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Amedee Gordini

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Description for Amedee Gordini Hardcover. This is the story of a man, a team, and their life and times, as well as a complete record of all their achievements and failures. It logs the financial and personal cost of racing in the prewar and postwar periods. It tells of how the mighty car company Renault became involved with them in the late 1950s. Num Pages: 288 pages, 410. BIC Classification: BGS; WSPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 258 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1382.
This is a story of excitement, laughs, astonishment and anger - a story of the determination of a man with a dream and a passion for motor racing in the big leagues. It is the first time that the history of the always under-financed Gordini racing team has been documented in English, and the first complete story of Gordini himself in any language. This volume will appeal to new enthusiasts and old hands of Formula 1 and sports prototypes, especially those who have owned a Gordini engined-car. It charts Gordini's early life and beginnings in motorsport, up to ... Read more

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About Roy P. Smith
Roy Smith is a retired company director with a life-long passion for motorsport. He began writing in the 1960s for club magazines, mainly interviews with the notables of the time, and a 40-year career in sales and marketing developed the attention to detail necessary for the preparation of his books. His first title concerned the development of the first turbocharged ... Read more

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'At last, an English account of this fascinating French turner and constructor - As well as design development, the extensive race history is recorded, plus fascinating human stories [and] a superb selection of historic photos, circuit maps and cutaway drawings - Book of the month.' Classic & Sports Car, May 2013. 'The wealth of information here is staggering, and ... Read more

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