Articles tagged Romeo Coupe

Page 8 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, August 1947

Racing on the Continent

Grand Prix de l'Europe 1 1/2-litre Alfa-Romeos 1, 2, 3 at Spa. Wimille wins at 95.28 m.p.h. and sets fastest lap at nearly 102 m.p.h. In intense heat the 1 1/2-litre Alfa-Romeo team dominated the G.P. de l'Europe run over 35 laps (310 miles) of the very fast 9 1/4-mile Francorchamps circuit near Spa. It was rumoured that before the race Pierre Wimille had done a lap at about 104 m.p.h., almost...

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The arrow that pierced the iron curtain

Rumours, gossip and bribes clouded the hunt for a treasure lost behind the Iron Curtain since WW11. But what a treasure - a genuine Silver Arrows Mercedes-Benz By Doug Nye Settle down now, this is complicated... It was like a John Le Carre novel. December, 1988, and three of us had just flown into a frail and tense Communist Rumania. We had realised just how frail by evident cost-cutting on the...

Page 20 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, August 1947

Club News

We Hear F. P. Thornpson is getting good service from a 1925 Austin "Heavy Twelve-Four" and considers that the more stolid vintage cars should receive their meed of praise. He would exchange a rather rusty model T Ford for Austin spares and knows of bits and pieces for 1913 G.W.K., Overland, Chrysler, Buick and other cars. A 2-cylinder Renault in reasonable condition is apparently for disposal...

Page 34 of July 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, July 1958

THE A.D.A.C. 1,000-KILOMETRE RACE-NURBURGRING

Aston Martin Pull off Another Brilliant Win ADENAU, June 1st. THE annual sports-car race over 44 laps of the tortuous Nurburgring once again counted for points in the Manufacturers' Championship and there was an excellent entry of possible winners, while there was also a strong list of runners in the various classes, the event being open to sports cars, Gran Turismo cars and Special Touring cars...

Page 19 of January 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, January 1947

Club News

We Hear Competition Cars, Ltd., have in their possession a what sounds like the old "flat-iron" Thomas-Special which at one time took diesel records. It now has the straight-eight engine reinstalled and, while the heavy steel body and frame will be kept for sentimental reasons, the new owners intend to fit a streamlined body of light alloy and to carry out certain other "mods." The Thomas will...

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