T _ RAC G D R’S POCKET-BOO
HIGH-SPEED THRILLS FROM MOTORSPORT’S GOLDEN AGE by Colin Goodwin
This is an interesting departure from the conventional. Instead of new writing about historical events, this cherrypicks from period reports to assemble a wonderfully diverse selection of motor racing milestones, races and circuits from the start of four-wheeled competition through to the mid-50s.
There are reports from major races, correct race driving techniques, essential info and checklists for aspiring drivers, as well as driver profiles and more. The Boy’s Own style of writing is comfortingly old-fashioned. The small book size will appeal to anyone looking for an affordable gift for enthusiasts of a certain vintage who remember the ‘golden age’ of motor sport and wish that nice Raymond Baxter was still on the telly… DC Published by Conway, ISBN 978 1 84486 1347, £7.99