Sports Car Racing in the South: Texas toFlorida 1959-1960

Sports Car Racing in the South: Texas toFlorida 1959-1960

Sports Car Racing in the South: Texas toFlorida 1959-1960 [Read] ➬ Sports Car Racing in the South: Texas toFlorida 1959-1960 By Willem Oosthoek – Polishdarling.co.uk This is the second volume in a series of three exploring the history of sports car racing in the Southern United States With the exception of the Sebring Hours, the meets were largely ignored by the This is the second volume in a series Racing in Epub µ of three exploring the history of sports car racing in the Southern United States With the exception of the SebringHours, the meets were largely ignored by the national press, and no comprehensive research material is available for the numerous events organized between Texas and Florida, when amateur competition surged in the late s Yet, the South offers a rich road racing history, often fueled by wealthy oilmen from Texas and Oklahoma Many of the events were hosted on airport courses and featured Sports Car eBook ↠ the top echelon of European sports cars Late model Ferraris, Maseratis, Jaguars, Listers, Porsches, OSCAs and Climax engined cars such as Lotus, Cooper and Elva did battle with American V powered vehicles, both Corvettes and homebuilt Specials This book offers a race by race account of allandSouthern events, from Novice Races to the weekend ending Features competition The author has scoured local newspapers of the period for race reports and results and interviewed many of the drivers, mechanics and owners that were involved in the competitions He provides an exhaustive report Car Racing in eBook ´ of the time, vividly illustrated by period photographs, many from the archives of Bob Jackson, the acclaimed press photographer.


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