After joining Alfa Romeo in 1923, Vittorio Jano created the all-conquering P2, an expedient design based largely on Jano’s experience with Fiat’s 1923 Tipo 805 GP car. Jano refined the best elements of the Tipo 805 and designed around some of its weaknesses. But this was not the creative Jano, it was the practical engineer going only as far as necessary to achieve the objective in the time available.
The P2’s 1925 championship initiated a long series of victories. Read More