Racing Evolution 1968-1970 – Alfa Romeo T33 Mugello, T33/2 LeMans + T33/4 Tasman

Hero Racecars - 1970 Alfa-Romeo Tipo 33-4 TASMAN 7

This is part two of the Alfa Romeo endurance racer showcase. These long-tail machinesdirectly evolved from the original Tipo 33 Periscopo and Stradale prototypes – but made huge changes.

T33 Mugello T33-2 Le Mans T33-4 Tasman

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Far less glass lowers the center of mass, while aerodynamic ground effects became a critical part of racing. This put an end to the smooth flowing surfaces of the curvy 1967 T33 Stradale and its siblings.

Hero Racecars Alfa-Romeo Tipo 33-2 LeMans and Mugello2

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The Tipo 33 series diverged in 1969 in anticipation of rule changes in the 1970s that would prefer an open cockpit layout.

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Yes, for trivia buffs, Le Mans has alternated between open and closed cars at least a half-dozen times in its 100-plus years of competition on these tracks.

1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Mugello

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1969 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 Le Mans

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1970 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/4 Tasman

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Racing Heroes – Alfa T33, T33-2 and T33-4 Tasman

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