Posts Tagged ‘Gustave Gosselin’


Shit! Whereizzit?, the engine in the TZ2 was in the front!…

Gustave Gosselin tries hard to get his Team VDS Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 going by the Little Madonie roadside during the 1969 running of the Targa Florio. The joy of the ‘punters’ in getting a close look at a racer and souvenir or two not shared by the driver focussed on his fussy, recalcitrant car.

The race was won by Vic Elford and Umberto Maglioli’s works Porsche 907, the best placed T33 the Autodelta entry of future GP drivers Ignazio Giunti and Nanni Galli. Gosselin’s car, shared with Serge Trosch is by the roadside on the first lap, where it stayed.

Tailpiece: Vic Elford in the winning 907, Targa 5 May 1968…