Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA 1600 Tipo 105.32 s/n 613.660
History: - Chassis-no.: AR613.660 - Engine-Type: 10502A - Engine-no.: 19646
1965/nov/10 - Completed as a Tipo 105.32 Giulia Sprint GTA
196. - Sold to a doctor from Reims, France and raced in France
1967 - Sold to Antoine Rotondi, the French CONRERO importer, Villejuif, France for later F1-driver Patrick Depailler, Jean-Claude Guenard and Gerard Advocat in Gr.2 races
1967 - At the time of the sale, the car’s front was damaged, so Rotondi repaired it and prepared it for Gr.2
1969 - Entered by Rotondi and raced to victory by Depailler at Monthlery (in this race, Claude Ballot-Lena in a works Porsche 911 was only second)
1970 Entered by Rotondi and raced by Depailler to 3rd IC in Monthlery with r#61 ("Echappement" from August 1970)
1970/apr/26 - 2nd OA – Criterium de Touraine, Gerard Advocat (r#50)
1972/sep/18 - Sold to Gerard Patté, a hairdresser from Paris, France. Entered by Patté in minor races without great success, wider front wings added
1972-198./early - Car parked at Patté’s garage GPRS (GPRS = Gerard Patté & Roger Salvatore)
198. - Sold to Pierre Regnault, Igny, France
198. - Engine rebuilt by Rotondi for Regnault - wide front wings removed. French-registered: “1958 L 94”
198./late - Completely restored by Regnault, France
1987/apr/18 - FFSA Passeport technique no. 07740 issued
1990 - Engine rebuilt for the second time at SODEMO, Technopole B.P. 23, 58470 Magny-Cours, France
1990/mar/25 - FIA papers issued
2004/jun - Sold to current owner, Germany
2005/jun - Competely overhauled by Italauto GmbH. Koengen, Germany
1.) Antoine Rotondi: - Antoine Rotondi had an Alfa Romeo garage in Villejuif, just south of Paris when you leave by Porte d'Italie. In the mid 60's, he was asked by an owner of a GTA, which was prepared by Conrero, to have a look on the engine, because it was not running well. After removing the engine, Rotondi found a number of peculiar things and tried to diagnose engine problems. He had then a contact with Virgilio Conrero, and visited him on several occasions and spend a lot of time with him (in fact several months) to learn how to prepare the racing Alfas. In fact, they became very good friends and the Garage Rotondi became the official Conrero importer for France. Rotondi, who is still alive, is a complex character and sometimes challenging to deal with. If he is in a good mood, everything is straightforward - if he is not in good humour - things can be hard work! Antoine Rotondi sold some time ago his own GTA and GTAm for an enormous sum of money!
2.) Gerard Patté: - A hairdresser from Paris, France
3.) Pierre Regnault: - A pork butcher trader on the National Center Market of Rungis, near Paris, France (Dep. 94)
1.) Patrick Depailler: - He raced for Antoine Rotondi in Gr.2 races, winning quite each event he was entering with 613.660. Later, he became a famous F1-driver.
2.) Jean-Claude Guenard: - Also a driver for Rotondi. Guenard later raced offshore power boats together with Didier Pironi. Both died in 1986 in a offshore race accident in Monaco.
3.) Gerard Advocat: ?
4.) Gerard Patté: - An amateur racer