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The Legends of the 48-215

Dedicated to the Legendary FX Holdens and the Men who Drove them by Joel Wakely Code: 38221 Format: Paperback / 130 pages Publication date: 01/03/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia Price: AU $34.95

The Legends book is centred on ten early model Holden 48-215 that represent part of the history of Holden in Australia, combined together with several Legends race drivers who started out their early day’s racing in a 48-215 model Holden. The story also features, among others, my Appendix J, the BP Boomerang Service Station sponsored car that is recognized as a unique part of Australian motor sport history driven by Spencer Martin in 1963 and Barry Seton in 1964/5. Both drivers are recognized as Legends of motor sport in Australia. To make this book interesting and different from many others the story line drifts into Motor Sport ,covers other related events and tells in great detail the engineering together with the development challengers we experienced to make and maintain our race winning car, all back in the 60’s. The book also features 60 illustrations with many in colour and it has received favourable comments.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 130
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher: JOEL WAKELY
Publication date: 01/03/2016
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 550 g
Dimensions: 297mm X 210mm
Code: 38221



Reference Material

Chapter One: The birth of the 48-215

Chapter Two: The top 10

Chapter Three: The golden years of Holden

Chapter Four: The 48-215

Chapter Five: How to make a holden into an Appendix J Racer

Chapter Six: The early days of racing

Chapter Seven: Appendix J racing

Chapter Eight: The power and the glory

Chapter Nine: Holden race car drivers

Chapter Ten: The Boomerang 48-215 race car

Chapter Eleven: Suspensions and handling

Chapter Twelve: The workshop

Chapter Thirteen: Three hot laps

Chapter Fourteen: Lorenzo Bandini

Chapter Fifteen: Racing in the ‘60’s

Chapter Sixteen: Race review

Chapter Seventeen: The end of an Era

Chapter Eighteen: The LM 250 Ferrari

Chapter Nineteen: Move to Group E Production Cars

Chapter Twenty: The Team

Chapter Twenty-one: Car no 10