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
Size: 32.49 MB
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... efforts of BRM, HWM, Connaught and Vanwall in the early/mid 1950s, it was to
be 31 years before a British car/driver combination finally won another Grand Prix
, albeit a non-championship race. Tony Brooks and Connaught triumphed at
Syracuse on October 23, 1955, but it was nearly a further two years before
Vanwall and Stirling Moss won the 1957 British GP at Aintree. Since the mid-
1920s Grand Prix racing had largely been the fiefdom of Alfa Romeo, Bugatti,
then Alfa Romeo, ...

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.
Ferdinand ... Il Mantovano Volante, “the Flying Mantuan”, won his first automobile
race in a Bianchi, later driving for Ferrari and for Alfa Romeo, which also has a
bicycling back-story. Nuvolari ... Famously, Bianchisponsored Fausto Coppi, the
Campionissimo – “Champion of Champions” – the first rider to win the Tour de
France and Giro d'Italia double, achieving this in 1949, and repeating the feat in

Alfa Romeo

Author: Maurizio Tabucchi
Publisher: Giorgio Nada Editore
ISBN: 9788879116725
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This book, which first appeared in 2010 when Alfa Romeo celebrated its first century, was written by the late Maurizio Tabucchi, an expert on the history of the marque, who died a few years ago.


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 Juan's drought. In the 24 Hours of Spa
sports carrace the HawthornFarina Ferrari won easily, following the early
departure of its main competition, theFangio Sanesi AlfaRomeo, whichcrashed
during Consalvo Sanesi's firststint. From Spa, itwasjust a short hopover the
border to the Nürburgring, Juan's favourite circuit,for the resumption ofthe World

Rush To Glory

Author: Tom Rubython
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762796979
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It all came down to the last race, a rain-soaked affair in Japan, where Hunt won the championship by the slimmest possible margin. The book is a study in contrasts during an era of Brut aftershave and disco sex parties.