1/2/71 Competition Press 1970 Racing, McQueen Sebring

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 19, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

Hard to find original January 2, 1971 issue of Competition Press & Autoweek, the leading automotive and racing weekly from the late 1960s and early 1970s. This issue features a complete review of the 1970 racing season, a year considered by many as one of the great classic years for motor racing. This issue includes the following main features:

Large table of race by race results for the major racing series of 1970, with photos of the series driving champions. Detailed coverage of the world manufacturers championship racing season which was dominated by Porsche, including detailed text (with sections on the surprise performance by Steve McQueen at Sebring, the Targa Florio, Spa, the first Porsche first win at Le Mans; and 4 B&W photos (Porsche 917 cars leading at Le Mans, two Gulf Porsche 917 cars, the #2 Gulf Porsche 917 at Daytona, and a Ferrari 512). Detailed Formula 1 season coverage of Jochen Rindt posthumously winning the Grand Prix driving championship driving a Gold Leaf Team Lotus, including detailed text, 8 B&W photos, 2 color photos, and table of final drivers point standings. Season coverage of the European Guards Formula 5000 series, won by Peter Gethin in a McLaren, including detailed text, and 4 B&W photos. Coverage of the NASCAR Grand National season, w Bobby Isaac was the Grand National champion,
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