A Mostly British Obsession

2010 Vintage Races at Pacific Raceways

German GP Winning Alfa Romeo P3

Had an enjoyable time at the vintage races at Pacific Races on Saturday. I didn’t unsheath my camera all that often but was thrilled with the three vintage Alfas, including the machine Nuvolari drove to victory in the 1935 German Grand Prix, widely considered the greatest drive of all time.

German GP Winning Alfa Romeo P3

Nuvolari’s GP-Winning Alfa

Maserati 300S

Maserati 300S

Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo

Another P3 Alfa with fabulous patina.

BRP MK 2, Innes Ireland

Innes Ireland’s BRP Mk. 2

Vintage Racers

Racers…well, duh.

Lotus 23

Lotus 23

Lotus 23

Another Lotus 23.

Porsche 906

Porsche 906.

Alfa Romeos: TZ and Guiletta

Alfa Romeo TZ and Guilleta.

Cooper Type 57 and Lotus 26R

Cooper Type 57 and Lotus 26R.

Ford GT40

Ford GT.

Alfa Romeo

Another Alfa, probably a 2300.

Bentley 6.5

Bentley 6.5 litre in the paddock.

Spectator's Mini and Mini Marcos

Great period Innocenti Mini with a Mini Marcos peeking out from behind.

Alfa Junior Zagato

Alfa Junior Zagato. (The Alfa club had this large tent set up, or they commandeered it, either way lots of joking about the necessity given what happens when you mix Alfas and water…)

Dino 246 and Ferrari 575

Dino 246 and what I think is a Ferrari 575 of some sort.

1 Comment

  1. Kevin Teabag

    More red wheel fixation. However, the wheels are appropriate for that vintage motor.

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