Tuesday, 5 April 2011

DIRECTOR OF MOTOR SPORT RESEARCH GROUP AT BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY TO WRITE TWO BOOKS FOR VELOCE


Bruce Grant-Braham, Director of the School of Tourism's Motor Sport Research Group, is authoring two books in Veloce's Those Were the Days ... series, about the history of Thruxton motor racing circuit.
Click here to read the full story on the Bournemouth Uni website.

Forthcoming! Motor Racing at Thruxton in the 1980s
By Bruce Grant-Braham

One of the fastest motor racing circuits in the UK, Thruxton is a supreme test of high speed skill – especially where the art of slipstreaming is concerned. Consequently, it is both feared and revered. This book makes full use of the author’s unique collection of many previously unpublished colour photos to follow the evolution of UK motorsport at the venue through the 1980s. More info.

Forthcoming! Motor Racing at Thruxton in the 1970s
By Bruce Grant-Braham

This book makes full use of the author’s unique collection of many previously unpublished colour photos to follow the evolution of UK motorsport at Thruxton through the 1970s. During this time the venue featured in the early careers of many Formula One drivers, and amongst others the book records the performances of such luminaries as Ronnie Peterson, Graham Hill, Keke Rosberg, Alan Jones, and David Purley. More info.