Nicolas 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.
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.
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