Lavish catalogue-cum-history of the outstanding Fred Simeone collection (www.simeonemuseum.org). Fred’s passion for originality shows in both book and cars, such as DBR1, Ford MkIV, and MM-winning Alfa 2.9.
Coachbuilt Press, ISBN 978 0 9779809 4 9, $185
Vincitore di Mille Miglia
As one of a handful of premier racing marques before the war, it behove Alfa Romeo's British distributor, Thomson & Taylor, to have a racing car to entice the public to its stand at the 1938 Motor Show. The car which the company sent from Italy could hardly have been more topical or more eye-catching — it was the 8C 2900 which had won the Mille Miglia that year in...