Super Street Network

 |   |  OPEL GT Motorsport (1968-1975)

OPEL GT Motorsport (1968-1975)

Documenting the career of a mighty sports car

Dec 18, 2008
Epcp_0812_01_z+Opel_GT_Motorsport_1968_to_1975+book_cover Photo 1/1   |   OPEL GT Motorsport (1968-1975)

Authors: Maurice van Sevecotte, Detlef Kurzrock, Stefan Muller
300 Pages?Format: 230 x 230 mm
Language: English & German
Hardcover with dust jacket?48,00 EUR
(incl. 7 % Tax excl. Shipping costs)

Not only in its marketing and promotion did the Opel GT quicken the heartbeat of sports car drivers, but also in its countless victories on the track. Sometimes referred to as the 'baby Corvette', the Opel GT survived early attempts to have the car dropped but through the determined efforts of its creators, the diminutive sports car survived to blaze a trail of survival across Europe, creating a dedicated following and silencing its critics in the process.

With foreword by Henri Greder and Bob Lutz, this comprehensive account of the Opel GT documents fully the prototype development and racing career of this mighty sports car between the years 1968-1975. There are specific sections dedicated to the successful and professional private teams and cars of the tuners Virgilio Conrero, Henri Greder und Klaus Steinmetz.

Lavishly illustrated and supported by many previously unpublished black & white and colour photographs, this book gives the reader a clear understanding of the car's historic background, technical development and motor sport achievements during this seven year period.

Featuring race results and driver profiles, this excellent book perfectly captures the commitment and dedication of the drivers and teams which helped to give the Opel GT the admirable record it deserved, and often against much stronger opposition. If the sleek lines of the Opel GT inspired you during these years, or if it is intended as a gift for a motor racing enthusiast, this book will not disappoint you today.

For more information or to purchase, visit: http://www.petrolpics.com and click 'PRODUCTS' to view internal pages. The website can be viewed in English by clicking the flag at the top of the page.

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

Shaking down RAD Dan Burkett's refreshed Toyota Supra Mk4 before he heads to Round 1 of the 2016 Formula D Pro2 Championship
Bob HernandezApr 29, 2016
If you're a Porsche fan, Xbox One owner, and you haven't picked up Forza Motorsport 6 yet — you will definitely have to now.
Ryan JurneckaApr 29, 2016
The 2016 BMW M4 GTS will serve as the official safety car for the 2016 DTM racing series.
Erick AyapanaApr 29, 2016
CLICK TO PLAY WITH AUDIO
A low-mileage 1998 McLaren F1 is being offered for sale by McLaren Special Operations (MSO). The car has gone just 2,800 miles over the past 18 years.
Jason UdyApr 29, 2016
NASCAR-Powered S13, 3-Series Evolution, Art In Motion, Pizza & Pages 2, Exhaust S'mores, and more!
Apr 29, 2016

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
TO TOP