The 1949 Minetti Lambretta Race Team at The 32nd Giro d’Italia

Regular contributor Darrin Slack sent me these fantastic period pics of the 1949 Giro d’Italia – featuring Italian Grand Prix Motorcycle Road Racer Romalo Ferri, at this point riding for the Minetti team. I don’t know too much more than that, and a Google search has netted little in the way of results, so if you know more, please leave some info in the comments.

Darrin has sent me a wealth of images and information over the past few week, if you like this sort of content, stay tuned for more!

Update

Darrin has got back in touch, and informed me that Minetti were a large Lambretta dealer in Milan, and often Innocenti would showcase their latest models in the Minetti showrooms.

Something for the weekend – April 13th & 14th

Morecambe Pre-Season Scooter Rally

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Encuentro Vespa & Lambretta de Driebes

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BSSO Scooter Racing – Mallory Park
Championship – BHR

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Something for The Weekend; 23-24 March

It’s Thursday – nearly the weekend, and if you’re at a loose end, here are a couple of ideas.

March of The Mods – Birmingham – SORRY – SOLD OUT

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Scooter Racing at Croft

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Planning further Ahead? 

29th – 31st is The Teignmouth Scooter Rally, down in Devon

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Check out the EVENTS page my comprehensive list of 2019 Events.


If you’re running an event, get in touch and I’ll list it for free (If I deem it appropriate – oh the power of being in charge of your own blog – it’s going to my head!)