Le Mans: The Bentley & Alfa Years 1923 - 1939

by R.M. Clarke, Anders Clausager

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This is the fifth book in our Le Mans series and covers the colourful vintage years from 1923 to 1939. Sources include Autocar, Light Car, Motor, Motor Sport and Speed. Also included is the excellent introduction from Anders Clausager's book 'Le Mans' published in 1982 but now, sadly, out of print, plus his annual summaries, which add depth and continuity to the series as a whole.

Contents include: '1,372.5 miles in 24 hours at Le Mans', 'The Rudge-Whitworth Cup Race', 'The Grand Prix d'Endurance', 'British triumph at Le Mans', 'The race described hour by hour', 'High-speed motor racing', 'Le Mans: a fine British victory', 'Sidelights on Le Mans', 'Races that shook the world - Bentleys at Le Mans', 'Le Mans - an artist's impressions', 'Hard luck for light car drivers in great race at Le Mans', 'Ten seconds decides Le Mans 24-hour race', 'On road and track - and now - Le Mans','Twice round the clock', 'Gruelling Le Mans 24-hour race'.

Table of Results: 1923 to 1939.

General information on Brooklands Books

Brooklands Books Ltd "Road Test" books provide a wide range and collection of road tests, comparison tests, new model introductions, long term tests, and other articles taken from the world's leading motoring magazines. The Racing Book series contain a collection of contemporary race reports that tell the stories of some of the greatest motor races in the world. Included are summaries and results, and hundreds of photographs. Each book has 172 pages with over 300 illustrations.

product details

  • Publisher: Brooklands Books Ltd (UK)
  • ISBN: 1855204657 (1-855-20465-7)
  • ISBN-13: 9781855204652 (978-1-855-20465-2)
  • Format: Soft Bound, 180 pages
  • Date Published: 07-1998


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