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The Golden Age of the American Racing Car

  • Book
  • R-196
  • ISBN 978-0-7680-4683-0
Published December 12, 1998 by SAE International in United States
Sector:
Language:
  • English
Pages:
  • 367 pages

A best seller and winner of the Antique Automobile Club of America's prestigious Thomas McKean Award.The Golden Age of the American Racing Car emphasizes the human side of racing history, offering insight into the men who shaped the golden age. Covering a period of time from the 1910s through the 1930s, the book describes the historical development of race car technology and presents fascinating information on race courses, designers, builders, drivers, and events. Racing pioneers covered include: Fred Duesenberg, Louis Chevrolet, Harry Miller, Leo Goossen, and Fred Offenhauser.