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BRM - A Mechanic's Tale

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  • BRM: A Mechanic's Tale
  • BRM: A Mechanic's Tale
  • BRM: A Mechanic's Tale
Veloce Publishing
US$227.15
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9781845840822
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 Product Description

By: Dick Salmon .

This is the story as told by a man who was both a devoted fan and a loyal team member of British Racing Motors. Who saw and was involved in the repeated failures and humiliating times of the 1950’s, through the gradual progress of winning minor races to Jo Bonnier winning the first World Championship Grand Prix in Holland in 1959. Culminating in the ultimate honour in 1962, when, in East London, South Africa, Graham Hill drove the BRM to victory to win both the drivers World Championship and the Constructors Championship for the BRM team. Thereby making a considerable contribution to British motor racing history.

Features

  • A non technical account of the BRM story.
  • The story as seen by a BRM mechanic.
  • Many previously unpublished photographs.
  • Authors opinion of reason for BRM decline.
  • How privileged we were to be BRM team members.
  • The pleasure of Continental travel in the 1950s.
  • Despite the early failures, we were always optimistic.
  • The comradeship within the team.
  • The privilege of working with great racing drivers.
  • The pride in victory.

 


Other Details

Publisher Code:
1845840822
ISBN 10:
1845840822
ISBN 13:
9781845840822
Published:
2006
Dimensions:
255x255mm
Pages:
224
Illustrations:
Hard Bound, Colour and b/w ill
Barcode:
9781845840822

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