The Last Road Race: The 1957 Pescara Grand Prix

The Last Road Race: The 1957 Pescara Grand Prix

  • Publish Date: 2004-03-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Richard Williams
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The 1957 Pescara Grand Prix marked the end of an era in motor racing. Sixteen cars and drivers raced over public roads on the Adriatic coast in a three-hour race of frightening speed and constant danger. Stirling Moss won the race, ending years of supremacy by the Italian teams of Ferrari and Maserati. Richard Williams brings this pivotal race back to life, reminding us of how far the sport has changed in the intervening fifty years. The narrative includes testaments from the four surviving drivers who competedStirling Moss, Tony Brooks, Roy Salvadori, and Jack Brabham.

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