Through a tip from an excellent Italian classic car friend, I came some years ago (2013) accross this one-off coachbuilt 508C which impressed me immediately by its elegance and extended racing history.
In 1937 Giovanni Guadagnin, a talented mechanic from Treviso, constructed this handsome competition body on a new Fiat 508C chassis for Dr. Mario Braida a rather active gentleman-racer who participated at:
On the 26-th of August 1938, new owner Paolo FOSCARI and registers the car: VE 8911
On the 24-th of January 1939, new owner Aldo MONTICELLO and registers the car: VI 9332
On the 23-rd of April 1946, new owner Luigi ZANETTI registers the car: VR 17117
On the 8-th of June 1948, new owner Fernando PASCOLINI registers the car: PG 12524:
Recent racing history:
This, in my opinion, says it all…! Everything confirmed by the accompanying voluminous history file.
Our classic car workshop meticulously prepared and maintained this very special Fiat 508C for our Belgian customers. Apparently we did a good job, because every recent Mille Miglia, this handsome sports-racing Fiat arrived back in Brescia without missing a beat!
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