This oversized book is a photo-driven look at Ford's voluminous racing history in America. This rich history begins with the 1901 race in which Henry Ford defeated Alexander Winton in a 10-lap race on a one-mile oval at the Detroit Driving Club and covers racing through today. The book includes great Ford racing stories such as the Miller Ford Indy program, development of the Gurney-Westlake Ford V-8, and the 1962-70 Ford Total Performance program, the Trans-Am racing program, the NASCAR racing program, the rich Ford drag racing history, landspeed record Fords, the Shelby programs, the GT-40, and even a section on sport compact drag racing today.
About the Author :
Larry Edsall has contributed to Ford Racing Century: A Photographic History of Ford Motorsports as an author.
Larry Edsall was snatched away from a career as a daily newspaper sports editor to become motorsports editor at AutoWeek" magazine. Before long, he was its automotive industry news and motorsports editor, and for most of his 12 years he served as the magazine's managing editor. Edsall left Detroit for Phoenix in 1999 to help modernize one automotive website then launched another, iZoom.com. He is a freelance contributor to several automotive and lifestyle publications.
|Title:||Ford Racing Century: A Photographic History of Ford Motorsports||Publisher:||Motorbooks International|
|Author:||Larry Edsall, Mike Teske|
|No. of Pages:||324|
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