Interview with Alex Martini, Author of Tracks: Racing the Sun

Tracks, Racing the Sun

Tracks: Racing the SunNicolas Zart interviews Alex Martini, author of the amazing book, Tracks: Racing the Sun.

Tracks: Racing the Sun

Not too many books do as thorough a job as Alex Martini, A.K.A. Sandro Martini, in captivating an audience as well as Tracks: Racing the Sun does. Alex pulls off an amazing 10 years on deep research on a topic that should interest anyone passionate about racing. The early racing years belonged to the Italians in the 1920s and 1930s. However, at the end of the 30s, the Germans come back with a vengeance, ultimately dominating the Italians. Alex paints us an accurate profile our mythical racing heroes, Varzi, Nuvolari, Campari, Rosemeyer, Berndt and many more.

Tracks, Racing the Sun

The story has all the ingredients: a tragic love story, passion for speed, odd behaviors and political intrigue.

Enjoy this interview and rush to buy your copy here.

Tracks, Racing the Sun

Download the podcast directly here. Stay tuned for a writeup on the book.

Nicolas Zart
Born and raised around classic cars, it wasn't until Nicolas drove an AC Proulsion eBox and a Tesla Roadster that the light went on. Eager to spread the news about those amazing full torque electric vehicles, he started writing about this amazing technology and its social impacts in 2007. Today, Nicolas covers renewable energy, test drives cars, does podcasts and films. Nicolas offers an in-depth look at the e-mobility world through interviews and the many contacts he made in those industries. His articles are also published on Teslrati, CleanTechnica, the Beverly Hills Car Club and Medium. "There are more solutions than obstacles." Nicolas Zart