Thursday, 16 June 2011


Ian Wagstaff receives the American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association’s Book of the Year Award from president ‘Dusty’ Brandel. The presentation took place at AARWBA’s annual breakfast the morning before the Indianapolis 500, Ian having won the award for his work, ‘The British at Indianapolis’, which is published by Veloce.

A history of the British influence on the Indianapolis 500, including not only the drivers and cars, but the many others – mechanics, designers, and officials – who have been involved. The story is set out in a series of stand-alone chapters, with a wide variety of informative sidebars, and goes back 100 years to the early days of the race, through the British-led, rear-engined revolution of the 1960s to the present day.
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Look out for Ian's next book for Veloce, Audi R8 (WSC Giants).
Published later this year.