We are pleased to offer 1995 Ferrari 333 SP Evoluzione s/n 011, a “Ferrari-built” MOMO-LANDSHARK-LISTA team car driven by GianPiero Moretti, Wayne Taylor, Didier Theys, Gerry Jackson and ‘Mad Max’ Papis. 333 SP s/n 011 has twenty well-documented races in the 1995-1996 IMSA Series with sixteen top five finishes. Perhaps the ONLY well-raced 333 SP never hit hard and still with its original tub! We know 333 SP s/n 011 well, having sold it in 1998 and again in 2011. This stunning racer has been carefully maintained through a decade of dealer and museum storage and was fully serviced in 2011 at an authorized Ferrari dealer by an experienced Ferrari-trained tech with extensive 333 SP experience. Full service with the clutch changed, the gearbox inspected and resealed with only two test days since being serviced.
Unveiled at the end of 1993, the 333 SP transformed racing in the bleak years following the demise of IMSA GTP series and established the standard for open top prototypes while ushering in Ferrari’s official return to Sports Prototype racing after a 20 year absence. The 333 SP debuted in the third round of the 1994 IMSA GT Championship at Road Atlanta, finishing first and second. In the first year of racing four 333 SPs were campaigned by three teams: Euromotorsport, Momo Sports, and Team Scandia. In the next race, at Lime Rock, the 333 SPs monopolized the podium, and would take three more wins by the end of the season. In 1995 the 333 SP won the 12 Hours of Sebring and four other races, winning the Sports Prototype Championship while Fermin Velez won the drivers title. The 333 SP remained competitive, winning the European FIA Sportscar Championship as late as 1999 with Collard and Sospiri and again in 2000 with Christian Pescatori and David Terrien for the JMB Racing-entered Ferrari. Spanning over eight seasons, from 1994 to 2002, the 333 SPs were amazingly successful, winning major championships on both sides of the Atlantic, with 56 outright victories along the way. With a substantial IMSA history this 333 SP should qualify for entry into Europe as a car with Significant Historic Interest with no Duty and VAT at only 5%.
This 333 SP would be the centerpiece for any serious Ferrari collection, is very user-friendly on the track and can be operated with the help of a single mechanic. Built to last 24 flat-out hours at Le Mans or Daytona, a 333 SP requires minimal maintenance in the hands of a private owner and is essentially bulletproof. The first twelve 333 SPs were actively raced and were built by Ferrari with the tubs by Dallara being sold and supported through Ferrari. S/n 013 was not built and from s/n 014 through 041 all 333 SPs were built, delivered, and supported by Michelotto. 333 SP Evoluzione s/n 011 offers a unique chance for the collector or enthusiast to own a well-documented and ultra-exotic race-ready state-of-the-art Ferrari-built Sports Prototype race car. With a 4,000 cc V-12 evolved from the 1994 3.5 liter V-12 F1 engine putting out 650 horsepower at 11,500 RPM in an under-2000 lb rocket, the shriek of the V-12 at full song alone is worth the price of admission. A well maintained purpose-built endurance sport race car that will last a lifetime as a club racer. Maintained by a very qualified race shop, only two test days since a full service and clutch, turn-key ready to go, comes with both the original 17″ wheels on Pirelli P Zero slicks and a full set of new 18″ race wheels with Dunlop slicks.
S/N 011. Sold new to Gianpiero Moretti’s MomoCorse for the 1995 IMSA season (to replace 004). Leased to Moretti by FNA. Driven by Wayne Taylor in the 1995 season.
Re-leased by Moretti to Tim Hubman. Moretti got a deposit and was supposed to get about $2,300,000.00 for the year and for the car! Moretti bought about $900,000 worth of spares for the season, but… the money never came from Hubman!
1995, 04–05 Feb., Daytona International Speedway, #30. Driven by Moretti, Eliseo Salazar, Wayne Taylor, and Didier Theys. DNFed with compression problems after leading the race.
1995, 18 Mar., Sebring, #30. Moretti, Taylor and Theys finished tenth.
1995, 03 Apr., Road Atlanta, #30. Driven by the regular pairing of Moretti and Taylor to third place.
1995, 21 May, Canadian Air Force Base, Nova Scotia, #30. Another third place for Moretti and Taylor.
1995, 29 May, Lime Rock, #30. Wayne Taylor drove to his first World Sports Car victory.
1995, 24 June, Watkins Glen International, #30. Moretti and Taylor finished fourth.
1995, 16 July, Sears Point Raceway, #30. Wayne Taylor failed to finish after the car developed an oil leak.
1995, 13 Aug., Mosport Park, #30. Moretti and Taylor finished third.
1995, 10 Sept., Texas World Speedway, #30. Wayne Taylor drove solo to a victory in the three hour WSC race.
1995, 30 Sept., Phoenix International Raceway, #30. Moretti and Taylor were fifth.
1995, 08 Oct., New Orleans Street Circuit, #30. Wayne Taylor ended the 1995 season with another third place.
1996, 03–04 Feb., Daytona 24 Hour, D.N.S., sponsor problems.
1996, 16 Mar., Sebring 12 Hour, entered by Momo Corse, driven by Moretti, Papis and Theys, 3rd.
1996, 21 Apr., Road Atlanta, Landshark Racing, Jackson and Theys, 4th.
1996, May, leased with purchase option to Gerry Jackson, Landshark racing, for remainder of 1996 season. Contract included race preperation, maintenance and transportation through Momo team.
1996, 05 May, Texas Speedway, Landshark Racing, Jackson, Theys, 4th.
1996, 27 May, Lime Rock, Landshark Racing, Jackson and Theys, 4th.
1996, 09 June, Watkins Glen, Landshark Racing, Jackson, Lienhard and Theys, 5th.
1996, 14 July, Sears Point Raceway, Landshark Racing, Lienhard and Theys, 5th.
1996, 25 Aug., Mosport, driven by Moretti and Theys, 3rd.
1996, 01 Sept., Dallas Street Circuit, Landshark Racing, Papis and Theys, DNF, halfshaft.
1996, 06 Oct., Daytona 4 hour race, Landshark Racing, Theys, 2nd.
As per Gerry, yes it is for sale. Wants to do a lease back for the next (1997) season. The last race of the season is the weekend of Oct. 5/6 at Daytona, a 3 hour race. Then actively for sale. Now in litigation. Motetti refuses to release the car to Jackson.
1997, 21 Apr., back in Court, the Judge will probably allow Gerry to move the 333SP to Dean Butler’s garage. He is the founder of Lens Crafters! Still cannot sell the car!
1997, 11 May, the car has been moved to Dean Butler’s garage. For sale!
1997, 14 July, Gerry called. He now owns the car. An agreement was reached in the judge’s chambers and then read into the court records. The car will have a 24 hour motor with about 5 hours used up, so… good for a lifetime for club racing. Has 1996 bodywork. No spares.
1997, 30 Aug., for sale in FML by Mr. Sheehan.
Momo team car, driven by Moretti, Taylor, Theys, Jackson and Papis. Well’documented history, 20 races with 16 top five finishes. One of the few 333 SPs with its original tub. recent total race preparation including engine and gearbox to 24–hour race specs by Kevin Doran. 1997 endurance spec. engine. Has some spares and pit equipment. Priced to sell at $675,000. Ferrari trades considered.
Half page ad.
1997, 13 Sept., for sale in FML by Mr. Sheehan. Same copy. Half page ad.
1997, 27 Sept., for sale in FML by Mr. Sheehan. Same copy. Half page ad.
1997, 11 Oct., for sale in FML by Mr. Sheehan. Same copy. Half page ad.
1998, 31 Jan., for sale in FML Volume 23 no 3, by Michael Sheehan. Momo/Landshark/Lisa team car driven by Moretti, Taylor, Theys, Jackson, and “mad Max” Papis. 20 IMSA races with 16 top five finishes. Original tub! Total rebuild to 24 hour race specs. Ferrari trades considered. Some spares available. Priced to sell at $615,000.
1998, 17 Jan., for sale in FML Volume 23 no 2, by Michael Sheehan.
1998, 31 Jan,. Cavallino Classic, Palm Beach, Gerry Jackson.
1998, August, sold by Mike Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com to new owner.
2011, December, on consignment with Mike Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com LLC.
Sold to current owner.
Full service and clutch replacement. Two test days.
2013, August on consignment with Mike Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com LLC.
See Cavallino #79 Feb/March 1994, pg. 31, for some introductory information on the new 333SP prior to photos being available. Artists rendering of the car which was virtually as correct as would be a photo.
See Cavallino #80, April/May 1994, pg. 22–23 for story on the introduction of the 333SP.