Maserati 300 S  chassis No. 3057
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Benoit Musy Maserati 300S

Maserati 300S  - 3 liters

Model Production Years

1955-1958

Cylinders

DOHC Straight 6 cyl.

Displacement

2991 cc

Carburetors

3 Weber 42DCO3

Maximum power

245 hp @ 7000 rpm

Maximum speed

290 km/h = 180 miles/h

In 1955, after many first place finishes in international races with 150S and 200S Maseratis, Benoìt Musy acquired a new Maserati 300S (3 litres).

At the Grand Prix of Sweden (Malmoe) in 1956, he was given the opportunity to drive for the factory Maserati team.  Juan-Manuel Fangio won the Grand Prix and Benoît Musy finished the race in fifth place behind Sterling Moss and Jean Behra.   The same year in Karlskoga (S) Benoît won first place with his Maserati 300S.   In 1955, at Oulton Park (UK) he beat the lap record for the British Empire Trophy driving the 300S.

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