Comprehensive illustrated report about the 1000 km of Spa-Francorchamps, including competitors’ names, overall placings, trials and the race’s progress, technical data and interviews. Thanks to the images, the author took and develop all the photos reproduced in the book, the reader has a visual page-by-page account of the changes undergone by the vehicles.
The only book concerning the circuit of Reims, considered one of the quickest tracks in Europe together with Spa-Francorchamps and Monza. A protographic report of all drivers and cars, results and starting and arrival positions of all editions of the 12 Hours of Reims race from 1963 to 1967.
Rob Roy loved this extraordinary race and faithfully attended every year, taking great delight in using his talents to render drawings and watercolors of the cars. His art has immortalized some of the great moments in the Le Mans 24-Hours Racers. Among the watercolors selected for publication in this book are some that were done during the most outstanding years of the auto races in Mancelle from 1926 through 1959. Besides the watercolors, there are also numerous photographs depicting some of the great and not-so-great moments at the Le Mans 24-Hours Races. This is a limited and numbered edition.
The Le Mans 24 Heures is the greatest event in the world and in this volume Paul Frï¿½re, journalist, engineer and racing driver, marvellously analyses the race and Alain Bouldouyre, watercolorist, brings a poetic and artistic vision of the most significant events of the 34 editions.
Here is the fascinated history of the Auvergne circuit races. Charade, inaugurated in July 1958, is considered one of the most beautiful circuit all over the world. In details the 1965, 1969, 1970 and 1972 Grand Prix races, with teams and drivers profiles, technical datas and statistics.
This is your chance to ride on-board in some of the world’s greatest classic racing machines. These are cars that have won Le Mans and Grand Prix, cars that have made history and they are still competing today. Hear from the drivers that race these multi-million pound cars.
Unique Motor Books are compiled from the UK magazine “Autocar”, “Autocourse” , “Sporting Motorist” and from a wide variety of other magazines from around the world. This book contains road tests, service data and road research reports on Monaco Grand Prix in the period between 1958 and 1968.
The story of motor racing at Goodwood from 1948 to 1966 covers the most exciting formative era in the post-war history of the sport. In this symphathetic, authoritative and finely illustrated account, the author recaptures something of the unique atmosphere of those pioneering days and celebrates the commitment and ingenuity of the enthusiasts who transformed British motor racing after the war.
During the 1970s, Brands Hatch was the busiest motor racing circuit in the world. Using previously unpublished photographs and accounts of events, this book provides a personal view of activities and changes at the track during its heyday and paints an affectionate picture of motor racing at its very best.
Bahrain has emerged in the latter half of the twentieth century as a country of the new millennium. Its transformation has been dramatic. The discovery of oil rescued a nation suffering from the sudden and unexpected demise of the pearling industry and transformed it into a vibrant modern state. Income from this "black gold", wisely spent, funded rapid and spectacular advances. Where there were tracks in the sand, there are now six-lane highways and cloverleaf interchanges. Where there was a small population hard-pressed to survive on dhow building., fishing and trading, there is now a cosmopolitan mix of nationalities living in a healthy and prosperous environment. It would be easy to forget the monumental strides that have been taken over the space of barely three generations. Fortunately, old photographs exists, many of them taken by pilots whose duties have brought them to the region over the years, to show the extent of the changes.
Celebrating fifty years of racing at Mallory Park, this book reflects on the great names and the great events that have graced the Leicestershire circuit. Known as ‘The Friendly Circuit’, it is a venue of motorsport legends on both two wheels and four.
Joe Scalzo’s work is the first to explore the huge influence of L.A.’s racing culture and its personalities on all of motorsports. Its fantastic tale is illustrated with historic photography, much of its previously, much of it unpublished.
Brooklands, in its centenary year, is celebrated as a British institution of great importance to the history of car racing and aviation. But, as David Venables reveals in this glorious commemorative volume, the famous Surrey landmark, with its banked race circuit and aircraft manufacturing, hosted many other activities too, from motorcycle and bicycle racing to land speed records, not to mention stunts, wagers and even the odd scandal.
This is a history of and guide to Scotland’s most famous motor sport venue, Bo’ness on the Kinneil Estate. It is illustrated throughout with comprehensive history from its beginnings in 1934 - the drivers, the cars, the motor cycles which competed over the years with full results tables - right up to the sad demise of this venue in 1967.