Ronnie Peterson: A Photographic Portrait

Ronnie Peterson: A Photographic Portrait

by Alan Henry, Quentin Spurring
     
 

Along with Stirling Moss and Gilles Villeneuve, Ronnie Peterson is widely regarded as one of the fastest drivers never to have won the Formula One World Championship. Like Moss and Villeneuve, the modest Swede was also massively popular in his day and remains something of a folk hero to today’s nostalgic fans, who recall his spectacular exuberance behind the

Overview

Along with Stirling Moss and Gilles Villeneuve, Ronnie Peterson is widely regarded as one of the fastest drivers never to have won the Formula One World Championship. Like Moss and Villeneuve, the modest Swede was also massively popular in his day and remains something of a folk hero to today’s nostalgic fans, who recall his spectacular exuberance behind the wheel with such affection. This superbly produced book brings Peterson’s career vividly to life through stunning images sourced exclusively from LAT, the world’s largest library of motor racing images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844255481
Publisher:
Haynes Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/15/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.70(d)

Meet the Author

Alan Henry is one of the most respected F1 journalists, and has built up good relationships with most of the sport’s leading personalities over the years. He is currently Grand Prix Editor for Autocar and regular Formula 1 columnist for The Guardian. His numerous books include a good number over the years for Haynes, including Jenson Button: A World Champion's Story and co-authorship of Stirling Moss: All My Races.

A past editor of Autosport, the world's top motorsports weekly, Quentin Spurring has a long-held passion for the Le Mans 24 Hours – he has reported from the race 26 times – and is the ideal author for this series of officially endorsed books. As well as his four previous books in this Le Mans series, he has written books about Jim Clark, Gilles Villeneuve and Ronnie Peterson, and his book Grand Prix: Images of the First 100 Years, from David Bull Publishing, won an award from the American Publishers Association (APA). He has been the European Motorsport Correspondent of the US publication, AutoWeek, since 1982.

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