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Le Français

Toujours, je suis désolé pour mes amis( et amies) français(es), mais il est difficile pour moi d'écire en français. Peut-être un jour...
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Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Big FIATs (Again)

I promised that yesterday's picture of the FIAT S76 would be the last in the series, and so it was. But FIAT made many huge racing cars, and
indeed it was driving earlier FIAT monsters that Vincenzo Lancia made his name as a racing driver and (to a certain extent) as an engineer.

Here are two pictures of the FIAT S61, a mere baby at only 10 litres... However it was quite interesting technically, with four valves for each of its four cylinders and an overhead camshaft. The first picture is copyright FIAT, the second, showing the S61 at the French G.P. at Dieppe in 1912, I found on a wonderful website which has pictures of practically every FIAT made; I have included a link to it in my links section.

Apart from introducing the FIAT S61, this post is also a reminder of just what a wonderful resource the Atlas Nostalgia Forum is.

This thread shows how quickly any information, however obscure, may be found there.


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Sod the Law!


New Internet Speed test

Music and Radio Blog Club

Radio Blog Club, a good friend for a while appears to be in some legislative difficulty...

However, in tribute to its brave effort, I shall leave the existing track on this page (which amazingly still works)

Sadly my Playlist no longer works (hence its removal) thanks to the absurd "Hadopi" legislation in France. Apologies to all.