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1972 Alfa Romeo GTA Jr. Serial Number AR776083

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Lead photograph of 1972 Alfa Romeo GTA Jr. Serial Number AR776083

Specifications

Make   Alfa Romeo Model   GTA Jr.
Year   1972 Serial #   AR776083
Engine #   A-102116 VIN   
Engine Type   Narrow Angle Chassis Type   Monocoque
Build Sequence #    Number Built   One of last 10
Body Type   Coupe Body Builder   Pininfarina
First Owner   Risk Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   Ohio

Features

1972 Alfa GTA Jr. available with a 1300 c.c. 140 hp Narrow Angle Head and slide valve injection engine for racing in Europe and a 2000 cc 200 hp twin cam for racing in the US. Both engines are “fresh” with dyno time only. All body, interior and paint “cosmetics” redone with no race time. Colotti 5 speed race box with multiple spare gears and the original gearbox are with the car. Also has 10 X 13 rear and 8 X 13 front Alfa “Stradale” wheels for racing in Europe and 7 X 14 GTA wheels per SVRA rules. This car is a complete “race–ready package”, with spares, ready for the track.

History

S/n AR776083. 1972 Alfa Romeo GTA Jr. One of the last 10 GTA Jr. race cars built. From new fitted with GTA Trans–Am type fiberglass fender flairs and 10 X 13 Alfa Stradale rear wheels and 8 X 13 Stradale front wheels. New in white with a red stripe. Has new brilliant Alfa Red paint inside and out.

Fitted from the Factory with 1300 c.c. Narrow Angle Head and slide valve injection engine # A–102116. Sliding block rear suspension.

1972, 06 Sept., sold new to Guglielmo Risk, Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Extensive race history in the Dominican Republic.

1988, with K.C. International, San Antonio, Texas.

1988, 09 Sept., sold by K.C. International to current owner.

1988–1989, cosmetics restored by Race and Restoration Dayton, Ohio. Fitted with 7 X 14 GTA wheels for vintage racing per SVRA rules. Fitted with a 5–speed Colotti racing gearbox.

1989–90, 2000 c.c. engine built and car completely race–prepped by Jack Beck of Orion Motorsports, 517 North Jackson Street, Papillion, Nebraska, 68046, phone 402–331–5913.

1990–1998, raced extensively by current owner in SVRA Group 8, various HRS and VSCDA race groups, including successfully in many historic enduros, all with the 2L motor.

1998–2002, cosmetics flawlessly restored by Quality Automotive of Cincinnati, OH. Suspension and all non–engine components completely refurbished by George Petrohilos of Autotech, Springfield, OH.

1994, 1300 cc Narrow Angle Head and slide valve injection engine completely rebuilt by John Anderson of Norman Racing. Dyno’d at 140 hp. Preserved and never used due to historical significance.

2002, 2000 c.c. engine updated and rebuilt by Jack Beck, Orion Motorsports, 517 North Jackson Street, Papillion, Nebraska. 200 hp. Dyno time only.

Not used or raced since completion of restoration. Both engines have dyno time only. The car is currently ready for vintage racing &/or Concours presentation.

2004, April, available through Mike Sheehan’s www.Ferraris–online.com.

Note: The above vehicle information is complete and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.