Ford Small Block V8 Racing Engines 1962-1970: The Essential Source Book

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This is the story of the Ford small block Fairlane V8 engine's rapid evolution from passenger car engine to highly successful racing engine and the victories it fueled for years afterwards. Initially, in May 1960, a team of nine engineers, lead by George Stirrat, designed a lightweight, all cast-iron, compact, reliable and durable power-plant for passenger cars, but following its introduction in July 1961, Ford's engineers quickly realized its potential benefits if modified for racing applications. Within three months, the ...

Ford Small Block V8 Racing Engines 1962-1970: The Essential Source Book 2014, Veloce Publishing Ltd, Dorset

ISBN-13: 9781845844257

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