Works Team. The Rootes Competition Department.


Author: Michael Frostick
Date of Publication: 1964

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The story of the Rootes Competition Department’s entries into the foremost events in the word, told by a competitor in Rootes cars, himself.

In this book the Sunbeam Alpine, Minx, IMP, 4 litre Sunbeam LSR cars, Super Minx, Super Snipe, Rapier, and Sunbeam Talbots among others are important parts of the over all story of the history of this British Marque.

Running to 141 pages, this book is well illustrated, and has plenty of technical information regarding the preparation and build spec’ of the Works Minx, Rapier, Sunbeam Alpines etc , the homologation papers for the Super Minx are included. Tables provide the specification of every Rootes car from 1946 to 1961.

Hardback in generally very good condition, clean unmarked green boards, inside very clean, minor browning on a couple of initila pages. Good dust jacket, one or two very minor scuffs. Scarce book.

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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 22 × 15 × 1 cm