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Title:
The science of speed : today's fascinating high-tech world of Formula 1
Author:
Tremayne, David.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Sparkford, Nr Yeovil, Somerset : P. Stephens ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Haynes North America, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
204 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781852605896
Format :
Book

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Central Library TL236 .T74 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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The Science of Speed David Tremayne. Subtitled: The Hi-Tech World of Formula 1. On todayÆs racetracks drivers strain to knock vital tenths of seconds from their lap times, while in the pit lanes and the design offices millions of dollarsare spent every season in the quest to provide the mechanical means to go ever faster. This book ex plains the technical changes imposed since Alain Prost won the World Championship, the fascinating intricacies of GP car design, and the endless battle for race-winning innovation. Foreword by PatrickHead. Hdbd., 6"x 9", 192 pgs., 1 b&w ill.


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