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Fast Ladies - Female Racing Drivers 1888 to 1970

Code No: 21717

Price: $59.95

Availability: Stock Line, normally dispatched the same working day for delivery next working day in major centres.

Author: Jean-Fran

Published: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Dimensions: 20 x 30

Illustrations: COLOUR THROUGHOUT

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Description: Publisher's Notes: Features • Liberating stories of the daring women of the car racing world • Captivating personalities; and extraordinary lives! • Covers almost a century of motor racing from 1888 to 1970 • Evocative period photographs and illustrations Description It took a great deal of determination on the part of women to sweep aside male resistance from the inner circles of the motoring world. A veritable saga with a wealth of illustrations spanning almost a century of motor racing. Over forty unique portraits of daring, brave women who took part in speed records events, rallies and Grand Prix races. Synopsis It took a great deal of determination on the part of women to sweep aside male resistance from the inner circles of the motoring world. A veritable saga with a wealth of illustrations spanning almost a century of motor racing. Discover the statuesque Camille du Gast of the 1903 Paris-Madrid race; dancer Hellé Nice, the Bugatti queen; Violette Morris, the "Hyena" of the Gestapo; the smiling rally driver, Gilberte Thirion; the sporting Annie Soisbault; Pat Moss, the sister of Stirling; the blonde Marie-Claude Beaumont of the Le Mans 24 Hours and her impressive Chevrolet Corvettes, and many more 'fast ladies.' Over forty unique portraits of daring, brave women who took part in speed records events, rallies and Grand Prix races.
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