First Among Champions

Author: David Venables
Publisher: Haynes Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781859606315
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The grand prix history of Alfa Romeo, from the building of the Darracq cars in Italy which led to the founding of Alfa in 1910, through the golden years of Vittorio Jano designs including the 158, to the withdrawal of racing after Juan ...


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.


Author: Paul Parker
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760346445
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... it was to be 31 years before a British car/driver combination finally won another
Grand Prix, albeit a non-championship race. Tony Brooks and Connaught
triumphed at Syracuse on October 23, 1955, but it was nearly a further two years
before Vanwall and Stirling 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 completely
eclipsed the ...

Roads Were Not Built For Cars

Author: Carlton Reid
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916883
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Bianchi cars (and motorbikes) were raced by Grand Prix legend Tazio Nuvolari.
Ferdinand ... 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. Nuvolari ... Famously, Bianchisponsored Fausto Coppi, the
Campionissimo – “Champion of Champions” – the first rider to win the Tour de
France and Giro d'Italia double, achieving this in 1949, and repeating the feat in

Exploring Corporate Strategy

Author: Gerry Johnson
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273731566
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Highly specialised constructors design and build single-seat racecars (and
sometimes engines) to compete for annual championships which bring huge
financial and reputational rewards. These four ... The first world champion was
Giuseppe Farina of Italy driving an Alfa Romeo. At that time ... The larger teams
employ between 450 and 800 people in their Fl operations, a quarter of whom
travel around the world attending Grand Prix every two to three weeks throughout
the Fl season ...

The Guinness Book Of The Car

Author: Anthony Harding
Publisher: Guinness Media
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Alfa Romeo won the first world championship race in which its team competed,
although this was on a technicality as its ... First Netherlands Grand Prix run, on
the challenging circuit among the seaside dunes at Zand- voort that was used for

Cars And Parts

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... experience as administrators we all agree that with few exceptions — and
those are generally to be found among the emotionally disturbed or the mentally
incapacitated — no one really wants to live on an assistance allowance of any


Author: Gerald Donaldson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0753546345
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A week after the British Grand Prix, in Belgium, a switch of cars and disciplines
brought no end to Ferrari's dominance or Juan's drought. In the 24 Hours of Spa
sports carrace the HawthornFarina Ferrari won easily, following the early
departure of its main competition, theFangio Sanesi AlfaRomeo, whichcrashed
during Consalvo Sanesi's firststint. From Spa, itwasjust a short hopover the
border to the Nürburgring, Juan's favourite circuit,for the resumption ofthe World

Classic Cars In Profile

Author: Anthony Harding
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All the Grand Prix races of 1924/5 were 500 or 600 miles in length, but none of
the races the P2s contested between 1926 and 1929 ... During the race the Alfa
Romeo drivers stopped for a five-minute impromptu meal round a table whilst
their cars were ... Despite the fact that the Italian G.P. at Monza on 6th September
decided the newly instituted World Championship, ... holes in the rather blunter
point, this latter modification having first been used at Montlhery on the longer
tailed cars.

The Motor

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But. at the flag, it was Ulf Granberg/Robert Kvist glvbig the powerful Volvo its first
win. nine seconds ahead of BMWs ... And the agreement between the two
companies was completed before McLaren's current supplier, Michelin. ... When
Michehn dropped Alfa Romeo at the end of 1 983. it was the trade connections
with Alfa Romeo's passenger car arm that ensured ... far deeper problems:
Toleman severed its links with Pirelli with a public bust-up at this year's San
Marino Grand Prix.