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BRM : a mechanic's tale

Author: Dick Salmon; Anthony Carter
Publisher: Dorchester : Veloce, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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British Racing Motors (generally known as BRM) was a British Formula 1 motor racing team. Founded in 1945, it raced from 1950 to 1977, competing in 197 Grand Prix and winning 17.This is the story of BRM, told by a team mechanic, from the 1950s through to the ultimate Grand Prix racing honour in 1962, when in East London, South Africa, Graham Hill drove the BRM to victory to win both the Driver's World Championship  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Dick (mechanic) Salmon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Salmon; Anthony Carter
ISBN: 9781845840822 1845840828
OCLC Number: 233001350
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: A Lincolnshire lad --
A food in the door --
Bring home the bacon --
The Italian job --
Farewell the V16 --
Humiliation at Monaco --
Casablanca --
A bridge too far --
Bye bye Bagwash --
Zandvoort ultimation --
Intercontinental farce --
Just Champion, chaps! --
A civic reception --
Missing the point --
The writing on the wall --
To Lotus --
and beyond.
Responsibility: Dick Salmon, in collaboration with Anthony Carter ; [foreword by Bette Hill].

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British Racing Motors (generally known as BRM) was a British Formula 1 motor racing team often described as Britain's Ferrari as it built its own cars. Founded in 1945, the team raced from 1950 to  Read more...

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Sports Car Market, May 2008 US magazine Like the perfect garage pass, Dick Salmon takes you deep inside the story of BRM racing through his experiences as a mechanic, from the early '50s through the Read more...

 
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