Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1936, Alfa Romeo, Manuel de Teffe, Remember

1936 Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 de Teffe

The 8C-2300 was designed in 1931 by Vittorio Jano and was powered by eight cylinder 2336 cc engine. Brazilian Manuel de Teffe raced his own yellow 8C-2300 to the 3rd place in the 1936 Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix. De Teffe, son of a Brazilian ambassador in Rome and  diplomat himself, was one of the first prominent Brazilian racing drivers. He started racing in Italy in 1920s and was seen at many Italian events, including Mille Miglia. In the 30s de Teffe was involved in the creation of Brazilian racing scene.

1936Grand PrixRio de Janeiro GP
Driver No.Entrant
Manuel de Teffe22M. de Teffe
Scale ManufacturerCollection
Cat. No.QualityRarity

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