Articles tagged Battista Guidotti

Page 48 of October 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, October 1981

A Monza Moment

During the lunch break at Monza, on the day of the Italian Grand Prix a Tipo 159 Alfa Romeo from 1951 was wheeled out onto the starting area, together with a 1954 Lancia D50. The "Alfetta" is known and loved by everyone, but the Lancia is not so well known, though it was a tour-de-force of design trends when it was executed by Vittorio Jano in 1952/53 in preparation for the new Formula One that...

Page 82 of November 2010 archive issue thumbnail Page 82, November 2010

Fangio's First Love

The Maestro always admired Alfa Romeo’s 159, which brought him his first World Championship. Today just three survive – and we had the honour of driving one They called it ‘Alfetta’ – the little Alfa, because that’s what it was. Unable to stay the relentless pace of the Silver Arrow steamroller, in 1937 Alfa Romeo charged Gioacchino Colombo with designing a monoposto racing car in which to go...


November 2019
Ultimate Porsche: The Most Ruthless Racer Ever Built



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