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Cunningham Team Race Cars

Information compiled by motorsport historian Larry Berman

All of these race cars participated in speed events while they were owned by Briggs S. Cunningham. This listing is provided with information currently available. If you have additional sources, please contact the writer so that we may make corrections & / or additions. Some vehicles were actually owned by other parties (i.e., Corvettes owned by General Motors Corp, Jaguars owned by Jaguar Cars, Ltd.) and entered by B. S. Cunningham.

Cunningham race cars & available ownership history. Year

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1948 1948 1949 1950 1950 1950 1950

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Make

Bu-Merc MG-TC Supercharged Ferrari 166 Corsa Spyder Jaguar XK120 Cadillac 61 Cadillac Le Monstre Healey Silverstone

Chassis No.

33409938 016 I 670023 506111399 506112964

Owner - Orig.

B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham

Owner - Now

Last Location

USA USA USA USA

Notes

Eng. #166.1

Miles C. Collier B. S. Cunningham Miles C. Collier B. S. Cunningham

FL, USA 2006 FL, USA 2006 UK

Cadillac engine installed by B.S.C.

9

1951

Cunningham C-1 Roadster Cunningham C-2 R

5101 or C1 5102

B. S. Cunningham C. Miles Collier FL, USA 2006 CA,USA CA,USA USA WA, USA CA,USA CA,USA Lincolnshire, Eng. Lincolnshire, Eng. Pertshire, Scotland MI, USA 2011 USA CA,USA USA USA FL, USA FL, USA FL, USA FL, USA FL, USA FL, USA FL, USA FL, USA USA USA NH, USA 2011

127-C1 & 5101 = same car / prototype

10 1951

11 1951

Cunningham C-2 R

5103

-

12 1951

Cunningham C-2 R

5104

13 1951 14 1952

Cunningham C-3

5205

Cunningham Coupe

5206X

George Cameron Eng. #20-1001 Mario Roman Race car William F. Gettle ? Washington State Chrysler dealer Clyde Blair Thomas L. Petersen Charles Nickerson Joseph Nickerson Doune Motor Museum Eng. #53-8-85323 Estate of Tom Mittler B. S. Cunningham No. 3 car at LeMans Eng. #20-1007 Basil Penzer R.H. Tibbets Roswell Moore 1957 Saul Fakturo John Duncan Orange Buick Co. Taylor Motors Co. James A. Wesley Ron Megemier 1964 Dale Powers 1965 Race car Joe Pendergast 1971 Bob Pass Steve Barnes Peter Hosmer B. S. Cunningham Irving Robbins CA,USA Eng. #20-1005 Crashed in Calfi. Race & returned to the Briggs Cunningham Co. at FL Car was "retired" or destroyed, Summer '54 Race car B. S. Cunningham Russell Kleinginna USA Eng. # 1323329 Richard Rothenberger C-2 style body on a C-3 chassis John Rothenberger PA, USA 2011 Carl Kiekhaefer 1952 Cadillac engine IND #20-1055 B. S. Cunningham 1952 C-3 chassis George Schrafft 1952 Elaine Desormeau 1962 Henry Desormeau Peter Hosmer 1999 Peter Hosmer NH, USA 2011 3/15/2011

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Year

15 16 17 18 19 20 21 1951 1951 1951 1952 1952 1952 1952

Make

Cooper F-III Ferrari 2.3 V 12 195 S coupe - blue Chrysler Saratoga Porsche-America Roadster Type 540 Siata Spyder 750 OSCA 1500 - blue Cunningham C-4 R Cunningham C-4 R

Chassis No.

0060

Owner - Orig.

B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham

Owner - Now

Last Location

USA USA USA USA USA USA

Notes

1129 5216 R 5217 R

Miles C. Collier 22 1952 B. S. Cunningham Charles Moran Warren Collins Robert Wiiliams Henry Faulkner Fred Simeone 23 1952 24 1953 Cunningham C-4 RK 5218 R B. S. Cunningham Charles Moran Miles C. Collier Fraser Nash Targa Florio 421/200/175 B. S. Cunningham Charles Moran ???? David Hargreaves B. S. Cunningham Charles Moran B. S. Cunningham

FL, USA 2006 USA USA MA, USA ILL, USA PA, USA USA Eng. # R-5218 FL, USA 2006 Eng. # BS1/109

25 1953 26 1953

Cunningham C-5 R

5319 R

England USA Eng. # R-5319 Eng. # 1308

OSCA MT-4 - white 1500 cc Sports Racer 1124 5/1/1953 OSCA MT-4 - white 1500 cc Sports Racer 1129

27 1953

B. S. Cunningham Walt Hansgen Gent Otto Linton Hooover Klay Ralph Stevens Stan Nowak Farnsworth Joel Finn Bill Gellis Richard Riddell USA FL, USA 2006 USA USA MI, USA USA B. S. Cunningham Miles C. Collier B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Rich Leyth B. S. Cunningham Sherwood Johnston Temble Buell Ed Davies B. S. Cunningham Wally Kiekhaefer Herm Behm Jane Behm Sandy MacArthur Steve Hawxhurst Tim Ritter Howard Babaszak B. S. Cunningham Bill Fleming Victor Stein J.C. Hein

Eng. # 1311

San Clemente, CA Eng. # 1403 Bought car for 1954 Sebring 12 Hr. race

28 1953 29 1954 30 1954 31 1954

OSCA MT-4 - white 1500 cc Sports Racer 1137 10/1/1953 Cunningham C-3 5224 Ferrari 250 MM 2.9 0348 MM Ferrari 375 MM 4.5 0372 AM

32 1953

Stanguellini 750

CS04080

33 1954

Mercedes 300SL

4500003

1994 USA WI, USA WI, USA WI, USA IL, USA IL, USA IL, USA FL, USA 2006 USA

Delivered 9/15/54 from Max Hoffmann

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Year

34 1955

Make

Austin Healey 100S

Chassis No.

AHS 3501

Owner - Orig.

B. S. Cunningham Hobart "Bill" Cook Robert Whitke Beckford Young Dave Mack Bill Wood B. S. Cunningham Jaguar Cars, Ltd. Duncan Hamilton J. Forbes Clark Peter Skidmore Sir Nicholas Williamson John Beasley Lake Underwood

Owner - Now

???

Last Location

CT, USA CA, USA CA, USA MA, USA

Notes

Engine # 1B222701/1 - Gear Box # 17437/1

??? 35 1955 36 1955 Cunningham C-6 R Jaguar D-Type 5422 R XKD 406 Miles C. Collier Alan Lawson FL, USA 2006 UK Engine = Meyer-Drake Offenhauser Eng. # 3001-10-1

Martin Hilton 37 1955 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 1955 1955 1955 1955 1955 1955 1955 Porsche 550 A Maserati 300 S Maserati 300 S Maserati 300 S Jaguar D-Type Jaguar D-Type Jaguar D-Type Jaguar D-Type Maserati ??? Jaguar D-Type 550-004 3051 3052 3053 XKD 506 XKD 507 XKD 508 XKD 525 B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Ebb Rose B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Jaguar Cars, Ltd. Walter Hill ??? 47 1956 48 1956 49 1956 50 1957 Lotus XI 1490 cc Lotus Maserati Jaguar XK 140 M Porsche 550 RS 18/21 B. S. Cunningham Len Bastrup B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Lake Underwood B. S. Cunningham Miles C. Collier 51 1958 Lister Jaguar - Knobbly BHL-101 B. S. Cunningham Bob Grossman Don Adams Herb Wetson Chris Drake Dave Preece Roger William Andrew Babe USA USA USA USA USA FL, USA 2006 USA ??? 45 1955 46 1956 USA FL, USA Sold - 2005 USA USA USA USA USA USA FL, USA 2006 USA USA USA USA U.K. U.K. U.K. U.K. XKD 605 Eng. # E2033-9

Scrapped by factory Miles C. Collier Scrapped by factory

550A0139

White

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Year

52 1958

Make

Lister Jaguar - Knobbly

Chassis No.

BHL-102

Owner - Orig.

B. S. Cunningham Ali Lugo Bob Jones John Harper Walter Haskins Rick Weiland Frank Synter Murray Smith Larry Kinch Nick Colona

Owner - Now

Last Location

USA USA UK UK UK Germany UK USA UK UK USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA NY, USA USA USA U.K. Nassau, Bahamas U.K. Germany USA USA USA NY, USA USA USA USA

Notes

Martin Hilton 53 54 55 56 1958 1958 1958 1958 Jaguar XK-150 S Fiat Abarth Zagato Jaguar 3.4 Sedan Lister Jaguar - Knobbly B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Berkley Charvoz Nickey Chevrolet Richard Vogel Howard Quick Richard Daigel Tom McArthur Jim Coffman Peter Giddings Syd Silverman Tom Malloy 57 1959 Lister Jaguar - Costin BHL-123 B. S. Cunningham Archie Scott Brown Lake Underwood ??? Tony Grossingham Peter Groh Dean Watts Dan Ghose Jim Freeman Syd Silverman auction 1/23/2010 B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham

BHL-112

2005

Bought it 8/96 ???

58 1959 59 1959 60 1959

OCSA 750 Cooper Monaco Jaguar 3.4 Sedan

768

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Year

61 1959

Make

Stanguellini F-Jr.

Chassis No.

CS00139

Owner - Orig.

B. S. Cunningham Steve Weed Ali Lugo Robert Auten Michael Lavers Brian Horwood Tony Hildebrand Martin Bunn

Owner - Now

Last Location

USA USA USA USA U.K. U.K. U.K. U.K. U.K. USA

Notes

Gordon Wright 62 1959 Stanguellini F-Jr. CS00162 B. S. Cunningham ??? ??? 63 1959 Stanguellini F-Jr. CS00176 B. S. Cunningham Brian Harwood Martin Bunn Pinky Windridge Kirk White Eugene E. Baron Bill Gelles, Jr. 64 1960 65 1960 66 1960 Fiat Abarth Monomille Cooper F-Jr. Jaguar E2A Prototype FJ/3/60 B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Jaguar Cars, Ltd. Roger Woodley Penny Graham Stefan Ziegler 67 1960 Corvette # 3 LeMans 00867S102538 General Motors Corp. Don Allen's Chevrolet

USA Sold 1962 U.K.

USA - 1972 - present USA USA U.K. U.K. U.K. Switzerland

Engine # BMC XSP-581/1 Reg. VKV-752

2008 bought for $4.9 million US Engine # 00867

Briggs S. Cunningham Steve Smith ??? James Ranaman Leland Lambeart Tom Scott James Walsh Chip Miller - Estate PA, USA Briggs S. Cunningham Bruce Meyer CA, USA Briggs S. Cunningham ??? CA, USA USA USA USA Not a B.S. Cunningham car Crashed & destroyed 2/11/62 @ Daytona Engine # BMC XSP-1462/22

68 1960

Corvette

# 2 LeMans

00867S104117

General Motors Corp. Don Allen's Chevrolet General Motors Corp. Don Allen's Chevrolet Camoradi USA team B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Giuliano Giovanardi

69 1960

Corvette

# 1 LeMans

00867S103535

70 71 72

1960 1960 1960 1960

Corvette Maserati T-61 Cooper F-Jr. Maserati T-60

00861S102272 61.2459 FJ/12/60 61.2462

B. S. Cunningham Dan Herman Jay Naismith Ron Dykes Dave Deuble Jim Rogers John Schumann

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Year

73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 1960 1960 1960 1960 1960 1960 1960 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961

Make

Maserati T-60 Maserati T-60 Jaguar 3.8 Sedan Jaguar 3.8 Sedan Lotus Elite coupe Jaguar E-Type Sebring - Sprite Jaguar E-Type Maserati T-60 Maserati T-60 Maserati T-63 Maserati T-63

Chassis No.

61.2468

Owner - Orig.

B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Harry Finer - 1962 Dick Jacobs Bruce McCaw Huber B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham

Owner - Now

Miles C. Collier

Last Location

FL, USA 2006 USA USA USA USA USA USA FL, USA 2006 USA USA Milan, Italy

Notes

Completion 8/11/1960

875027 860630

Miles C. Collier

63.002 SWB 63.002 LWB

Guido Antrom

Onofrio Triarsi 85 1961 86 1961 87 1961 88 89 90 91 1961 1961 1961 1962 Maserati T-61 Long tail Cooper-OSCA F-Jr. Maserati T-63 Lotus Formula I Cooper-BMC F-Jr. Maserati T-61 Maserati T-64

63.010 F1/16/61

NJ, USA USA USA USA 1999 Christie's auction USA USA USA USA

Unknown buyer B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Augie Pabst Hamilton Vose Bob Sutherland Tony Wang Englestrad Onofrio Triarsi 92 1962 Fiat Abarth 1000 1128948 B. S. Cunningham Don Rosendale Bob Ennis David Fenton Robert A. Christiansen Ralph Bracken Larry Sloan Greg Paris Mark Gessler Martin Gruss 93 1962 Fiat Abarth 1000 1127998 B. S. Cunningham Don Rosendale Jim Johnson Mike Blumberg Jim Duffield

64.002

NJ, USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA

Eng. # 229/235 Car #8

Eng. # 229/259 Car # 7

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Year

94 1962

Make

Fiat Abarth 1000

Chassis No.

1127862

Owner - Orig.

B. S. Cunningham Don Rosendale Henry W. Kraaz Arty Weisser Ray Deibert Mike Graham Bill Schley

Owner - Now

Last Location

USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA USA

Notes

Eng. # 229/102 Car # 9

Bruce Erickson 95 1962 96 1962 97 1962 98 1962 99 1962 100 1962 101 102 103 104 105 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 Cooper T-56 Fiat Cooper-Maserati Cooper-Buick Jaguar E-Type Maserati T-151 coupe Maserati T-151 coupe Jaguar 3.8 Mk II Sedan Brabham F-Jr. Cooper-Maserati Cooper-BMC F-Jr. Jaguar Lightweight E-Type Jaguar Lightweight E-Type Jaguar Lightweight E-Type Jaguar Lightweight E-Type Maserati-Ford Jaguar Lightweight E-Type Cooper-Buick Genie Mk 10 / Ford Porsche 904 GTS 0010 CM/1/62 CM/3/61 860630 151-004 151-006 B. S. Cunningham Dick Esienmann B. S. Cunningham Peter Berry B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Team Meridian - 1963 FJ-2-62 FJ-5-62 S860630 S850659 S850664 S850665 B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Miles C. Collier 106 1963 107 1963 108 109 110 111 112 113 1963 1963 1963 1963 1963 1964 B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Jerry L. Oglesby B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham B. S. Cunningham Lake Underwood B. S. Cunningham Miles C. Collier 114 1964 Ford Galaxie B. S. Cunningham

USA USA USA USA USA FL, USA 2006 USA USA WA, USA USA USA USA USA USA USA FL, USA 2006 USA Eng. # 906-105

904018

3/10/10 edition Copyright 2011 Lawrence W. Berman We received all of the Cunningham material that was in the Jim Sitz library. Excellent detailed data from the Cunningham Register compiled by B. Bruce-Briggs, Revised Edition, January, 1982

Please note that all of the above info has been compiled to the best of my ability & is not intended to by the absolute, definitive vehicle history.

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