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Power and glory: a history of Grand Prix motor racing 1906-1951.

William E. Court

Power and glory: a history of Grand Prix motor racing 1906-1951.

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Published by Macdonald & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grand Prix racing.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1029 .C67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 356 p.
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5565939M
    LC Control Number67071085

    Race title: The Woking Grand Prix First race: TBC. History lesson While motor racing on the continent developed around point-to-point or circuit races on closed public roads, motorsport in the UK grew up using bespoke circuits and converted airfields. Thus, the country doesn’t have the same kind of road racing heritage as our European cousins. Dan the Man. Surfer Boy. The Eagle Scout. Mr. Versatile. America's Racing Son. These are just a few of the nicknames that have been affixed to Daniel Sexton Gurney. He raced cars, and won--and lost. Neal Bascomb’s new book, Faster is this kind of history Like many of the cars that race through it, Faster keeps a brisk pace Fresh, and told in vivid detail [Bascomb] describes the twists and turns of the s Grand Prix races as if he’d driven the courses himself.” —New York Times Book .


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The series covers years of motor racing history. The series was released on VHS in in the UK as a set of two tapes. It was released in the US by Columbia House as a set of thirteen tapes.

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Grand Prix motor racing, a form of motorsport competition, has its roots in organised automobile racing that began in France as early as It quickly evolved from simple road races from one town to the next, to endurance tests for car and driver. Innovation and the drive of competition soon saw speeds exceeding miles per hour ( km/h), but because early races took place on open roads.

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As winter draws in, there’s a fantastic selection of brilliantly-told tales and well-researched tomes to choose from. Most helpful were A Record of Motor Racing by Gerald Rose, Grand Prix Racing, Facts and Figures by Georges Monkhouse, and A Record of Grand Prix and Voiturette Racing, Volume 1 to 4 by Paul Sheldon with Duncan Rabagliati, Yves de la Gorce and Jean-Maurice Gigleux.

Laurence Pomeroy: The Grand Prix Car; Volumes 1 & 2, both revised editionswith dust-jackets, together with a 1st edition of Laurence Pomeroy: The Grand Prix Carand The Racing Car Explained; and William Court: Power and Glory - A History of Grand Prix Motor Racing History of Grand Prix Motor Racing Power and Glory William Court.

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This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. In order to navigate out of this carousel Reviews: Adriano Cimarosti, The Camel Complete History of Grand Prix Motor Racing; Tim Considine, American Grand Prix Racing; William Court, Power and Glory, 2 vols.

Bernard Cowdrey, Half-Ton Formula: Grand Prix and Formula One Motor Racing, ; Jacques Deschenaux, The Marlboro Grand Prix Guide; Kevin Desmond, The Man with Two Shadows.

British Racing Motors (generally known as BRM) was a British Formula 1 motor racing team often described as Britain's Ferrari as it built its own cars. Founded inthe team raced from tocompeting in Grand Prix and winning This is the BRM story told by a man who was both a devoted fan and a loyal member of the British Racing Motors team.4/5(1).

The history of Grand Prix Motor Racing through the lives of its greatest drivers, English motoring journalist Doug Nye left no stone unturned in researching this book.

The incredibly comprehensive work includes many items from John Cooper's personal records and photo albums, the company's chassis books, as well as plus black-and-white. John Surtees, CBE (11 February – 10 March ) was an English Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver.

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The Limit: Life and Death on the Grand Prix Circuit. Twelve-Grand Central, As a casual car racing fan, I am fascinated by the days when the sport was truly extreme. In the first 50 years of racing, tracks were unimproved with no safety barriers, and the cars were high-speed bombs that lacked even seatbelts/5(84).

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Bira. He raced in the heady days of European grand prix and sports car racing in the late s and s. Three of these books were written by his cousin, and one (Bits and Pieces) was written by Bira himself. Here is a brief rundown on the books. Bits and Pieces.

Original date: Grand Prix Battlegrounds For the first time, here is a complete guide to every circuit that has hosted Grand Prix racing since the Formula 1 World Championship began in – from volcanic Mount Fuji in Japan to the woodlands of Hockenheim, from turbulent Argentina to the Swedish tundra, from the Middle East deserts to the teeming streets of Monte Carlo.

A. Baime’s new book, “Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans,” is set in the s but evokes a world that now seems vanished and fantastical. The history of Grand Prix Motor Racing through the lives of its greatest drivers, people and events with a special focus on the history of Formula 1.

- Ayrton Senna Eventually the loss of Honda power and the rise of Renault would bring about the decline of McLaren. and Malcolm Folley's book Senna Versus Prost examines one of the. Bascomb sketches the early history of motor racing, including the Paris to Madrid race that killed more than a dozen people, and charts the precipitous rise of German drivers and their Mercedes-Benz "Silver Arrows" after car enthusiast Adolf Hitler (who kept a life-sized portrait of Henry Ford behind his desk) came to power.

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While the Grand Prix Super Duty predated it, it doesn't quite take away how revolutionary the GTO was, as a grand total of just 16 Grand Prix Super Duty models were made, all carrying a seriously hefty price tag that made it a rather obscure muscle car. Introducing the Grand Prix as a model forthe new car was a sporty and luxurious version of the existing Catalina, and Pontiac decided.Editorial Reviews.

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