Synopses & Reviews
Reg May has put pen to paper to create a record of iconic and historic races, including such classics as the 1955 Mille Miglia, and the 1957 German Grand Prix - races that the author has heard and read about since his childhood, and that have left a lasting impression. With personal opinions, careful observations, and measured reflections on motor racing in general, Reg has added his own personal experiences of motor racing, and penned a volume that excites as well as informs the reader. Reg injects his infectious enthusiasm for the sport, whilst painting a vivid picture of each event and its backdrop, Racing with Heroes captures the atmosphere of these great races, immersing the reader in the action as history is made.
"The reader is transported around the worlds' circuits by the authors' passion for the sport." - Antique and Collectors Trader
"one for everyone to enjoy ...easy reading and often in the story it brings to light some small point we had missed in the past. I enjoyed it and hope you will" - Motor Cycling Club (MCC)
"an excellent read, and one in which the author's enthusiasm for his subject shines through." - Speedscene
"a compact, entertaining compilation of memorable Grand Prixs ... plus a few personal reminiscences thrown in for good measure. At just £12.99 this book will make a great Christmas stocking filler." - RETRO SPEED
"It's an enjoyable little book" - Oily Rag Magazine
Retells the stories, revisits the settings and reveals the characters involved in what have been some of the most thrilling and iconic motor races between 1935 and 2011. Featuring such greats as Tazio Nuvolari, Stirling Moss, Juan Fangio, and James Hunt, to name just a few, the book also includes fan photos and memorabilia collected during the era, and personal experiences of many of these great events.
About the Author
Reg May was born in London in 1947 and took an interest in car mechanics and motor racing at an early age. In adult life, he became a design engineer in the building industry.Married to Marie, the couple have two sons: Stephen and Philip.Continuing a keen interest in motorsport, Reg became a Marshal at the Brands Hatch circuit, and is an active member of the British Racing and Sports Car Club.