Articles tagged Luigi Arcangeli

Page 30 of October 1930 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, October 1930


THE ITALIAN GRAND PRIX Sweeping Victory for Maserati. ACHILLE VARZI, driving a 2i-1itre Maserati instead of his more usual Alfa-Romeo won the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on Sunday 7th September, his average speed for the 150 miles of the final being 93i m.p.h. A second straight-eight Maserati of the same type driven by Luigi Arcangeli was second only a length or two behind the winner, while...

Page 58 of September 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 58, September 1999

Louis Chiron: idol of France

Louis Chiron's Grand Prix career lasted over thirty years and took him to the very top of his profession. Bill Boddy reports Louis Chiron, one of the greatest racing drivers, was born in Monaco of French parents. He served in the 1914-18 war as an Army driver and in the immediate aftermath was appointed chauffeur to Marechal Petain. He then earned a living as a gigolo, a dancing partner, at the...

Page 17 of June 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, June 1931


THE SPORT ABROAD. Entries for Le Mans wHEN entries finally closed for the 1931 Grand Prix d'Endurance and for the final of the seventh biennial Rudge-Whitworth Cup, the total number of cars set down to run at le Mans numbered thirty. The A.C. de l'Ouest can therefore look forward to staging yet another successful race. In the absence of the Bentleys the most formidable team will probably prove to...

Page 81 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 81, November 1975

Graduates from Two Wheels

Graduates from Two Wheels Sir, The days when a top racing motorcyclist could switch to four wheels and slot straight into the front ranks of a Grand Prix grid belong to the past. Mike Hailwood, who is the subject of an article in your September issue, might well have progressed further on four wheels had he sacrificed the years spent on two. It was not always so, right up to the second World War...

Page 13 of February 1932 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, February 1932


PRESENT-DAY RACING CAI S I. THE 34-LITRE 12-CYLINDER ALFA-ROMEO the various racing cars which have made their first appearance during the past season none perhaps contains a greater measure of technical interest than the 31-1itre 12-cylinder Alf aRomeo. The first of these cars took part in public competition for the first time in the Italian Grand Prix which was run at Monza towards the end of...

Page 36 of July 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 1931

Luigi Arcangeli

Lui Arcangeli IT was with great regret that we had to announce last month the death of Luigi Arcangeli, the famous Italian driver, while practising for the Italian Grand Prix. Arcangeli had been designated by Signor Jano, chief engineer of the Alfa-Romeo concern as second driver to Campari on the first of the straight eight racers. This arrangement, however, did not appeal to the impetuous...

Page 17 of April 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 17, April 1949

Britain is Supreme in International Motor-Cycle Racing

C. Posthumus reminds us that Britain is Supreme in International Motor-Cycle Racing A survey of our past and present success in the Two-Wheeler Field, in which, for example, since the Kaiser War British motor-cycles have won the 500-c.c. French Grand Prix no fewer than sixteen times. In search of a distinctive British motor-racing feat, we can quote Segrave's victory with the Sunbeam in the 1923...

Page 9 of June 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, June 1931


THE TARGA FLORIO VICTORY FOR NU VOLARI WITH HIS ALFA ROMEO AFTER LONG DUEL WITH ACHILLE VARSI ON A BUGATTI. TAZIO NUVOLARI, driving one of the new 2,300 c.c. straight-eight Alfa-Romeo racing cars won the twenty-second race for the Targa Florio which was run over the Long Madonie Circuit in Sicily on Sunday, 10th May. Second place was captured by Borzac.chini on one of the older model 1,750 c.c. 6...

Page 13 of May 1931 archive issue thumbnail Page 13, May 1931

Mercedes Wins " 1,000 Miles "

Mercedes Wins "1,000 Miles" Caracciold s Great Victory —AlfaRomeo Second0.M. Third. WHEN on the morning of Sunday, 12th April, Rudolf Caracciola and Sebastian roared into Brescia on their giant white Mercedes-Benz, travel-stained with all the dust of Italy, they had succeeded for the first time in the history of the event in winning the great Italian 1,C00 Miles Race on a foreign car. Italy had...


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