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MOTOR CYCLE RACING

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MOTOR CYCLE RACING
WRITTEN BY PETER CARRICK

This book tells the whole story, from tentative beginnings when motor cycles were too experimental even to race, up to the latest super-streamlined record-smashers capable of terrifying speeds. A vivid text packed with facts and stories, is illustrated throughout with 260 contemporary photographs of the men and their machines, many of them never before published. Every important name and type of machine is here, every great circuit and historic event.
The book is published in 1969.

CONTENTS :
Leap into the saddle
An American victory at Brooklands
The roaring twenties and thirties
The Italians dominate
The Japanese take the lead
Champions round the world
The continental circus
Famous racing circuits
A day at Daytona
The sport at large
The BMW miracle
World record attempts

The book is used, hard cover, 141 pages, English text.

INFORMATIE

Vintage Motor Cyclebooks