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Road Racing, Drivers of the 60's and 70's

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This book is a compilation of pictures taken at a time when photographers were able to get very close to the action. Using a Nikon camera with various telephoto lenses. Tri-X and Plus-X film was utilized. Each shot had to count, so very little color was used.

Hopefully, these pictures will bring back many exciting memories from this era of Road Racing of the 60′s and 70′s.
Hardcover, 98 pages

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You may not know it but I am a huge car nut and have been since I could talk. While I didn't grow up with a wrench in my hand I've always had an appreciation for the style and freedom that is offered by the automobile. The 60s and 70s were the peak of the "muscle car" era with some of the greatest cars ever produced being built, driven and raced everyday across American on the road, the track and at the drag strip. With a dad who grew up during the midst of the pony car wars it was natural for m ...more
I was asked by the author, Linda Weldon, to review her book, so here are my thoughts on the book.
It's my first time to get in touch with road racing and I found it very fascinating, especially the pictures Linda took that enhanced the enjoyment of it.

In the book, many different racing legends were being introduced and to really be on the spot to take all those pictures and get to see their determination and braveness to do the things they do, is very exhilarating and breath-taking. Those people
I was recently asked by Linda to review her book, "Road Racing, Drivers of the 60's and 70's", and I am so glad she did! Obviously the photography aspect of it interested me, but when combined with the fabulous history she has shared about these elite drivers... it was completely enchanting.

Linda herself provides all the photographs for this book. Each a treasure in and of itself, from an era of limited rules and regulations that allowed her to get up-close and personal in a way that would never
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