Emilio J. Lezcano
Journalist - Editor - Photographer Professional Race Car Driver
The Belgrade Grand Prix took place in 3 September 1939. Only one champhionship event was held and won by Tazio Nuvolari. The Belgrade G. P. was held on a bumpyand slippery street track, with cobblestones and tram lines as extra hazard.
Bernd Rosemeyer was born October 14, 1909 in Lingen, Lower Saxony, Germany. Like many other drivers of the period, he began riding motorcycles. He caught to the attention of the DKW factory who had recently joined a group of other manufactures to form the Auto Union group. A revolutionary new Grand Prix car was being built at the Horch factory, at Zwickau, under the direction of Dr. Ferdinand Porsche. The car featured a 6 cylinder engine.
Stanley H. “Wacky” Arnolt was a Chicago industrialist, who began importing cars in the 1950′. Though sold as American cars, they were true hybrids, with British mechanicals and Italian bodywork.
The Bari Grand Prix was held in the seaport of Bari, on the Adriatic coast of Italy who organized races between 1947 and 1956 on a circuit that ran through the streets of the town, over a distance of 3.449 miles (5.550km) and the whole town coming to a virtual standstill on race day.