The Chequered Past: Sports Car Racing and Rallying in Canada, 1951-1991

The Chequered Past: Sports Car Racing and Rallying in Canada, 1951-1991

by David Charters
     
 

'The Chequered Past deserves a victory flag! Auto sport in Canada has a fascinating past but has hitherto received little attention from sports historians. David Charters' well-written book represents an important new foray into the development of Canadian cultural and social life and treats readers to a number of milestones including the successes of

Overview

'The Chequered Past deserves a victory flag! Auto sport in Canada has a fascinating past but has hitherto received little attention from sports historians. David Charters' well-written book represents an important new foray into the development of Canadian cultural and social life and treats readers to a number of milestones including the successes of Canadian drivers on the international stage, from Gilles Villeneuve to the contemporary generation of Paul Tracy, Jacques Villeneuve, Patrick Carpentier, and Alex Tagliani.'

-Colin Howell

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802090935
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
04/27/2007
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
6.23(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.21(d)

Meet the Author

David Charters is a professor in the Department of History at the University of New Brunswick and an amateur sports car racer.

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