Porsche Racing Cars: 1976 to 2005

Porsche Racing Cars: 1976 to 2005

by Brian Long
     
 

Today, one cannot escape the fact that the words Porsche and racing go hand in hand. This book follows Porsche's year-by-year progress in top flight racing and rallying, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success on the tracks and worldwide acclaim. This particular volume starts with the story of the pure

Overview

Today, one cannot escape the fact that the words Porsche and racing go hand in hand. This book follows Porsche's year-by-year progress in top flight racing and rallying, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success on the tracks and worldwide acclaim. This particular volume starts with the story of the pure racers of 1976 vintage, and takes the reader through a series of racing models, including the glorious 956 and 962, up to 2005 via contemporary photography and words from an acknowledged Porsche authority. An earlier volume covers the years up to 1975 inclusive. The book includes detailed year by year coverage of Porsche's top class racing and rallying exploits in words and 300 excellent photos. This book is a must have for all fans of the Porsche marque and motor sport.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"

Packed with color photos and well researched, this is a must-have for fans of the marque."—Auto Express "Porschephiles will, no doubt, want this to add to their copy of Long's previous Porsche Racing Cars volume."—New Zealand Classic Car "If you have the earlier book, you'll certainly want this one alongside it on your bookshelf."—Speedscene"

a wealth of fabulous photography culled from through the years and a fantastic array of vintage posters from the bigger race events and car launches" - All Torque"

This book presents year-by-year the model, series and races with which Porsche kept on top. It is a superb book not only covering Porsche but the times."—Victory Lane

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904788454
Publisher:
Veloce Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/2008
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,111,581
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"This book presents year-by-year the model, series and races with which Porsche kept on top. It is a superb book not only covering Porsche but the times." – Victory Lane  

"Packed with color photos and well researched, this is a must-have for fans of the marque." – Auto Express

"Porschephiles will, no doubt, want this to add to their copy of Long's previous Porsche Racing Cars volume." – New Zealand Classic Car

"If you have the earlier book, you'll certainly want this one alongside it on your bookshelf." – Speedscene

Meet the Author

Born in Coventry, once the heart of the British motor industry, Brian Long is a professional writer with a passion for vintage and sporting machinery. A trained mechanical engineer and a long-term owner of both the MX-5 and rotary Mazdas, he has had a strong connection with Mazda products for well over a decade.

Married to Miho, and with two children (Louis and Sophie-Mercedes), Brian now lives just outside Tokyo, and spends much of his free time with Thoroughbred horses. He has had over 60 books published, including many works on Japanese marques.

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