Le Mans 24 Hours 1949-59

The Official History of the World's Greatest Motor Race 1949-59

Le Mans 24 Hours 1949-59
Format: Hardcover, 352 Pages
Item: 193958
ISBN: 9781844255375
Illustrations: 50+ color & 300 b/w ill
Size: 9.0 x 11.0 x 1.0
Weight: 4.063 lb.
Published: November 15th 2011
Price: $69.95
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Officially licensed with the ACO, the organizers of the annual Le Mans 24 Hours race, this sumptuous book is the third title in a decade-by-decade series that will eventually build up into an eight-volume set covering every race since 1923. Each year is exhaustively covered in vivid photographs, a detailed and insightful commentary, full results data and a glorious rendering of the official race poster. Compiled by an acknowledged authority of this legendary race, this series of books will be treasured by all enthusiasts of sports car racing.

Quentin Spurring has been a motor racing journalist all his working life, and regards the LeMans 24 Hours as the most important race in the world.  His previews, reports and reviews of the race have been published in the UK, USA, Japan, Australia and South Africa.  He has attended the race on 22 occasions.

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