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William Rospigliosi

All William Rospigliosi Stories

Jul 08, 1957

A BOYCOTT THAT BACKFIRED

Top European drivers wouldn't meet the Americans in the Monza auto race. Fans seemed to say they were wrong

May 13, 1957

ITALIAN DUEL

Maserati and Ferrari again come to grips as auto racing's prime rivalry opens the European season

May 07, 1956

FIVE FERRARIS AND IL BELLO

In a rain-soaked, accident-ridden Mille Miglia Eugenio Castellotti, idol of Italian womanhood, led a record parade of stablemates to victory

May 20, 1957

HORROR IN ITALY

Marquis Alfonso de Portago dies in a holocaust which probably spells the end of the Mille Miglia, greatest of all the open-road auto races

Jun 25, 1956

GOLD TO SWEDEN

SI's envoy to the Equestrian Olympics sees jittery horses and riders share the medals, bringing most Gold to Sweden

Apr 30, 1956

FANGIO AND FERRARI

The champion driver and car are favored over the rough Mille Miglia course and over a tough rival, Stirling Moss

May 09, 1955

1,000 MILES OF ITALY AT 98 MPH

That was Stirling Moss's speed in a gleaming Mercedes last weekend as he set a Mille Miglia record—and served notice the new Mercedes is loaded

Feb 13, 1956

BEAU OF CORTINA

Toni Sailer (left) captivated Cortina with skiing skill that won three gold medals and reckless good looks that won every woman in sight