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Walt Hansgen

His Life and the History of Post-War American Road Racing

by Michael Argetsinger

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Published by David Bull Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8721767M
    ISBN 101893618544
    ISBN 109781893618541

    Walt Hansgen: His Life and the History of Post-War American Road Racing by Michael Argetsinger (): Michael Argetsinger: Books - ews: 6. - Walt Hansgen GT40 after the crash that took his life in practice for Le Mans. - Walt Hansgen GT40 after the crash that took his life in practice for Le Mans. Stay safe and healthy. Please wash your hands and practise social distancing. Something In the Way He Needs by Cardeno C. «MM Good Book Reviews.

    Walt Hansgen, Bruce McLaren, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Le Mans, 24 June (Photo by Bernard Cahier/Getty Images) Embed Book or magazine covers, commercial, promotional, advertorial, endorsement, advertising, or merchandising purposes in any . Ford GT40 Mk II, chassis P/ Photos copyright and courtesy of RM Sotheby’s, unless otherwise noted. In a soft rain, just past p.m. on J , a trio of Ford GT40 Mk IIs rounded the White House corner on the Circuit de la Sarthe, running in a carefully orchestrated pack. In the most controversial finish the 24 Hours of Le.

      The book devotes two pages of text to the story, as told by various sources (starting with Penske, Pabst, and Hansgen) in varying forms. In fact, the author claims Pabst “closed the windows and all the vents,” so the car floated, and “Augie stepped off the window sill onto the pool deck without getting the least bit wet.”. Walt Hansgen was a dominant driver in sports cars, then went on to prove his talent at the Indy as well as NASCAR and F1. This book provides previously unpublished technical data and development history from his experience with D-type Jaguars, Lister-Jaguars and Birdcage Maseratis. Illustrated with original photos. Hardback.


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The book is truly two subjects in one as intimated in its title. One subject is the life and racing history of Walt Hansgen, one of the US's all time best road racing drivers. The book tells Walt's story, often by detailing specific race meetings and each of the cars that Walt drove/5(7).

His Life and the History of Post-War American Road Racing. Author: Michael Argetsinger Format: Hardcover, 8 3/8” by 9”, pages Photos: black & white photos and 15 color photos ISBN: Walt Hansgen was a star in both sports cars and single-seaters, and his Walt Hansgen book career carried him from the early days of amateur road racing to the very highest level of professional Brand: David Bull Publishing.

Walt Hansgen was a star in both sports cars and single-seaters, Walt Hansgen book his meteoric career carried him from the early days of amateur road racing to the very highest level of professional competition in America and : David Bull Publishing.

Walt Hansgen was a dominant driver in sports cars for the Cunningham team, then went on to prove his talent at the Indianapolis as well as in NASCAR and Formula 1.

He was also a first-rate development driver. Tragically, he died in after injuries suffered at Le Mans. Email this Article Walt Hansgen. Walt Hansgen was a star in both sports cars and single-seaters, and his meteoric career carried him from the early days of amateur road racing to the very highest level of professional competition in America and Europe.

As the lead driver on Briggs Cunningham s dominant team, and later John Mecom s team, Walt evaluated and developed race cars /5. - Buy Walt Hansgen: His Life and the History of Post War Road Racing book online at best prices in India on Read Walt Hansgen: His Life and the History of Post War Road Racing book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 6.

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He was also a first-rate development driver. Tragically, he died in after injuries suffered at Le Mans. Category: Biography & Autobiography Lost Road Courses. According to David Bull Publishing, Mike's book about Walt will be released in March, Title: WALT HANSGEN - His Life and the History of Post-War American Road Racing.

One subject is the life and racing history of Walt Hansgen, one of the US's all time best road racing drivers. The book tells Walt's story, often by detailing specific race meetings and each of /5.

Walt Hansgen was right in front of him then and Dave drove it deep under him, but not deep enough for Walt to see him. When Hansgen came down, as that was his line, Dave had to get his nose out or turn left enough to keep from running into him.

Dave's back end got away from him and he headed for the inside guard rail.”. This is one of the finest compositions within the book: Walt Hansgen hurls his Cunningham D-Type through the dusty late afternoon gloom in November at Riverside.

We see spectators casually viewing from the infield, the hot afternoon breeze blowing against the turn 1 sign and Hansgen drifting the D-Type precisely on line.

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About this product. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Top picked items. Pre-owned. $   Stan: Walt Hansgen was a mentor to many of the drivers of the day.

He was very respected and I have only heard others speak highly of him. I raced against him at the Stardust Grand Prix inhe was very nice If you can get a copy of Mike Argetsinger's book on Walt Hansgen you will understand the man way better.

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The book tells Walt's story, often by detailing specific race meetings and each of the cars that Walt drove. The three rookies starting up front, Walt Hansgen, MacDonald, and Ronnie Duman, all moved to the bottom of the track as they'd been advised. Sachs followed Hurtubise to the outside, moving in Author: Art Garner.

[PDF Download] Walt Hansgen: His Life and the History of Post-War American Road Racing [Read].a biography of Walt Hansgen. I'm finishing-up the two-part volume on Briggs Cunningham that Annie gave me for my birthday last December. Walt Hansgen plays a major role in the Cunningham racing endeavors in the fifties and sixties.

I'm looking forward to this. I should have the book before our trip to Palm Springs starting on Feb. 18th.