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The British cars at Le Mans

Dominique Pascal

The British cars at Le Mans

AC, Aston Martin, Bentley, Healey, Jaguar, Lotus, MG, Triumph

by Dominique Pascal

  • 130 Want to read
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Published by Haynes Pub. Group in Sparkford, Nr Yeovil, Somerset, Newbury Park, Calif., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Automobiles, Racing -- Great Britain.,
    • Le Mans Endurance Race, France.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDominique Pascal.
      SeriesA Foulis motoring book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL236 .P27 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1897370M
      ISBN 10085429872X
      LC Control Number90083293
      OCLC/WorldCa26015100

      "Le Mans Style" Valve Cover Fastener - Triumph Open Book Emblem|Styled after the one used on the Le Mans cars, these knurled fasteners are machined from aluminum and feature a recessed o ring for improved sealing. Sold individually, four cylinderPrice: $   None of these desirable British sports cars were offered for sale in America when new. and Tom Walkinshaw Racing, who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans outright with a Jaguar XJR-9, helped with Author: Rory Jurnecka.


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