The Porsche 991 is an extraordinary car, a true myth. And the dream of many, the sound of its engine, its unmistakable lines create a deep emotion every time we see it appear in traffic.
But it is also a race car on the track: the Porsche Carrera GT3 Cup.
In this book you will find the story of an incredible and intense story of those who were able to make their dream of racing with a Porsche GT3 Cup come true, a dream that begins with a hard baptism in Formula 1 circuits, with the conclusion of a championship in a few months.
One of the most respected figures in Formula 1 for nearly four decades, Ken Tyrrell discovered Jackie Stewart and went on to win 33 grands prix and three world championships as an independent team owner.
Tyrrell was held in high regard across the motor racing community. His biography, written by leading motor racing journalist Maurice Hamilton and with the blessing of his family, provides an excellent expose of the man himself, and an intriguing insight into the drama and excitement of the world of Formula 1.
The book examines Tyrrell's relationship with drivers such as Jody Scheckter, Ronnie Peterson and Stewart, and his vital role in the development of the sport. And it delves into the murkier side of F1 – the politics, the battles between the have's and the have-nots – as well as Tyrrell's moving battle against the cancer that eventually took his life.
Bruce McLaren was killed in a testing crash at Goodwood on 2 June 1970, a racing driver on the verge of realizing the ambition to succeed with his own Grand Prix team and his own cars. This book - reissued with additional material to mark the 25th anniversary of McLaren's death - explores the foundation of the team, and its involvement in Formula 1, CanAm and Indianapolis racing. The team later went on to achieve legendary success, providing winning cars for World Champions from Emerson Fittipalsi and James Hunt to Niki Lauda, Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna. The full story of Bruce McLaren's career is told, combining it with the development of his racing team.
One of the most highly regarded names in racing, Sir Jackie Stewart is the winner of three F1 World Championships and 27 Grand Prix races, and is ranked in the top five drivers of all time. In the 1960s and 1970s, with his black cap, sideburns, and aviator shades, Stewart was an unmistakable icon and his life was one of excitement, tragedy, controversy, and stunning success. On retiring from the circuit, he went on to build an massive international business career. This is the compelling tale of a life spent battling against the odds and achieving world-wide recognition as an outstanding sportsman, a role model, and a highly accomplished businessman.
Foreword by Andre' Citroen.
The fascinated account on the first Sahara crossing from Touggourt to Timbuctu' with Citroen's models, organized by Andre' Citroen in 1922 and completed by Georges Marie Haardt e Louis Audouin Dubreuil.
Founded in 1977 by Sir Frank Williams and Patrick Head, Williams F1 represents the last of the true independent teams; a company devoid of corporate dogma and run by enthusiasts driven by a love of racing and the satisfaction that comes with beating the rest of the world. Since its first Grand Prix victory at Silverstone on 14 July 1979, the team has won a further 116 GPs, delivered seven World Champions - among them Nigel Mansell and Damon Hill - and won nine Constructors Championships.