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Indy Cars of the 1950S

Indy Cars of the 1950s

by Karl Ludvigsen

Softcover, 10 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in.
128 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1-58388-018-0
Price: $19.95

Indy Cars of the 1950s

Step into Gasoline Alley during one of the most evocative and exciting eras in the history of the great Speedway?before those pesky rear-engined bugs took over.

From his own photos of the 1956 Indy 500 and 1958 Monza 500, as well as other material in his collection, Karl Ludvigsen presents a panorama of the fabulous Indy racing cars of the 1950s. These were the years of the Kurtis Roadsters, the lay-downs, the first Watsons, the formidable Novis, the V-12 Ferrari, the Bardahl-Ferrari, the Blue Crowns and the invincible Offys. Stunningly sharp photography shows the cars, their engines and their designs in amazing detail.

  • Action Shots
  • Chassis & Engines
  • Drivers with their Cars
  • Indy Cars of the 1950S
    Indy Cars of the 1950S
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    BSIN: H665
    ISBN: 1-58388-018-6 (ISBN-10)
    ISBN: 978-1-58388-018-0 (ISBN-13)
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    Karl Ludvigsen
    Karl Ludvigsen

    In addition to his motor industry activities as an executive (with GM, Fiat and Ford) and head of a consulting company, Karl Ludvigsen has been active for over 50 years as an author and historian. As an author, co-author or editor he has some four dozen books to his credit. Needless to say, they are all about cars and the motor industry, Karl's life-long passion.

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