Silver Arrows in Camera, 1934-39

Silver Arrows in Camera, 1934-39 : A Photographic Portrait of the Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union Grand Prix Teams 1934-39

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In their battle for supremacy in the years leading up to the Second World War, Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union dominated Grand Prix racing. This lavishly illustrated record of the greatest, but also notorious, period of motor racing history provides detailed photographic coverage of the two German teams, examining the cars, races, drivers, team personnel and political involvement, and also the efforts of the lesser teams to stem this Teutonic onslaught.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 504 pages
  • 230 x 280 x 35.31mm | 2,390.43g
  • Yeovil, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1844254674
  • 9781844254675
  • 507,398

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Contains a wealth of photographs of the German teams in factory, newspaper and museum archives, many published here for the first time.Arms contracts and the financial arrangements between Auto Union/Mercedes-Benz and the German government.Design influences, technical data and developments.Auto Union's Tipo B, the 8C 35 Alfa Romeo and Maserati V8RI, through to the twin-stage supercharging used by both German teams in 1939.Year-by-year accounts of the racing.Appendices detail the results of races and hill climbs, driver biographies, and cars that survive today.
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About Anthony Pritchard

Anthony Pritchard, a well-known and highly regarded motorsport historian, is the author of a number of successful Haynes books including race histories of Aston Martin, Lotus, Maserati, Porsche and also the Mille Miglia. He lives in Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire.
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