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By SS Collins,Gavin Ireland

world wide languish a few long-forgotten raceways; windswept and deserted, the derelict pit roads and crumbling concrete are all that stay of as soon as nice race tracks. From the NASCAR heartland of North Wilkesboro and heart Georgia to the nice ecu large speedways at Monza and Brooklands, those light circuits at the moment are monuments to the victories, defeats, triumphs and tragedies as soon as performed out sooner than excited crowds.
With roots as various as Nationalist Socialism and Prohibition-era bootlegging, the histories of those areas supply an perception to various occasions and attitudes, in addition to the evolution of motor racing. a few of the characters who raced on those circuits had a profound effect on their activity; those circuits, which fostered and infrequently destroyed such nice drivers, are revisited right here – photographed as they're now, but additionally remembered of their best via be aware and picture.
With over one hundred seventy five photos, this a different and evocative examine a few of automobile racing’s ghost tracks.
Note that a few of these circuits featured within the a lot acclaimed Autodrome – The misplaced race circuits of Europe, yet during this variation are illustrated by means of many new photographs.

eBook ISBN: 978-1-787111-61-5 (9781787111615)
Print ISBN: 9781845842413 (9781845842413)

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