Articles tagged Lancia

Page 57 of November 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, November 2004

Lancia 037 Rallye

Not every manufacturer went the turbo route: Lancia's first GpB offering was supercharged. 037 made its WRC debut in Corsica in May 1982. It was inauspicious: Markku Alén could not get his to handle predictably and was ninth. while Attilio Bettega was wrestling his along in third place when he had a massive accident and was airlifted to hospital. If it failed to make an impression in 82, 037 made...

Page 36 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 1950

Lancia As A Driver

Sir, I was greatly interested in reading Mr. Gerald Rose's letter in your March issue on the subject of Lancia, with its analysis of the temperament of the old impetuous F.I.A.T. maestro. I believe his findings to be basically correct, though some mention of Lancia's spectacular victory at Brescia in 1904 might well have been considered. The Italian's sensational 72 m.p.h. average was more or...

Page 9 of December 1942 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, December 1942

Cars I have owned

This series of articles has been about the most popular we have published. In the following contribution Geoffrey Robson, the Lancia "Lambda" enthusiast, in describing his cars, tells how he came to acquire his interest in real motoring and how he had a quite inexpensive Continental holiday by grace of a very vintage Lancia "Lambda" – Ed. Having read a number of articles on this subject I...

Page 13 of July 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, July 1956

Grand Prix De Belgique

Spa, June 3rd. The permanent road circuit that lies within the triangle formed by the three villages Francorchamps, Malmedy and Stavelot, in the Spa region of the Ardennes, is one of the finest in Europe, and each year the Royal Automobile Club of Belgium organise their Grand Prix on this circuit. With its extremely high lap speeds, fast uphill and downhill corners, long sweeping curves, and its...

Page 13 of July 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, July 1950

The Eight Clubs At Silverstone

ON June 3rd eight clubs—Hants & Berks, Darrow, Cernian, Chiltern, 750, Lagonda, Lancia and A.C. Owners—got together for a race meeting at Silverstone. The day was an immense success, largely thanks to the organising ability of Barclay Ingliss of the first-named club. Two one-hour high-speed trials preceded the races, the first for 1,100-c.c. and 1 1/2-litre cars, the second for 3-litre and...

Page 41 of March 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, March 1989

Road test; Fiat X1/9

Soldiering on • • After 17 years, everybody's favourite Fiat is being phased out. The last X1/9s have rolled off the Bertone lines, and about 300 are on their way to this country to satisfy a demand which has tapered off over the years but never quite disappeared. In fact, last year Fiat UK sold 900 X1/9s, more than it did in 1987, helping towards a grand total over the years of around 180,000...

Page 92 of July 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, July 1990

Grand Prix Reflections — from The 2 1/2-litre Formula Era, 1954-1960.

by Anthony Pritchard. 224 pp. 9 3/4" x 7 1/2". Patrick Stephens Ltd. Denington Estate, Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 2RQ. £20.00. Here is another history book, by an author better known in this country, and covering a specific period, as the subtitle indicates. The pictures are in abundance, many of them published for the first time we are assured, and all very well produced. This period of...

Page 18 of June 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, June 1956

XIV Grand Prix de Monaco

A really convincing win for Moss Monte Carlo, May 13th. The Classic Grand Prix of Monaco, held through the streets of Monte Carlo, was once again for Formula 1 cars and counted in the World Championship series, being the second in the 1956 list. Naturally all the big factory teams entered, leaving very little room for private owners, and in view of the town circuit being short and narrow a...

Page 90 of December 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, December 2008

Rulers of a racing empire

Gian Paolo Dallara and new business partner Andrea Pontremoli are the men behind the world’s most successful yet understated racing car builder By Damien Smith Varano de’ Melegari is a small ‘municipality’, a huddle of pretty villages nestling on the side of a valley 30kms south-west of Parma. Not far from the Tuscan borders, it hints at the ‘rustic charm’ idyll so adored by English middle-class...

Page 24 of January 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1992

Finland 1 Spain 0

Lombard RAC Rally When Carlos Sainz crashed out of contention on the 1000 Lakes Rally, then rolled several times during the Commonwealth Bank Rally of Australia, it was thought that these were just fleeting slips, unlikely to be repeated elsewhere. His fight to keep his world title would go on undiminished. However, rallies can be lost for reasons other than human error, and in the three events...

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