- Inbunden (Hardback)
- Antal sidor
- J H Haynes & Co Ltd
- LAT/Henry, Alan/Spurring, Quentin
- chiefly Illustrations (some col.)
- 287 x 235 x 20 mm
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- 1297 g
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Quentin Spurring was variously editor or executive editor of Autosport in the period 1976-88, and from 1992 published the magazine Racecar Engineering. The author of several books for Haynes, including Gilles Villeneuve and Jim Clark, he lives in Surrey.
Early career competing in karts, reaching the pinnacle of European karting before switching to cars and winning the 1969 Formula Three Championship.Into Formula 1, with a private March, debuting at Monaco in 1970.A move to the works March team for 1971, making an instant impression by securing five second places and finishing runner-up to Jackie Stewart in the World Championship.A switch to the Lotus team for the 1973 season, scoring his first Grand Prix win in France; Peterson would stay with Lotus for 1974 and 1975.A return to March for 1976, with a win in the Italian Grand Prix, before switching to Tyrrell for 1977 to drive the extraordinary six-wheeled P34B.Driving alongside Mario Andretti at Lotus in 1978, effectively as 'number two', which prevented him from displaying his ultimate speed. Tragically, Peterson died in hospital after a first-lap accident in the 1978 Italian Grand Prix.Away from Formula 1, Peterson drove in other formulae, winning the European Formula Two Championship in 1971, and competing in sports car and touring car racing, most notably in the spectacular BMW 3.0CSL 'Batmobile'.