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.

Performance At The Limit

Author: Mark Jenkins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521844000
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World Champion since Formula 1 began in 1950. However, this success had ...
Moreover Ferrari's focus had always been to secure the World Drivers'
Championship and Schumacher's title in 2000 had been Ferrari's first since Jody
Scheckter in 1979, a gap of twenty-one years. The roots of Ferrari's 2000 ... a
former driver with the works Alfa Romeo Grand Prix team created Scuderia
Ferrari (SF) based in Modena, between Parma and Bologna in north-eastern Italy
. SF prepared Alfa ...


Author: Bob de Wit
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 1408019027
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Furthermore driver Michael Schumacher won his fifth successive drivers' world
championship, the first time a driver had ever achieved such a concentrated
dominance, his previous world championships for the Benetton team in 1994 and
1995 also meant that he had now achieved a total of seven drivers' world
championships making him the most successful driver since F1 began in 1950.
However, this success had not come without controversy. At the Austrian Grand
Prix of 2002 ...

Alfa Romeo Giulia Gt Gta

Author: Johnny Tipler
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1904788173
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numerous, fast, and reliable to pip Alfa Romeo for the 2-litre class in the
Championship by just one point. However, it was not ... the tracks Division 1 of
the Monza 4-Hours was won by Regvart/Lang (GTAm), Facetti/Dini (GTAm) took
Division 1 in the Nürburgring Touring Car Grand Prix and Dieter Meyer (GTA
1300 Junior) won the 1300 class. ... Guy Frequelin (GTV 2000) was first in Group
1 on the Monte Carlo Rally and Bernard Beguin (2000 GTV) was home first in the
Tour de France.

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

Grand Prix Ford

Author: Graham Robson
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845846249
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... seventh successive World Championship. It was that sort of a season. Although
most of the truly star cars and drivers were familiar, there were several major new
sponsors – among them, from the USA, the First National City Bank – and it was
good to see Shadow of the USA also joined by Parnelli and Penske. That was the
good news, but on the other hand there were hapless entrants like Maki of Japan,
and as a further talking point it looked as if Alfa Romeo would soon join in too.

Boys Life

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what is an Aquanaut H . it's somwhere between skin and scuba diving (the new
easy way to join the wet set) Evinrude's Aquanaut is a new concept in underwater
fun. It's a lightweight floating air compressor ... In the first years of peace after
World War II, Alfa-Romeo and Ferrari dominated racing (Germany has still not
produced a new grand-prix car) but only two Italian drivers became world
champions: Guiseppe Farina in 1950 and Alberto Ascari in 1952-53. With one
exception — the ...


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