New Zealand Motor Racing

Maker and role
Euan Sarginson, Photographer
Peter Greenslade, Author
Production date
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Object detail

Accession number
"In the hustle of meeting newspaper and magazine deadlines it is often difficult to capture the atmosphere of a motor race, and that old enemy, space, usually limits what can be told in words and pictures - when selecting illustrations for this book, for instance, we had over six hundred photographs from which to choose, nearly all of them unpublished. Besides, for the thousands of followers of motor racing, such reports, however complete, do not provide a permanent record of which they can refer at any time. I am glad that Shell, which has had such a long and successful connection with motor sport, has made possible this publication. I hope it will be of interest to all those who thrill to the sound of a racing car's engine." - introduction. 1969. Contents: Introduction / new zealand grand prix / the levin international / the lady wigram trophy / teretonga international / the racing season / the single-seater scene / sports car events / long-distance saloon races / the year of the ford / the figures
Physical description
8 volumes : photographs, maps (some colour) ; 27 - 30 cm
Other title
The Shell book of New Zealand motor racing
NZ Motor Racing
Credit line
Euan Sarginson et al. 1963-1973. New Zealand Motor Racing, PUB-2019-24.5. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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