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6 edition of ERA-The History of English Racing Automobiles found in the catalog.

ERA-The History of English Racing Automobiles

David Weguelin

ERA-The History of English Racing Automobiles

by David Weguelin

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by White Mouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Car racing,
  • Transportation,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • England,
  • Automotive - Antique & Classic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8290495M
    ISBN 100904568245
    ISBN 109780904568240
    OCLC/WorldCa8845773

    One of the most famous names in motor racing, the lightweight, innovative machines conceived and built by Colin Chapman and his successors at Lotus have had a lasting impact on racing car design. This second volume of John Tipler's pictorial history celebrates success from to the : John Tipler. Get this from a library! The history of English Racing Automobiles Limited: and the continuing story of the cars, [David Weguelin; Narisa Chakrabongse].

    Vintage Motorsport Books - Page 1. The vintage books displayed below are for the most part used and no longer in print. These are the same books that form the basis of the Grand Prix History Library and the links provided should assist you in obtaining similiar copies. Early motor competition. Internal combustion auto racing events began soon after the construction of the first successful gasoline-fueled first organized contest was on Ap , by the chief editor of Paris publication Le Vélocipède, Monsieur Fossier. It ran 2 kilometres ( mi) from Neuilly Bridge to the Bois de Boulogne.

    The Racing Sports Car: Anthony Pritchard: The Racing Fifteen Hundreds: A history of voiturette racing from to Venables, David: The Roaring Twenties: an Album of Early Motor Racing: Cyril Posthumus: The Sports Car Its Design and Performance: Colin Campbell: World champion: Jackie Stewart: The History of English Racing Automobiles. The first and only "virtual gallery" with all or almost all the models produced by the Maranello firm from to the present day, drawn by an artist of the calibre of Giorgio Alisi. Detailed technical files and texts by Leonardo Acerbi, an established historian of the marque, complete this unique.


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ERA-The History of English Racing Automobiles by David Weguelin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy E. A.: History of English Racing Automobiles Ltd., First Edition by Weguelin, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(3). out of 5 stars English Racing Automobiles Reviewed in the United States on May 1, This book contains everthing you ever want to know about ERAs and the legends who drove and built these so very important British Motor Racing before these cars were built there were no Pure English racing cars/5(4).

The History of English Racing Automobiles Limited by Weguelin, David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Era-the History of English Racing Automobiles by Weguelin, David - AbeBooks. ERA: The History of English Racing Automobiles, David Weguelin, White Mouse Press: expensive and scarce but hugely detailed and profusely illustrated book covering the contemporary and historic career of all the cars.

References. ERA. The History of English Racing Automobiles Limited, and the Continuing Story of the Cars by Weguelin, David. London: White Mouse Editions, pages, + illustrations, 75 in colour, chronological history of the cars, technical data, bibliography.

Yellow cloth spine, with blue cloth covered boards, metal ERA logo to upper board, all in pictorial slipcase. Your shopping cart is empty. Menu. The History of English Racing Automobiles Limited by Weguelin, David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - E R a: History of English Racing Automobiles Ltd, by Weguelin, David - AbeBooks.

Fifty Years. Fifty years ago Motor sport published an article in the June issue (), entitled “First ERA Racing Car Completed.’ which detailed the formation of the concern with the name English Racing Automobiles Ltd, financed by Humphrey Cook, a city businessman and racing enthusiast, in conjunction with racing driver Raymond Mays and his engineer, designer friend Peter Berthon.

The book is the definitive and complete history of E.R.A. and all their cars with black and white and colour illustrations. The book is in very good condition and is published in an illustrated slipcase. This is a large, heavy and valuable book will incur extra postal charges.

ERA The History of English Racing Automobiles Limited [SIGNED by. The famous cars made by ERA (English Racing Automobiles) epitomise British motor racing during the s and have a very special place in the affections of patriotic enthusiasts.

This magnificent book tells the story of a uniquely historic example that has competed almost without a break for 80 year. ERA THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH RACING AUTOMOBILES LIMITED. by David Weguelin; et al. Published by White Mouse.

1st. Fine condition. Large oblong format. With 'ERA' badge stuck to front cover. Subtitle: And the continuing story of the cars Contained in a nearly fine slip-case with light bumping to corners. Official site for English Racing Automobiles, ERA, founded by Raymond mays in HOME. HISTORY. THE CARS.

EVENTS. GALLERY. CONTACT. History. The history of the ERA is the history of British grand prix racing. The first real world class British racing marque and the foundation from which came BRM Click for more.

ERA is almost unique, as an important racing marque, in that the complete ownership history of each of the twenty cars which were built in period ( to ) is known at every point in each car’s life.

The most comprehensive information on ERA ownership can be found in David Weguelin: The History of English Racing Automobiles (). Modifications for the cars hill climb and sprint life included a smaller gallon fuel tank, the removal of the 5-gallon dry sump oil tank, a smaller radiator and setting the engine three inches farther back.

The car was the subject of the book “Racing An Historic Car” by Peter Hull, which documented his brother Douglas Hull’s / English Racing Automobiles produced only 19 cars, and all are described here in great detail, including information on their owners, competition history, and period photography.

This is a rare book and may require additional postage/insurance. Inspection in person and. ERA – English Racing Motors, has a two part history. The first, a hugely successful pre-war Grand-Prix car manufacturer, headed by Raymond Mays, who built simple but effective GP machinery that would dominate cc racing before WWII, designed by famous engineers, driven by world class drivers.

The second company, after a buy out from Leslie Johnson after Raymond Mays left to work on BRM. Book The History of English Racing Automobiles Limited (ERA) +33 (0)9 60 11 75 Contact by mail; Cart 0 item item(s) (empty) No products To be determined Shipping 0,00 € Total.

Check out (English Racing automobiles)et de ses magnifiques monoplaces: so British. out of 5 stars English Racing Automobiles Reviewed in the United States on May 1, This book contains everthing you ever want to know about ERAs and the legends who drove and built these so very important British Motor Racing before these cars were built there were no Pure English racing cars/5.

The White Riley In the early s, British motor racing was, as far as international events were concerned, in the doldrums. Indeed, the cars built for Brooklands were so specialised that they could hardly hope to be competitive with the leading Continental racing machines.

It was a situation which did not please Humphrey Cook, a wealthy amateur who had started racing at Brooklands with a Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.

Auto racing has existed since the invention of the automobile. Races of various sorts were organised, with the first recorded as early as.

English Racing Automobiles (ERA) was a British racing car manufacturer active from to Contents[show] Prewar history ERA was founded by Humphrey Cook, Raymond Mays, and Peter Berthon in November and established in Bourne, Lincolnshire, next to Eastgate House, the long-time family home of Raymond Mays.

Their ambition was to manufacture and campaign a team of single seater racing.Book The History of English Racing Automobiles Limited (ERA) +33 (0)9 60 11 75 Contact by mail; Cart 0 item item(s) (empty) No products To be determined Shipping 0,00 € Total.

Check out (English Racing automobiles)et de ses magnifiques monoplaces: so British!.Early history. Automobile racing began soon after the invention of the gasoline- (petrol-) fueled internal-combustion engine in the s. The first organized automobile competition, a reliability test in from Paris to Rouen, France, a distance of about 80 km (50 mi), was won with an average speed of kph ( mph).In the first true race was held, from Paris to Bordeaux, France.