Author: Piero Taruffi. Foreword by Juan Manuel Fangio
Publisher: Bentley Publishers
Description: Hardcover with dust jacket. 125 pages.
Date: First published in 1959, this is a much later edition with no date given.
Condition: Very clean copy, looks unread.
Dust Jacket: Maybe a slight hint of shelf wear but looks untouched.
Contents: Trained as both a racing driver and an industrial engineer, Taruffi provides a unique perspective on the art and science of motor racing. He drove for the work teams of Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Mercedes-Benz, and others, in a career that spanned over 25 years and was crowned by his victory in the 1957 Mille Miglia. First published in 1959, "The Technique of Motor Racing" has become the standard by which other driving texts are measured. Covers the following:
Physical Training and Clothing
The Driving Position
The Start - Changing Up - Driving on the Straight
Slowing Down - Braking - Changing to a Lower Gear
General Advice, Preparation and Tactics
Maps of the Chief Circuits