MAGAZINE SOBRE HISTÒRIA (Iniciat com AUCA satírica el 1960.. en edició de M. Capdevila a la classe de F.E.N. )
VOLTAIRE: "El temps fa justícia i posa a cadascú al seu lloc.."- "No aniràs mai a dormir..sense ampliar el teu magí"
"La història l'escriu qui guanya".. així.. "El poble que no coneix la seva història... es veurà obligat a repetir-la.."
|17-02-2013 (4371 lectures)||Categoria: Biografies|
|Birth|| April 17 , 1946
|Death|| January 14, 2013 (at age 66)
|Employment||Journalist and writer|
Javier del Arco de Izco ( Barcelona , April 17 , 1946 - January 14, 2013 )  was an engineer , publisher , journalist , photographer and writer in Spanish and Catalan , specializing in motor racing . Considered an authority in the field,  he has published numerous reference works and has collaborated with several specialized publications. Between 1969 and 1994 he covered 185 Grand Prix Formula 1 , as well as races of all kinds. He created and directed the 4 Tiempos specialized magazine and yearbook and wrote works that have become classics about the history of motor sports in Catalonia , such as the two volumes on the MontjuĂŻc circuit , published by the RACC and the Can Costa Foundation the years 2000 and 2004 . 
Resident at Cabrils ( Maresme ) during his last years of life, he died at 66 years after a long illness, a few years later to have begun to suffer the effects of Parkinson's . 
Degree in Industrial Engineering and Information Sciences ,  Javier del Arco was editor-in-chief of Formula magazine ( 1971 - 1975 ) and Solo Auto Actual ( 1987-1991 ). In 1973 , he became the first Catalan journalist to join the International Racing Press Association .  He created and directed the magazine 4 Tiempos ( 1979 - 1980 ) and the yearbook of the same name ( 1981-1987 ).  He also founded a family publisher, ArcrĂs Ediciones (acronym of his surname and that of his wife, Cristiano), from which he published works such as Ricart - Pegaso: La PasiĂłn del AutomĂłvil by Carlos Mosquera and Enrique Coma- Cros ( 1998 ). 
Throughout the years, he wrote several historical works commissioned by the RACC, such as " History of motor racing in Catalonia " ( 1990 ), " 40 years of history of motor racing in the MontjuĂŻc circuit, 1933-1975 " (2000, the title he valued most of all his work) and " 55 years of history of motorcycling in the circuit of MontjuĂŻc, 1932-1986 " (2004). He also collaborated in the sports section of " RACC, one hundred years of passion, 1906-2006 " ( 2006 ). In 2007 , the RACC recognized his work paying tribute to his headquarters in Barcelona and giving him the silver helmet. 
Javier del Arco is especially remembered for his monumental history of races in the MontjuĂŻc circuit, with 600 pages of total volumes dedicated to cars (2000) and motorcycles (2004), both written while he was beginning to be affected by Parkinson's.  He was also the author of many other reference works, of which a selection is listed below:  
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