Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.
Rudolf Hruska (80), Austrian automobile designer and engineer, most famous for his design of various Alfa Romeo cars, died. At Alfa Romeo (1954-59) he assisted Orazio Satta Puliga in the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, before joining Simca and Fiat (1960-67), working on the Simca 1000 and Fiat 124/Fiat 128. Hruska then designed the Alfa Romeo Alfasud and established a new plant in Pomigliano d'Arco near Napoli (1967-73). He worked in a design firm in Arese (1974-80) and at I.DE.A Institute in Torino.
1963 Simca 1000