Road Races

Road Races

From the hills of Sicily, to the seaside straights at Pescara & back to the roads of Brescia & Rome.

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VICTORY - 'Dick' Seaman drove his Delage Straight Eight to victory in the 1500cc International Light Car race over the undulating Isle of Man course.
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TARGA FLORIO - A super evocative paddock scene taken by Edward Eves before the start of the great road race in 1962.
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WINNING CAR - The Ferrari Dino 246 SP of race winners, Mairesse and Rodriguez during the 1962 Targa Florio.
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TAKING THE CHEQUER - Mairesse crosses the finish line in first place in a Ferrari shared with Mexican, Ricardo Rodriguez.
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'THE LAST GREAT ROAD RACE' - You can just spot Jean Behra standing besides his 250F, number 4.
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VANWALLS - A line-up of Vanwalls to the rear, whilst in the foreground is a solitary Cooper for Roy Salvadori.
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MOSS CROSSES THE LINE - Stirling wins 'The Last Great Road Race' at Pescara in 1957, a triangular circuit on the Italian coast.
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VINTAGE TARGA FLORIO - Elford and local favourite finished second to the sister car of Mitter and Schutz at the 1969 Targa Florio.
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CHARGING THROUGH VIA ROMA - Attwood screams through Cerda on his way to fifth overall, with co-driver Waldegaard.
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CLASSIC ROAD RACING - Siffert passes under the start/finish line on his way to victory with Brian Redman in the 1970 edition.
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RETROSPECTIVE - Moss and co-driver Wooldridge roll back the years as they blast through Italy in the original 1955 winning SLR. Magic!
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MILLE MIGLIA - Oh to have witnessed a Mille Miglia first hand. Note the Lambretta truck in the background.