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: Paul Parker
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760346445
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This undoubtedly handicapped, perhaps even prevented, British talent from
creating first class Grand Prix cars/teams ... it was to be 31 years before a British
car/driver combination finally won another Grand Prix, albeit a non-championship
race. ... Since the mid-1920s Grand Prix racing had largely been the fiefdom of
Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, then Alfa Romeo, again ... the creation of Geoffrey Taylor
that George Abecassis, amongst others, campaigned with some success during

Roads Were Not Built For Cars

Author: Carlton Reid
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916883
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Bianchi cars (and motorbikes) were raced by Grand Prix legend Tazio Nuvolari.
... won his first automobile race in a Bianchi, later driving for Ferrari and for Alfa
Romeo, which also has a bicycling back-story. ... Famously, Bianchisponsored
Fausto Coppi, the Campionissimo – “Champion of Champions” – the first rider to
win the Tour de France ... Most importantly, this former racing cyclist won the
inaugural Gordon Bennett Cup, a motor car race on public roads between Paris
and Lyon.

Exploring Corporate Strategy

Author: Gerry Johnson
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273731566
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Highly specialised constructors design and build single-seat racecars (and
sometimes engines) to compete for annual ... The first world champion was
Giuseppe Farina of Italy driving an Alfa Romeo. ... between 450 and 800 people
in their Fl operations, a quarter of whom travel around the world attending Grand
Prix every ...

The Guinness Book Of The Car

Author: Anthony Harding
Publisher: Guinness Media
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Alfa Romeo won the first world championship race in which its team competed,
although this was on a technicality as its ... First Netherlands Grand Prix run, on
the challenging circuit among the seaside dunes at Zand- voort that was used for

Cars And Parts

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Fangio won his first world championship in 1951 driving an Alfa Romeo 159. ...
highest sale); a '28 Bugatti T37A Gran Prix car for $100,100; a 1936 Mercedes
500K cabriolet B, fetching $259,875; a rough ... As part of the new trend among
English auction houses, Coys said that all results would be confirmed by
independent ...


Author: Gerald Donaldson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0753546345
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A week after the British Grand Prix, in Belgium, a switch of cars and disciplines
brought no end to Ferrari's dominance or ... the early departure of its main
competition, theFangio Sanesi AlfaRomeo, whichcrashed during Consalvo
Sanesi's firststint. ... a short hopover the border to the Nürburgring, Juan's
favourite circuit,for the resumption ofthe World Championship. ... replacedand
heresumed racing, albeit alap down, in a contest that had now boiled down to
afight between Hawthorn, ...

Classic Cars In Profile

Author: Anthony Harding
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All the Grand Prix races of 1924/5 were 500 or 600 miles in length, but none of
the races the P2s contested between 1926 and 1929 ... During the race the Alfa
Romeo drivers stopped for a five-minute impromptu meal round a table whilst
their cars were ... Despite the fact that the Italian G.P. at Monza on 6th September
decided the newly instituted World Championship, ... holes in the rather blunter
point, this latter modification having first been used at Montlhery on the longer
tailed cars.

Motor Trend

Author: Walter A. Woron
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Renault's only previous fling at Grand Prix racing was with this 13-liter monster in
1906. ... KIT CARS Annual Buyer's Guide 160 Paget Over 500 Photos
1975, a move up in class was made, and the engine was turbocharged to run in
the 2-liter prototype championship. ... Alfa Romeo won that year and Porsche the
year after. ... At the same time, the Fl program was just finishing up its first year of