Northeast American Sports Car Races 1950-1959

Northeast American Sports Car Races 1950-1959
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Format: Hardback, 432 Pages
ISBN: 9781845842543
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This book focuses on the different aspects that contributed to the development of Northeast American sports car racing during the 1950s. The evolution from amateur drivers racing on public roads in 1950, to both professional and amateur drivers racing at private, purpose-built tracks in 1959, demanded huge leaps of faith, trust and understanding. The transition was neither easy nor uneventful for drivers, clubs or track owners, and the tragedy, politics and intrigue that came to characterize the period are covered here in fascinating detail.

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Terry O’Neil is an active member of the Ferrari Owners Club of Great Britain, and holds the role of Archivist for the Club. He has written two books about the Bahamas Speed Weeks, and has a book about sports car racing in Northeast America during the 1950s scheduled for publication. He has written numerous articles for the Ferrari magazine, and has contributed articles to Cavallino, Healey Marque and Vintage Racecar Journal.

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Format: Hardback, 432 Pages
ISBN: 9781845842543
Illustrations: 440 color ill
Size: 10 in x 10 in x 1.5 in / 254 mm x 254 mm x 38.1 mm
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