Last week we gave you the beautiful Maseratis we found around the peninsula at Bonhams auction, The Quail and the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. This week we bring you the historic Maseratis on the lawn at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
The Monoposto 8CTF is well known as the Boyle Special and its many visits to the Indianapolis 500. It was raced there and won both times in 1939 and 1940. Best In Class Winner, the 1949 Maserati Tipo 4 CLT/48 Monoposto was driven by Juan Manuel Fangio for the Automobile Club of Argentina. A Maserati works car, this 1954 Maserati A6GCS Spyder, successfully driven by Luigi Musso for six first-class wins and three overall wins in the 1954 season. Here it won the Gran Turismo Trophy.
- A = Alfieri
- 6 = six cylenders
- G = Ghisa meaning a cast iron block
- CS = Corsa and Sports
This 1955 Maserati 300S Fantuzzi Spyder was the third Maserati ordered by Briggs Cunningham to be used by his friend and team driver Bill Spear and Sherwood Johnston in the 1955 Sebring 12 Hours race where it placed third at its debut behind the Ferrari 750 Monza and the Jaguar D-Type. This 1956 Maserati 350S Fantuzzi Spyder is #1 of three built, and was driven by Sir Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson in the 1956 Mille Miglia.All the way from Germany this 1957 Maserati 250S Fantuzzi Spyder was first delivered to the Hall & Shelby dealership in Texas. We are talking Carroll Shelby, you know the man. Designed by Giulio Alfieri, this 1960 Maserati Tipo61 Spyder driven by Sir Stirling Moss won the non-championship Grand Prix of Cuba in 1960. He also drove this with Dan Gurney the same year at the 12 Hours of Sebring. Another Best in Class Winner, this is the only surviving 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Frua Coupe in existence.