ARGENTINE ROAD RACE by Philip Harkins

ARGENTINE ROAD RACE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Competition between racing cars combines with clashes among men in this exciting story of the Argentine Grand Prix. The two primary figures involved are Senor Rosendo Frag, swashbuckling owner and racer of Car 25 and Pedro Thompson, his sober assistant who doubles as mechanic and -pilot. The tension that builds during the nine days of the is sparked with -- for Pedro's seriousness offsets Rosendo's high spirits. At first Pedro is fascinated by skill as a racer. But wen the Senor's playboy habits, his after-dark excursions begin to interfere with his work a cause serous problems, Pedro becomes . A crisis brings matters to a head and Pedro's beloved association with Car , is . Eventually there is a rapprochement and rosendo rehires his competent co-worker. Plenty of power here for racing enthusiasts and an interesting connection between the colorful personality of and the excitement of the racer's world.

Pub Date: Sept. 12th, 1962
Publisher: Morrow