…never did run smooth between garagista Enzo Ferrari and Alfa Romeo. Yet their turbulent partnership through the 1930s laid the bedrock of the Ferrari legend Writer Paul Fearnley
A chill March day yet his car is naked: tubes, wires, rivets. He’s road-tested bare chassis before. That, though, was a long time ago, and this is momentously different.
In suit, shirt and tie, he, never the most agile,...
EASY FOR MERCEDES-BENZ
LANG WINS THE TRIPOLI GRAND PRIX FOR THE SECOND TIME
ALL doubts as to whether the Mercedes-Benz were superior to the Delahayes were set at rest as a result of the Tripoli Grand Prix last month. After Dreyfus's win at Pau there were many who prophesied that the heavy fuel consumption of the German cars would prove their undoing in Grand Prix races this year, especially as...
THE SOUTH AFRICAN G.P.
A splendid field representing four countries-South Africa, England, Italy and Hungary-will compete in the fourth South African Grand Prix on the Prince 1st, 1938. The list is as follows
sir L. C. Miller (l)nrban), 1,087 c.c. M.G. Magna. A. N. Starling (Durban), 874 c.c. M.G. Midget. Tom Scheckter (East London), 1,089 c.c. Riley.
L. G. Young (driver Coombes, East London), 1,...
In the January issue of Motor Sport, in an article about the 1939 British Empire Trophy race held at Donington Park, I mentioned an 1100 c.c. Maserati that was driven by Charlie Dodson and was running in second place until it retired. I said that as far as I knew this car had disappeared completely, but it is not so, for a most interesting letter came from Count "Johnny" Lurani to say...
Continental Notes and News
All Set for Monaco.
BV the time these lines are read the first Grand Prix race of the 1934 season will have been held at Mona
co. This year's race is the sixth of the series, the previous winners being Williams (Bugatti), 'Dreyfus (Bugatti), Chiron (Bugatti), Nuvolari (Alfa Romeo) and Varzi (Bugatti). So far no driver has succeeded in winning the race twice, but of the...
By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT
HOW THEY WILL LINE UP
Most of the manufacturers and Scuderias have completed their teams for the coming season, and we are now able to take stock of the position. One or two well known drivers are still disengaged, but it is generally agreed that the constitution of the various teams will be as follows:
Mercedes-Benz: 1, Rudolf Caracciola; 2, Herman...