Cliff Allison: From the Fells to Ferrari by Graham Gauld

By Graham Gauld

This ebook is the biography of Cliff Allison, who began motor racing over fifty years in the past with a bit Cooper 500. greatly a countryman at center, Allison was once none of the party-going racing drivers, yet a motive force with a major ambition to race in formulation 1. He and Graham Hill competed within the first Grand Prix race for Colin Chapman’s Lotus staff in 1958, and scored the 1st global Championship issues for Lotus. He later joined Ferrari, successful the Argentinian 1000km activities vehicle race with American co-driver Phil Hill, in addition to being a member of the Ferrari Grand Prix group in 1959 and 1960.
Cliff Allison may also declare victories in lots of activities vehicle occasions together with successful the Index of functionality at Le Mans in 1957 with a 750cc Lotus Eleven-Climax.
His retired from racing following an twist of fate using a Lotus-Climax in perform for the Belgian GP at Spa in 1961.

eBook ISBN: 978-1-845848-53-8 (9781845848538)
Print ISBN: 9781845841508 (9781845841508)

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