"Montlhery -- The Story of the Paris Autodrome".

08.12.2006: "Montlhery -- The Story of the Paris Autodrome".

By William 'Bill' Boddy, MBE.
Foreword by Captain G E T Eyston OBE, MC.
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Published December 2006 UK & USA
£17.99 UK / $35.95 USA
ISBN 1-84584-052-6
ISBN 13: 978-1-84584-052-5
UPC 636847-04052-9

:: 'Bill' Boddy on Montlhery. The Editor of "MotorSport" magazine for most of the magazine's existence, Bill Boddy, or W.B., is a hugely respected journalist and historian.

:: The only English-language record of this important French motor racing circuit.

:: Races and record bids described for the famous banked track and the road circuit.

:: Covers five French Grands Prix from 1925 to 1937, and top racing drivers and their cars.

:: Photographs (action and static) of racing drivers, men and women, and special track cars

DESCRIPTION

Updated from original Montagu Motor Books edition, which has long been out of print. Montlhery is an extremely historic motor track, used for innumerable record bids and important track and road races. Foreword by racing driver and record-breaker, the late George Eyston, OBE, MC.

THE AUTHOR

Editor of "MotorSport" magazine from 1934 for some 50 years, 'Bill' Boddy is a name familiar to generations of motorsport enthusiasts. William Boddy went to the Brooklands Track in 1927 and was with Brooklands Track & Air for two and half years from 1931. He also wrote for aviation magazines and was employed by MAP at Farnborough for the duration of World War 2, working on Air Publications. William has three daughters and has lived alone since the death of his wife. He is still a regular contributor to "MotorSport" magazine as its founder editor.

SPECIFICATION

Cloth hardback with jacket. 232 pages. 140mm tall x 213mm. 47 illustrations.

 

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