Articles tagged Guidotti

Page 31 of May 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, May 1937

RACING ROUND ITALY

RACING ROUND ITALY PINTACUDA AND MAMBELLI WIN TEE MILLE MIGLIA FOR FERRARI—BRITISH COMPETITORS CRASH The Mille Miglia shows no signs of declining in popularity, in spite of rumours that the race was losing its grip. This year 150 entries were received, a number which the ordinary race organiser would regard as beyond the realms of possibility. In any case, such a field would cause indescribable...

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1950s

Italian pride shines bright at the start of a new World Championship, but 10 years later the British turn F1 on its head – and back to frontBy Doug Nye GiovanBattista Guidotti was a jovial, charming old gentleman. He was a racer right from his toecaps to his fingertips. But he came from a different era. Before World War II he had been a mechanic, tester, and eventually capo collaudatore – chief...

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1950 British Grand Prix race report - Farina wins Grand Prix d'Europe

  Glorious Weather for Their Majesties Visit. Alfa-Romeos 1, 2, 3 in R.A.C. G.P. de l'Europe. Won by Farina at 90.95 mph, Parnell Third. Coopers Meet Their Match in 500cc race won by Aikens' Iota at 79.29 mph. Record Crowd Sees Farina Lap at 94.02 mph. Before a record crowd, estimated at over 150,000, Dr. Giuseppe Farina won the G.P. de l'Europe at Silverstone on May 13th, driving a 1½-litre Alfa...

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Continental notes

These pages, as the name implies, usually refer to happenings on the Continent of Europe or such things as affect the Continent, but last month it was more than worthwhile to visit England in order to gather some Continental knowledge. At Motor Show time the Guild of Motoring Writers organise a day at Goodwood at which journalists may drive all the latest models round the circuit, but it has...

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Continental notes

Jenks on GTs, 1962 Last month it was more than worthwhile to visit England to gather some Continental knowledge. An 'open house' day of dicing was being organised at Silverstone by Total Oil, with a long line of Continental cars in the paddock. Looked after by Alfa Romeo man Guidotti was a splendid array of the Milan products. I tried the Sprint Speciale and the 2.6-litre spider, which really...

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Tazio Nuvolari

Tazio Nuvolari The Man Who Knew No Fear (Reprinted from" La Domenica del Corriere," Milan, August 23;1953.) TT is 19311 : a red car is travelling at high speed along the Emilia and Veneto roads towards Brescia; it is getting dark but it doesn't slow down. At the wheel is Achille Varzi, one of the greatest aces of all time; and the steady roar of his engine seems to him a song of victory for only...

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Second Gran Premio Supercortemaggiore

Convincing win for new Ferraris Monza, June 27th In the past the June meeting at Monza has been the Grand Prix of the Autodromo, but this year the Italian petrol company Supercortemaggiore took over the date for their second sports-car event, the first being last year on a road circuit at Merano. Limited to Sports cars up to 3-litres capacity this year's race was financially backed by the petrol...

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