THE RISE AND FALL OF PETER BROCK

By: Tuckey, Bill

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283pp., four, unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections. Book clean. Spine firm, minimally creased and canted. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn. Textblock unmarked. In February, 1987, the Australian motor sport industry was stunned when the intrinsic bond between Holden and Peter Brock was severed when a device that Peter Brock passionately believed in - called a "DB or Energy" polarizer - began to be fitted to VL Brock Commodores against the wishes of Holden. Confused and perplexed, Holden acquired one and their independent testing showed 'no technical merit' and subsequently Brock and Holden parted company. Bill Tuckey (1936-2016) tells the story that shocked Australian motor sport . . . Contents include: Prelims., Dramatis Personae (cast of characters). 14 chapters. Whatever happened to Whatsisname. Book weight approx. 370g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: THE RISE AND FALL OF PETER BROCK

Author Name: Tuckey, Bill

Categories: Motor Sport, Biography & Autobiography, Australian Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Greenhouse Publications: 1987

ISBN Number: 0864361068

ISBN Number 13: 9780864361066

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013422

Keywords: Biography, Australia, Motor Sport, Brock, Peter Geoffrey (1945-2006), Energy Polarizer, Tuckey, Bill, (1936-2016)