Race car enthusiasts, start your engines! An indispensable reference for the racing enthusiast and a compelling introduction for the general reader, The Ultimate Race Car uses superb color photography as the foundation of in-depth profiles of 80 of the greatest competitive cars of this century. In addition, The Ultimate Race Car explores the tracks, races, and personalities of the fast-paced and fascinating world of auto racing. Stunning, full-color photos of the great cars from the 1900s to today In-depth profiles of leading drivers, engineers, and designers Includes a complete history of the sport, including the great courses and circuits David Burgess-Wise is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers and Society of Automotive Historians. In 1995, he won the prestigious Renault Journalist of the Year award for his racing reportage.