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Amédée Gordini - a true racing legend

Amédée Gordini - a true racing legend


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Amédée Gordini - a true racing legend
283 pages
b&w and color photos
Hard cover
26 x 21 cm
1,389 kg
English

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, and how Amedee Gordini became known throughout the world as one of the greatest engine tuners of his time.

* The first time that the complete story of Gordini, Alpine and Renault has been brought together in one work
* The first time the full story of Amedee Gordini has been told in English
* The first complete history in English of all the racing cars and their races
* Features unique illustrations of the cars
* Packed with photographs from important period collections
* Translated transcripts from many interviews conducted in the period and later
* Contains interviews with ex-employees about their time working with Gordini
* Unique extracts from the personal diaries of someone who lived with the team in 1948 and 1949
* Lists every engine, race, and engine project
* Contains moments of joy, despair, great humour and stunning images