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1987 Ferrari F1/87 Serial Number 097

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Lead photograph of 1987 Ferrari F1/87 Serial Number 097

Specifications

Make   Ferrari Model   F1 Tipo F1/87
Year   1987 Serial #   097
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   90 degreeV–6 Chassis Type   Carbon fiber
Build Sequence #    Number Built   3rd of 7 built
Body Type   Monoposto Body Builder   SEFAC
First Owner   SEFAC Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California

Features

Capacity bore and stroke: 1496cc (81 x 48.4 mm). Two Garrett turbocharger, Weber/Marelli Fuel injection, Magneti Marelli ignition, 960 bhp at 11,500 rpm, 6–speed transmission, Double wishbones, pull–rods, inboard coil spring/damper units (Front suspension). Double wishbones, pull rods, inboard coil spring/damper units (rear suspension). 110.2, (2800 mm) wheelbase, 70.7(1795 mm) front track, 65.7 in (1668 mm) rear track.

History

097 F1/87 1987. 1496cc (81 x 48.4 mm). Two Garrett turbocharger, Weber/Marelli Fuel injection, Magneti Marelli ignition, 960 bhp at 11,500 rpm, 6–speed manual transmission.

1987, 12 Apr., Brazilian GP, spare for Berger.

1987, 3 May, San Marino GP, DNF, Gerhard Berger.

1987, Belgian GP, DNF, Gerhard Berger.

1987, Monaco, spare for Berger.

1987, 21 June, U.S. GP Detroit, 4th, G. Berger.

1987, 5 July, French GP, spare for Berger.

1987, 12 July, British GP, spare for Berger.

1987, 26 July, German GP, spare for Berger.

1987, 9 Aug., Hungarian GP, spare for Berger.

1987, 16 Aug., Austrian GP, spare for Berger.

1987, 6 Sept. Italian GP, spare for Berger.

1987, 21 Sept., Portuguese GP, spare for Berger.

1987, Spanish GP, DNF, G. Berger.

1987, 18 Oct., Mexican GP, retired due to engine, G. Berger.

1987, 1 Nov., Japanese GP, 1st, G. Berger.

1987, Australian GP, 1st, Berger.

Rebuilt by the factory and all new aluminum uprights to replace the lighter but more fragile magnesium uprights used when racing.

Then given to Gerhard Berger, Austria, by the Factory.

Gerhard Berger later sold F1/87 s/n 97 to Christian Schwemmberger–Swarovski in Austria. Schwemmberger–Swarovski is the owner of Swarovski glass jewelry.

Schwemmberger–Swarovski later sold F1/87 s/n 97 to Georg Schwarting of Bad Zwischenahn/Germany.

Schwarting also owns a company that sells fine jewelry quality glassware. The car was sold with the following list of spares and equipment:

One complete nose.
One complete rear spoiler.
Four wheels.
All the original magnesium uprights.
Many electrical spares.
Brake discs and clutch.
Computer to map the engine electrical.
Starter machine
Hand lifter

The car was offered by Historica Selecta s.r.i at US $ 375.000 for the car, plus US $ 50,000 for the set of spares/equipment.

1992, November, offered for sale by George Schwarting (d).

1997, 31 Oct., as per e–mail from Michele Alboreto, available at $300,000 plus the spares.

1998, 18 July, as per Andreas Birner, 70 F1 cars are currently owned by private collectors. 20 of them are serviced regularly at the factory’s department. The mechanics are Cleto Zini and Pietro Corradini. Dr. Roberto Brenner of Ferrari’s marketing department is responsible for the F1 sales.

2001, June, per multiple conversations with our client, he purchased F1 Tipo F1/87 s/n 97 in Germany. Paid $180,000 which is awfully cheap for the car but… where do you go from there?

2001, 10–12 Aug., AvD Oldtimer GP. Red. Display.

2001, November, as per multiple conversations with our client, yes, they bought F1 Tipo F1/87 s/n 97. Please research the history, document everything as reasonably possible and market the car.

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.