Articles tagged Italian Automobile Club

Page 30 of October 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, October 1956

Gran Premio D'Europa - Pirelli Win Italian Grand Prix

Monza. September 2nd THIS year the Italian Grand Prix took the title of the Grand Prix of Europe and was held as usual at the Monza Autodromo near Milan. This event was the last in the 1956 World Championship series and for that matter the last serious Grand Prix event of the year, so everyone, with the exception of B.R.M. and Bugatti, were out for a final win-or-bust effort, knowing that the...

Page 87 of April 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 87, April 2002

Too good for their own good?

It was Italy's dream team - Ascari, Jano, Lancia. The car looked sensational. Success seemed guaranteed. But the project ended in tragedy and thwarted ambition, as Chris Nixon explains Early in 1954, Motorsport enthusiasts found themselves looking at photographs of two new Grand Prix cars so startlingly different in appearance that it was hard to believe they had been built for the same Formula....

Page 25 of April 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, April 1933

CITROENS ON MONTLHERY

CONTINENTAL NOTES. CITROENS ON MONTLHERY AS announced in last month's MOTOR SPORT two longdistance record attempts have . recently been started at Montlhery track. The first car to start was the 10 h.p. model "la petite Rosalie." The weather was most inauspicious at the start of the 25,000 kilometre attempt, snow falling heavily. In spite of this an excellent speed was maintained, and at the end...

Page 20 of October 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, October 1964

Continental notes

I must start this month's notes with a postscript to my remarks in the last issue of Motor Sport concerning a certain 2-litre Porsche Carrera that became unstable at speeds of over 115 m.p.h. due to the tyres that were fitted. On the way to the Austrian Grand Prix I called in at Zuffenhausen, and noticed that this self-same car had been fitted with a set of Dunlop SP tyres since my criticism. I...

Page 21 of November 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, November 1970

Rumblings

Historic As any publicity chap will tell you, Fangio drove a 250F Maserati, and, as most Maserati owners will tell you, Fangio drove their particular one, but if the Maserati in question is a 1956 model then it is most unlikely that Fangio drove it, for that year he was driving for Ferrari. In spite of all the history of Maserati racing cars being documented you only have to produce a 250F model...

Page 4 of November 1924 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, November 1924

Sports Model on Every Stand.

Sports Model on Every Stand. In the present Show there are sports models to be found on the stand of every exhibitor of complete motor cycles. The Motor Cycle industry owes its present proud position in industry to the sporting side. It is the motoring sportsman, on road and track, on hill climbs and in reliability trial, who keeps the motor cycle and its occasional complement, the sidecar, ever...

Page 39 of July 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, July 1931

ITEMS OF INTEREST

ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM VARIOUS SOURCES European 10,000 Kilometre Trial. THE European 10,000 kilometre trial (May 22nd to June 6th inclusive), is organised by the German Automobile Club and covers practically every country in Southern and Central Europe. In the 2-litre class competitors had to cover some 408 miles each twenty-four hours. Under the best conditions when an average of 30 m.p.h. was...

Page 31 of March 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, March 1957

With An Anglia To The Sun

First Day Out. -- The de luxe model Anglia is here seen resting while its occupants consume lunch near Toul in Northern France. With an Anglia to the Sun? No, the Ford Motor Company do not yet sell inter-planetary space ships but they can supply suitable vehicles for making a journey to the Continent where late season sunshine can be found, the Italian Riviera, for example. And so it was that we...

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