"A veritable sage with a wealth of illustrations spanning almost a century of motor racing. here are forty unique portraits of daring, brave women who took part in speed record events, rallies and Grand Prix races." - Startline-"Most impressive is the picture research, which shows lesbian racer and Nazi spy Violette Morris at home and the first shot I've seen of Bob Cowell after he became Roberta ..." - Motor Sport-"I really enjoyed this large format book which is good value even at a cover price. if only for the wonderful 'period' photographs which abound. Buy the book and enjoy it, but if you leave it on the coffee table chain it down or it may disappear with your guests." - The Motor Cycling Club-"For the female and male racing enthusiasts, this book is a must for reference as well as the coffee table. The pictures are just stunning." - Chester Standard
About the Author
Jean-Francois Bouzanquet lived in a family where automobile was spelled with a capital A. A lifelong collector and racing driver in historic competitions, he had the good fortune to rub shoulders with such "goldmines of memory" as Jaques Potherat, Marc Nicolosi, Jean-Louis Moncet and Johnny Rives, who were to inspire in him a love of history.