An amazing collection of highly significant racing Lancias is up for sale. John Campion’s celebrated US-based collection of cars with striking Martini livery are being sold by Girardo & Co.
Among the stars of the collection are a 1984 Lancia 037 Rally Evo 2 Group B, 1985 Lancia Delta S4 Group B, 1988 Lancia Delta HF Integrale 8V Group A, 1981 Lancia Beta Montecarlo Turbo Group 5, 1982 Lancia LC1 Group 6 and 1983 Lancia LC2 Group C. Extensive competition histories include the Delta Group A WRC winning the 1988 Rallye de Portugal and Olympus Rally with Miki Biasion in his championship-winning year. The Delta is presented in its Rallye de Portugal livery.
The 037 Rally Evo 2 Group B is one of 20 examples made and debuted as a recce car ahead of the 1984 1000 Lakes rally with Markku Alen at the helm. As for the Delta S4, that won the 1986 Rally 1000 Miglia. The LC1 is a factory 1982 Le Mans 24 Hour Lancia Martini Racing entrant, one of only four examples built, and took victory at the 1982 Nürburgring 1000km. The LC2 is a works Lancia Martini Racing entrant in the 1983 Le Mans 24 Hours, as well as the 1983 and 1984 World Sportscar Championships.
Many of the cars have appeared at concours events such as Amelia Island and Quail. All cars in the collection are Abarth Classiche certified. The collection is valued at $7.5 million. Interested parties should contact Girardo & Co at girardo.com or calling 020 3621 2923.