Bizzarrini: A Technician Devoted to Motor Racing

Bizzarrini: A Technician Devoted to Motor Racing

by Winston Goodfellow
     
 

Giotto Bizzarrini is one of history's greatest engineers. His resume includes legendary Ferraris (the 250 GTO), the first Lamborghini V12, the Iso Rivolta GT, the mid-engine AMX/3, and sports and GT cars made under his own name. This is the inside story, told by the engineer and those who worked with him. It includes the Ferrari Walkout in 1961, his years as

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Giotto Bizzarrini is one of history's greatest engineers. His resume includes legendary Ferraris (the 250 GTO), the first Lamborghini V12, the Iso Rivolta GT, the mid-engine AMX/3, and sports and GT cars made under his own name. This is the inside story, told by the engineer and those who worked with him. It includes the Ferrari Walkout in 1961, his years as engineering hired gun for GT constructors, and his own cars and company. Find out why he considers the Bizzarrini Strada a second series GTO, the story behind the mid-engine P538, and how his company unraveled. Includes unpublished period photos and appendices with model specifications and chassis numbers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788879113175
Publisher:
Giorgio Nada Editore Srl
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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Meet the Author

Winston Goodfellow is one of the world's leading experts on gran turismo cars, especially those from Italy. His words and photos have appeared in more than 50 magazines in several countries. He is the author of ISORIVOLTA: The Men, The Machines and the highly acclaimed Italian Sports Cars. He finds the people who lived the story, and gets them to talk about what happened behind the scenes, placing their recollections in the context of the time. Since 1989, he has been a Chief Class Judge at the famous Pebble Beach Concours Elegance, and is a member of its advisory board. He lives in California and is often in Italy, photographing cars or talking with the people who are its automotive history.

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