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December 11, 2019

The Bizzarrini Spyder Prototype Wins Again

by Mike –

Fresh from the Best of Show win at Le Belle Macchine d’Italia in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, the Bizzarrini Spyder prototype wins Best in Class for the Post-War Sports Class at the Concours d’elegance of America at St. John’s on July 29, 2012.

Bizzarrini 5300 Spyder S.I Prototype

Bizzarrini 5300 Spyder S.I Prototype
Photo by Nathan Leach-Proffer & Speed-Photos

This event is formerly known as the Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance and is held in Plymouth, Michigan. This year there were 300 classic cars on display with 10,000 attendees.

This beautiful 1966 Bizzarrini 5300 Spyder S.I Prototype is owned by Mark & Allison Sassak from Plymouth, MI.

Bizzarrini 5300 Spyder S.I Prototype

Mark & Allison Sassak
Photo by Nathan Leach-Proffer & Speed-Photos

This was a tough class with 19 entrants which included the list below in addition to the winner. This is a large class made up of some special cars. It takes an extra special car to win this class.

Classic Cars

The Post-War Sports Class
Photo by Nathan Leach-Proffer & Speed-Photos

1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder
1956 Aston Martin DB/24 Ghia Coupe
1957 Aston Martin DB Mark 111
1969 Maserati Ghibli Coupe by Ghia
1964 AC Cobra CSX 2367 Roadster
1955 Moretti 1200S Spyder by Vignale
1954 Porsche Pre-A-Speedster
1966 Aston Martin DB6 Convertible
1957 Allard J2 Roadster
1962 AC 2.6 Ace Roadster
1972 Ferrari Daytona coupe
1973 Ferrari Dino Coupe
1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster
1967 Austin Healey 3000 Mark 111 Convertible
1949 Morgan 4/4 series 1 roadster
1970 Detomaso Mangusta Coupe
1971 Lancia Fulvia Sport by Zagato
1964 Maserati 3500 GTI Touring

Congratulations to Mark & Allison Sassak for another excellent show win for a very special Bizzarrini and thanks to Mark for sending in this information.

Bizzarrini 5300 Spyder S.I Prototype

Picking Up The trophy
Photo by Nathan Leach-Proffer & Speed-Photos

Concours d'elegance of America at St. John's brochure

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