The chequered past : sports car racing and rallying in Canada, 1951-1991 / David A. Charters.

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  • Sports car racing and rallying in Canada, 1951-1991
Published
  • Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press [2007]
Physical description
1 online resource (xv, 348 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
ISBN
  • 9781442684881
  • 1442684887
  • 9780802090935
  • 0802090931
  • 9780802093943
  • 0802093949
  • 0802080472
  • 9780802080479
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-320) and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • Part One. The amateur age, 1951-1960. The visionaries and their vision: the founding of the Canadian automobile sports clubs -- Canadian club: origins of the sports car subculture, 1950-1960 -- Run what ya brung: sports car competition in the amateur age -- Rules and regs: professionalizing the amateurs -- Powershift: the rise of commercial professionalism -- Part Two. Gathering speed, 1961-1966. Behind the wheel: power politics in the CASC -- Trans-Canada: the shell 4000 and the national rally championship, 1961-1966 -- Making tracks: commercializing Canadian racing -- Reach for the top: Canadian racing driver development in the 1960s -- The cutting edge: Bill Sadler and the Can-Am series -- Part Three. From sport to spectacle, 1967-1991. Coming of age? Canadians and international racing -- Winning formula: formula racing and the national championship -- Stage by stage: transforming the national rally championship -- Downshift: the crisis in amateur auto sport, 1969-1975 -- Final laps: the decline and fall of the CASC.
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  • Print version:: Charters, David A. (David Anderson), 1949- Chequered past. Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2007
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  • Bibliography
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  • English
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