Werner Eisele: Motor Racing Photography


Werner Eisele


MOTOR RACING PHOTOGRAPHY is a tribute to the early years of Formula 1 and international sports car racing. It was a time when race drivers became overnight superstars and Triumph and Tragedy were often only a few laps apart. The opulent picture book tells of drivers with charisma and unimaginable courage, constantly living and driving at the limit to be part of the big show, often paying with their lives. Werner Eisele’s photographs capture like no other the fascination of this particular racing epoch. Darting cars, historic tracks and great champions: Over 200 stunning pictures and numerous personal memories of the legendary automotive photographer in the golden hours of motorsport are here for the reader to share. With a foreword by the two-time Formula 1 World Champion and six-time Le Mans winner Jacky Ickx this is a must read for all racing fans!