This book details the origin and history of the Matra sports cars. Designed and built by a French firm with no history of sports car racing to contest the various versions of the World Sports Car Championship between 1966 and 1974, this series of cars started life with the 2-litre BRM engine before progressing to the Ford V8, and subsequently Matra's own V12 from its then current Grand Prix car. Includes the developmental and race history, with a full list of all events and individual chassis numbers.minute and a half of the Ford, but then pitted, and was a lap behind with an hour to go. With just 12 minutes left, Siffert came in slowly with a large hole in the Ferrari block. ... Three weeks after Reims, Matra-Sports sent Beltoisea#39;s Clermont car, chassis 630-03, down to Magny Cours for Henri ... Both of the two Matra- Sports car wins had taken place at this circuit. ... later was that Matra had been doing extensive work on getting the 630 chassis prepared for a more significant power unit.
|Title||:||Matra Sports Cars|
|Publisher||:||Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2010-05-15|