Ferrari 500 TRC group S (1957)
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Also called Ferrari 500 Testarossa Competition

Specifications

19 units built
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Ferrari Lampredi 500 Tipo 131C, Straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1985cc, 90.0 x 78.0 mm
9.1:1
190 bhp / 142 KW @ 7400 rpm
200 Nm / 148 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
light alloy block and head
2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCO/3 Carburetors
2 spark plugs per cylinder, 2 distributors
water cooled, 20 lt coolant capacity
dry sump, 16 lt oil capacity
4 speed Manual gearbox
1st: 2.653/1
2nd: 1.596/1
3rd: 1.208/1
4th: 1.00/1
R: 2.107/1
final drive, 3.78/1, 3.87/1, 4.00/1, 4.25/1, 4.57/1, limited slip rear differential
dry double plate clutch
Welded, elliptical section steel tubes ladder type Tipo 518C rolling chassis, Scaglietti aluminium bodyshell
Front suspension double unequal-length wishbones, coil springs,hydraulic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, radius arms, coil springs, hydraulic shock absorbers
worm and wheel steering
drum brakes all around
length 3937 mm (155 in)
width 1638 mm (64.5 in)
height 965 mm (38 in)
Wheelbase 2250 mm (88.6 in)
Track (fr/r) 1308 mm (51.5 in) / 1250 mm (49.2 in)
tires, front 5.50 x 16", rear 6.00 x 16"
680kg
fuel tank, 120 lt
drag coefficient, 0.4


Results in WSCC

Season

S2.0 classification noted in brackets
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Buenos Aires Sebring Mille Miglia Nurburgring Le Mans Sverige Venezuela
Team 1000km 12h 1600km 1000km 24h GP GP
Ed Lunken, 0658MDTR #29, fuel leak #454, in entry list
William Helburn, 0660MDTR #29, cooling system
Jan de Vroom, 0664MDTR #31, 14th (6th)
Temple Buell, 0668MDTR #28, 10th (3rd)
Siro Sbraci, 0670MDTR #453, 12th (4th)
Equipe Nationale Belge, 0682MDTR #28, 7th (1st) #21, 12th (3rd)
Gotfrid Köchert, 0686MDTR #458, 10th (2nd) #19, 13th (4th) #61, fuel pump
Fernand Tavano/ Jacques Péron, 0696MDTR #27, eng ine
Gino Munaron, 0698MDTR #451, 8th (1st) #28, 10th (2nd) #60, 9th (4th)*
Scuderia Askolin, 0702MDTR #25, 9th (1st)
Los Amigos, 0706MDTR #29, water pump
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 16/11 4/2 3/3 1/1 4/1 3/3 1/1
Drivers Team entries and car number
Temple Buell
Howard Hively 28
Richie Ginther 28
Temple Buell 454
Masten Gregory 454
Ed Lunken
Ed Lunken 29
Charles Hassan 29
William Helburn
William Helburn 30
Jim Pauley 30
Jan de Vroom
Jan de Vroom 31
George Arents 31
David Cunningham 31
Gottfrid Köchert
Gottfrid Köchert 458 19 61
Erwin Bauer 19 61
Gino Munaron
Gino Munaron 451 28
Julio Batista Falla 28
Equipe Nationale Belge
Lucien Bianchi 28
Georges Harris 28 21
André Liekens 21
Los Amigos
François Picard 29
Richie Ginther 29
Scuderia Askolin
Curt Lincoln 25
Heimo Hietarinta 25
Escuderia Cuba
Julio Batista Falla 60
Jan de Vroom 60

*Escuderia Cuba entry


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