By Anthony Harding
"Profiles are the following again... the sequence will make a valuable contribution to motoring heritage, and we will persist with it with interest..." wrote William Boddy in Motor game whilst welcoming the go back of the hot vehicles in Profile Series.
Car Profiles are exact, special, but energetic monographs at the layout, improvement and, the place acceptable, the contest checklist of a few of the nice vehicles of our time in each box ─ Grand Prix racing, luxurious vehicles, GT vehicles (and even financial system autos in the event that they grew to become out to be winners just like the Mini). they're authoritatively written by means of experts of their matters and are profusely illustrated in either color and black-and-white.
Here, then, is the 1st selection of this new sequence provided in sure format.
There are twenty-four pages of remarkable color illustrations, 60,000 phrases and nearly a hundred and fifty wonderful pictures and diagrams. an invaluable index is included.
Anthony Harding, the sequence editor, has set a excessive regular of motor publishing with this e-book.
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82 m. ph. from the three Ferraris of Villoresi, Ascari and Whitehead. In the words of /4t/f oca/- it was "one of the best deserved and most popular victories in Spa- Francorchamps history". So the Talbot- Lago had won a major Grand Prix, and Italian journals indignant at the defeat of their cars spoke of the "ponderous, ancient" Talbot which robbed them of their rights. The glow of this triumph sustained the Talbots through the Swiss G P at Berne, where Ascari and Villoresi avenged their Spa defeat by heading the "Lagos" of Sommer and Etancelin, and next on the agenda came the French GPat Rheims.
Thanks to changing circumstances, however, Talbot's sports-based unblown six-cylinder unit had an unexpectedly bright future ahead of it. Getting going the war was When over, the French showed motor racing, and their remarkable ability to overcome seemingly insuperable organisational problems when they really want to, by staging their first post-war race meeting on September 9th, 1945, a mere 3 weeks after the end of hostilities with Japan. Nor did they resort to some redundant airfield their innate love for — for their race, but itself — chose the Bois du Boulogne Hyde Park event was the Coupe des Paris's The big !
The finish; three laps later his valve springs, nursing his car home to a brilliant second place. Said one Italian paper, "Both Whitehead and Etancelin deserved victory; Etancelin was the most spectacular driver and would well have merited the laurels. ". pity his Talbot failed at the critical moment Talbot's "Rheims luck had been redressed. Nicely rounding off the "Lagos" best season, Raymond Sommer won the GP du Salon at Montlhery, despite being involved in a lap 1 crash which put out two other Talbots and a Ferrari.