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Auto Racing in the Shadow of the Great War 1915-1922

Streamlined Specials and New Generation of Drivers on American Speedways by Dick, Robert Code: 51079 Format: Paperback / 287 pages Publication date: 01/10/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018 Price: AU $71.96

From 1915 through the early 1920s, American auto racing experienced rapid and exciting change. Competition by European vehicles forced American car manufacturers to incorporate new features, resulting in legendary engineering triumphs (and, essentially, works of art). Some of the greatest drivers in racing history were active during this time-Ralph DePalma, Dario Resta, Eddie Rickenbacker, the Chevrolet brothers, Jimmy Murphy.This history recalls the eras cigar-shaped speedway specials and monumental board tracks, the heavy-footed drivers, fearless mechanics, gifted engineers and enthusiastic backers.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 287
Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC
Publication date: 01/10/2018
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 0 g
Dimensions: 178mm X 254mm
Code: 51079