Inspired to Design – F1 cars, Indycars & racing tyres: the autobiography of Nigel Bennett By Nigel Bennett
25x20.7cm • 176 pages • 194 colour and b&w pictures
The true life story of one of Britain’s most successful racing car designers of the 80s and 90s.
Nigel Bennett’s unique autobiography describes his life and career, from growing-up influenced by car design, to his education and the building of his 750 specials. He describes his work as Firestone Development Manager, recounting many tales of the outstanding designers and drivers of the period. Detailing his work in Formula 1, as a Team Lotus engineer, and then as Team Ensign designer, he also covers his Indycar designs at Theodore, Lola Cars and Penske Cars. Life after his retirement, his involvement in boat design and with modern F1 teams, are also recounted.
Inspired to Design – F1 cars, Indycars & racing tyres