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1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Berlinetta with Touring Superleggera coachwork, chassis number 412035. The car won the 1948 Watkins Glen Grand Prix, driven by owner Frank Griswold, and won best in show at the 2008 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta

  • Title Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta
  • Source Karl Ludvigsen Photograph Collection  
  • Description 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Berlinetta with Touring Superleggera coachwork, chassis number 412035. The car won the 1948 Watkins Glen Grand Prix, driven by owner Frank Griswold, and won best in show at the 2008 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
  • Years 1952  
  • Photographer Stanley Rosenthall  
  • Current Owner Most recently owned by Jon Shirley. Past owners include Frank Griswold, Dr. Donald Vesley, and David Cohen.  
  • Marque Alfa Romeo  
  • Model Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta Superleggera  
  • Model Year 1938  
  • Race Data The car won first place in the 1948 Watkins Glen Grand Prix. It received the Co-Chairman Award at Pebble Beach in 1993, participated in the 1998 Watkins Glen Fiftieth Anniversary, won Most Outstanding Grand Touring Car at the 2005 Amelia Island Concours, and participated in the 2006 Mille Miglia. In 2008, the car won Best in Show at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
  • Identifier 2011-023LUDV-1952-b1_7.0_0025
  • Original Format black-and-white negatives  
  • Rights Copyright has been assigned to The Revs Institute. Although copyright was transferred by the donor, copyright in some items in the collection may still be held by their respective creator. The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright which may be involved in the use of this collection.

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