Finnish Formula History 1947-89, from Midgets into Modern Times - Suomalainen Formulahistoria 1947-89, Midgeteistä moderniin aikaan

 
9789526728124: Finnish Formula History 1947-89, from Midgets into Modern Times - Suomalainen Formulahistoria 1947-89, Midgeteistä moderniin aikaan

This book covers the early days of Formula Racing in Finland (and Europe), describes the Finnish-made racers (KG Special, Veemax and others) and the men behind the wheels, from the Midget-era of the 40's/50's until the Formula Ford days of the 80's. Most important races, tracks, and even international events with Finnish participants are covered. Formula Vee, Super Vee, Formula Junior, F1, F2, F3...local heroes from Curt Lincoln to Keke Rosberg, JJ Lehto, Mika Salo, Mika Häkkinen - and foreign ones who have raced in Finland, people like James Hunt, Frank Williams, Niki Lauda, Graham Hill, Jim Clark, Ronnie Peterson -all are featured in this book. 1100+ photos, 370+ persons and 300+ different car models in those photos give you a clear picture of the development of Formula racing, starting from the years directly after World War II and going all the way into late 80's modern racers. Lots of race statistics included - 463 pages, hard-cover and text in English & Finnish.

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