Racing in the Dark : How the Bentley Boys Conquered Le Mans

Author: Peter Grimsdale

Publisher Simon & Schuster UK

SHORTLISTED FOR THE RAC MOTORSPORT BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Glorious...gripping and sometimes tragic' Robbie Coltrane The inspirational story of the Bentley Boys and Le Mans – the race they made their own. Le Mans, 1927. W.O. Bentley peered into the dusk. His three cars, which had led from the start, were missing. Two years running he had failed to finish. Once again he was staring into a void. Racing, his shareholders told him, was a waste of money. This race looked like being his last.   W.O’s engineering skills had been forged on the Great Northern railway and in the skies of the First World War, where Bentley-powered Sopwith Camels took the fight to Germany’s Red Baron. Determined to build and ...

Language

English


Duration

08h53min


Published

June 10, 2021


Size

760 MB

Racing in the Dark : How the Bentley Boys Conquered Le Mans
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