100 years ago in June 1906, the first ever grand prix took place at Le Mans. Among the competitors, it was impossible to overlook the name of Daimler. Even before then and more so since, Mercedes and Benz, who came together in 1926, have shaped the face of motor sport like no other marque. In this volume the historical and technical profile of the racing and sport Mercedes cars.
MG established its winning reputation through competition. In 1925, Cecil Kimber set out to build sports cars knowing that racing and competition had to be a prime focus. This epic story by Knudsen, a well-known author/historian on MGs, documents every competition car in extreme and careful detail, starting with Old Number One and finishing with MG record cars. Archival photographs of the cars, their builders, and owners along with informative text and charts, provide an exciting read for MG enthusiasts.
This yearbook contains the chronicles of the complete racing activity of Ferrari in the 2008 season. Lavishly illustrated and enriched with classifics, this volume reports all the statistics and results gained by Ferrari.
This yearbook contains the chronicles of the complete racing activity of Ferrari in the 2009 season. Lavishly illustrated and enriched with classifics, this volume reports all the statistics and results gained by Ferrari.
This yearbook contains the chronicles of the complete racing activity of Ferrari in the 2010 season. Lavishly illustrated and enriched with classifics, this volume reports all the statistics and results gained by Ferrari.
The author tells the story of 20 years of racing at Le Mans, from 1951 to 1970 and the birth of a myth which will last in the history of world’s motoring. The book is full of pictures and documents, most of them never published before, including a palmarès with each event, car, number, driver, result.
The complete sporting career and the involvement of the Peugeot cars at Le Mans, Indianapolis, in Formula 1 and many other Grand Prix and rallies… The successes of the cars of this marque, curiosities and much more through 180 years history, from 1825 to 2005.
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 Porsche Carrera 2, 4, RS, Turbo & Cabrio Tiptronics are compared with: Acura NSX, Alfa Romeo RZ, Aston Martin DB7 Volante, Dodge Viper RT/10, Jaguar XK8, Lotus Esprit S4 Turbo & S4S, Mitsubishi 3000GT and many others. Also includes a 911 ’buyers guide’.
The varied history of four successful decades in motorsport is being revived by a team of international journalists in a unique publication. Porsche engineers, who were first involved in development of the 911 in motorsport since 1963 and then were supervising it, deliver an insight into technology, strategy and tactics concerning the many versions of this successful model, almost too numerous to count. Over 1.000 photographs and illustrations, including many previously unpublished images and sketches and over 100 Porsche 911 achievement-posters add to the literary joy, whilst also making this book a competent work of reference.
A detailed treatise that provides all the owners and enthusiasts of the 911 with exclusive material and invaluable information on the sports versions of the classic and best known of the Porsches. Every model has its own technical specification on the engine and car, from the description of the eventual modifications, as well as tables and chassis numbers. The book enables the reader to compare the legendary racing cars of the German manufacturer with those of other marques.
A technical documentation about the rallying and sporting Porsches from 1965 with the analysis of the technical modifications on engines, chassis and bodies. Packed with pictures and detailed information.
This book deals with the relationship between Porsche and Argentina, taking the first attempts of local industrialization as the starting point, which coincide with the birth of the German brand in Europe. Ranging from the Cisitalia Type 360 and the small-sized cars manufactured under Porsche registered patents, to the powerful 917s in the Autódromo de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, the history of our industry and the one of the Stuttgart brand have been running in parallel as of the last sixty years and they coincide in many aspects, thus showing the Argentinean’s passion for these cars.
Limited and numbered edition of 1000 copies. Fifty years ago, Manfred Kremer decided to associate with his brother Erwin in order to create a racing team which would became one of the most successful private teams in motorsport history. From the victory at the 1979 Le Mans 24 Hours, to the German DRM title of Klaus Ludwig the same year, not forgetting the victories at the 1995 Daytona 24 Hours, as well as at the 1968 Spa-Francorchamps 24 Hours and the numerous successes in the Porsche Cup series. This book comes back on the history of the Kremer Racing team with numerous, most of them previously unseen pictures. It reviews the various periods of the team, and has a look at all the cars driven in the team. A complete statistics section of all the races entered by the team from Cologne completes this very good book.