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A.to Z. of Formula Racing Cars 1945-1990 [Paperback]

David Hodges
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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Bay View Books Ltd; New edition edition (30 Oct 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1901432173
  • ISBN-13: 978-1901432176
  • Product Dimensions: 21.4 x 14.9 x 1.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 492,748 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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An A to Z encyclopaedia of every car entered in international formula racing since the late 1940s - from Arbarth to Zimmerman. Each car is documented and described, and constructors' histories, points of design, racing records and drivers are all covered.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Vital Reference for the Formula Fan 23 Aug 2003
By Stu P.
Format:Paperback
My copy of this is dog-eared, i've flicked through it so much!!! Essential reference book for anyone into the history of Formula 1 & 2 (and F5000), gives overview of each car and year raced, as well as an accurate lineup of drivers of the particular car during period raced. A new version is out now which I think covers up to 2000?
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4.0 out of 5 stars A Comprehensive Reference Work 3 April 2012
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
This book should be on the shelf of any devotee of motorsport , especially if their interest is focused on cars now regarded as 'historic.' David Hodges has done a fine job in compiling this book . His potted histories of individual marques are absorbing and contain many snippets of interesting background information . If there is a critism of this book ,then it is the authors self-acknowledged ommission of Formula 5000 cars . Had they been included then this book would have been truly outstanding rather than merely good.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Unique 14 May 1999
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
An outstanding work. Covers every F1/2/3/3000/Junior car of the period.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Everything you wanted to know about formula cars 27 May 2001
By William Morris - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
This is a great book with lots of pictures and thorough discussions of all formula cars, important and otherwise. It is especially useful for people interested in watching or buying vintage formula cars. I refer to it regularly.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Simply a must have 8 Sep 2010
By G. Stratton - Published on Amazon.com
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This book covers just about every formula car for the European formulas from just after WWII to the beginning of the modern era. Cars for Formula Junior, Formula Libre, Formula One, and everything in between are discussed in amazing detail. It includes not just complete histories of Lotus, McLaren, Brabham, Ferrari, etc, but all the little teams, might have beens, and also rans that made up the sport for nearly fifty years. Get it.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book! 21 April 2013
By McSam - Published on Amazon.com
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This is a fabulous reference book! It's extremely comprehensive and covers all the cars in it in detail! Buy this!
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