With this Maserati 300S, the pilot Juan Manuel Fangio won two grand prizes. It was also one of the favorite cars of Stirling Moss and next month will go to auction in Pebble Beach.
Mmany consider him the best driver of all time and his record is admirable. Juan Manuel Fangio won five world championships of Formula 1 and two runners-up, occupy the “pole position” in 29 times. The runner argentine won in addition to 24 major awards and two of them managed with this Maserati 300S that now goes to auction.
this Is a car with which Fangio managed to win the Grand Prix of Portugal and Grand Prix of Brazil. The Maserati 300S was a engine six-cylinder in-line with a displacement of 3.0 liters that developed around 250 HP of power, derived from the engine that was previously used on the 250S.
although the engine was smaller than that of its rivals, some of the technical solutions implemented by Vittorio Bellentani as their three Weber carburetors, in combination with the low weight of its aluminum body, allowed him to achieve an advantage in front of others.
Stirling Moss putting the Maserati 300S among his favorites of all time and considered that it was one of the racing cars more balanced. With this car Moss won the Grand Prix of Buenos Aires and also in Nürburgring Nordschleife.
This Maserati 300S that you see here will go on auction at Pebble Beach the next month, and considering that it has passed through the hands of two legendary drivers such as Fangio and Moss, it is not surprising that scope a record figure for its category.