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1961 Ferrari 250 TR Recreation Serial Number 13123

 

Lead photograph of 1961 Ferrari 250 TR Recreation Serial Number 13123

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   250 TR Recreation
Year   1961 Serial #   13123
Engine #   4915 (Numero Interno 536/62E) VIN   
Engine Type   128 E Chassis Type   Tubular
Build Sequence #    Number Built   2
Body Type   Spyder Body Builder   Mark Gerisch
First Owner   Current Owner Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   Washington

Features

1961 Ferrari 250 TR “Sharknose” Recreation s/n 13123. A striking one-owner 250 TR “Sharknose” recreation built to order by Mark Gerisch of M & L Auto Specialists, Inc. WI. Replicates both the 250 TR Sharknose and the 196 SP prototypes. Commissioned by a very knowledgeable enthusiast and in the same private collection for over twenty years. Fully maintained, well sorted and ready to go. Maintained since new by Vintage Racing Motors, Seattle. Comes with 2″ of work orders and 3″ of original photos documenting the entire construction process, with invoices for all parts supplied and work done. Built using lightweight tubing following the Factory plans for the 61 TR. Fully-independent four-wheel suspension. Fitted with a 365 GT 2+2 gearbox. Borrani wire wheels and Dunlop racing tires. Alloy body with full bellypan. Replicates the 1961 Sharknose 250 TR and the “Sharknose” 196 SP series. Acceptable for multiple track and rally events. Street licensable and user-friendly for the road, track or rally.

History

S/n 13123. 365 GT 2+2. US Version. New to Chinetti NY. Pininfarina Body #634/A. Assembly sequence #639. Original exterior color: Azzurro Hyperion 2.443.648 (silver). Original interior color: BlU Scuro VM 3282 (dark blue).

1975, March, offered in the NY Times by Syd Silverman, White Plains, NY: Silver metallic blue with dark blue interior. USA specifications. 20,000 miles.

1980s, with Glen Sipe, Competition Cars, Chattanooga, TN.

1985, May, sold to Scott Potter, TX.

1987, in a note to Gerald Roush from Tim Chinn, Eugene, OR: He was being offered this car with “no engine, no gauges, no wheels...and no title.” Subsequent investigation revealed title was being held by bank in Texas which had loaned against the car to Scott Potter. This loan dated to May 1985 when Potter purchased the car, sans engine, from Glen Sipe, Competition Cars, Chattanooga, TN.

1991, July, offered in the LA Times, in California: No engine. Mostly complete. Sold to Mark Gerisch, M & L Auto Specialists, Inc. WI.

1991–1994, converted to a 250 TR 61 “Sharknose” Replica by Mark Gerisch of M & L Auto Specialists, Inc. in Wisconsin, the builder of many 250/330 GTO, SWB and TR replicars. Commissioned by a very knowledgeable enthusiast. Documented by 2″ of work orders and 3″ of photos of the construction process, with invoices for all parts supplied and work done. Built based on original Factory plans for the 61 TR chassis to the proper wheelbase, independent suspenion, suspension pickup points, etc.. The suspension was built to replicate the 1961 Ferrari 250 TR specifications. Fitted with 250 engine #4915 GT. Only the front cross member, suspension, brakes and transmission were used from 365 GT 2+2 s/n 13123.

1993, engine supplied by Barry Watkins as a brand new rebuilt 250 s/n 4915 with Lusso heads and 168 timing chest. Later fitted with 6-carbs.

1994, July, a TR 61 “Sharknose” Replica driven in the Chicago Historic Races, Elkhart Lake, WI, USA (See Cavallino #83 p37).

1994–2011, maintained by Vintage Racing Motors, Seattle, WA.

2010, 06 Feb., shown during the Ferrari Club of America Vintage Racing Motors shop tour, Redmond, WA.

2011, September, on consignment with Mike Sheehan’s 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.