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Mirco Landini Ferrari in 1954

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  1. wbaeumer

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    Has anybody more infos about this driver? I assume he was the typical amateur racer of that period.
    Does anybody know more about his background?
     
  2. turbo-joe

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    photo or link would be great
     
  3. wbaeumer

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    Well, I do not have a photo of him.
    He co-drove in the 166MM #0266MM in the Mille Miglia 1954. Race-no. was 459.
    But it seems that he also drove himself in other Italian races with Ferrari and Maserati.
    Ideas?
     
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  4. Marcel Massini

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    Respectfully disagree.
    0266 M (not MM!) was sold 20 March 1953 to Phil Hill in CA/USA.

    Mirko Landini of Bologna did not race that car in the 1 May 1954 Mille Miglia.
    He was, however, a co-driver with Paolo Pineschi ("Pegaso") in a 500 Mondial Spider Pinin Farina, race #459, in the May 1954 Mille Miglia. See pic below.

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  5. Athanase

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    I have ask to my computer and he answer:

    1952 6 1 Coppa della Toscana Landini / Pineschi Lancia Aurelia

    1954 6 27 Vezzano-Casina (salita) Landini Rodolfo Lancia B20-2500
     
  6. wbaeumer

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    Marcel, thanks. OK, it was not #0266M then.
    But I was right to have him as a co-driver in the 1954 MM. I never stated that he actually drove the car himself...
     
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  8. JFB1

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    Paolo Pineschi raced the Mille Miglia in 1955 with a Maserati A6GCS n°634 ; the owner was Mirko Landini I believe . Any other trace of this A6GCS raced by Pineschi or Landini ?
     
  9. Athanase

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    Pineschi at the salita Parma-Poggio di Berceto 1955-06-12.
     

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