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Mille Miglia Race

The Postwar Years

by Andrea Curami

  • 166 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Giorgio NADA Editore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motor Sports,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Transportation,
  • Italy,
  • Automotive - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9072461M
    ISBN 108879111884
    ISBN 109788879111881

    Mille Miglia: The World's Greatest Road Race. Anthony Pritchard Mille Miglia: The World's Greatest Road Race Anthony Pritchard First held in , and staged periodically over the next 30 years, the Mille Miglia ("thousand miles") road race was one of the greatest of all motorsport events. It attracted a vast number of entries, from amateur. An Rera SL is a desirable modern classic in its own right, but this Mille Miglia edition is one of an elusive special series. Built to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Stirling Moss’s legendary win in the Mille Miglia road race, it is understood that just 40 of these cars were made in right-hand drive SL guise for the UK market.

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    Mille Miglia: The World’s Greatest Road Race. by Anthony Pritchard. Of the several road races in Italy it is the Mille Miglia, a mile open-road endurance race that made, as Pritchard writes, “champions of men and heroes of champions.” Two unrelated fatal crashes occurred during the Mille. Shift your visit to Brescia into high gear with this self-guided visit to the Mille Miglia Car Race Museum. Explore the history of the legendary ‘Mille Miglia’ (Thousand Miles) race as you check out the museum’s collection of private collector racecars, learn about competition’s route through Italy and view a sampling of imagery featuring event participants over the years.


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Mille Miglia Race by Andrea Curami Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mille Miglia (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmille ˈmiʎʎa], Thousand Miles) was an open-road, motorsport endurance race established in by the young Counts Francesco Mazzotti and Aymo Maggi, which took place in Italy twenty-four times from to (thirteen before the war, eleven from ).

Like the older Targa Florio and later the Carrera Panamericana, the MM made grand tourers Venue: Italy. Count Giannino Marzotto won the race twice in Ferraris in and and said the Mille Miglia was "a synthesis of dynamism, freedom, challenge, courage and calculation".

The story, or better the stories, of that legendary race live again in this book, which tells the tales of the classic "Bresciana", first of all through hundreds of 5/5(2).

Mr. Pritchard always writes a good book, with a wealth of detail. Mille Miglia Race book book is no exception and goes into great detail regarding the history of the Mille Miglia, the cars which participated in it, and the major drivers.

Almost all of the photos are ones that I have not previously seen, and there are a great many of them/5(8). Buy The Mille Miglia: The World's Greatest Road Race First Edition by Pritchard, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8).

72 rows  The edizione Mille Miglia was a motor race held on a mile ( km) course. My enthusiasm for the Mille Miglia race goes back many years, among the reasons being the fact that it is permissible to carry a passenger, for this event is for all types of road-going cars, from family saloons to Grand Prix-type racing/sports cars, and when I had my first taste of the lure of the Mille Miglia as a competitor last year, with.

Miglia.likes talking about this. Dalla corsa più bella del mondo / Sincethe most beautiful race in the world.

The book brings together a series of portraits in alphabetical order that make up the fragments of this historic sports and cultural mosaic that was the Mille Miglia, once again told by Leonardo Acerbi from his deep knowledge of the Brescia-based race.

The Mille Miglia line comprises the Mille Miglia Classic models picking up the aesthetic codes of the oldest cars having taken part in the race (), and the Mille Miglia GTS watches reinterpreting the design features of the cars from the subsequent period ().

The Migliathe thirty-eighth edition of the historical re-enactment of the race held from towill start from Brescia on the 22nd October returning on the 25th The protagonists of the Miglia will be exceptional vehicles, testifying to the history of design and cars.

There was a condensed book published in Reader’s Digest about a Brit winning the Mille Miglia. I’m uncertain about the original publication date. The hero is the world’s foremost wet-race rally driver (at the time) ; the rain increases after midnight, competitors skid off the road, and he wins the race with miles to spare.

Important infortmation: The Mille Miglia was originally scheduled to take place between 13 - 16 May In view of the current emergency in Italy concerning the coronavirus, the Board of Directors of the Miglia and the shareholder Automobile Club of Brescia made the decision to postpone the race until 22 - 25 October MILLE MIGLIA RACE The Postwar Years by Giorgio Nada Editore.

This is a new copy, still sealed in shrink wrap. It is a soft cover book. SEE My other listings for more automotive books and parts. I will combine multiple won items whenever possible to save on shipping costs. Thank Rating: % positive. The book brings together a series of portraits in alphabetical order that make up the fragments of this historic sports and cultural mosaic that was the Mille Miglia, once again told by Leonardo Acerbi from his deep knowledge of the Brescia-based s: 5.

The Mille Miglia was staged 24 times between and The author, Count Lurani, has been involved in all the details of the race since its beginnings. Count Lurani lived near where the race took place and competed in it successfully as a driver many times.

Jenks & Moss Just After the Finish of the Mille Miglia look like they had a long day Mercedes-Benz Issued a Poster to Celebrate Their Finish at the Mille Miglia. The Mercedes-Benz SLR that won the Mille Miglia race is one of the best looking cars in the world.

Stirling Moss Driving the Mille Miglia Winning Car in the. published by Automobile Year this a quality book by famous author Lurani. First held inand staged periodically over the next 30 years, the Mille Miglia (' thousand miles') road race was one of the greatest of all motorsport events.

It attracted a vast number of entries, from amateur drivers in family cars as well as the great drivers and marques. The Mille Miglia was staged 24 times. To complete the story the Mille Miglia was run in heavy rain making any chance to break the record impossible. In the Ill fated Mille Miglia; Peter Collins in a Ferrari S, and co driven by photographer Louis Klemantaski, was on course to break the record until a rear axle problem put him out on the return leg to Brescia.

In Nada's (again) book ''Mille Miglia Race, the postwar years'' (), there is a colour photo (page 94) taken from a roof top showing 11 cars in the scruteneering bay. In the last row is # Red Maserati with white nose-band, two drivers aboard and the car has two headrests.

Very tiny in the photo. (The caption list it also as ). Few words are as evocative for classic car enthusiasts as “ Mille Miglia.”The epic 1, mile race from Brescia to Rome was originally held from –, and not only became the ultimate test of skill for well-heeled gentlemen driving the world’s finest grand touring sports cars, but was also the proving ground for many marques looking to develop and establish their reputations for.

Miglia 15th - 18th May The Miglia, out to celebrate its thirty-seventh re-enactment, will start from Brescia on Wednesday 15th May. The Red Arrow will cross "the heart" of Italy in direction of the Capital, before returning to Brescia on Saturday 18th, after having touched down in Cervia -.

John Heath: Mille Miglia: Jaguar XK - posted in The Nostalgia Forum: In John Heath drove a Jaguar XK in the Mille Miglia, car number He came in 40th overall, 14th in class.

Can anyone provide any information, please eg was it a roadster, convertible or a coupe: the colour of the car: etc or, preferably, a photograph. I am assuming that it was probably a coupe, as.History of Alfa Romeo at Mille Miglia: Mille Miglia – Alfa Romeo 6C SS: In just the second year of the Mille Miglia race, Alfa Romeo showcased its mantle by winning its first Mille Miglia race with its Alfa Romeo 6C SS which was driven by Cavaliere Giuseppe Campari and Giulio Ramponi.

Of the duo, Campari was a renowned Opera singer while Ramponi was an automobile technician and.