5 Reasons Why 'Cultra - Motoring With Panache' is a Must-Read for Any Motoring Enthusiast

Posted on 2nd April 2023

Are you a motoring enthusiast looking for your next read? Look no further than 'Cultra - Motoring With panache'.

A Fresh Perspective on Irish Motoring History

While there are plenty of books out there about the history of motoring in the UK, 'Cultra - Motoring With Panache' offers a fresh perspective on the subject by focusing on the early days of motoring in Ireland. The 1903 Gordon Bennett International Challenge race was the catalyst for the emergence of the automobile as a symbol of style and luxury, this book provides an engaging account of what became the biggest motoring events in Ulster and amongst the biggest in Ireland - and, perhaps most surprising of all, organised by of all things, a yacht club

If you're interested in the people who made early Irish motoring such an exciting and vibrant time, 'Cultra - Motoring With Panache' is the book for you. The author has drawn on a wealth of historical sources and archival material to bring to life the stories of the pioneering drivers, and motoring enthusiasts who helped shape the early days of Irish motoring. You'll learn about the people who made motoring history and gain a greater appreciation of their achievements.

Stunning Photographs and Illustrations

'Cultra - Motoring With Panache' is not just a great read - the author has included a wealth of photographs that bring the early days of Irish motoring to life. From the cars lined up for display, competing in the hill climb or the people who took part, the images in this book will transport you back in time and give you a sense of the excitement and glamour of early motoring.

A Valuable Resource for Researchers and Historians

If you're a researcher or historian with an interest in early motoring, 'Cultra - Motoring With Panache' is an invaluable resource. The author has meticulously researched the subject, drawing on a wide range of sources to provide a detailed and accurate account of the early years of motoring in Ireland. Whether you're looking to learn more about a specific aspect of motoring history or just want to gain a deeper understanding of the subject, this book is an essential read.

A Great Gift for Motoring Enthusiasts

If you're looking for the perfect gift for a motoring enthusiast in your life, look no further than 'Cultra - Motoring With Panache'. Whether they're a fan of classic cars, vintage racing, or just love the history of motoring, this book is sure to be a hit. 

 So why not order a copy today and see for yourself what all the fuss is about?

And the cat picture? This is Boots, an important member of the editorial team, who spent hours curled up on a chair in the author's study supervising the writing of the book.

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Interested in learning more about motorsport in Northern Ireland? My first book, Cultra - Motoring with panache, covers the period 1905 to 1911. The next book, From Ballybannon Hill to Magilligan Strand, will be available from 6th December and covers the hill climbs at Ballybannon, Craigantlet, Croft, Red Brae , the sand races at Magilligan and the cancelled 1924 Ulster MotorGrand Prix.