The book is dedicated to the record-breaking cars and the description of their problems due to economic and sporting limitations. Included twenty colour plates dedicated to the most representative cars.
An intriguing tale of racing engines through Ermanno Cuoghi life, the mechanic of the World Champion Niki Lauda. In his stories, many of them never published before, are revealed many secret aspects of motor racing celebrities and relive the tragic events and comedians from the 50s to the 70s, the period among the most beautiful in motorsport history.
A professional story told by the protagonist: PaoloMartin, one of the last true creatives working at Pininfarina in the golden age of the Italian coachbuilders. Apprenticeship with Michelotti, interlude with Bertone, cooperation with Franco Martinengo and, as a freelancer, the dozens of realizations in automotive design.
A very illustrated biography of Carlo Facetti, mechanic, praparer, tester and driver, one of the great characters of the Italian motorsport. Without gramours, expressing the maximum power on tiptoe, he was the one who succeeded to drive during the races 88 cars of 25 different brands in more than forty years of activity.
The first part of the book deals with plates found an automobiles, motorcycling and all other non-military vehicles while the second part concerns military plates. The main changes that have occurred in the Italian system of licensing cars over various historical periods and each special corps that was studied.
It is a manuscript, with original drawings by Gianfranco Bossù. The text of this book recounts in detail the technical history of a project born from the fervent and not common will of a man: Carlo Abarth.
The history of a hard competition, the Coppa Etna, which was held in the twenties in the Catania area. This race fitted in the magic circle of the “Sicilian Spring”, a rich group of sports events formed by Targa Florio, Coppa Etna, Coppa Nissena, Coppa Vinci in Messina and Coppa Siracusa. The book gives also a very interesting profile of the famous drivers of the period Magistri, Maggi and Borzacchini comparing the last one with Nuvolari and Varzi.
The complete history of the Ollearo production. From the 132 cc mopeds through the 175 cc light 2 stroke motorcycles up to the production of a new, amazing engine, a 4 stroke single cylinder, which immediated proved to be very strong, economic, indestructible, a real masterpiece of the motorcycle mechanics.
A complete portrait, of Battista Giovanni Falchetto, friend and collaborator of Vincenzo Lancia, for whom he has been working until 1953. Written by the son Stefano, the book is a collection of personal memories, important testimonies and unknown steps of the great designer.