1956 Ferrari Superamerica Wins Best of Show at The Quail

A 1956 Ferrari Superamerica “Superfast 1” was announced as the winner of the Best of Show award at the 2023 The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering held at Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California, event officials announced.

Owned by Anne Brockinton Lee, the Ferrari was selected from more than 200 entrants and inducted into the Rolex Circle of Champions.

According to event officials, the 1956 Ferrari 410 Superamerica “Superfast 1” is fresh out of a multi-year restoration has a one-off body sporting futuristic tail fins and a one-off engine. Chassis 0483SA is the only 410 Superamerica with a 4.9-liter Lampredi V12 engine with twin ignition and 24 spark plugs, and it is suggested the engine was used for development of the long-distance Ferrari racing 410 Sports, event officials said. It is one of just four special-bodied prototypes for the 410 Superamerica and the only 410 Superamerica prototype by Pininfarina.

Other award winners announced at 2023’s The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering include:

Spirit of The Quail

1949 Lancia Aprilia Supergioello – Owned by Nigel Churcher

Hagerty Drivers Foundation & Preservation Award

1962 Lancia Appia Convertible Vignale – Owned by Bronson Page and Michael Baum

The Art of Bespoke Award presented by Magneto

1953 Delahaye 135MS CL Spéciale Faget-Varnet – Owned by Anthony Collé

A.J. Hecht

A.J. Hecht is the managing editor of THE SHOP and host of the In Gear with THE SHOP podcast. Have an idea, a tip, or a question you’d like to see answered? Contact A.J. at ahecht@cahabamedia.com.

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