Articles tagged German government

Page 28 of December 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, December 1961

Alfa Romeo racing and production cars—1910-1940

By Sir Anthony Stamer. (Continued from the November issue) To revert to production models, the year 1927 saw the birth of Jano's Tipo 6C 1500 6-cylinder single-overhead-camshaft 1,487-c.c. (62 x 82 mm.) touring car, giving 44 b.h.p., max. revs 4,200, and top speed 68 m.p.h. This beautifully balanced car had an engine largely constructed from aluminium alloys and of monobloc construction, with...

Page 12 of September 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, September 1940

On Germany's rise to supremacy in motor racing

THERE can be no doubt whatsoever, now that war has come, that Germany participated in International motor racing during the years 1934-1939 as a means of putting over very valuable world propaganda in respect of her engineering supremacy, and of reminding her own countrymen of her prowess in this field in a very convincing manner. Shortly after Herr Hitler's rise to power, we find Mercédès-Benz...

Page 15 of November 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 15, November 1938


THE CASE FOR GRAND PRIX RACING HOW BRITISH MANUFACTURERS COULD COMPETE WITH STATE SUBSIDISED FOREIGN TEAMS GRAND Prix racing always has been and always will be a subject of controversy. But it is as well to bear in mind at the outset that the Formula under which the races are run is devised and approved by the national motor clubs, including the British Royal Automobile Club, which together make...

Page 65 of May 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 65, May 1993

Versatile pilot

The autumn 1992 issue of the VSCC's Bulletin reproduced an article from The Motor about the adventures of its reporter in getting his account of the 1922 French GP published within 36 hours of the finish of that race, which involved being flown to Strasbourg in a chartered Martinsyde aeroplane powered by a 200hp Wolseley Viper engine. The outward and homeward flights were indeed adventurous. In...



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