Posts Tagged: Race Cars

Maserati Tipo 8CTF (1938-1950)
By May 31, 2019 Read More →

Maserati Tipo 8CTF (1938-1950)

On Sunday May 30 1939, the Maserati 8CTF, driven by 27-year-old Warren Wilbur Shaw, crossed the line first after the Indianapolis 500 race lasting 4 hours and 20 minutes at an average speed of over 115 miles (equivalent to 185 km) per hour. Even today, Indiana-born Wilbur Shaw is still one of the 5 most […]

BMW 328 Mille Miglia Roadster (1940)
By January 10, 2018 Read More →

BMW 328 Mille Miglia Roadster (1940)

BMW 328 Mille Miglia Roadster was a racing car, that was designed to be raced at the 1st Gran Premio Brescia delle Mille Miglia in 1940. As with the BMW 328 Coupe, this aerodynamically highly advanced and extremely lightweight body consisted of a spaceframe with aluminium outer skin. The car weighted 700kg and with the […]