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Can-Am Racing Cars

Secrets of the Sensational Sixties Sports-Racers (Ludvigsen Library Series) (Ludvigsen Library Series)

by Karl Ludvigsen

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Published by Iconografix, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Photograph collections,
  • Canadian-American Challenge Cup,
  • Automotive,
  • Transportation,
  • Automotive - General,
  • Automotive - Pictorial,
  • Transportation / Automotive / General,
  • Automobiles, Racing,
  • History,
  • Ludvigsen Library

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8791896M
    ISBN 101583881344
    ISBN 109781583881347
    OCLC/WorldCa60642066

    Browse different aftermarket parts like brake pads, drive belt, suspension, boot kits & more! Find parts for your Outlander, Maverick and other models. FREE DELIVERY on eligible purchases. Jack Brabham making a rare Can-Am appearance was able to take his Alan Mann Racing Open Sports Ford into 3rd place. The car was designed by Len Bailey, who had been involved in the Le Mans GT40 program. Behind the McLaren pair in the Championship came Chuck Parsons, Jo .

    The second iteration of Can-Am faded away as IMSA and CART racing became more popular in the early s but remained active until Can-Am remains a well-remembered form of racing due to its popularity at one time, the spectacular cars and the lineup of talented drivers. Can-Am cars remain popular in historic racing. Porsche The won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for Porsche a few years prior, and this version was among the last entrants for the brand in Can-Am racing. Its cylinder motor was.

      Based on the successful McLaren MP-4 12C GT3 race car, the Racing Concept wears historic colors found on the original McLaren Can-Am cars of Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme that dominated that. It went on to even greater glory in turbocharged roadster form in Can-Am racing as the /10, series champion in In '73 the incredible 1,horsepower /30 Porsche dominated the Can-Am series in the hands of Mark Donohue, who called it "the perfect racing car".


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Can-Am Racing Cars by Karl Ludvigsen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Focusing on the Can-Am racing cars of the s, this book offers candid insight you won't find in any other text. Ludvigsen's knowledge about the history of Jim Hall and Hap Sharp's chaparrals is intriguing. Readers will learn about innovations like aerodynamic wings and auto transmissions in a new way - with black and white photos to document /5(12).

Can-Am Racing Cars book Can-Am book takes a more detailed look at the wide variety of cars that contested the championship. In chronological order and rising in levels of performance, the machines examined range from the early Lola T70 to the incredible horsepower, mph Porsche that swept all before it in the penultimate year of the Can-Am.

McLaren cars dominated the series throughout its /5(7). Can-Am Racing Cars: Secrets of the Sensational Sixties Sports-Racers Can-Am Racing Cars book Library Series) (Photo Archives) 1st (first) Edition by Ludvigsen, Karl published by Iconografix, Inc. () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Can-Am Racing Cars: Secrets of the Sensational Sixties Sports-Racers (Ludvigsen Library Series) (Photo Archives) 1st (first) Edition by Ludvigsen4/5(11).

Photographs include the first front-engine cars, the 2, 2C, 2E and 2G sports-racers, the 2D and 2F endurance racecars, and the wildest of all, the 2H and 2J -- the first car to use a fan to generate suction down force.

The book is a rare treat for fans of the exciting and popular Can-Am racing series. While the book does have some great behind the scenes photography, if you are looking for in depth reporting about this famed era of racing, this might not be the book for you.

If you are a fanatic about CAN-AM or just about automotive racing when it was raw and exciting, then this is a worthy purchase.4/5(11). The Can-Am cars evolved from those used in SCCA’s U.S.

Road Racing Championship (USRRC) series, which mostly involved stuffing a high-powered American V-8 into lightweight racing.

The SCCA Trans-Am racing series launched in and was designed to showcase a new class of sporty domestic cars racing on road courses. In a few short years it became the ultimate American automobile showdown, as each major automotive manufacturer participated heavily in the Trans-Am s: Two of these cars had a special racing pedigree – they were the exact same cars that Bruce McLaren Motor Racing‘s own legendary drivers Peter Revson and Denny Hulme used to dominate the Can-Am Championship, ending the season in first and second place respectively.

Can-Am Series: The True Unlimited “Awesome” and “epic” are two badly over-used words. But the Canadian-American Challenge Cup series of open cockpit, over-powered road racing, can’t be described in any other close to unlimited as sports car racing ever got, the Can-Am years redefined what was possible in speed and brute power.

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Pioneering technology. Can-Am was the birthplace and proving ground for what, at the time, was cutting-edge technology. Can-Am cars were among the first race cars to sport wings, effective turbocharging, ground-effect aerodynamics, and aerospace materials like led to the eventual downfall of the original series when costs got prohibitive, but during its height Can-Am cars were at.

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SCCA Can Am, SCCA ASR, SVRA CanAm 2. It’s been almost 50 years since McLaren had its most dominant season in the Can-Am Series. Now, a full grid of stunning Can-Am machines, including eight orig.

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