John Campion’s Lancia Collection

INTRODUCTION

John Campion’s remarkable path to success started on the backstage crews of rock-and-roll legends and quickly led to the boardroom of a billion-dollar company. Today, he is executive chairman of APR Energy® of Jacksonville, Florida, which specialises in the rapid deployment of temporary power plants in parts of the world that have been affected by natural disasters or energy shortages. He has in his possession one the finest collections of Lancia rally cars. It includes two Group B cars: a Rallye 037 and a Delta S4.

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LANCIA RALLYE 037 E2

  • chassis # 411
  • plate # TO W67780
  • VIN # ZLA151ARO00000411

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CAR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 1984 WRC New Zealand Rally – 2nd place: Markku Alèn / IIkka Kivimakinm (Martini)
  • 1985 ERC Rally Costa Brava – 2nd place: Dario Cerrato / Giuseppi Cerri (Totip)
  • 1985 IRC Rally Cià di Mantova – 1st place: Valentino Rossi’s father, Graziano Rossi (Starter / Italcomma)
  • 1986 IRC Rally del Veneto – 4th place: Mantica / Martini (TAMauto Tuning)
  • 1986 IRC Rally Cià del Santo (Padova) – 3rd place: Manfrinato/ Maniero (TAMauto Tuning / Effebi)
  • 1987 IRC Trofeo Villa d’Este – 3rd place: Fontana / Arioli (Nord / Jolly Club)
  • 1988~2013 owned by Giuseppe Volta and used in historic rallies (Totip)
  • 2014~ part of the John Campion collection

LANCIA DELTA S4

  • chassis # 208
  • plate # TO 77892E
  • VIN # ZLA036AR0*000208*

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CAR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 1985 factory snow test car (multiple events)
  • 1986 Jolly Club IRC test car (multiple events)
  • 1986 Mille Miglia – 1st place: Darrio Cerrato / Giuseppe “Geppi” Cerri (Totip / Jolly Club)
  • 1986 IRC Rally Costa Smeralda – 3rd place: Dario Cerrato / Giuseppe “Geppi” Cerri (Totip / Jolly Club)
  • 1987~1988 Campionato Italiano Velocita Montagna (hill climb winner): Augusto Cesari (new owner)
  • 2001~2009 sold to various owners and used in historic rallies
  • 2015~ part of the John Campion collection

REFERENCES

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SPECIAL THANKS:

  • Scott Merritt

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