First Among Champions

Author: David Venables
Publisher: Haynes Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781859606315
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The grand prix history of Alfa Romeo, from the building of the Darracq cars in Italy which led to the founding of Alfa in 1910, through the golden years of Vittorio Jano designs including the 158, to the withdrawal of racing after Juan ...


Author: Anthony Pritchard
Publisher: Haynes Publications
ISBN: 9781859608715
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A sister volume to First Among Champions: The Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars and Bugatti: A Racing History, this handsome book completes a trilogy devoted to the great motor racing marques of the 1930s and 1950s.


Author: Ed McDonough
Publisher: Crowood Press
ISBN: 9781861266859
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The Alfa Romeo 158 & 159, or 'Alfetta', as it was usually known, is the most successful racing car of all time.

Performance At The Limit

Author: Mark Jenkins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521844000
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World Champion since Formula 1 began in 1950. However, this ... After all, this
success had been a long time coming, their 1999 Constructors' Championship
title had been their first for sixteen years, during which the honours had been
dominated by the British- based Williams, McLaren and Benetton teams.
Moreover ... a former driver with the works Alfa Romeo Grand Prix team created
Scuderia Ferrari (SF) based in Modena, between Parma and Bologna in north-
eastern Italy.

Grand Prix Ferrari

Author: Anthony Pritchard
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845846230
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The British Grand Prix at Silverstone on the 13th of May was the first round of the
Drivers' Championship, and the Ferraris were conspicuous by their absence. Alfa
Romeo 158s took the first three places. Ferrari's efforts were concentrated on the
Monaco Grand Prix, the first of the postwar series and the next round of the
Championship which was held just eight days later on Sunday, too short a gap
between major races, and raised both logistical and preparation problems.
Monaco is ...

The Greatest Racing Driver

Author: Angus Dougall
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1452510962
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Even though he won the World Championship in 1950, in truth his best days
were in the later1930's, when this hard and ruthless driver with the (then)
distinctive straight-arm driving style won the Italian Drivers Championship for
three years 1937, 1938, and 1939. So dominant at ... Obviously the organisers for
the 1939 Swiss Grand Prix wished to lure the Alfa Romeo cars, and so arranged
a two-heat system – the first heat for the 1.5 litre cars and the second heat for
Grand Prix cars.

Alfa Romeo

Author: David G. Styles
Publisher: Sutton Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780750919586
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Describes the last successes of Alfa Romeo in Grand Prix racing after World War II. Also remembered are the company's abortive return to Formula 1 as an engine manufacturer and its success in touring car championships.

Art Of The Formula 1 Race Car

ISBN: 1610608119
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Art of the Formula 1 Race Car brings a selection of these spectacular machines into the studio to expose not just the engineering brilliance of these cars, but also their inherent beauty.

Alfa Romeo Giulia Gt Gta

Author: Johnny Tipler
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1904788173
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Championship calendar was the Spa 24-Hours, partly because the weather
conditions always played such a significant part. ... Initially the Autodelta cars
were up amongst the leaders and, when the Mustang went out, the Pinto/
Cavallari GTA was third with von Wendt/Frohlich's 911 in the lead and the J-P
Gaban/'Pedro' 911 second. ... There was even a clean sweep at the Limbourg
Grand Prix at Zolder when de Adamich, Teddy Pilette and Yvette Fontaine took
the first three places.


Author: Leonardo Acerbi
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760325506
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The first two examples of the car made their debut at Monza on 3 September,
driven by Dorino Serafini and Alberto Ascari. Ferrari's future world champion
came second behind the Alfa Romeo of Nino Farina, who won the first Fl world
drivers' title with that victory. The potent 375 dominated the subsequent Grand
Prix of Barcelona, a non- championship race, with the win going to Ascari and
second place to Serafini. At the start of the 1951 season, the new Ferraris
became the biggest ...