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FS: 1978 "The United States Grand Prix (and Races) 1908-1977" 1st Edition Hardcover Book

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j. r. sinclair

Dec 31, 2010, 4:59:41 AM12/31/10
1978 "The United States Grand Prix (and Races) 1908-1977" 1st Edition
Hardcover Book

I have for sale the 1st edition, hardcover book "The United States Grand
Prix: And Grand Prix Races 1908-1977" by Doug Nye (1978). The edition
contains 143 pages including black and white photographs profiling Grand
Prix Racing and Races in the United States from 1908-1977.
Front jacket excerpt:
"This is the first complete story of the Grand Prize Races and United States
Grand Prix up to present day. Beginning with the first Grand Prize Race held
in savannah in 1908, Doug Nye chronicles the history of the event year by
year to 1916, highlighting the heroes of these early times: Bruce-Brown,
Wagner-Bragg. Then, after covering the relatively small-time competitions
which took place during the next three decades, he takes up the story of the
World-Championship-qualifying America Grand Prix from its conception in 1959
through to the present day. Providing a detailed account of each race, Doug
Nye following the changing fortunes of the drivers, the champions and the
marques. All the drama and excitement of Sebring, Riverside, Watkins Glen,
and Long Beach are relived as Moss, Ireland, Clark, Stewart, Reutemann,
Lauda, Regazzoni, Andretti and Hunt each cross the finish line to pass into
the record books, and world-famous names such as lotus, BRM, Ferrari, McLean
and Brabham prove their engineering pedigree in this the most demanding of
motor sports." The front jacket illustration shows the 1977 US Grand Prix
West at long Beachm California. Hans Stuck's Brabham Alfa Romeo is about to
be lapped by Mario Andretti's winning Lotus 78 and Niki Lauda's
World-Championship-winning Ferrari.
The 1978 "The United States Grand Prix And Grand Prix Races 1908-1977" 1st
edition, hardcover book is in MINT condition.
Price $25. US plus postage

Please include your "postal mailing address" so I can calculate postage
costs to your destination. Thank you

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