Articles tagged Manfredo Rossi di Montelera

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Bathed in nostalgia

This year's Spa Six Hours allowed those present to immerse themselves in some fine historic racing By Marcus Pye Hallowed Francorchamps, home of motor racing in Belgium since 1924, is somewhere everybody aspires to race. Hewn into the forests of the Ardennes, in the French-speaking Wallonia region, today’s circuit is one of the world’s favourites. It is truly a lap of the gods, even if downforce-...

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Spa treatment

The driving challenge at Spa is huge, as some found to their cost in this year’s Six Hours. But the rewards are far-reaching By David Addison When a race offers 94 starters, you know you’re somewhere special. The Spa Six Hours, this year blessed by glorious weather, has become a ‘must do’ on the historic racing calendar. With races from the HSCC, the Masters Series and Motor Racing Legends adding...

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Bompani's home win

E-type driver and event organiser Mauro Bompani was a popular winner of the Modena Cento Ore, a delightful four-day mix of stages and races in central Italy Over four glorious days, 76 cars tackled this 17-stage event, starting and finishing in Modena. Competitors were kept busy on the first day, tackling no fewer than five stages before finishing at Montecatini. This was one of the most...

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GP circuit proves a festival favourite

Bill Coombs and Simon Hadfield led the Masters winners on Brands Hatch’s famous GP loop The annual Masters Festival at Brands Hatch delivered a fine weekend of racing, marred only by the shocking violence of the accident that befell John Grant in the Interserie Revival race (see Historic News, p112). The big winners included Bill Coombs, who made it three Formula 1 wins from four starts in Grand...

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Zandvoort Historic GP

Sixty years after Alberto Ascari headed a Ferrari 1-2-3 in the inaugural World Championship Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort, the wonderful seaside circuit’s first Historic GP event brought happy memories flooding back as the music of racing engines rang out through the dunes on September 1-2. It has been 27 seasons since Zandvoort bowed out of Formula 1, with a photo finish between the McLaren-TAG...

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