Porsche Racing Cars

1953 to 1975

Porsche Racing Cars
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Format: Hardback, 208 Pages
ISBN: 9781904788447
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Today, one cannot escape the fact that the words "Porsche" and "racing" go hand in hand. This book follows Porsche’s year-by-year progress in top flight racing, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success on the tracks and worldwide acclaim. This particular volume starts with the story of the giant killing 550 Spyders of 1953 vintage, and takes the reader through a series of racing models, including the glorious 917, up to 1975 via contemporary photography and words from an acknowledged Porsche authority. The book includes detailed year by year coverage of Porsche’s top class racing exploits in words and 300 excellent photos.

The author

Born in Coventry, once the heart of the British motor industry, Brian Long has a passion for vintage and sporting machinery. A trained mechanical engineer and a long-term owner of both the MX-5 and rotary Mazdas, he has had a strong connection with Mazda products for well over a decade. Brian now lives just outside Tokyo, and spends much of his free time with Thoroughbred horses. He has had more than 70 books published, including many works on Japanese marques.

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Format: Hardback, 208 Pages
ISBN: 9781904788447
Illustrations: 300 color photos
Size: 8 in x 10 in x 1 in / 203.2 mm x 254 mm x 25.4 mm
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