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Alfa Romeo P2
|Race Winners (extractions)|
|1924||200 Miles Cremona (Ascari)|
|1924||GP Europe in France (Campari)*|
|1924||GP Monza (Ascari)|
|1925||GP Europa in Spa (Ascari)*|
Enzo Ferrari is now the manager of the race team; rarely will he take the steering wheel himself. He already in 1923 headhunted the gifted designer Vittorio Jano from Fiat and before Luigi Bazzi. The P2 develops as a car that essentially contributes to the racing fame of Alfa Romeo. Driver like Ascari and Nuvolari belong to the racing team, drivers still known today. If the regulations were not altered to a maximum of 1.5 litres of cubic capacity in 1926, the P2 would probably have won forever. In any case, the car remains active until 1930 in another league. The green cloverleaf against a white background announces the red racers in whole Europe.
The P2 is the first deed of the newly employed designer Vittorio Jano. The fine racing engine, for the first time with compressor, together with Alfa's Grand Prix victories, laid the foundation-stone for the later success of the enterprise. The pride becomes visible also in the brand logo which until 1945 was surrounded by a laurel wreath.
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