RECORDS BY THE BIMOTORE ALFA-ROMEO.
It is no secret that the bimotore AlfaRomeo was constructed with the primary aim of challenging the speed supremacyirrespective of G.P. formula-of the German racing cars. After a not-unexpected bout of tyre trouble, the car has now found its form, and with four good Dunlops on its wheels
some remarkable speeds were put up last month. The records attacked were the Class C flying mile and kilometre records, held by the Auto-Union and the Merc6desBenz respectively, at 197.35 and 199.00 m.p.h. The road used was the Florence-Lucca Autostrada, and Nuvolari just managed to
pull it off with speeds of 199.735 and 200. 789 m.p.h. The next day he went out again, and succeeded in raising the kilometre record to more than 323 k.p.h. Here are the next figures in full :
1 Kilo (f.s.).-200.803 m.p.h. (MerceclbsBenz 199.735 m.p.h.).
I Mile (f.s.).-200.789 m.p.h. (Auto-Union 199.00 m.p.h.).
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