Real Racers - Formula 1 Racing in the 1950s and 1960s

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By: Stuart Codling .

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Rare and classic images from The Klemantaski Collection.

A driver's perspective, with commentary from Sir Stirling Moss, Sir Jack Brabham, Sir Jackie Stewart, john Surtees, Sir Frank Williams.

Combining rare and classic black-and-white and color photography with first-person reminiscences from several of the sport's greatest legends, Real Racers offers a unique view of the golden age of Formula 1 racing. Focusing on the driver's point of view, each chapter explores a different event or aspect of a Grand Prix weekend, from arrival at the track, practice, and the start, to the many elements of racing—racecraft, finesse, the sensation of speed, and more. An exciting and fresh look at the golden age of Formula 1.

About the Author

Journalist and broadcaster Stuart Codling has worked in motorsports for over a decade, covering sports cars in the United States before joining Fl Racing, the world's biggest-selling Formula 1 magazine, in 2001. He has appeared as an Fl expert on TV and radio, has hosted for Renault Fl, and contributes to Fl Racing, Autosport, Autocar, and the Red Bulletin. He is the author of the Motorbooks bestseller Art of the Formula 1 Race Car and lives in Farnham, Surrey, England.

The Klemantaski Collection is one of the world's largest and most distinguished motorsports photography archives, with over 500,000 images on hand. The collection includes the works of perhaps the greatest motorsports photographer of all-time, Louis Klemantaski, as well as many others. Prints
of any of the images in this book are available for purchase from The Klemantaski Collection—in some cases, signed prints by the photographer may be available.

 

 

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Publisher Code:
9780760338919
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ISBN 13:
9780760338919
Published:
2011
Dimensions:
310x255mm
Pages:
208
Illustrations:
Hard Bound, Colour illustrations
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9780760338919
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