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MILLE MIGLIA

April 30, 1956
April 30, 1956

Table of Contents
April 30, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Not Rain Nor Snow...
The Wonderful World Of Sport
The Fergusons
The Outdoor Week
Auto Show
Derby Tests
Humphrey Bogart
Yesterday
  • Baseball's first professional team toured the country in 1869 and won 64 games, tied one. Next season they won 27 straight, but then they came to Brooklyn and challenged the Atlantics, pride of the East

Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

MILLE MIGLIA

The beautiful hills of Italy become a nightmare of turns for race drivers in this week's classic

The hills of Italy are now out from under the miserable winter that buried Europe. This week along the winding Italian roads from Brescia to Pescara, through the Apennines to Rome and north again to Brescia, varicolored sports cars thunder through a blur of spring-green country, in and out of the slower, everyday traffic. The championship cars, some slower and some this year even faster than the tomato-red Ferrari driven by Umberto Maglioli on the opposite page, are being readied for the race of the year, the Mille Miglia. On this 992-mile course over home ground, the Ferraris are favored this year and, as reported further on page 21, every rival driver will have a double job—trying to keep up with Juan Fangio and the Ferraris that have dominated competition this year and trying to hold onto the 2,987 tricky Mille Miglia turns.

This is an article from the April 30, 1956 issue Original Layout

SNAKING PAST SPECTATORS AND AN IMPOSING APENNINE BACKDROP, A TINY 750-CC SIATA, FENOCCHIO AND PERRON ABOARD, CLIMBS THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF RADICOFANI

BESIDE AN OLD BRIGAND'S CASTLE A MODERN PANHARD RIPS THROUGH THE BAD CURVES OF RADICOFANI

THREE PHOTOSLUIGI ONELLI AND DAVID LEES