Articles tagged Alfa Romeo

Page 16 of February 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, February 1991

Under Scrutiny - March Engineering

Fast Company March, and longtime rivals Lola, will join the World Sportscar Championship in 1992 and both, coincidentally, will offer their customers John Judd's 3½-litre V10 engine as the first option. All the indicators suggest that 1992 will be a vintage season for sports car racing, perhaps with grids of 30 cars or more, but 1991 will do no more than provide the groundwork. Two years ago, no...

Page 64 of July 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, July 1963

Book reviews

"Automobile Year: No. 10." 241 pp., 12 5/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (Edita S.A., Box 1109, Lausanne 1, Switzerland. English Agent : G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, London, E.C.1. 52s. 6d.) This is still the outstanding luxury motoring annual. The 1962/63 edition contains the usual reports of last season's F. 1 cars, by Paul Frère, and a comprehensive review of the 1962 Grands Prix,...

Page 28 of June 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, June 1950

Alfas In The Van!

ALFAS IN THE VAN!--Two shots taken in close succession, of the field starting in the G.P. de l'Europe. SECOND HOME was Luigi Fagioli, ex-Mercedes-Benz driver, whose Alfa-Romeo averaged 90.92 m.p.h. and crossed the finishing line 0.4 sec. after Farina's. He is here seen driving very fast into the Hangar straight. THIRD TO FINISH was our own Reg. Parnell, fourth man of the Alfa-Romeo team who...

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1000 KMs of Buenos Aires

A sad start to 1971 Buenos Aires, January 10th. For the first time in 11 years a World Championship race was held at Buenos Aires, Argentina, on January 10th. The circuit, where Bruce McLaren won the Argentine Grand Prix in 1960, features a combination of circuit layouts, open grandstand seating for 80,000 people the whole length of the pits straight, and modern facilities. Last year two sports-...

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Ferrari Wins The Mille Miglia

At the end of April, Italy ran her famous 1,000-mile Brescia-Breseini sports and touring car race under dreadful weather conditions. There was a record field of 383 and of them all, Giannini Marzotto's Ferrari, with its V12 engine enlarged to 2,340 c.c., and a Supperleggera coupé body, gained a convincing victory at 76.57 m.p.h. Ferrari themselves had put in Ascari and Villoresi in the new 3-...

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Interview: Jochen Neerpasch

Der neue Neubauer? As Mercedes-Benz racing cars once more become Silver Arrows, it falls to former Porsche, Ford, BMW and Talbot man Jochen Neerpasch to inherit the mantle, if not perhaps the high profile, of Alfred Neubauer. Mike Cotton analyses the past achievements and optimism for the future of a busy team manager whose commitment to the expansion of international sports-car and saloon racing...

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The 1980 Season

It seems incredible that it was ten years ago that we said goodbye to the swinging sixties and stepped into the seventies with hope for more rational and balanced living. Here we are stepping into the eighties with a slightly apprehensive look. The seventies were not all bad, though there was much that was sordid but never squalid thank goodness. The keynote as far as Formula One was concerned...

Page 58 of June 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, June 1998

The pursuit of happiness

Patrick Depallier raced not to get rich nor win championships but because he loved it. Mark Hughes remembers a man of simple needs and mighty talent Ken Tyrrell is unequivocal on the subject of Patrick Depallier: "He loved being a racing driver more than any other driver I've ever known. He was a boy who was living his dream and it showed every time he was in the car." It is telling that Tyrrell...

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Alfa Romeo Milano

The name of Alfa Romeo has always been held in great respect in the sporting world and it is reckoned that when Alfa Romeo go racing they make a proper job of it. One of the classic racing cars of all time was the 158 Alfa Romeo, and when the Grand Prix team finally withdrew at the end of 1952 it was a sad day for racing. Although the Milan firm never went back into Grand Prix racing they still...

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Return of a Classic?

To celebrate the official return of the Spider to these shores, Alfa Romeo invited MOTOR SPORT to Scotland to drive their new baby. So what, you may say, Alfa Romeo Spiders are hardly new and it is not that unusual to see them about. This new model, though, sees the old model successfully shaped to take the car into the last decade of the millenium without losing any of its former flair, and in...

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