A discovered trophy come to the museum



This cup was recently discovered, restored and finally donated to the Museum collection. Tazio Nuvolari won this trophy in 1928 at the 350cc class in the Circuito del Tigullio. Then this cup was lost but in 2013 was discovered and restored by Vittorio Carreri, a mantuan doctor. On april this cup is donated to the museum and it will be proudly exposed.

Cisitalia-Abarth 204A sold at Motostalgia auction


This Cisitalia-Abarth 204A is the last car driven by Tazio Nuvolari and it was sold at Motostalgia auction  in Austin, Texas, the last 16th of november, during the Grand Prix of the Americas. In this picture you can see it when it was exposed in the museum exhibition, lent by his last owner, Mr. Sergio Lugo.

Internet hits to choose name of new Ferrari F1 car. Tazio or Nuvolari can be choosen.



The name of the Scuderia’s car for 2014? It will be chosen this coming January by millions of Ferrari fans from around the globe through the Internet. President Luca di Montezemolo announced the news at the traditional pre-Christmas dinner with the Italian motor sport media at the Fiorano circuit.
Ferrari has always made good use of its website, and indeed the Scuderia was the first F1 team to present its new car on line, back in 1996. Once again this year, the new car launch proved very popular, with 83,000 all on-line at the same time, a figure almost equal to those who watched the wedding of William and Kate live (87,000) from 158 different countries.
The Scuderia’s official Facebook page, which has only been up and running for a few months, this morning at 6.15 CET reached the 500,000 liker mark thanks to Giovanni Refugia Arceo from Colombia, while the company page has sailed past the 12.5 million mark. @insideferrari, the official Twitter account which, among other things, allows one to follow a race weekend in real time from inside the Maranello marque’s garage, has over 670,000 followers.

Fonte: www.formula1.ferrrari.com

A plaque to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Tazio Nuvolari winning the 1938 Donington Grand Prix

The 12th of november at Donington Circuit will be unveiled a plaque to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Tazio Nuvolari winning the 1938 Donington Grand Prix, driving an Auto Union. This event is sponsored by Eberhard & Co. Swiss Watch Makers.
Nuvolari's 1934 car, a priceless Maserati 8CM from the Donington Grand Prix Collection, will also be present.

Bonhams sell ex-Tazio Nuvolari 1935 Alfa Romeo for world record breaking price



One of the most charismatic of all the great pre-war Grand Prix racing cars - the ex-Tazio Nuvolari 1935 Alfa Romeo Tipo C 8C-35 '50013' - Scuderia Ferrari Nr '65' sold for £5,937,500 at Bonhams Goodwood Revival Meeting, creating a new world record for an Alfa Romeo sold at auction. The previous record for this marque was £4,245,118 for a 1933 Alfa Romeo 8 cylinder Monza 2300 sold in California in 2010. Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale saw the iconic 330-horsepower supercharged Alfa Romeo Grand Prix car make history yet again at the scene of its best-remembered post-war exploits, Goodwood. Now '50013's pre-war record as a truly classic, race-winning Alfa Romeo, campaigned by that most revered of motor racing figures, Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari, has a new laurel - a world record price.

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