Mark Donohue #2# His Life in Photographs

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  • 1935007092
  • 9781935007098
by Michael Argetsinger In the stunning follow-up to his award-winning biography "Mark... mehr
Mark Donohue #2# His Life in Photographs

by Michael Argetsinger

In the stunning follow-up to his award-winning biography "Mark Donohue: Technical Excellence at Speed", author Michael Argetsinger recreates Donohue's remarkable life through hundreds of brilliant photographs. Many of these pictures were provided by the people who were closest to Donohue: his family, friends, and Penske Racing teammates. The book also offers some of the best work by the top motorsports photographers of the era, who deliver brilliant images of Donohue with a dazzling array of race cars, and intimate shots with his team and fellow drivers.

These photos not only offer a uniquely personal view of a champion, but also reveal details of the cars that he drove and the preparation that went into racing each of them. These include everything from his earliest home-built efforts to the highly refined Camaros, Javelins, and Porsches that made him a champion and American icon in the 1960s and 1970s. Each image is accompanied by Argetsinger's detailed, insightful captions. And Mark's contemporaries - including his Penske teammates and fellow drivers Dan Gurney, George Follmer, David Hobbs, John Surtees, and Bobby Unser - also offer their recollections and commentary.

Even readers who are already familiar with the life and legacy of Mark Donohue will be dazzled by this stunning collection of images and memories. This book vividly presents the life and times of an American racing hero.

Contents:

  • Part I
    Early Years
  • Part II
    Full-time Professional Race Driver
  • Part III
    Indianapolis Victory and International Recognition
  • Part IV
    The Challenge of Formula One

Buch, Hardcover, 23,5 x 28,5 cm, 160 Seiten, 118 farbige und 126 s/w-Abbildungen, englischer Text