Carrying racing cars Maserati truck Fiat will be launched with a hammerAugust 9, 2018
The 1956 truck-transporter Fiat Bartoletti will be exhibited at the Goodwood Revival auction in September. In different years, the car was used to transport racing cars by the Formula 1 team of Maserati, the factory Shelby American Cobra and Alan Mann Racing, and also starred in the movie Le Mans (1971) with Steve McQueen in the lead role. The price is 500-600 thousand pounds sterling.
The conveyor for sale is nine meters long. There are three racing cars on it. Before the sale of the car company Solar Productions on the Fiat drove the legendary Maserati 250F, roadster Shelby Cobra and Ford GT40. On these machines were Juan Manuel Fangio, Phil Hill and Graham Hill.
For filming in Le Mans, Fiat Bartoletti was painted in various livery, so that it could be used as a conveyor for different racing teams. Including Scuderia Ferrari.
In 2013, for sale, lorries Officine Mecchaniche, formerly owned by the team of Formula 1 Ferrari. It was transported cars Niki Lauda, Gilles Villeneuve, Jacqui Iks, as well as various equipment.