LE MANS 1960-1969
THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST MOTOR RACE - QUENTIN SPURRING
Author Spurring’s opening assertion that the 1960s saw the making of the Le Mans 24 Hours is amply borne out as one peruses this handsome work, which captures the event’s colour, variety and atmosphere during a decade of rapid change.
Although notionally the ﬁrst in a series encompassing the famed race’s...
The cars line the grass verges of the narrow lane around West Herts Crematorium, bumper to bumper beyond the entrance for about half a mile. Big Gerry's send-off is of a size befitting the man. No surprise there — as a person he wasn't everybody's pint of bitter, but few racing drivers have left a void as hard to fill as Gerald Dallas Royston Marshall.
The persistent hum of...