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About Quiz # 319: 1926 Marino

1926-marino-319-1Jurymember Fried Stol wrote: "By the look of things the manufacturer has something to do with the navy/marine, the use of those air tubes/vents on the hood of this car make that obvious. You see them also on deck on big ocean-liners. In this case it's his name." And so it is. Our quiz car is a 1926 Marino that's on display in the Museo Boninfante, in Bassano del Grappa, Italy. We received correct answers from Kaspars Dortāns, Fred de Mol, Fёdor, Fritz Hegemann, Luigi Massimo Degli Eredi and jurymembers James Helms, Fried Stol and Frans Vrijaldenhoven. From these the answer of Fritz Hegemann stood out as he told us all we wanted to know, even the results from the races in which the Marino was entered. Well done Fritz! Your T-shirt will be on the way. (See Read More for his answer).
(photos courtesy Bart Kleyn, who you know as the organizer of the Via Flaminia in Italy, but you might also be interested in his new adventure, the Via Flaminia Coloniale, which will take place in November 2013 in Ethiopia!)

The winning answer by Fritz Hegemann:
Luigi Marino, skillful engineer of „CMN", owned a garage in Padua and founded the Societ? Automobili Marino in 1923, producing this „Marino" until 1927. stopping business in 1930 .
First using a 4cyl-ohc engine with 1.5L he changed to a C.I.M.E.-4cyl.-ohv-1.1L-engine, forming the versions Normale: 21HP, Sport 32HP and supercharged Gran Sport- 45HP, high speed of 124kph.
21.03.1926 Circuito del Pozzo: sixth Luigi Mattioli and nineth Aldo Zironda
15.08.1926 Circuito de Montenero: fourteenth Alberto Marino (editor: this was the brother of Luigi Marino)
05.09.1926 - Gran Premio del Vetturette Monza: DNF : Augusto Trevisani and Alberto Marino
1928 Massimo Lasagni twice logged, no placement

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