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Book Review – Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59

Book Review – Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59

Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59 is a vibrant look into the Golden Age that bred some of the most famous names to grace the sport, and features 600 photographs. FORMULA 1: CAR BY CAR 1950-59By Peter HighamEVRO Publishing Group, UKwww.ervopublishing.comIBSN: 978-1-910505-44-1304 pages / 600 photosHardbound 11.25” x 9.50”$79.95 USD Yes, you read those specs...

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Book Review: Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story

Book Review: Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story

This excellent book written by Chris Willes depicts the various struggles and challenges that go with starting a race team with limited resources. Below is a book review from guest contributor Tennyson Kwok. Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story is not available on Amazon, but on Chris Willes’ Facebook page. From 1958 to...

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The Speed Kings. The Rise and Fall of Motordrome Racing

The Speed Kings. The Rise and Fall of Motordrome Racing

Author Don Emde brilliantly depicts the famous Hemmingway quote in ‘The Speed Kings’: “There are really only three sports that matter: bullfighting, mountaineering and motor racing and that the rest are merely games.” LACar/com Book Review The Speed Kings. The Rise and Fall of Motordrome Racing By Don Emde Forward by Kenny Roberts Review By...

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1970-1975 Formula 1 Greats LOTUS 72

1970-1975 Formula 1 Greats LOTUS 72

1970-75 seems a long time ago in any sort of talk about modern motorsports technology, but this bright new book by the highly-respected motor-journalist Pete Lyons brings the subject into very sharp focus. LACar.com Book Review: 1970-1975 Formula 1 Greats LOTUS 72 By Pete LyonsForward by Emerson FittipaldiErvo Publishing July 2019Westrow House, Holwell, Sherborne, Dorset,...

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Hot Rod Empire

Hot Rod Empire

BOOK REVIEW – In “Hot Rod Empire” the life and times of Robert E. Petersen are the object of talented motorsport biographer Matt Stone focus. HOT ROD EmpireBy Matt Stone with Gigi CarletonForward by Ed IskenderianWith preface(s) by Gigi Carleton and Bruce MeyerMotorbooks an imprint of Quarto GroupISBN: 978-0-7603-6069-9eISBN: 978-0-7603-6070-5Hardbound, 208 pages, over 290 photos (color...

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The Best of the Best

The Best of the Best

LACar BOOK REVIEW: “JIM CLARK – The Best Of The Best”By David TremayneReview by Doug Stokes Jim Clark, a Scots farmer from Duns, Scottish Borders, and Berwickshire is considered by everyone who ever saw him drive a car in competition to be one of racing’s very best ever. He won two Formula 1 World Driving...

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Making it Faster II

Making it Faster II

He’s done it again.. mild-mannered Norm Dewitt has managed to put together another insider racing tech book that both fans and engineers can enjoy and learn from. I say “mild-mannered” because this guy is always around, quietly getting the straight stuff from the right people. The first thing that you need to know about “Making...

 

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