The restored vehicle was featured in a six page article in the February 2014 issue of the French car magazine
A previous owner was Claude Mapeu of Marciac, Gers and the car was reportedly owned by Jean Marais early in its life.
More pictures of Chassis No. 1230.
The owner in his distictively painted car with its Spitfire D-Day markings. While the car was being driven to Ohio it was struck by lightning on the door just above the roundel.
A past owner appears to be John Hegmann of Florida - vehicle reported scrapped by Tom Householder.
John acquired Chassis No.1237 in 2008 from a family friend, Pat Semple, who unfortunately was ill and has since
passed on. Pat, a well known local club racer was in the process of building the Doretti into a vintage race car.
Another previous owner was Terry Cocking of southern California.
For more information and pictures see Chassis No. 1237.