Articles tagged Gianni Lancia

Page 18 of February 1954 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, February 1954

Lancia Racing - A New Power In The Land

Ever since the introduction of the Aurelia series the Lancia firm have showed a noticeable interest in competitions, supporting private owners and entering factory cars for rallies and open-road timed events. When the Gran Turismo Aurelia was evolved this interest increased enormously, special works versions were soon built and the touring category of the Mille Miglia, Tour of Sicily and such...

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 13 of August 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, August 2003

The truth about Felice

Sir, I was very moved to read in the June Motor Sport the fine letter by Martin Holmes, whom I have had the opportunity of meeting at rallies. I was very surprised to discover that there are people who, like Martin, still remember the events of the 1953 Carrera Panamericana. They are, of course, unforgettable for me. I have been to Silao twice to visit the death-place of my father, Felice Bonetto...

Page 35 of March 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, March 1964

A History of the Lancia

By K. Foeman Behind most technically advanced cars, there is usually one man who nurtures the design from an idea germinating in his mind, through the difficult days after the model is first launched on the market, to its ultimate commercial success. Although to every designer his assistants are indispensable, with certain notable exceptions, great cars are not the work of design teams, but the...

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