Two Auto Union Grand Prix cars on display at the Monterey Historics in 1999.
Photo: Pete Lyons
My colleague Tim Considine cordially feels I was unfair in my recent column about Cooper’s development of mid-engined race cars. Not for anything I wrote about Cooper; he protested my saying the mid-engined Auto Unions of the 1930s won races through “occasional good luck.”
A meticulous and caring historian (vide his award-winning “American Grand Prix Racing” from MBI Publishing), Tim urged me to take a closer look.
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