi Piotti | country: Italy

owner's details:
Entrepreneur and italian racing driver




price: 6.500.000 Lire
4th April 1954
event: Giro di Sicilia | city: Palermo | country: Italy

note:
XIV Giro di Sicilia


driver: Luigi Piotti (Italy)

co-driver: Bruno Cavallari (Italy)

entry number: 332

results/prizes: DNF
# # # # #
1st - 2nd May 1954
event: Mille Miglia | city: Brescia-Roma-Brescia | country: Italy

note:
Group: Vetture Sport. Class: 2000 cc. Time: 13h 31'53''


driver: Luigi Piotti (Italy)

co-driver: Bruno Cavallari (Italy)

entry number: 524

results/prizes: 20th | 6th in class
# # # # #
1st - 2nd May 1954
event: Gran Premio Nuvolari | city: Cremona - Mantova - Brescia | country: Italy

driver: Luigi Piotti (Italy)

entry number: 524

16th May 1954
event: Gran Premio di Napoli | city: Napoli | country: Italy

driver: Luigi Piotti (Italy)

entry number: 58

results/prizes: 9th in class
# # #
21st - 23rd May 1954
event: 6 ore notturna di Bari | city: Bari | country: Italy

driver: Luigi Piotti (Italy)

results/prizes: DNF
13th June 1954
event: Circuito di Caserta | city: Caserta | country: Italy

driver: Luigi Piotti (Italy)

entry number: 48

results/prizes: DNF
#
20th June 1954
event: Gran Premio Autodromo Imola Conchiglia d'Oro Shell | city: Imola | country: Italy

driver: Luigi Piotti (Italy)

entry number: 16

#
14th July 1954
event: L'Aosta - Gran San Bernardo | city: Aosta | country: Italy

driver: Luigi Piotti (Italy)

results/prizes: 5th in class
19th September 1954
event: Bologna Passo della Raticosa | city: Bologna | country: Italy

driver: Luigi Piotti (Italy)

entry number: 188

results/prizes: DNF
1955
from
February 1955
to
March 1956
owner: John Mecom | country: United States - Texas

owner's details:
Entrepreneur in the oil industry, owner of Mecom racing Team




1956
from
March 1956
to
1958
owner: Roy Cherryhomes | country: United States - Ohio

owner's details:
United States racing driver and sponsor for Carol Shelby




29th April 1956
event: Cowboy Capital Sports Car Races - Boot Hill Trophy Race | city: Dodge City | country: United States - Kansas

note:
Boot Hill Trophy Race - Production cars Class D and Over, Modified Cars, Class F and Over. Distance: 30miles/10 laps. Class: FM.


driver: Roy Cherryhomes (United States - Kansas)

entry number: 5

results/prizes: 2nd in class | 8th
13th May 1956
event: St. Louis races | city: St. Louis | country: United States - Missouri

3rd June 1956
event: Texas National Championship Sports Car Races | city: Fort Worth | country: United States - Texas

note:
Fourth Race. Distance: 43,5 miles. Classes: B, C, D & E modified. Class: EM.


driver: Roy Cherryhomes (United States - Kansas)

entry number: 24

results/prizes: DNF
29th - 30th September 1956
event: Sacramento Sport Car Races | city: Sacramento | country: United States - Texas

3rd - 4th November 1956
event: Palm Springs Road Race | city: Palm Springs | country: United States - California

note:
Palm Springs National Championship Road Race


25th November 1956
event: Mansfield Races | city: Mansfield | country: United States - Texas

note:
Class: FM


driver: Roy Cherryhomes (United States - Kansas)

entry number: 132

results/prizes: 1st in class | 2nd
1958
from
1958
to
1961
owner: Jim Hall | country: United States - Texas

owner's details:
United States racing driver and co-founder of Chaparral Cars. Brother of Dick and Chuck Hall.




note:
1959: Chucks engineers Gary Knutson and Jerry Mallet install a Chevy V8 fuel injected engine, supercharged by a Mc Culloch Supercharged as testing device for later Chaparrals. The original OSCA six cylinder, double ignition engine, already wrecked, was left abandoned in an alley in Albuquerque (New Mexico, USA).


1959
September 1959
event: Unknown | country:

note:
Class: BM.


entry number: 174

1960
from
30th April 1960
to
1st May 1960
event: Continental Divide Raceways | city: Castle Rock | country: United States - Colorado

note:
Entered car: OSCA-Corvette. Class: BM.


driver: Chuck Hall (United States - Colorado)

entry number: 117

1961
from
1961
to
1963
owner: Ron Hunter | country: United States - Colorado

owner's details:
United States racing driver and friend of Hall brothers




1st May 1961
event: Continental Divide USAC Race | city: Castle Rock | country: United States - Colorado

driver: Gary Knutson

2nd July 1961
event: Continental Divide USAC Race | city: Castle Rock | country: United States - Colorado

note:
Class: CM.


driver: Ron Hunter (United States - Colorado)

entry number: 20

results/prizes: DNF
# # # # #
4th July 1961
event: Pikes Peak international Hill Climb | city: Colorado Springs | country: United States - Colorado

driver: Ron Hunter (United States - Colorado)

1963
from
1963
to
1978
owner: Joe Uhl Iii | country: United States - Colorado

note:
"Weekend racer" and stewarrd SCCA Colorado. After 1964 the OSCA #2004 was retired from racing and kept in a Colorado garage without being properly maintained and only used occasionally for streetracing.


1979
from
1979
to
1986
owner: John Robson | country: United States - California

note:
Rescues OSCA sn 2004 and starts restauration with help from Dr. Ing. Alfieri Maserati (Torino, Italy). The unique OSCA engine #2501 wich was the only 6 cylinder double ignition engine that was ever developed by OSCA WORKS into 2,5 litre capacity for formula one and the 3000 cc sportscar racing class is located by Dr. Alfieri Maserati for the chassis sn 2004. The experimental engine is found in a Caproni hangar near Milano airport. It was stored there, after the OSCA WORKS closed down and it had been run occasionally on a test bed just to maintain its function (ref. Dr. Alfieri Maserati).


1986
from
1986
to
1987
owner: Anthony Mayman | country: United Kingdom

note:
Historic racer of ERA fame/collector


1987
from
1987
to
May 1988
owner: Classic Car Associates B. V. | country: Netherlands

note:
Co-owner Rudy Pass and Marcel Rocks. Classic car dealers.


1988
from
May 1988
to
1990
owner: Robert Walduck | country: United Kingdom

note:
Walduck pays 80.000 pounds the car come complete but lots of parts in boxes. Co-ownership with Trevor Stokes: well known restored fot Maserati and Ferrari, partly restores OSCA chassis #2004 and continues Prof. Robsons work in preparation to drive the 1989 Mille Miglia.


price: 80.000 pounds
1989
from
29th April 1989
to
1st May 1989
event: Mille Miglia | city: Brescia-Roma-Brescia | country: Italy

driver: Roberth Walduck (United Kingdom)

co-driver: Trevor Stokes (United Kingdom)

entry number: 215

results/prizes: DNF
#
1990
from
1990
to
2003
owner: Charles Nall Cain | country: United Kingdom

owner's details:
3rd Baron Brocket "Lord Charles Brocket"




price: 300.000 pounds
2003
from
2003
to
30th October 2007
owner: Abraham Kogan | country: Monaco

owner's details:
Owner of "Taito of Brazil" a pinball and arcade manufacturer. Enthusiast, collector and racer.




2007
31st October 2007
event: RM Auctions - London | city: London | country: United Kingdom

note:
RM Auctions - Automobiles of London. Lot 270. Estimate: 500.000/625.000 GBP - 726.000/908.000 Euro. Unsold


# # # # #
November 2007
owner: Private Collection | country:

2014
20th - 21st July 2014
event: Schloss Bensberg Classics | city: Schloss Bensberg | country: Germany

note:
Class: Roaring 50's - Racing cars of the 1950s.


driver: Michael Trosser (Germany)

results/prizes: 1st in class
2015
2nd June 2015
event: Modena Trackdays | city: Spa-Francorchamps | country: Belarus

note:
Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps


driver: Michael Trosser (Germany)

6th September 2015
event: Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille | city: Chantilly | country: France

note:
Class: Open Grand Touring cars: From the city to the track (Prix Carmignac Gestion).


driver: Michael Trosser (Germany)

results/prizes: 1st Prize
# # #
2016
17th - 22nd May 2016
event: Mille Miglia | city: Brescia-Roma-Brescia | country: Italy

driver: Michael Trosser (Germany)

co-driver: Andreas Rapin (Germany)

entry number: 306

results/prizes: DNF
2018
26th August 2018
event: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance | city: Carmel | country: United States - California

driver: Michael Trosser (Germany)

 
 
 

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