Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 - The Development & Racing History

Alfa Romeo Tipo 33

Alfa Romeo Tipo

  • By Ed McDonough & Peter Collins
  • Published January 2006 (UK)
  • ISBN 1-904788-71-8
  • £39.99 UK
Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 - Double World Champion!
  • The first book on these important & successful sports racing prototypes of the 1960s & 1970s
  • Full history and development of each model
  • Details of all Alfa T33 drivers
  • Interviews with key personalities
  • Many previously unpublished photographs
  • Track tests of original cars, driven and photographed, by the authors
  • Participation and support given by Alfa Romeo, Italy
  • T33-based concept car analysis
  • Includes Stradale

This is the first book to be published about the history and development of Alfa Romeo’s fabulous Tipo 33 prototypes which won the 1975 and 1977 Manufacturers' World Championships. Containing many previously unpublished photographs, and interviews with key personalities, this book is a vital addition to any Alfa enthusiast's collection and is the definitive guide to the Tipo 33.

Models Covered
  • Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Racing Cars and Concept cars:
  • 1967-2 litre Periscopico
  • 1968 onwards -2 litre and 2.5 litre T33/2
  • 1969-70 - 3 litre T33/3
  • 1971-onwards - 3 litre T33/3 and 4 litre T33/4
  • 1972 - 3 litre T33/TT/3 V81973-75 - 3 litre T33/TT12
  • 1976-77 - 3 litre T33/SC12 and TurboConcept cars based on T33 Stradale chassis from 1967
The Authors

Peter Collins has been a motoring journalist and photographer for over ten years, with a lifelong interest in motorsport and racing history, especially Italian cars. He founded, and is editor-at-large of, Auto Italia magazine, and contributes to, among others, Vintage Racecar Journal and Autocollezioni magazines. He wrote Lancia Integrale - The Complete Story in 2003.Ed McDonough has raced saloons, sports cars and single seaters from the late 1950s, and took part in World Championship sports car races in the 1970s, when the Alfa Romeo T33s were competing. He was UK Chairman of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club for 10 years, competes in historic races, is European Editor of Vintage Racecar Journal, and contributes to Autocollezioni, Auto Italia, Porsche Post and other journals.


Hardback. 224 pages. 250mm tall x 250mm. Colour throughout. More than 400 photos.

Published 12 January 2006 Melanie Carter

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