Alpine & Renault

Alpine & Renault

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Alpine and Renault describes the history of each company involved, the thinking behind the creation of the first turbo-charged Grand Prix car, and the men concerned a€“ from the first ideas to the final ultimate success of a Grand Prix victory. The book covers the development of an experimental car by Alpine in the 1960s, and the story of the men who worked with Gordini, the engine-tuning genius who went on to create a power unit that changed the world's thinking on engine design. The early tests, first car designed at Alpine, and the Renault-designed and built Grand Prix car made to the specific Formula 1 regulations are described, as well as the full story of the Renault Turbo Grand Prix cars, including interviews with the men of the time, a transcript of the first public test, and race reports on every event. Contains over 400 photos (mainly colour) and special illustrations.The Development of the Revolutionary Turbo F1 Car 1968 to 1979 Roy Smith ... We even had to reassure our directors on the subject, as FranAsois Michelin himself had read the technical analysis of the turbo from the design department.

Title:Alpine & Renault
Author: Roy Smith
Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2008-10-01


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