Articles tagged Trossi

Page 26 of January 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, January 1934

1934 RACING CARS

1934 RACING CARS THE MONOPOSTO ALFA ROMEO TYPE B. FROM its first appearance in 1932, when Nuvolari won the Italian Grand Prix at an average speed of 104 m.p.h., the single-seater 2.6 litre AlfaRomeo " P.3" has carried all before it, and the works' drivers, Nuvolari, Borzacchini, Caracciola, and Campari were victorious in every event in which they took part. No monopostos were sold to private...

Page 6 of September 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, September 1934

the nice g.p won by varz

THE NICE G.P. WON BY VARZI NUVOLARI AND ETANCELIN (MASERATIS) GIVE THE FERRARI ALFA-ROMEOS A GOOD RUN FOR THEIR MONEY, AND THE LATTER FINISHES SECOND. RACE ATTENDED BY HUGE CROWDS. THE Nice Grand Prix, inaugurated two years ago, is one of the most popular events in France. Immense crowds turn up at the sunny town, and huge grandstands are filled to overflowing-to say nothing of the hotels which...

Page 72 of October 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, October 1995

Whitney Straight - Racing Driver

I find it astonishing that, whereas books have been written about so many racing drivers, from those of the pioneer days, through the interim periods, to the present day, nothing has appeared, so far as I can recollect, about Whitney Straight, or Earl Howe' for that matter. So, although it is scarcely possible to do full justice to any driver in a magazine article, the young American driver was...

Page 6 of April 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, April 1934

Continental Notes and News

Continental Notes and News All Set for Monaco. BV the time these lines are read the first Grand Prix race of the 1934 season will have been held at Mona co. This year's race is the sixth of the series, the previous winners being Williams (Bugatti), 'Dreyfus (Bugatti), Chiron (Bugatti), Nuvolari (Alfa Romeo) and Varzi (Bugatti). So far no driver has succeeded in winning the race twice, but of the...

Page 43 of April 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, April 1934

A CHEAPER M.G. MAGNETTE

A CHEAPER M.G. MAGNETTE THE `!1•1". TYPE WITH 1250 cc. ENGINE LAST year the M.G. range of small sixes included the 1,100 c.c. Magnette with a full four-stater body, and the Magna range with a similar engine in a small chassis. For 1934 the Magna range except for the Continental coupe has been discontinued and in its place is found the " N" Magnette series. A 1,250 c.c. engine is used and the...

Page 39 of October 1933 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, October 1933

MONZA'S FATAL DAY

MONZA'S FATAL DAY CAMPARI AND :BORZACCHINI KILLED IN FOUR-CAR CRASH-COUNT CZAIKOWSKI DIES IN BURNING BUGATTI. FAGIOLI (ALFA ROMEO) WINS GRAND PREMIO D'ITALIA AND LEHOUX (BUGATTI) THE GRAND PREMIO D'MONZA. ALT OGETHER the most depressing motor race meeting that I have ever attended. First of all there was trouble about a Press Pass, which had been given to somebody else, then the footat-a-time...

Page 39 of March 1934 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, March 1934

Continental Notes

Continental Notes Etancelin Prepares. ONE of the very first of the 1934 3 litre Maseratis was supplied to the well known French driver, Philippe Etancelin. Leaving no stone unturned in his preparations for the forthcoming Grand Prix season, Etancelin has taken the car to Montlhery, where he was to be seen last month on the road circuit. His purpose is to get the car tuned to concert pitch well...

Page 40 of April 1936 archive issue thumbnail Page 40, April 1936

Cornithmenta_ Notez and. Newz

By OUR CONTINENTAL CORRESPONDENT Kick-off The Pau Grand Prix was a very adequate curtain-raiser to the racing season. No one knew who was going to win until the very last lap, when it looked as though Charles Martin might spring a surprise. However, no one will begrudge Etancelin his victory. " Fiji " seemed to be rather subdued, possibly as a result of his crash at Monza last year, which must...

Page 52 of April 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, April 2006

The first Prancing Horsepower

Italian GP 1948: the first time a Ferrari appeared in a grand prix. And it led! Paolo d'Alessio tells the story Journalism can be a very strange occupation. Sometimes it takes years, months or weeks of painstaking research to gather together enough material to present the story of a team such as Ferrari. At other times you can lay hands on invaluable archive material in the space of just a single...

Page 19 of November 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, November 1937

CLOSE OF THE BROOKLANDS SEASON

CLOSE OF THE BROOKLANDS SEASON HANS RUESCH (ALFA-ROMEO) MOUNTAIN CHAMPION MAYS (E.R.A.) VICTORIOUS IN SIAM MOUNTAIN RACE. AN OUTER-CIRCUIT RACE WON BY OLIVER BERTRAM'S BARNATO-HASSAN AT 1281 M.P.H. AN extremely interesting meeting on October 16th finished the 1938 B.A.R.C. season, attended by quite an excellent crowd, as is usual when so many people are " up " (or "down ") for the Show. For the...

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