Author: Ed McDonough, Foreword by Vern Schuppan, Softbound, 128 Pages, ISBN: 9781845842512, 1st Edition, 2011
Exploring the origin and history of Mirage sports cars designed by the British-based John Wyer Automotive firm to contest the World Sports Car Championship, against giants like Porsche, Ferrari and Alfa Romeo.
A true David versus Goliath story, this is a fascinating look at one the great eras of motorsport.
Detailing the origin and history of the Mirage sports cars designed by the British-based John Wyer Automotive firm to contest the various versions of the World Sports Car Championship between 1967- and 1975.Funded by the Gulf Oil Corporation, the cars began as developments of the Ford GT40,but soon assumed their own distinctive identity.
After 1975, the Mirage was no longer in John Wyer's hands, but the name lived on, and the marque remained a significant player in the World Championship -
for some years.
This book includes the developmental and race history, with a full list of all events and individual chassis numbers.