Maserati 300S group S (1955)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

28 units built
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straight 6 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
2991cc, 84 x 90 mm
9.5:1
260 BHP (194 KW) @ 6000 RPM
232 lbft (314 NM) @ 5000 RPM
aluminium alloy block and head
DOHC, 2 valves/cyl - 12 valves total
aspiration: natural with 3 x Weber 45 DCO3 dual barrel carburetors
twin spark
dry sump
ZF 4 speed manual gearbox
1st: 2.14/1
2nd: 1.45/1
3rd: 1.20/1
4th: 1.00/1
R: 3.56/1
final drive, 4.18/1, 3.65/1, 4.65/1, 5.00/1, 5.45/1
tubular frame chassis, Fantuzzi aluminium bodyshell
Front suspension unequal length wishbones, coil springs, hydraulic shock absorbers
Rear suspension DeDion axle, transverse semi-elliptic leaf spring, hydraulic Houdaille shock absorber
worm and sector steering
hydraulic drums, all-round
Length 1450 mm (57.1 in)
Width 1450 mm (57.1 in)
Height 980 mm (38.6 in)
Wheelbase 2310 mm (90.9 in)
Track (fr/r) 1300 mm (51.2 in) / 1250 mm (49.2 in)
tires: front 6.00 - 16", rear 6.50 - 16"
790kg
fuel tank, 140 lt
drag coefficient 0.45


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Buenos Aires Sebring Mille Miglia Le Mans Tourist Trophy Targa Florio
Team 1000km 12h 1600km 24h
Officine Alfieri Maserati, 3054 #727, dnf #15, gear box #15, 5th #118, rear axle
Officine Alfieri Maserati, 3055 #16, gear box #14, acci dent
Officine Alfieri Maserati, 3063 in entry list
Officine Alfieri Maserati in entry list
William C. Spear/ Sherwood Johnston, 3053 #35, 3rd
Maserati Co. & B. S. Cunningham, 3061 #36, 4th
Total points
21
15 6
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 8/3 2/2 1/0 2/0 2/1 1/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
Officine Alfieri Maserati
John Fitch +
Sergio Mantovani +
Luigi Musso + 16 14, 15 118
Cesare Perdisa 36 727 15
Gino Valenzano 36 16
Roberto Mieres 15
Jean Behra 14
Franco Bordoni 15
Luigi Villoresi 118

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Drawings

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