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The Chequered Past : Sports Car Racing and Rallying in Canada, 1951 - 1991 Hardcover – Apr 28 2007

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'It's a great read and Charters has made an invaluable contribution by researching and writing it.'-Norris McDonald

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'The Chequered Pastdeserves a victory flag! Auto sport in Canada has a fascinating past but has hitherto received little attention from sports historians. David Charters' well-written book represents an important new foray into the development of Canadian cultural and social life and treats readers to a number of milestones including the successes of Canadian drivers on the international stage, from Gilles Villeneuve to the contemporary generation of Paul Tracy, Jacques Villeneuve, Patrick Carpentier, and Alex Tagliani.'

-Colin Howell

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interesting history Nov. 19 2007
By ospearlster - Published on
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this is a well researched look at the growth of a sport . It gives a feel of the time period and the location and ties together many threads into a new perspective
This is a very thoroughly researched account of the history ... April 9 2015
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This is a very thoroughly researched account of the history of car racing in Canada based on the financial story.