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British Touring Car Racing in Camera By Graham Robson

British Touring Car Racing in Camera by Graham Robson

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Summary

The first official British Saloon Car Championship was held in 1958, so 2008 marks the 50th anniversary of this racing, now called the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). This book features several well-known cars as well as numerous drivers, including World Champions such as Mike Hawthorn, Jim Clark and Graham Hill.

British Touring Car Racing in Camera Summary

British Touring Car Racing in Camera by Graham Robson

The first official British Saloon Car Championship was held in 1958, so 2008 marks the 50th anniversary of this ever-competitive, highly popular form of racing, now called the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). This book is a photographic sweep over the entire 50 years, featuring plenty of well-known and exciting cars as well as numerous notable drivers, including World Champions such as Mike Hawthorn, Jim Clark and Graham Hill and colourful characters such as Gerry Marshall, Barrie 'Whizzo' Williams and Tony Lanfranchi. Containing over 250 photographs and informative captions, this book will be a stunning addition to the bookshelves of race-going enthusiasts.

About Graham Robson

Graham Robson, the world's most prolific author of motoring books with over 120 to his name over the past 35 years, knows this subject very well indeed, and has first-hand memories of saloon car racing back to the early sixties. His recent Haynes title Boreham: 40 years of Ford's motorsport dream factory, won the Guild of Motoring Writers' Montagu Trophy in 2004.

Table of Contents

Early Days: Silverstone, Jaguar Mk VII, Riley, Austin A105, Ford Zephyr.1958-1965: Britain's first championship (BRSCC). Jaguar Mk II domination, then Ford Zephyrs, Galaxies, Lotus-Cortinas, Mustangs - and Mini-Cooper S.1966-1973: Anything goes with Group 5. Ford Falcon, Broadspeed Anglia, Escort TC and RS1600, Boss Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, BMC Mini-Cooper S, Sunbeam Imp.1974-1982: Group 1, later eased to 'Group 11 2'. Big American cars, Capris, Triumph Dolomite Sprints, Rover SD1s, Mazda RX7.1983-1990: Group A, with extra provisions. Alfa Romeo GTV6, Rover SD1, Ford Merkur XR4Ti, Sierra RS500 Cosworth, Ford Escort RS Turbo, BMW 635CSi.1991-2000: Super Touring Cars of 2 litres. BMW 3-Series, Renault Laguna, Volvo 850, Audi A4, Alfa Romeo 155, Vauxhall Cavalier/Vectra, Ford Mondeo, Honda Accord, Nissan Primera, Toyota Carina.2001-2007: Special restricted race formula for 2-litre cars. Vauxhall Astra, Honda Civic, MG ZS, Seat Toledo, Proton Impian, Peugeot 406.

Additional information

GOR003976395
9781844254699
1844254690
British Touring Car Racing in Camera by Graham Robson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Haynes Publishing Group
20080327
240
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