Ferrari 225 S (1952)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

21 units built:
Vignale Berlinetta series I: 6 units
Vignale Spyder series I: 14 units
Barchetta Touring: 1 unit + 1 converted from Ferrari 212 Export
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Ferrari Colombo 225, V12 (60o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
2715cc, 70.0 x 58.8 mm
8.5:1
210 BHP (155 KW) @ 7200 RPM
light alloy block and head
2 valves / cylinder, SOHC, chain driven
aspiration, natural with 3 x Weber 36 DCF Carburetors
firing order 1 - 12 - 5 - 8 - 3 - 10 - 6 - 7 - 2 - 11 - 4 - 9
water cooled
wet sump
5 speed manual gearbox
final drive, 4.66/1, Tipo 340 rear axle with conventional rear differential
dry single plate clutch
steel elliptical-section steel welded tube ladder type rolling chassis, aluminium Berlinetta/Spyder Vignale Series I bodyshell
f suspension unequal-length wishbones, transverse leaf spring, hydraulic shock absorbers
r suspension live axle, twin semi-elliptic springs, hydraulic shock absorbers
worm-and-wheel steering
hydraulic drum brakes all around
length 3800 mm
width 1570 mm
height 1400 mm
wheelbase 2250 mm (88.6 in)
f/r track 1278 mm (50.3 in) / 1250 mm (49.2 in)
tires, front 5.50 x 16", rear 6.00 x 16"
850kg
fuel tank, 150 lt
drag coefficient, 0.45


Results in famous races (until 1952) and in WSCC (1953+)

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Sebring Mille Miglia Le Mans Targa Florio Dolo miti Good wood Carrera Pan
Date 15/3 4/5 15/6 29/6 13/7 16/8 23/11
Team 12h 1600km 24h 576km 300km 9h 3000km
Scuderia Ferrari, 0152EL (Berlinetta) #537, 9th #30, igni tion*
Scuderia Ferrari, 0194ET (Spyder) #610, dnf #58, 11th* #109, 15th* #20, 2nd*
Jim Kimberly/ Marshall Lewis, 0220ET (Spyder) #55, dns
Franco Bordoni/ Geronimo, 0164ED (Berlinetta) #533, 10th
Augusto Caraceni/ Franco Meloni, 0170ET (Berlinetta) #552, dnf
Mario Bornigia/ Franco Bornigia #606, dnf
Scuderia Marzotto, 0172ET (Spyder) #615, eng ine #92, 1st
Scuderia Marzotto, 0154ED (Spyder) #625, gear box #48, dns #101, 5th
Scuderia Guastalla, 0162ED (Spyder) #622, fire
Eugenio Castellotti/ Annibale Broglia, 0166ED (Barchetta) #629, dnf in entry list
Guido Mancini #24, dnf
Luigi Piotti, 0104E (212 Export Touring Barchetta 225 engine) #97, 14th
G. Caprara, 0214ED (Spyder) #19, 3rd
Carlo Gazzabini/ Mario Marcianti, 0074E (212 Export Coupe Motto) #553, dnf
Total points
36
3 16 17
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 20/9 1/0 9/2 1/0 3/1 4/4 2/2
Drivers Team entries and car number
Scuderia Ferrari
Antonio Brivio Sforza 537
Pasquale Cassani 537
Piero Scotti 610
Giulio Cantini 610
"Pagnibon"
Pierre Boncompagni "Pagnibon" 30
Tom Cole
Tom Cole 30 58 109 20
Whitehead 20
Scuderia Marzotto
Paolo Marzotto 615 92
Marino Marini 615 92
Vittorio Marzotto 625 48 101
Otello Marchetto 625
Scuderia Guastalla
Clemente Biondetti 622
Giorgio Ercoli 622
G. Caprara
Bobbie Baird 19
Roy Salvadori 19

*Works cars only in Mille Miglia, all other races by private entries ("Pagnibon", and Tom Cole)


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