Almost a century ago, when the motorsport was dominated by wealthy gentlemen drivers and passionate drivers. Who all shared the passion for motorsport and saw it as a hobby instead of a profession. During the Italian Grand Prix of 1922 held at Monza on the 10th of September a new team the Austro-Daimler was one of the entrances. Sadly, the team would not drive a single centimeter during the race.
The 1930s are also known as the Golden Era in the motor sport scene. The Grand Prix races became easier to visit for fans; sometimes a massive amount of 300.000 would visit a Grand Prix! And the 30s were known for its immense technical progress and development. This progress resulted in some bizarre creations. One of these creations was the Monaco Trossi, constructed by Augusto Monaco in favour of Felice
Germany was in the 1930s the dominating factor in Grand Prix racing. Constructors as Auto-Union and Mercedes made history with their, sometimes futuristic design, voiturettes on the circuits. Sadly, the war made an end of their success, and meant the end of Grand Prix racing for several years. Despite the war, Alfa Romeo continued to work on their Alfa Romeo Tipo 512. It was intended as replacement for the Alfa
Unrevisted F1 is the Throwback Thursday of UnracedF1. Every Thursday a new post will arrive with randomly old news items, reports or silly season rumours. Most of the news items will come from old magazines such as Autosport. Get yourself some coffee and enjoy the trip back in time with the newest edition of Unrevisted F1! For the original scan of the article hit the date under the item. Monza
The Alfa Romeo Tipo P1, designed by Giuseppe Merosi was the first Grand Prix car build by Alfa Romeo in 1923. The car was fitted with a 2.0L straight-6 engine, which produced 95HP at 5000 rpm. With a calculated top speed of 180KM/H the would probably have competed at the top, however after the disastrous crash in 1923 Alfa Romeo withdraw the car. Before the Alfa Romeo Tipo P1 was