This book makes full use of the author’s unique collection of many previously unpublished colour photos to follow the evolution of UK motorsport at the venue through the 1980s in one of the fastest motor racing circuits in the UK.
The former wartime airfield at Silverstone is Britain’s most important motor racing circuit and is best known as the home of the British Grand Prix, which was first staged there in 1948. This magnificent book tells Silverstone’s entire history, covering the great races, influential characters and unforgettable events, as well as the evolution of the circuit itself. The book is profusely illustrated, including plenty of rare photographs that have not been published before. Produced with the full assistance of the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) and Silverstone Circuits, this is the last word on the history of the much-loved ’home of British motor racing’.
This event of international scope, attracted tens of thousands of spectators who would not miss it for the world show up in color, noise and fury of all the cars launched at breakneck speed on this beautiful route to the ideal profile.
Most major car champions like Farina, Wimille, Chiron, Etancelin or motorcyclists worldwide reputation as Monneret, Corrand, Simpson, Guthrie, Woods, Hunt etc ... came and conquered mostly in Norman earth. This is the story of the human experience that is reported in this item. Each Grand Prix is told as if you were the author who for months flipping the archives of local and national as well as specialized magazines of the time presses.
The history of Modena, the center of the Italian sports cars, such as Ferrari, Maserati, OSCA, Stanguellini & others, started in 1909 and finished at the end of the Sixties.
Precious stories of eight editions of an unforgettable motor racing circuit, forever lost.
Between 1965 and the Nineties, the 1000 Km of Monza-Filippo Caracciolo Trophy, was one of the most classical endurance races and for many seasons was, rightfully, a round in the world championships for sports cars and prototypes. Top drivers and cars challenged each other on that historic Italian track and banking, the car makers including Porsche, Ferrari and Ford, bringing to life many unforgettable pages in the history of motor sport. Aldo Zana, prominent motor racing historian, tells this fabulous story, which is illustrated with outstanding pictures, many of them never before published.
The first title in a series born of collaboration between Giorgio Nada Editore and the Imola Autodrome, which will see a series of books appear over time, devoted to the Italian track. This bi-lingual book has as the object the story of Ayrton at Imola, a circuit at which the Brazilian competed from 1984 to 1994, winning on three occasions and starting from pole eight times. To bring to life a work that really is new, the author has interviewed a racing driver, a journalist or a well-known personality covering each year in which Ayrton competed in the Imola GP from 1984 to 1994, people who knew Senna in a specific year’s race. In order of appearance in the book, those who talk about Ayrton are:
1984 – Johnny Cecotto, his teammate at Toleman
1985 – Angelo Parrilla, owner of the DAP kart company, the first with which Ayrton raced
1986 – Gian Carlo Minardi, the Formula 1 team manager 1987 – Alberto Sabbatini, the current editor of Autosprint
1988 – Pino Allievi – journalist and long-standing writer for Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport 1989 – Cesare Maria Mannucci, the widely experienced motor sport journalist
1990 – Pierluigi Martini, racing driver
1991 – Carlo Cavicchi, ex-editor of Autosprint 1992 – Giorgio Serra alias “Matitaccia”, the illustrator 1993
– Alessandro Zanardi, racing driver 1994 – Mario Poltronieri, the historic voice of Formula 1 for Italian broadcaster RAI.
The volume closes with a section on the three days there from 1-3 May 2014 that took place to mark the 20th anniversary of Ayrton’s death, commemorated on the Imola track.
The history of the Mugello circuit through all the champions who ran and wan on it. From the twenties with Campari, Materassi, Brilli Peri, up to sixties with ‘Nanni’, Vaccarella, Mitter, Merzario. Included the most-loved drivers who did not win: from Paolo Carlo Niccolin to Jo Siffert, from Enrico Pinto to ‘Shangri-Là’ and ‘Riccardone’
The story of the circuit of Charleroi in a photoalbum of extraordinary impact.
The pictures and vintage advertising posters, together with articles from newspapers and the classifics, make this work a really valuable source of information.
The complete history of the Bari Grand Prix from the first edition in 1947 up to the last one won by Stirling Moss in 1956 and a complete account of every race which saw the gathering of all main makes, such as Alfa Romeo, Mercedes, Ferrari, Talbot Maserati, Cisitalia, Stanguellini and of all best drivers, such as Nuvolari, Fangio, Varzi, Moss, Bira.
This book is a record of Mercedes and Benz at the Indianapolis Speedway as it was recorded to have happened. This monographs places a special emphasis on the years from 1909 to 1916, when Mercedes and Benz were producing some of the most successful racing cars in the world. A chapter covers also the 1994 year, when Mercedes returns to the winner’s circle. Stunning archival pictures enrich the volume.
Nella già straordinaria carriera di Tazio Nuvolari, il Mantovano Volante, il Gran Premio di Germania, sulla terribile pista del Nürburgring, nell’estate del 1935, resta certamente una delle pagine più esaltanti. Solo al volante della sua Alfa Romeo Tipo B, contro le “armate tedesche” di Mercedes-Benz e Auto Union, il piccolo grande uomo non conobbe avversari. Il libro è il racconto romanzato di quell’indimenticabile giorno.
A brief guide to one of the worlld’s most famous racetracks, a place where some of the most beautiful, unforgettable pages of epic motorcycle and automobile racing history have been - and continue to be - written.