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eBook Classic Grand Prix Cars ePub

by Karl Ludvigsen

  • ISBN: 0750921897
  • Category: Automotive
  • Subcategory: Engineering
  • Author: Karl Ludvigsen
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sutton Publishing (April 25, 2000)
  • Pages: 224
  • ePub book: 1255 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1401 kb
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  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 152

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Other motors-sports titles include Classic Grand Prix Cars, a history of the front-engined . Four of Karl Ludvigsen's books concern the Chevrolet Corvette, one of them an industry best-seller.

Other motors-sports titles include Classic Grand Prix Cars, a history of the front-engined . racer, and Classic Racing Engines, Karl's personal selection of 50 notable power units. He has written three times about Mercedes-Benz, twice about its racing cars. His books on the latter subject have won the Mercedes-Benz Montagu Trophy (twice) and the Nicholas-Joseph Cugnot Award (twice), both recognizing outstanding automotive historical writing. His books on the latter subject have won the Montagu Trophy (once) and the Nicholas-Joseph Cugnot Award (twice), both recognising outstanding automotive historical writing.

Karl Ludvigsen's highly illustrated history of front-engined Formula 1 cars celebrates the engineering brilliance of their designs and recaptures the spirit of the golden age of Grand Prix racing. This book covers the period very well, giving a detailed overview of each "sub-era" nicely, without reverting into a or-each-race format. It includes articles from the period from vintage magazines, photos (including some nice color photos from the early '50s) and illustrations on every page, detailed descriptions of significant technological advances, as well as the personalities of the day.

Ludvigsen is a well known author of books on racing cars and personages. A good photographic collection of the cars of this era.

Other motor-sports titles include Classic Grand Prix Cars, a history of the front-engined . On motor-industry topics Karl Ludvigsen has written books about high-performance engines, the Wankel rotary engine and the histories of American auto makers. car, and Classic Racing Engines, Ludvigsen's personal selection of 50 notable power units. Karl Ludvigsen is the author of definitive histories of Porsche and Opel.

Studies Supercharged Engines (Automotive History), Automotive Management, and Habsburg Studies. Other motors-sports titles include Classic Grand Prix Cars, a history of the front-engined . racer, and Classic Racing Engines, Karl’s personal selection of 50 notable power units. Four of Karl Ludvigsen’s books concern the Chevrolet Corvette, one of them an industry best-seller.

Classic Grand Prix Cars book. An award-winning author, automotive historian, and former auto industry e Classic Grand Prix Cars explores the origins and evolution of Grand Prix racing during the first half of the twentieth century.

Karl Ludvigsen's celebration of the innovative early years of the Grand Prix car makes for fascinating reading as well as providing a lasti show more.

Items related to Classic Grand Prix Cars: The Front-Engined Formula. ISBN 13: 9781844253180. Karl Ludvigsen has a distinguished record of accomplishment at senior levels throughout the worldwide motor industry.

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An illustrated history of the development of front-engined racing Formula 1 cars. The author builds from the technical evolution of the cars, era by era. He accompanies this with insights into the rise and fall of the famous manufacturers whose creations were the ultimate expression of the motoring know-how of their day. Ludvigsen takes the reader from the early days of the Formula 1 Grand Prix car through to the 1950s, giving a glimpse at drivers, managers and engineers who contributed to the classic era of Grand Prix racing.