Articles tagged Alfa Romeo

Page 13 of October 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, October 1951

XXII G.P. D'ITALIA

Ferraris Force the Pace and Vanquish Alfa-Romeo THE Italian G.P. run over 80 laps of the 3.9 mile Monza track on September 16th saw Ferraris set the hottest pace yet, witnessed in postwar racing, and the result was an overwhelming victory for them. Long before official practice began, the Ferraris had taken their 4 1/2-litres to Monza and satisfied themselves that they could lap comfortably in 1...

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Rally review

The Sanremo Rally If you drive eastwards through the mountains from the Alpine stamping ground of the Monte-Carlo Rally, keeping as near parallel to the northern Mediterranean coastline as possible, when you cross the border into Italy you will be in the equally mountainous area used annually by the Sanremo Rally, Italy's premier event of the year and qualifier in the World Rally Championship....

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B.R.M. at Monza

This eye-witness account is published so that those who were not present can see the impression created by the two green cars. We do not necessarily endorse the opinions of this correspondent - ED. FIRST thing was a telegram to the Milan Club to say that the channel ferry had delayed the B.R.M. They arrived Wednesday night with the two transports presented by Austins and the Commer workshop van....

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Chain Chatter

By "CARROZZINO" THE T.T. this year must surely have dealt the severest blow to accepted progress in design for many a year. The performances put up by Bell and Duke on the rehashed single-cylinder Nortons are absolutely staggering, even when allowance is made for the riders' ability. The single-cylinder motor-cycle engine for racing purposes in the 500-c.c. class had at last reached the stage, in...

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The Unknown Warrior

John Bintcliffe was Audi's surprise choice to partner Frank Biela in the BTCC. Here's why You've no money. You have no karting experience or family background in motorsport to call upon. But you are ambitious. You show some early promise: you qualify on the front row for your third race and win the fifth. You take the plunge and spend every last bit of spare cash on preparations for a season of...

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PESCARA AND BARI

If the Monza G.P. held the chief end-of-season excitement, we must not overlook those curtain-raisers at Pescara and Bari. At Pescara on August 15th Gonzales, continuing his Silverstone form, won for Ferrari, covering the 192 miles in 2 hr. 14 min. 59.8 sec., a speed of 85 1/2 m.p.h. Ascari's Ferrari retired with back-axle trouble on the first lap, Villoresi's on lap 4 with a burst tyre when...

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The XXXIII Mille Miglia

A Personal Triumph for Castellotti In spite of popular alarums and excursions the Mille Miglia took place on April 28/29th in exactly the same form as past years, and the only differences in the route were two new by-pass roads: at Pineto, on the Adriatic coast, and San Quirico, shortly before Siena. Of the 427 entries, only 54 failed to turn up in the Piazza Vittoria in Brescia for the official...

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Something old, something new

According to John Butt, of Maserati UK concessionaire Meridien, we'd be getting "a weekend you will remember". As I stood, three blocks away from the 1937 factory that made around 1800 Maseratis last year (about 70 of which were sold in Britain), I reflected that he must have been psychic. Slumped miserably on the kerb of the freezing Modena avenue was the latest bearer of the Ghibli name, a 161...

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Open sports cars

A.C. ACE Stand 135 The well-known Ace continues to elude our road testers and also continues without change except that disc brakes are now standard equipment and the Ace engine develops 102 b.h.p. at 5,000 r.p.m., although the Bristol engine is more popular. Prices : Ace, £1,836; Ace-Bristol. £2.197. ALFA-ROMEO GIULIETTA SPRINT SPIDER AND 2000 SPIDER Stand 152 The Pininfarina designed open body...

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The show that won't stand still

Almost 60 years after our Founder Editor made a plea for a ‘Motoring Garden Party’, it’s uncanny how close the new rolling motor show takes the Festival of Speed to WB’s dreamBy Rob Widdows Motor Sport, November 1952. Bill Boddy writes…“Practically every form of motoring competition and social now has its following and it is exceedingly difficult for organisers to think up anything original. We...

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