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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... efforts of BRM, HWM, Connaught and Vanwall in the early/mid 1950s, 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, ...

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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Only two other marques have achieved such a notable 'first'; Mercedes-Benz in
1954 (French GP) and Wolf in 1977 (Argentine GP). The Alfa Romeo team's
record of six successive victories in that season has been bettered only three
times, in years when there were more championship races on the calendar (by
Ferrari in 1952-3 and McLaren in 1984). First Netherlands Grand Prix run, on the
challenging circuit among the seaside dunes at Zand- voort that was used for all
subsequent ...

Cars And Parts

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Fangio won his first world championship in 1951 driving an Alfa Romeo 159. ...
selling for $300,300 (the highest sale); a '28 Bugatti T37A Gran Prix car for
$100,100; a 1936 Mercedes 500K cabriolet B, fetching $259,875; a rough 1953
Fiat 8V, selling at no reserve for $100,100; and a 1971 Alfa Romeo Junior GT
Zagato, $27,913. As part of the new trend among English auction houses, Coys
said that all results would be confirmed by independent auditors within seven
days of the sale.


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

Motoring Annual

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If a car is driven by more than one driver during a race, the points, if any, are
shared between the two drivers. The World Championship series started in 1950
and was first won by that great Italian Dr. Guisseppe Farina, driving for the
equally great Italian marque Alfa-Romeo. Now in the veteran ... He joined Lancia
in 1954 to race and to assist with development of their new Grand Prix car, but
was hardly seen in racing that year due to teething troubles with the car. In 1955
the Lancias ...

Motor Trend

Author: Walter A. Woron
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Le Grand Prix Car — ~ □ ' Z i-.- — — . Renault's only previous fling at Grand Prix
racing was with this 13-liter monster in 1906. Know your car inside and out.
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over 1 10 full- sue kit-built autos. Discover everything from 40 mpg roadsters to
economical ...