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Rapid response : my inside story as a motor racing life-saver

Author: Stephen Olvey
Publisher: Sparkford : Haynes, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Tells a compelling story of the author's life in motor racing, providing insight into crashes involving many famous racers and circuits. This book begins with a description of Alex Zanardi's crash in  Read more...

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Named Person: Stephen Olvey
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Olvey
ISBN: 9780857331120 0857331124
OCLC Number: 751796246
Notes: Previous edition: 2006.
Includes index.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 20 cm
Contents: The author's 'debut' as a medic at Indianapolis in 1966, where his first on-track rescue involved Graham Hill in his 'rookie' year in the Indy 500. Working with the greats of US racing; AJ Foyt, Mario Andretti, Johnny Rutherford, Rick Mears, Al Unser Jr and Emerson Fittipaldi. Nigel Mansell's remarkable, and at times controversial, two seasons in CART. The story of Alex Zanardi's horrific crash in 2001 and how his life was saved thanks to rapid intervention by a team in which the author played a key part. The advances in motorsport safety and medicine brought about by the author and his peers, including his friend and colleague Prof Sid Watkins. This new paperback edition includes an updated final chapter. Previous edition ISBNs: hardback, 234x156mm, 978 1 84425 339 5; large paperback, 234x156mm, 978 1 84425 982 3.
Responsibility: Stephen Olvey ; foreword by Alex Zanardi.

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