Item description for RAC Rally Action! From the 60s,70s & 80s by Tony Gardiner...
Starting at the time rallying was becoming more and more competitive, when it moved into having forest stages, this detailed review takes the reader into the heart of this thrilling event. All aspects of these events are covered using rare photos from manufacturers' archives plus the author's own. Rally documents, including regulations, programs, road books, crew notes, and a full color cutaway illustration of a famous winning car make this book one of the most detailed in its genre. This publication has full approval of the Royal Automobile Club and the Motor Sports Association.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10" Width: 9.9" Height: 0.9" Weight: 2.6 lbs.
Release Date Jan 21, 2006
Publisher Veloce Publishing
ISBN 1903706971 ISBN13 9781903706978
Availability 0 units.
More About Tony Gardiner
Tony Gardiner studied Graphic Design and Illustration at the West Sussex College of Art & Crafts in Worthing, during the late 1950's. It was during this period his love of the motor car came to the fore, spurred on by the famous victory of the Ecurie Ecosse team of Jaguar D Types winning at Le Mans in 1957. This became clear when his progress report for 1957/58, stated "has a weakness for converting all his compositions into motoring or other mechanical illustrations, this must be curbed." On leaving college he worked as an illustrator in the aviation industry, then to freelancing for various car magazines and then into the auto industry. Now specializing in illustrations in motoring publications and for private commissions for the likes of Rover Japan, Vauxhall, Motorsport, Pegueot, plus drivers such as Sir Stirling Moss and Derek Bell. Tony Gardiner's work has graced the covers and pages of many motoring books and magazines. He is also an author in his own right, having published 'Motor Racing at Goodwood in the Sixties', 'The Brighton National Speed Trials' and 'RAC Rally Action', all of which are personal recollections of the famous motoring events.
Tony Gardiner has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Birmingham.