The Penguin Hillclimb

Author(s): Stephen Mott

* Tasmaniana

Grand Prix cars competing againsthome-built Specials and humble familysedans on a suburban road in a seasidetown in north-west Tasmania.Large crowds of spectators watching the bestdrivers from Tasmania and beyond on a fast andchallenging course.This was the Penguin Hillclimb, an immensely popularmotorsport event that ran from 1955 to 1971.Stephen Mott relates the history of the Penguin Hillclimbthrough individual race reports complemented bysuperb period photographs, most of which have neverbeen published. Special features pay tribute to driversand officials and trace the history of some of the mostfascinating cars that competed, some previously drivenby the greatest Formula One drivers of the era.


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General Fields

  • : 9780648972747
  • : Forty South Publishing
  • : Forty South Publishing
  • : 0.83
  • : January 2021
  • : 1.6 Centimeters X 21.6 Centimeters X 24.6 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 196