WorldCat Identities

Franchitti, Dario 1973-

Overview
Works: 4 works in 4 publications in 1 language and 70 library holdings
Genres: Action and adventure films  Drama  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Dario Franchitti
 
Most widely held works by Dario Franchitti
Born racer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful and inspirational story of dedication, danger, fear and the rare "will" some individuals have to defy all personal limitations
JIM CLARK : the best of the best by David Tremayne( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Clark was a genuine sporting hero. He won 25 of his 72 Grands Prix and in the sixties was the yardstick by which every other driver on the starting grid was judged. Quite simply, Clark was peerless. Stubborn and notoriously indecisive outside the car, where he would nervously chew his fingernails, he was a genius when he got behind the wheel. To many he remains the greatest racing driver of all time, not just because of his fearsome strike rate and the magnitude and manner of his achievements, but also because he remained humble and unspoiled throughout. Published on the 50th anniversary of Clark's death, this book, 20 years in the making, is a deeply detailed look at a complex and compelling character. Starting in a friend's cars in driving tests, sprints, hill climbs, autocrosses and rallies, Clark graduated to sports cars in his native Scotland while still pursuing his other passion, which was farming. Such was his subliminal driving talent that motorsport overcame farming, and he went on to win in sports cars, touring cars, Formula Junior, Formula 2 and Formula 1, and to triumph in the legendary Indianapolis 500 in America. Clark's Formula 1 debut came in 1960, with Team Lotus, where his unique fraternal relationship with boss Colin Chapman became one of the cornerstones of success for them both. Driving for Lotus throughout his professional career, Clark was twice a World Champion, in 1963 and 1965, famously winning seven of ten rounds on the way to his first crown. On his first visit to the Indianapolis 500, in 1963, he finished second, and two years later he became the first Formula 1 star to win it, with his Lotus the first rear-engine victor as well. Clark's tragic death, in an unimportant Formula 2 race at Hockenheim in Germany on 7 April 1968, was likened by compatriot Jackie Stewart to motorsport's equivalent of the atomic bomb. A special feature of this book is the personal insight from the author's dozens of interviews with family, friends, drivers and mechanics
Romance of racing by Dario Franchitti( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.20 for Born racer ... to 0.78 for Romance of ...)

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Alternative Names
Dario Franchitti britischer Automobilrennfahrer

Dario Franchitti Brits coureur

Dario Franchitti pilot de curse auto britanic

Dario Franchitti pilota automobilistico britannico

Dario Franchitti pilote automobile britannique

Dario Franchitti piloto de automovilismo británico

Dario Franchitti skót autóversenyző

Дарио Франкитти британский автогонщик

داريو فرانشيتي

داريو فرانشيتي سائق سيارة سباق من المملكة المتحدة

ダリオ・フランキッティ

達里奧·弗朗奇蒂

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