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Derek Wild worked for Lotus during one of the most interesting and successful periods in the team's history. In Wild About Racing he reminisces about the people and places he encountered during his time there. As a mechanic on the F1 cars Derek's work took him around the world, and his descriptions of the journeys required and the circuits visited make for highly entertaining reading. In addition, there are many fascinating details about day-to-day life at the Lotus factory, plus memories of Lotus founder Colin Chapman and the team's undoubted star driver, Jim Clark. 


Accompanying the text are numerous images taken by the author, the majority of which are in colour, and are published for the first time. As with the text, the images capture the mood of the era perfectly. Whether you are a fan of Jim Clark and Lotus, or just an aficiando of sixties motorsport, you are in for a heavy dose of nostalgia. 


Wild About Racing features a Foreword by Jackie Oliver and Afterword by Clive Chapman.


  • 230mm x 230mm

    132 pages hardback

    Printed on 150gsm silk paper

    ISBN 978-1-7385085-1-8

    Designed and printed in Great Britain

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