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Fast by Ferracci
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Posted - 08 Mar 2019 :  16:41:03  Show Profile Send Fast by Ferracci a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
It looks the goods, I think it is wrong to include any cars post-2014 though, to me it is a completely new team from then on.

Wonder if the book will include the Escort and the first EB?
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skaifeman
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Posted - 08 Mar 2019 :  18:12:58  Show Profile Send skaifeman a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
quote:
Originally posted by Fast by Ferracci

It looks the goods, I think it is wrong to include any cars post-2014 though, to me it is a completely new team from then on.



I do agree.
It would also draw a line in the sand for a strictly 'DJR' book.
I liked the fact that the HRT book had a beginning and an end, no more cars to be produced.. it wouldn't be mid-story, it was the complete works.


"Fordís Bathurst winning bonus didnít even cover the cost of the after-party" - Allan Moffat, 1977
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CP
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Posted - 08 Mar 2019 :  22:32:36  Show Profile  Visit CP's Homepage Send CP a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
quote:
Originally posted by Fast by Ferracci

It looks the goods, I think it is wrong to include any cars post-2014 though, to me it is a completely new team from then on.

Wonder if the book will include the Escort and the first EB?



Or any of the NASCAR T Birds?
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skaifeman
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Posted - 16 Apr 2019 :  20:35:01  Show Profile Send skaifeman a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Noonan has opened pre-orders for the DJR/Penske book for those interested.
40 years of running, 80% in a Falcon, and a bloody Mustang ends up on the front - I reckon it's a damn shame for our now defunct Aussie car scene... this is the exact place it should be remembered!

For those interested, I paid the hefty price for the HRT one, and I enjoyed it thoroughly, great stories and detailed lists of wins etc. I'd recommend this one.
Next up will surely be Perkins? Moff and Brock have been very well detailed before.


"Fordís Bathurst winning bonus didnít even cover the cost of the after-party" - Allan Moffat, 1977
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Fast by Ferracci
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Posted - 18 Apr 2019 :  17:37:34  Show Profile Send Fast by Ferracci a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
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Originally posted by skaifeman

Noonan has opened pre-orders for the DJR/Penske book for those interested.
40 years of running, 80% in a Falcon, and a bloody Mustang ends up on the front - I reckon it's a damn shame for our now defunct Aussie car scene... this is the exact place it should be remembered!

For those interested, I paid the hefty price for the HRT one, and I enjoyed it thoroughly, great stories and detailed lists of wins etc. I'd recommend this one.
Next up will surely be Perkins? Moff and Brock have been very well detailed before.





It's a shame the book doesn't seperate Dick Johnson Racing from the ongoing DJR Team Penske.

Something book ending the DJR lifespan would be better, in my opinion
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Wrighty05
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Posted - 14 May 2019 :  00:00:57  Show Profile  Click to see Wrighty05's MSN Messenger address Send Wrighty05 a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Bought the Adrian Newey book and just finished it.

Enjoyed that read

RIP05

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RIP LJ - loved and never forgotten.

"It was dry for the second go-around. Grice, nervous, worrying about his Bathurst jinx, ran 2:25.9. The amazing Brock, using every last centimetre of bitumen, yet keeping the car straight and balanced and at full noise, came back with a staggering 2:20.0 as if to say: "Match that". And people just shook their heads, bit their lips and wondered who would be second".

The Peter Brock trophy is now where it belongs.
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Fast by Ferracci
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Posted - 14 May 2019 :  22:53:07  Show Profile Send Fast by Ferracci a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
quote:
Originally posted by Wrighty05

Bought the Adrian Newey book and just finished it.

Enjoyed that read



That's a great read

I added Christian Geistdorfer's book on Walter Rohrl to my collection the other week, a brilliant read too
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