Overview:Motor Racing at Nassau in the 1950s and 1960s - Those Were the Days... - Motor Racing at Nassau focuses on the vision of one man, Captain Sherman 'Red' Crise, and his quest to bring motor racing to the Bahamas. From its stuttering start in 1954, his event rapidly developed in stature to become the most important and prestigious sports car event on the race calendar other than World Championship events. The races started in the mid-1950s and continued for thirteen years, and are described by many commentators as the 'Golden Age' of motor racing, where internationally acclaimed drivers attended Nassau to mix with the many amateur racers from America and enjoy the sun, parties and racing. For many drivers, the social scene was as important as the racing, and in later years prize money was an extra incentive to turn up - in 1960, it was claimed to be the highest paying event on the race calendar. Words alone cannot begin to describe the atmosphere generated at the races, so the wealth of previously unpublished photographs together with a complete collection of programme covers, and other material accumulated during six years of research, bring real vibrancy to these fascinating race accounts.
This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725641-9781845841980. It was written by the following authors: Terry O'Neil. Book Motor Racing at Nassau in the 1950s and 1960s - Those Were the Days..., which can be read online, published by the company: Veloce Publishing Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2008-11-27 00:00:00. It has 96 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 318 g. File for download Motor Racing at Nassau in the 1950s and 1960s - Those Were the Days... has PDF format and is called motor-racing-at-nassau-in-the-1950s-and-1960s-those-were-the-days..pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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