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Press Reviews for Classic Grand Prix Cars by Karl Ludvigsen

"The sheer amount of information is astonishing, and the technical developments of each manufacturer are amazingly detailed . . ."

Historic Motor Racing News

"This is a great book, a kind we don?t often see anymore . . ."


"Classic Grand Prix Cars by Karl Ludvigsen is an entertaining and informative history of the development of the racecar over a sixty-year period."

Racecar Engineering

"Respected author Karl Ludvigsen has certainly done these cars justice, charting both their history and their place in grand prix."

Classic Cars

"The whole is written in Karl's easy style, which doesn?t blind the non-engineer with science, and is a good read form which anyone can learn a lot about the good old days of Grand Prix racing."

The Automobile
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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