Articles tagged Campari

Page 34 of July 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, July 1930

THE ROYAL GRAND PRIX OF ROME.

HE ROYAL GRAND PRIX E ARCANGELI WINNEI ON MASERA F all the races which are run nowadays the Royal Grand Prix of Rome approximates perhaps most nearly to the French Grand Prix races in their most flourishing days. It is an event for racing cars pure and simple, it is over a road circuit, which however, permits of higher speeds than are possible on the Sicilian circuit used for the Targa Florio,...

Page 17 of October 1925 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, October 1925

THE GRAND PRIX D'ITALIE. COUND BRILLI-PERI WINS INTERNATIONAL RACE ON HIS ALFA-ROMEO.

THE GRAND PRIX D'ITALIE. COUNT BRILLI-PERI WINS INTERNATIONAL RACE ON HIS ALFA-ROMEO. THE BUGATTI TEAM SCORES ANOTHER SUCCESS IN THE VOITURETTE CLASS. y-F,T another classic event has added laurels to the famous Alfa-Romeo cars, which now occupy the premier place among the world's fastest cars. On Sunday, September 6th, a vast concourse of 140,000 spectators were assembled at Monza, near Milan, to...

Page 18 of July 1927 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, July 1927

GREAT RACING MARQUES

GREAT RACING MARQUES. V.-ALFA-ROMEO. By E. K. H. KARSLAKE. THERE is no better answer to the arguments which one frequently hears advanced against the usefulness of motor racing, than to quote the case of the Alfa-Romeo. Quite apart from the technical advances which are brought about by racing, it is a significant fact that while some five years ago the AlfaRomeo was a comparatively obscure...

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The tangled tale of Tripoli

It has entered into motor sport legend that Achille Varzi conspired with others, including Tazio Nuvolari, to ‘fix’ the 1933 Tripoli GP – but the true story is far more subtle and complex Colonel Don Capps is a US Army Vietnam veteran, a lifelong motor racing fan, and a serious historian. Twelve years ago this magazine ran a story on the 1933 Tripoli GP. Nobody’s perfect – I can say that since...

Page 48 of November 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, November 1999

Phi-Phi

The career of Philippe Etancelin Although he came to motor racing relatively late in life, Philippe Etancelin was renowned for his combative style and passion. Bill Boddy recalls one of France's most talented drivers Great racing drivers have come from many parts of the world, a blinding glimpse of the obvious as readers of Punch once used to say of similar wideopen assertions. I am not going to...

Page 68 of November 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, November 1993

What killed Zborowski?

At one time I was reticent about publishing photographs of fatal motor racing accidents in my books or in MOTOR SPORT. It seemed rather distasteful and even disrespectful. However, since William Court's interestingly morbid Grand Prix Requiem (Patrick Stephens 1992, £20) has been published and a contemporary magazine has used pictures of the horrible crash at Brooklands when Joseph Paul (not Hall...

Page 67 of December 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, December 1992

Reviews

Grand Prix Requiem, by Willam Court. Patrick Stephens, £20.00. This is rather an odd one! It is about how Grand Prix drivers died. Nigel Roebuck, asked to write the Foreword, thought at first it was a touch morbid. But Court's handling of death on the circuits (and sometimes off them) convinced him of the sincere purpose of the book, a celebration of a widely disparate group of men, some splendid...

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Making it look easy

Many considered him a rich-kid racer in over his head. In the space of just two years, however, Auto Union were convinced he had the makings of a Champion. He refused their offer. Whitney Straight, explains Eoin Young, had much bigger fish to fly... Whitney Straight did everything in style. Barred from keeping a car at Cambridge, he kept a plane instead, cycling to the airfield, flying to races...

Page 29 of July 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, July 1931

THE IRISH GRAND PRIX. The Second Day's Race.

THE IRISH GRAND PRIX. The Second Day's Race. THE second day's race, for cars over 1,500 c.c., will long be remembered as one of the most thrilling and closest struggles in the history of motor racing. For the first time in these islands we were able to see the tight for supremacy between Italy's two leading racing firms, Alfa-Romeo and Maser ati. Thundering on their heels were the two great...

Page 27 of May 1928 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, May 1928

RACING NEWS.

The Grand Prix de Juan-1es Puis. This extremely sporting race over the Garoupe circuit on the Riviera provided yet another victory for Bugatti, the successful driver this time being Chiron. The entry list was a good one, as it included nine Bugattis, six of which driven by the French ace Chiron, the Englishman W. G. Williams, Bret, Trutschler, Drefus, and Ceresato, actually started. After them...

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