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9781910505274

'he Perfect Car

The story of John Barnard, Formula 1's most creative designerOUT OF STOCK INDEFINITELY by Skeens, Nick Code: 51888 Format: Hardback / 656 pages Publication date: 28/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days Price: AU $79.99
John Barnard revolutionised Formula 1, and motorsport as a whole, through his unrelenting quest for perfection in racing car design. Written with Barnard's cooperation and with input from dozens of associates, drivers and rivals, this biography tells the entire story, both personal and professional, of a British design genius. Barnard's technical achievements are explored in detail - and in accessible language - with special emphasis on his brilliant initiatives while at McLaren (the first carbon-fibre composite chassis) and Ferrari (the first semi-automatic gearbox). The Perfect Car is also a human-interest story, telling a tale of innovation under intense pressure while Barnard endeavoured to maintain a stable family life. This is a landmark book that will be relished by anyone interested in motorsport and design
Format: Hardback
Pages: 656
Illustration: COLOUR SECTION(S)
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING
Publication date: 28/10/2018
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 1380 g
Dimensions: 234mm X 156mm
Code: 51888