Truly part of the Golden Era of motor racing in Australia, this 4-book special covers the Hardie Ferodo 500 of 1968, 1969, 1970 and 1971-1972. These unique publications depicts images and statistics of every car that started and are beautifully illustrated with numerous rare colour and black & white photos.
Hardie Ferodo 500 1968 - The first Hardie Ferodo 500 was a truly significant event because it was the beginning of the V8 Ford vs Holden rivalry at Bathurst. After Fords 1967 success with the XR GT on the track and in the showroom Holden threw their hat into the ring with the release of the Monaro range. For the 1968 race Fords updated XT GT was to do battle against Holdens all-new Chevrolet powered HK 327 GTS Monaro. In Class E Alfa Romeo were hopeful of challenging for outright honours yet even with the more powerful 1779cc engine the GTVs were to struggle against the V8s.
Hardie Ferodo 500 1969 - Beautifully illustrated with numerous rare colour and black & white photos with all 5 classes from A to E represented. This is the second publication - Hardie Ferodo 500 - 1969. Truly part of the Gold Era of motor racing in Australia. It depicts images and statistics of every car that started in the 1969 Hardie Ferodo 500 classic.
Hardie Ferodo 500 1970 - This unique publication depicts images and statistics of every car that stated in the 1970 Hardie Ferodo 500 classic. All five classes from A to E are represented with photographs from many vantage points around The Mountain - in black and white, and colour.
Hardie Ferodo 500 1971-1972 - Features imagery of every car that started in the 1971 and 1972 Hardie Ferodo 500s at Bathurst. All classes are comprehensively documented with a good mix of colour and black and white images. These two Bathurst races are milestones for both Ford and Holden motor racing enthusiasts as the 1971 event was won by Allan Moffat driving the now legendary Falcon GT-HO Phase 3 and the 1972 race saw Peter Brock as the underdog, prevail in the first of his nine Bathurst victories.
Illustration: COLOUR THROUGHOUT
Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher: PHASE THREE POSTERS
Publication date: 01/12/2016
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 3200 g
Dimensions: 220mm X 300mm