Can-Am Racing Cars: Secrets of the Sensational Sixties Sports-Racers (Ludvigsen Library Series)

Overview

It was a golden era. Horsepower was unlimited; designers, builders, and drivers just needed to harness the horses of massive engines and deliver their thrust to the track. It was an age of 8-liter aluminum Chevys, turbocharged Oldsmobiles, flat-12 Porsches, and the best and brightest designers from McLaren, BRM, Lola, March, Shadow, AAR, Caldwell, Kar Kraft, and others who designed cars to suit them.

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Overview

It was a golden era. Horsepower was unlimited; designers, builders, and drivers just needed to harness the horses of massive engines and deliver their thrust to the track. It was an age of 8-liter aluminum Chevys, turbocharged Oldsmobiles, flat-12 Porsches, and the best and brightest designers from McLaren, BRM, Lola, March, Shadow, AAR, Caldwell, Kar Kraft, and others who designed cars to suit them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583881347
  • Publisher: Enthusiast Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Series: Ludvigsen Library Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 126
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.31 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Meet the Author

Karl Ludvigsen has a distinguished record of accomplishment at senior levels throughout the worldwide motor industry. He has received wide recognition for his work as an editor, journalist, historian and author. Not only has he been employed at senior levels with Ford of Europe, Fiat North America, and General Motors, but he has also been involved in editorial roles with Motor Trend magazine, Auto Age, and Sports Car Illustrated and Car and Driver. Ludvigsen is in demand from the press of North America and Europe as a source of information on industry trends, and he is a frequent speaker at conferences. Currently, Ludvigsen acts as Chairman of Ludvigsen Associates Limited (a consulting company), Managing Director of Euromotor Reports Limited and Director of Ludvigsen Library Limited.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2007

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    Good pictures of 'under the skins' of some of the not as well known mid-sixties Can-Am racercars. Captions are informative but I would have liked to see more colour photos to aid me in tha pursuit of my hobby, building scale models of racecars of tha 60's era.

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