Biography oif the famous German nobleman who raced and rallied extensively in the 1930s and but for an accident and resulting damage to his shoulder, was in line to become a member of the Auto Union team in Grands Prix.
After the war and the loss of his family castle and estates, the Baron became a prominent figure in the racing activities oif Porsche, acting as team manager and a general ambassador for the firm for many many years.
An abulliant, enthusiastic man whoi seems to have known and been freindly with most of the famous names in motor racing fgrom the 1930s onwards, grahamn Hill and his family regularly stayed with the Hanstien family on holiday for instance.
Fascinating book on a man who certainly lived a full and varied life !
1999, 287 pages, masses of photos.
NEW still sealed