ABOUT THE BOOKThis book details the origin and history of the Mirage sports cars, designed by the British-based John Wyer Automotive firm to contest the various versions of the World Sports Car Championship between 1967 and 1975, funded by the Gulf Oil Corporation. The cars began as developments of the Ford GT40, but they soon assumed their own identity. After 1975, the Mirage was no longer in John Wyer hands, but the name lived on, and the marque remained a significant player in the World Championship for some years. This book includes the developmental and race history, with a full list of all events and individual chassis numbers.
Gulf-Mirage 1967 to 1982 by Ed McDonough
ISBN: 9781845842512UPC: 6-36847-04251-6
■The first book dedicated to the Mirage Prototypes of 1967-1982■A complete history and development of the Mirage Prototype sports cars of this period■The full competition history of each individual chassis■Rare and unseen photographs of the Mirage Prototypes■A season by season account of the Mirage in the World Championship■Full list of all races for each individual chassis number■Profiles of all Mirage drivers from 1967-82ABOUT THE AUTHOREd McDonough is a renowned and experienced motoring writer; this is his 11th book about the history of motorsport. He is European Editor of Vintage Racecar magazine, and one of the few journalists in the privileged position of being able to test and race the historic machinery he writes about. He has raced for over forty years, and still competes in international and historic events – several of his books have featured reports from his own test drives. Ed also does the radio commentary at Goodwood, Monaco and American events. Ed lives in Northampton, England.
SPECIFICATIONV4251 • Paperback • 19.5x21cm • £15.99 • 128 pages • 100 colour and b&w pictures • ISBN: 978-1-845842-51-2 • UPC: 6-36847-04251-6
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