Articles tagged Mille Miglia

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With Moss in the Mille Miglia

On May 1st motor-racing history was made, for Stirling Moss won the 1,000-mile Mile Miglia, the first time in twenty-two years that this has been achieved by a British driver, and I had the very great privilege of sitting beside him throughout this epic drive. But let us go back to the beginning, for this win was not a fluke on the spur of the moment, it was the result of weeks, even months, of...

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Three colours red

Alfa Romeo, Maserati and Ferrari flew the flag for Italy with elegant style – and success. How they did it, so rapidly after the ravages of war, is a remarkable tale grounded in politics and passionWriter Richard Williams Alfa Romeo’s team of cherry-red Tipo 158s took the first three places in the inaugural round of the Formula 1 world championship at Silverstone on May 13, 1950, with Nino Farina...

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Jaguar XK120

The quintessential Jaguar – it looked the part, it had the performance and it spawned the C and D-types. Needless to say, the XK120’s legacy lives on By Richard Heseltine Time spent away from racing clearly hasn’t blunted his competitive edge. National racing legend Dave Coyne, the man who yo-yoed between junior formulae for much of the 1980s, was a surprise entry for July’s Silverstone Classic....

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Film Reviews

"Mille Miglia 1953."  Documentary. Running time 28 min. "The Moving Spirit."  Colour cartoon. Running time 18 min. (Shell Film Unit. Both require sound projector and are normally 16 mm.) With its film of the 1952 Le Mans Race the Shell Film Unit, under Bill Mason, set a standard of motor-racing film production which remains unsurpassed. Indeed, this great film has never had so much as a near...

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Thorough bread winners

Alain Cadenet spent the last few years travelling the world and driving as many Ferrari Sports-racers as he could. At the end, he was left with only one possible conclusion: That these, not F1, were the cars that created the legend. Formula One is the sport's ultimate showcase. And Ferrari has been its 50year constant, its pivot, its most famous team and, by association, the most famous marque in...

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Jaguar XK120

It was the car that put Jaguar on the map internationally with a new benchmark of performance for price. It was also a car of stunning beauty, and it’s still turning heads today By Richard Heseltine / Photography by Howard Simmons Intemperate middle age clearly suits him well. Emitting palpable rays of contempt, he stops short of saying, ‘Get off my land’ but only just. Irate of Cambridgeshire is...

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TREATS GALORE AT THE LATEST FESTIVAL OF SPEED

TREATS GALOR AT THE LATEST FESTIVAL OF SPEED ON TO GOODWOOD AND ITS second Moving Motor Show. Held the day before the Festival of Speed, It proceeded without a hitch. I have a friend who went there not just to enjoy the static elements of the Festival with only a fraction of the weekend crowds, but because he is a real punter in search of a new car. it's like seeing all the dealers you want to...

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