Alfa Romeo Tipo33: The Development, Racing, and Chassis History

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Veloce Publishing Ltd, Mar 18, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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At the time, little was recorded about the activities of Alfa Romeo's World Championshipvwinning Sports Racing car, the Tipo 33. The model had a long career, as a factory car as well as in private hands from 1967 until 1977. Great Italian motorsport engineer Carlo Chiti designed and ran a prolific number of different models of the Tipo. Unfortunately, nothing of the history of these developments was documented at the time, but the author has managed, after intense investigation and numerous personal interviews, to uncover much about this marvelous sports prototype.
 

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Contents

Bibliography Chapter 111977 The final countdown
150
TheStradale a most beautiful road car 6 Forewords by Nanni Galli Teddy Pilette
158
Driving the cars
168
Introduction The present from the past 8
192
Chapter 2 1968 Shaping up Appendix 2 Competition events for Stradales
204
Chapter 8 1974 Flatters to deceive Appendix 7 Photo gallery
210
1975 Contrary to expectations 131
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Born in London, Peter Collins has been a motoring journalist and photographer for fifteen years. He has a lifelong interest in motorsport and racing history and has been attending events worldwide since 1965. Co-founder and editor-at-large of Auto Italia magazine, he also contributes to American and other European magazines, as well as websites. Peter now lives in South London and travels extensively throughout the year covering motoring events of all disciplines and maintaining his close ties with racing people of all persuasions.Ed McDonough is a renowned and experienced motoring writer. He is European Editor of Vintage Racecar magazine, and one of the few journalists in the privileged position of being able to test and race the historic machinery he writes about. He has raced for over forty years, and still competes in international and historic events - several of his books have featured reports from his own test drives. Ed also does radio commentary at Goodwood, Monaco and American events. He lives in Northampton, England.

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