Author: Anthony Pritchard
Publisher: Haynes Publications
ISBN: 9781859608715
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A sister volume to First Among Champions: The Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars and Bugatti: A Racing History, this handsome book completes a trilogy devoted to the great motor racing marques of the 1930s and 1950s.

Alfa Romeo Tipo33

Author: Peter Collins
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1904788718
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In retrospect, work was also going on in relation to developing Alfa Romeo's own
Grand Prix chassis as well. The 1976 sports car effort would start with theT33/TT/
12 with the standard flat-12 engine, but then the 2140cc turbocharged unit, which
was being tested at the time on the dynamometer, would be raced – or so was
the early plan. The Turbo flat-12 had two compressors, one per bank of cylinders,
and 550bhp had Alfa Romeo was keen to show its championship winning car at ...

Roads Were Not Built For Cars

Author: Carlton Reid
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916883
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A 1917 advert for “The Italian Bianchi” placed by the company's London agent
described the Bianchi as “The Car of the Connoisseur.” In 1927 ... Il Mantovano
Volante, “the Flying Mantuan”, won his first automobile race in a Bianchi, later
driving for Ferrari and for Alfa Romeo, which also has a bicycling back-story. ...
Bianchi's first sponsored cycle racer was Giovanni Tomaselli, the 1899 winner of
the prestigious Paris Grand Prix, considered the European road cycling


Author: Leonardo Acerbi
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760325506
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Ferrari brought out a new single-seater to join the 275 Fl. It was called the 340 Fl
and competed for the first time in the Grand Prix of Nations at Geneva on 30 July
1950. ... the front row in the car's maiden race, next to Juan Manuel Fangio's Alfa
Romeo 158 and in front of Gigi Villoresi in a 275 F1, and led for most of the race.
Only engine trouble forced him to give way to eventual winner Fangio and his
Alfa, the car that dominated that first world championship. In spite of that negative

Alfa Romeo 155 156 147 Competition Touring Cars

Author: Peter Collins
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845843428
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At the same time, new acquisition Alfa Romeo maintained a background role
helping privateer teams with 75Turbo saloons inthe national Italian Touring Car
Championship. ... obsolete Grand Prix engines and, even more possibly,
because Bernie Ecclestone — up-and— coming Grand Prix organiser — had a
connection with Alfa Built around the concept ofa Formula 1 car, but clothed in an
exact replica 164 body, the Pro Car was powered by a 3.5-litre V10, and was built
for a stillborn ...

The Car Book

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1405390999
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The first Ferrari car, the 125S, was announced in using the cavallino rampante (
prancing horse) as its logo. The Scuderia took over the running of Alfa Romeo's
racing team in 1933. When Alfa Romeo brought its racing operation in-house
again in 1937, Ferrari was appointed racing manager, but he did not stay long.
Championship for Ferrari in 1952 and 1953. During the next six decades of
competition, Ferrari won almost every trophy in motor racing. Maranello cars won
Le Mans ...

Collier S

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Most of 33 starters Champion equipped. CHAMPIONS EUROPEAN RACES
Grand Prix of Italy— Firstj Nuvolori and Compori driving an Alfa- Romeo. Grand
Prix Tunis— First; Varzl driving a Bugatti. Torgo Florio — First; Nuvolari driving on
Alfo-Romeo. Italian 1,000 Mile Race— First,- Caraceiola driving a Mercedes.
Grand Prix of Dieppe — Firstj Etancelin driving an Alfa-Romeo. Earl Howe driving
Delage, first in 1500 category- Grand Prix of Germany— First; Carocciola driving


Author: Paul Parker
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760346445
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This undoubtedly handicapped, perhaps even prevented, British talent from
creating first class Grand Prix cars/teams despite Henry Segrave's French GP
triumph for Sunbeam at Tours in 1923 and his win at San Sebastien a year later.
Playing catch-up is a lengthy process and despite ... Moss won the 1957 British
GP at Aintree. Since the mid-1920s Grand Prix racing had largely been the
fiefdom of Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, then Alfa Romeo, again before Mercedes Benz
and Auto Union ...

Art Of The Formula 1 Race Car

ISBN: 1610608119
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Alfa. Romeo. 158/159. SUCH A THING WOULD NEVER HAPPEN in modern
Formula 1: When Giuseppe Farina took the checkered flag at Silverstone on May
13, 1950, on his way to becoming the first Formula 1 World Champion, he did so
in ... Alfa's racing activities were chaotic: Ricart, working from the Alfa factory in
Portello, attempted to build a Grand Prix car that could take on the all-conquering
Mercedes and Auto Union Machine; Ferrari, realizing that it would be hopeless to
try to ...

The Greatest Racing Driver

Author: Angus Dougall
Publisher: BalboaPress
ISBN: 1452510970
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And where better to start than in that troubled season just before World War 2,
when the man who would later become the first Formula One Grand Prix World
Champion, drove an absolutely scintillating race at Bremgarten Park, and
showed the enthusiast that rare 'driving on another plane'. Mixing with the Big
Boys! It is no accident that from time to time in this book we make reference to the
Alfa Romeo 158/159 'Alfetta' car, as it was certainly one of the standout designs
in Grand Prix ...