Won 1966 Trans-Am 2.5
Won 1970 Trans-Am 2.5
"The Alfa Romeo Giulia coupe and its derivatives-the GT
Veloce (GTV), GT Junior, GTA, GTAm, and GTA Junior-has enjoyed one
of the most successful racing records of any production car of its
era. The Giulia (sounds like "Julia") was an evolution of
the 1300 cc Giulietta, the first car Alfa Romeo produced for the
post World War II mass market." Read more about this
great marque by clicking the History Link above.
- The Alfa DOHC Motor is considered a
classic that produced the most power per cc in the series.
The GTA used a 1570 cc motor and the GTV used a 1779 cc motor.
- Strong acceleration, especially in the
- Noted for developing extreme
- Trans-AM rules required a weight
penalty. This was added as ballast with a 99 lb skidplate
under the fuel cell and a 50 lb plate under the engine.
- Live rear axel (though this does not
seem to be much of a problem).
- 1570, 1779 and 2000 motors were used.
- 48/52 front to rear weight to help
- Common to use aluminum hood and doors
in the 2.5 Challenge.
- Dual Webers
- Front and rear ventilated brakes.
- Minilite 15 inch wheels.
- SCCA Recognition Form A1-6 from 1970 or earlier (PDF)