Drogo De Sanctis SP1000 1967
Drogo re-bodied a De Sanctis SP1000 in late 1967.
In 1967 Ellevù, during the Cesana-Sestriere hillclimb had an accident: the body burned while the chassis had been repaired by De Sanctis who decided to send it to Modena by Piero Drogo owner of “Carrozzeria Sports Cars”, bodyshop where Ferrari built masterpieces such as the 250 GTO, the SWB the Le Mans, the Dino 206SP, the P3 and the P4.
Taking inspiration by his Dino 206SP and his P4 (he used also that windshield, a little bit too large for the small De Sanctis), he reproduced the same style on the SP1000 which became a Sport car with closed cockpit (Berlinetta). Drogo took some time to re-style the De Sanctis so it couldn’t attend the 1967 Circuito del Mugello; the “new” car debuted at the end of the year driven by Ellevù at Svolte di Popoli and Ascoli-Colle San Marco hillclimbs.
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