John Fitzpatrick Group C Porsches - The Definitive History
- Scale guide
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John Fitzpatrick Racing was a highly successful privateer Porsche team in the glorious early years of Group C sportscar racing, first with 956s, then 962s.
From 1983 to 1986, Fitzpatrick’s operation made 66 Group C entries in 44 races in the World Endurance Championship, the German Deutsche Rennsport-Meisterschaft and the American Can-Am, winning three times and taking another 11 podium positions. This book tells the story of this exciting team, its five Group C Porsches and what became of them, its crews, its drivers, its races and – above all – its charismatic owner, John Fitzpatrick, arguably the best British driver never to have raced in Formula 1.
Limited to only 750 copies signed by author Mark Cole, with 9 copies signed by Rupert Keegan, John Fitzpatrick and Mark Cole, and 2 copies signed by John Fitzpatrick and Mark Cole.
Mark Cole is a journalist and author who covered his 35th Le Mans 24 Hours in 2017. His career includes being club editor of Autosport magazine, press officer at Thruxton and Silverstone circuits, and the press attaché for the FIA World Sports Car Championship. He has, for 25 years, been a commentator on Eurosport TV. The subjects of his previous books are on Brands Hatch racing circuit and GT racing.
Publication: June 2019
Specifications: 340mm x 245mm hardback, page extent 364pp. Blue slipcase.
Illustrations: Over 400 photographs
Publisher: Porter Press International
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