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1980 Alfa Romeo F1 179B "Formula One" SOLD

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Serial Number: 179B/04
Condition: Excellent
Price:  US $185,000  Currency_Convert
Location: Sears Point/Infineon Raceway, CA, USA
 

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Description

Great sounding Italian 12 cylinder F1 car. The Alfa V-12 is much more distinctive and rare than a Cosworth DFV powered car and because it is so unique the fans and organizers love to have it run. Giacomelli won Grand Prix points with this car with a fifth place at the Argentina GP in 1980. Eligible in HGP in US and TGP in Europe. Sister car sat on the pole and led most of the US-GP at Watkins Glen. Engine is freshly rebuilt by Bob Slade Engines and car is fully race prepped and sorted in excellent condition with spares (see below).

History

1/13/80 Argentinian GP Qualify 20, Finish 5 Giacomelli 1/27/80 Brazilian GP Qualify 17, Finish 13 Giacomelli 3/1/80 So. African GP Qualify 12, DNF(Engine)Giacomelli 3/30/80 USGP West (Long Beach) Qualify 6, DNF(Accident) Giacomelli 5/4/80 Belgian GP Qualify 18, DNF(Suspension) Giacomelli 5/18/80 Monaco GP Qualify 8, DNF(Accident) Giacomelli 6/1/80 Spanish GP Alfa, Ferrari, Renault all boycotted race over a dispute with FISA.

Performance Data

Engine

Fuel System

Transmission

Rear End

Body

Chassis

Spares


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