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Forget the weight bias! Elford explains techniques that have never been explained before in any other driving book. Packed with photos, diagrams, and personal advice and recommendations, this driving guide gives you the special skills required to master your rear-engined Porsche. Covers cornering, smoothness, balance, acceleration, gear changing, braking and competition driving. Learn from a master - and enjoy the drive!
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Born and raised in England, Vic Elford was one of the drivers who put Porsche on the racing map. He was the first to win the Monte Carlo rally in a Porsche, then, a week later, won the 24-Hour sports car race at Daytona. He raced Porsche 910s and 917s in both the Can Am and Trans Am series (they changed the rules in both series because he and his Porsches won too often), plus a slew of other marques in Formula 1, Indy and even stock car racing. He's still winning vintage car races today. If anyone understands how to apply high-performance driving skills to Porsches, it's Quick Vic. Elford resides in Plantation, Florida.Review:
"There is a wealth of information between these covers both historic and technical and I's bet the novice as well as the seasoned veteran would thoroughly enjoy Elford's slant on it all. It gets four stars from me."
"Elford's book is different because so much of the book is made of stories from his past, which are used to illustrate concepts. The stories are reason to read; that you might be smoother and faster in a car by the end of the book is just a bonus."
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Book Description MBI Publishing Company, 1994. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0879388498
Book Description MBI Publishing Company. Condition: New. Paperback. Worldwide shipping. FREE fast shipping inside USA (express 2-3 day delivery also available). Tracking service included. Ships from United States of America. Seller Inventory # 0879388498
Book Description MBI Publishing Company, 1994. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110879388498
Book Description Motorbooks International, 1994. Soft cover. Condition: New. Rear engine 911, 930, 959, 356, 914, Front engine +35, 944, 928, 968, 9171. Cornering, Smoothness, Balance, Acceleration, Gear Changing, Breaking & Competition Driving. Seller Inventory # 018947