Transam Era by Lipetz Daniel Jones Parnelli
This illustrated book recaptures the speed intensity and intrigue of the classic Trans-Am racing series. The original Trans-Am pitted a new generation of American 'pony cars' - led by the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro - in closely fought racing at top road circuits across North America. The driving talent ranged from sports-car veteran Mark Donohue to Indy 500 winner Parnelli Jones and Formula One veterans Dan Gurney and Peter Revson. At its peak the series featured teams backed by Ford General Motors Chrysler and American Motors. With money marketing and prestige on the line the competition was intense both on the track and behind the scenes. The hundreds of vintage photographs bring the all the action vividly to life in this large-format book. It focuses on the iconic over two-litre cars that attracted the most attention from fans and support from Detroit - the Mustang Camaro Pontiac Firebird AMC Javelin and Dodge Chargers and Challengers that are still instantly recognizable to readers all over the world.