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The Argentine Temporada Motor Races 1950 to 1960, Hardback Book

The Argentine Temporada Motor Races 1950 to 1960 Hardback

Part of the The Argentine Temporada Motor Races 1950 to 1960 series

Description

The annual Temporada (racing season), held in the 1940s and 1950s, were a time of transition in Argentine motorsport, progressing from racing circuits on rough tracks to more refined venues in Argentina's public parks.

After WWII, the Temporadas were organised in the Torreon in Mar del Plata, Parque Independencia in Rosario, Palermo, Constanera and Retiro in Buenos Aires, and Sarmiento in Cordoba.

Thanks to these races, Argentina began to be seen as a suitable destination for a Formula 1 Grands Prix, and for the World Sports Car Championship, the Buenos Aires 1000km.

The circuits hosted the likes of Villoresi, Varzi, Farina, Wimille, Ascari, Moss and Prince Bira, and arguably taught Juan Manuel Fangio how to drive race cars.Wonderfully illustrated with 220 contemporary photographs, including many that have never been published before: images that will take you back in time, to the unique atmosphere of top motorsport in South America from 1950 to 1960.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 144 pages, 220 Mono
  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Car racing
  • ISBN: 9781845848286

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