New Ford GT40 book - a colourful story to brighten your Christmas break
Published just in time to add a splash of colour to Christmas, the story of this blue-and-orange Gulf-liveried Ford GT40 is dazzling. Winner of Le Mans in 1968, chassis number 1075 was again victorious at la Sarthe in 1969 after one of the closest-fought battles in the race’s history. There were championship wins too at Brands Hatch, Spa, Watkins Glen and Sebring, in the hands of such ‘greats’ as Jacky Ickx, Pedro Rodriguez and Brian Redman. Those glamorous but perilous days of sportscar racing are brought vividly back to life by Ray Hutton, the Autocar editor who witnessed ‘1075’ in period and who knew team manager John Wyer and many of the GT40 drivers personally.
Stirling Moss - The Definitive Biography, Volume 1, by Philip Porter
In the spirit of Christmas, we’re offering a saving of more than £5 on our definitive first volume about Stirling Moss. Other gifts are to be found in the reading of this book, which debunks myths and adds new information with unprecedented detail. This authoritative tome looks at every season of Stirling’s career up to 1955, the remarkable year in which he scored his first Formula One victory in the British Grand Prix at Aintree and ran away with the Mille Miglia road race. In these pages too are Stirling’s experiences at sports car classics such as the Tourist Trophy and Targa Florio. A real treat offered at the reduced price of £29.95 for a limited period only.
First title in new Porter Profiles series
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