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Alfa Corse

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Alfa Corse is the name of Alfa Romeo's factory racing team. Throughout the years, Alfa Corse has competed in various forms of motorsport, from Grand Prix motor racing to touring car racing.

Alfa Corse was officially formed in the beginning of 1938, after the racing department was moved back from Scuderia Ferrari to "Il Portello". Enzo Ferrari was still in charge of department.


Loosly Translated from Italian


The 'Alfa Races Department Romeo', is a section of the homonymous business, that it is occupied some planning, accomplishment and maintenance of the cars from contest of the house of Arese.

Its story began in the first decades of 1900, with the name 'Alfa Races', then changed in Autodelta. At present this detachment, is not profitable, as no car of the biscione, is pledged in some championship.

During its plurennial story, it collected happened and victories, practically in all the sporty categories car, spanning from the Championship of the World of Formula 1, until the rally.

Another of its peculiarities, is that of to have given the Christmases to the Stable you Shoe, been based on from Enzo Shoe using the Alfa Romeo from contest, that had been entrusted him in quality of director of the team, the that continued their tradition winning, with pilots of the caliber of Tazio Nuvolari, becoming well-known like: "The Alfa of the Stable Shoe".


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Story

Its foundation goes back to the 1938, in an economical perido of crisis of the house, the Alfa Romeo decided to take again officially the engagement in the contests, entrusting at the Stable you Shoe, the management of its meteors.

The Agreement between Enzo you Shoe and the milanese producer, go back to the years '20, when the entrepreneur emiliano was employed like runner. Nevertheless the Drake, not ottenne resulted especially exciting in this role, made eccezion for some victories. To tal I push decided to recycle itself in the environment, with the intent of to give life to a new car company.

Although that, dovette to satisfy itself of to create a stable, that managed means of other firms, since in that moment did not arrange some finances and of the knowledge to be able to create a new house. He then was based on what it came called S. TO. Stable you Shoe.

In the 1929 this squad fece its debut in the contests, and immediately began to run using some cars that came entrusted him from the Alfa Romeo, that by means of the financial crisis, thought well of not to come down directly in field, but to realize the automobiles and to make them manage third.

In special manner from the 1932, when l' I.R.I. gained the Alfa, and aimed more on the production of series that in the races, entrusting the entire sporty management to the Stable you Shoe.

Immediately, the Stable itself distinse for its success all over the world, and with pilots of big thickness. Seen the experience acquired from you Shoe, and the valuable results obtained, the house of the Door, thought that the time to take again in first person was connected its engagement.

Here that in the '38, Enzo you Shoe proposition comes like director of the Alfa Races, the new skilled society in the contests. Nevertheless, although the best resulted, of the differences of sights between the large old person and the biscione, caused the separation between the two in the 1939. You shoe it was based on a new society, it Car Avio Constructions, whose natural evolution will be the deliberate car company from the Drake, and the Alfa continued for its road, with the new department races.

In the years '60 the Alfa Races, venne renamed Autodelta. In reality the autodelta was private stable, been based on dall'Ing.Carlo Chiti, that elaborated models Alfa Romeo to participate the competitions. Also in this case, the results obtained were such good, that the summits of the Alfa decided to entrust their cars from competition to another business. So in the 1963 the autodelta divenne the new department races, but in the 1966 the society agile venne and returns at the old Alfa Races. Nevertheless the house mantenne and maintains still today, this name, used practically alone for road models extremities, or you model from race.

In the first years 2000, with the name team Autodelta, venne realized an official stable, destined to the competitions tourism of the middle pillories of the house. In reality, it be other it is not that the modern Alfa Races, that another time had entrusted at an outside team, the so-called one Team N-Technology.


Contests and results

Before the great war

Although its story tormented, the Alfa Romeo always was very competitive, and likely for how much its participation to the competitions, is always except for frequent, can be considered the house more titolata and blazoned to the World, also because is a very ancient business, been based on in the 1906, even if is from the 1910 profit with the its present name.

The first participation to a competition, avvenne in the 1911, to the license Plate Florio, with two Alfa Romeo 24 HP driven from Franchini and Ronzoni. But it is in the 1913 that ottenne the first one resulted of a certain caliber, with the second place of Franchini to the Parma-Poggio of Berceto, to the steering wheel of the 40-60 HP.

The year after, the designer Giuseppe Merosi, realized a car from Big Prize, it Big Prix note, that presented characteristic very advanced.

In the 1920 Live vinse to the Mugello with the 40-60 Hp, and Enzo Shoe second to the license Plate arrived Florio.

In the ' 21 you Live vinse again to the Mugello.

Nevertheless it is in the 1923, that the Alfa from demonstration of its force, imponendosi with a shotgun to the license Plate Florio, with Sivocci first and Antonio Ascari second, on board of two RL.

Between the other, actual on the car of Sivocci, apparve for the first time the well-known one quadrifoglio, that characterizes sporty a lot of models and from race of the house.


The Big Prix

In the 1925, the Alfa Romeo vinse the first championship of the world of motoring of the story, imponendosi in the Big Prize of Europe to Spa-Francorchamps and in the Big Prize of Italy to Monza, with the model P2.

In the 1932 began the plurivittoriosa P3, planned from Jano. That reached the summit to the Big Prize of Italy, ruling from Nuvolari, which together with Rudolf Caracciola, other vinse five competitions during the year.


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