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Phil Hill: Yankee Champion, First American to Win the Driving Championship of the World William F. Nolan

Phil Hill: Yankee Champion, First American to Win the Driving Championship of the World

William F. Nolan

Published December 31st 1996
ISBN : 9781888978100
Hardcover
232 pages
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This revised, expanded edition includes a lengthy new final chapter, an extensive index, 114 photos printed on 48 pages of premium gloss paper. Photographs come from over 23 sources and include work by: Louis Klemantaski, Dave Friedman, BobMoreThis revised, expanded edition includes a lengthy new final chapter, an extensive index, 114 photos printed on 48 pages of premium gloss paper. Photographs come from over 23 sources and include work by: Louis Klemantaski, Dave Friedman, Bob Tronolone, Jim Sitz, Bernard Cahier, Geoffrey Goddard, Peter Coltrin, and Griffith Borgeson. William F. Nolan documents the extraordinary life and career of Phil Hill, from his days as a youngster driving his aunts Packard, to his six-year stint as a driver for Enzo Ferrari, with whom in 1961 Phil Hill became the first American to win the Grand Prix Drivers Championship.The book describes in detail Hills early drives in MGs and Jaguars, in addition to his many private and factory Ferrari drives, and his later entries with ATS and Cooper GP cars. This expanded edition goes on to cover Hills races with Carroll Shelbys Cobra team, Fords GT40s, and Jim Halls Chaparrals, as well as Phil Hills life as a family man and his work as one of the foremost classic car restorers. An updated Table of International Successes and a seven page index complete this high quality hardcover book.