They Started In Mgs: Profiles Of Sports Car Racers Of The 1950S

They Started In Mgs: Profiles Of Sports Car Racers Of The 1950S

  • Publish Date: 2011-07-27
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Carl Goodwin
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An affordable, lightweight sports car suitable for racing, the MG TC launched the sports car scene in postwar America. A wave of drivers first competed on the track in these and the later TD, TF and MGA models during the 1950s, many of them eventually moving up to Porsches, Alfa Romeos, Jaguars and Ferraris. Eighty such drivers, from the famous (e.g., Phil Hill, John Fitch, David E. Davis, Jr.) to lesser known men and women with equally vivid stories, are profiled in this book, which presents many of their recollections from firsthand interviews alongside a wealth of period photographs.

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