Starting at the time rallying was becoming more and more competitive, when it moved into having forest stages, this detailed review takes the reader into the heart of this thrilling event. All aspects of these events are covered using rare photos from manufacturers' archives plus the author's own. Rally documents, including regulations, programs, road books, crew notes, and a full color cutaway illustration of a famous winning car make this book one of the most detailed in its genre. This publication has full approval of the Royal Automobile Club and the Motor Sports Association.
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Tony Gardiner studied Graphic Design and Illustration at the West Sussex College of Art & Crafts in Worthing, during the late 1950’s. It was during this period his love of the motor car came to the fore, spurred on by the famous victory of the Ecurie Ecosse team of Jaguar D Types winning at Le Mans in 1957. This became clear when his progress report for 1957/58, stated “has a weakness for converting all his compositions into motoring or other mechanical illustrations, this must be curbed”. On leaving college he worked as an illustrator in the aviation industry, then to freelancing for various car magazines and then into the auto industry. Now specializing in illustrations in motoring publications and for private commissions for the likes of Rover Japan, Vauxhall, Motorsport, Pegueot, plus drivers such as Sir Stirling Moss and Derek Bell. Tony Gardiner’s work has graced the covers and pages of many motoring books and magazines. He is also an author in his own right, having published ‘Motor Racing at Goodwood in the Sixties’, ‘The Brighton National Speed Trials’ and ‘RAC Rally Action’, all of which are personal recollections of the famous motoring events.Review:
"Tony Gardiner is first and foremost an enthusiast and that really comes through in his book. Near enough all the pictures are ones that he has taken ... he has also accumulated various passes, programs, paintings and memorabilia ..." – Havoc, Ford AVO Owners Club
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Buchbeschreibung Veloce Pub, 2005. Karton. Zust: Gutes Exemplar. Mit original Schutzumschlag. 207 S. Englisch 1300g. Artikel-Nr. 505476