Alpine & Renault

The Sports Prototypes 1963 to 1969

Alpine & Renault
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Format: Hardback, 208 Pages
ISBN: 9781845841911
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Sports prototype racing is about endurance, for the drivers, for the teams and for the companies involved. In this story we see the effort, the blood, the sweat and the tears, reputations won and lost, life and also death. The cars, some of the most evocative ever seen, are described in detail. We see stunningly beautiful, creative, slippery aerodynamic designs that allowed Alpine to take many class wins and outright victories in championship racing, from 1963 to 1969. You will feel the passion and dedication for racing from interviews with the men involved, illustrated with dramatic period photographs.

The author

Roy Smith is a retired company director who has a life long passion for motor sport, and, since 1968, Alpine Renault in particular. He began writing in the 1960s for club magazines, mainly interviews with the notables of the time. He has written many Alpine related articles since 1989 for various magazines, and is the UK correspondent for the French Alpine Renault Magazine, Mille Miles.

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Format: Hardback, 208 Pages
ISBN: 9781845841911
Illustrations: 300 color ill
Size: 9.8 in x 9.8 in x 0.875 in / 248.92 mm x 248.92 mm x 22.225 mm
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