Ferrari 340 America group S (1951)
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Specifications

23 units built
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Ferrari Lampredi 340, V12 (60o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
4102cc, 80.0 x 68.0 mm
8.0:1
220 bhp / 164 KW @ 6000 rpm
260 Nm / 192 ft-lb
aluminium alloy block and head
single overhead camshaft (SOHC), 2 valves / cyl. - 24 valves total
aspiration, natural with 3 x Weber 40 DCF Carburetors
firing order 1 - 12 - 5 - 8 - 3 - 10 - 6 - 7 - 2 - 11 - 4 - 9
water cooled
5 speed Manual gearbox
1st: 3.08/1
2nd: 1.90/1
3rd: 1.38/1
4th: 1.00/1
5th: 0.93/0
R: 3.30/1
final drive, 4.00/1
Dry, single-plate clutch
steel elliptical-section tube ladder-Type rolling chassis, aluminium bodyshell
Front suspension double wishbones, single transverse leaf spring, Houdaille friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, radius arms, semi-elliptic leaf springs, Houdaille friction dampers
worm and wheel steering
drums all around
Length: 4000 mm / 157.5 in
Width: 1500 mm / 59.1 in
Height: 1380 mm / 54.3 in
Wheelbase 2420 mm (95.3 in)
Track (fr/r) 1278 mm (50.3 in) / 1250 mm (49.2 in)
tires, 6.40 - 15", or front 5.50-16", 6.00-16"
900kg
fuel tank, 140 lt
drag coefficient, 0.45


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

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Mille Miglia Le Mans Dolomiti Targa Florio Carrera Pan
Team 1600km 24h
Scuderia Ferrari, 0032MT (Barchetta Touring) #416, acci dent #15, 8th*
Scuderia Ferrari, 0082A (Berlinetta Vignale) #405, 1st
Scuderia Ferrari, 0116A (Barchetta Touring) #428, acci dent #16, disqu alified*
Scuderia Marzotto, 0030MT (Barchetta Touring) #411, dnf #108, dnf #54, dnf
Odofranco Wild, 0114A (Barchetta Touring) #430, in entry list
Bill Spear/ Johnny Claes, 0118A (Barchetta Touring) #17, clutch
Eddie Hall/ Giuseppe Navone, 0120A (Barchetta Touring) #18, battery
Total points
13
10 3
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 10/2 4/1 4/1 1/0 1/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
Scuderia Ferrari
Luigi Villoresi 405
Piero Cassani 405
Alberto Ascari 416
Senesio Nicolini 416
Dorino Serafini 428
Ettore Salani 428
Scuderia Marzotto
Vittorio Marzotto 411 108
Otello Marchetto 411
Giovanni Bracco 54
Mario Raffaelli 54
Luigi Chinetti
Luigi Chinetti 15
Jean Lucas 15
Louis Chiron 16
"Heldé" 16

*Luigi Chinetti entry


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