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The other factory 550 GT1

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I was recently lucky enough to buy the 550 GT1 chassis number 2102 which I am about to start enjoying on a few European track days!

I have been told that there were two factory (ie 4 digit chassis number) 550 GT1s produced, chassis 2102 and 2104. Is anyone aware of the whereabouts of 2104? I understand that it is in the factory museum but would like to know for sure...

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I would add some photos of the car but I have no idea how to...
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Doh! Figured it out...
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Post replay and then down to Manage Attachment ;-)
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Car was in Padowa last year, not sold.

What is it exactly?
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Doh! Figured it out...
It looks very good.
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My 550 is the first factory GT1 car that grew into the factory 575 GT1 program. Given their success, in 2003 Prodrive approached Ferrari and asked them to collaborate on the 550 GT1 program. Ferrari declined and decided to start their own customer GT1 program. They asked N Technology (who were responsible for the Alfa touring car program at the time) to built two 550 GT1 spec cars to compete with the Prodrive GT1 cars. These cars were given chassis numbers F133GT*2102* and F133GT*2104* by the factory. The cars are effectively carbon bodied spaceframe 550s similar to the Prodrive 550s.

Both factory cars were leased by the factory to JMB Racing for the 2003 FIA GT Championship and they competed in a number of races including the Spa 24hours.

In late 2003 the 575 was introduced by Ferrari and N Technology built these into GT1 cars to compete with the Prodrive 550s.

Chassis 2102 is therefore one of two factory 550 GT1 cars. I have been told that the other one is still owned by the factory but would love to know if that is true...


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I have all docs, did you also got the buildsheet and factory documents?
There are three 550 GT1s by N-Technology
One is at the factory
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Hi Tom.

I have a reasonable number of the factory docs but would be very keen to see any other info you may have! I'm also very interested in the other 550 cars - as you can see from my initial post, I thought there was only one..!

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very cool!
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Is this your car?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HlCeMFPC6HM

If so, wow......sounds and looks amazing
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Are there any period pictures?
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Hi Tom.

I have a reasonable number of the factory docs but would be very keen to see any other info you may have! I'm also very interested in the other 550 cars - as you can see from my initial post, I thought there was only one..!

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Is this your car?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=HlCeMFPC6HM

If so, wow......sounds and looks amazing
That is indeed my car being driven by the previous owner. He won the Italian hillclimb championship in it several times.
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Great buy, I've seen the Pierro Nappi hillclimb too many times now!

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What is the history of the car?
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Old 04-15-2017, 09:28 AM
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https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/154...?category=list

Donington
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and Nappi did many hillclimbs with 2102 after he bought it.
All documented.

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Wow, what a fantastic car, congratulations ����
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The other factory 550 GT1

Great piece of history. 02 & 04 period pictures can be seen on RSC

This page has some races with each car and race pictures.

http://www.racingsportscars.com/type...lo.html?page=3


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