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Historic New Zealand Racing Cars

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Historic New Zealand Racing Cars by Steve Holmes
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Focused too much on North Island cars.

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Brings back great memories from nz racing , facts I wasn't aware of , really good read , highly reccommend

Description

From the sleek futuristic McLaren M8A to the missile-shaped RA Vanguard, these are New Zealand's Historic Racing Cars in all their full-colour, tire-burning glory! Historic New Zealand Racing Cars reveals the fascinating histories of eighteen cars whose stories are intertwined with our motoring history.

Author Steve Holmes delves into the origins of each vehicle – from design, to racing achievements, and their fate thereafter. Each car is highlighted with a wealth of eye-catching photography. Featuring such racing greats as the mighty 1968 McLaren M8A Can-Am, through to the grass-roots domestic Specials. Single seaters, sports cars, and saloons are all profiled, with cars from the 1940s to the 1980s. Cars that were designed and built locally, to others of international origin, combined they represent a golden era of New Zealand motor racing history.

Author Biography

Wairarapa-based Steve Holmes is the go-to guy on anything car-related in this country and is the author of Kiwi Muscle Car Collections, as well as many other motoring titles: Kiwi Bike Culture: Unique Motorbike Collections; The Kiwi Hot Rodder's Guide to Life; Petrolheads in Sheds; The Kiwi Ute Driver's Guide to Life; Kiwi Mustangs and Kiwi Speedway Culture.

Release date NZ
July 9th, 2019
Author
Contributor
  • Other primary creator Holmes Steve
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Illustrations
colour photographs
Imprint
David Bateman Ltd
Pages
192
Dimensions
285x220x25
ISBN-13
9781869539863
Product ID
30462190

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