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The Timeless Racer: Episode 1 - Year 2027: Machines of a Time Traveling Speed Junkie

Daniel Simon

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ISBN 10: 1933492570 / ISBN 13: 9781933492575
Editorial: Design Studio Press
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Hardcover. 72 pages. Dimensions: 14.2in. x 12.3in. x 0.6in.At a stunning size of 12 x 14 (30. 5cm x 35. 5cm), and with full spread images spanning 24 in width, this first book of a new fiction series will open the doors to a parallel history of racing. Daniel Simon designed for Bugatti, Lotus, Formula 1 and penned unforgettable vehicles for Hollywood movies like Tron: Legacy or Oblivion. This is his second book after Cosmic Motors. Simon will present in this series over the next years fictitious racing machines at impeccable detail up to 50 megapixel, including vehicle specs and maps of the tracks they raced on. All vehicles and characters are explained through the carefully written story of racer Vic Cooper, who time-travels to the past and the future to compete in the most challenging motor races between 1916 and 2615. This is episode 1, the year 2027, written in English, French and German. Top Gear magazine says on the back cover: After Cosmic Motors and his adventures in Hollywood, this is Daniel Simons next big coup. Design fans, car enthusiasts, CG addicts and science-fiction aficionados can enjoy Simons parallel world through hyper-real renderings, drawings and photography of fictional drivers, managers and beautiful women. This first episode puts three uniquely designed race cars in the spotlight: The 1981 Masucci X-5, the 2027 Masucci X-7 and the 2027 Prideux -Martin MF27. The foreword has been written by racing legend Jacky Ickx, who raced in the 1960s, 70s and 80s for many famed teams such as Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, Brabham or Lotus. He is the only driver to have won in Formula One, Can-Am, Le Mans, and the Paris-Dakar rally. REVIEWS: Daniels designs are spectacular. And the machines--presented in every detail and a highly personal style--intrigue as always. -- Flavio Manzoni, director of Ferrari Design Simon created a dream world I would race in any day-- this is really cool stuff! -- Andr Lotterer, winner 24 Hours of Le Mans with team Joest Audi R18, 2011 and 2012 Daniel Simons imagination is matched only by his spectacular vision of a sensational motor racing future. With its suave drivers, gorgeous girls, and international men of mystery, The Timeless Racer is a book like no other. -- British GQ magazine Daniels imagination is extraordinary. It is joyful to see this fantasy blend of past and future racing. -- From the foreword by Jacky Ickx, racing legend I have photographed motor racing for 50 years, and I am amazed by Simons virtual imagery. -- Rainer W. Schlegelmilch, famed racing photographer This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. N° de ref. de la librería 9781933492575

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Título: The Timeless Racer: Episode 1 - Year 2027: ...

Editorial: Design Studio Press

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Daniel Simon

Condición del libro:New

Tipo de libro: Hardcover

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At a stunning size of 12" x 14" (30.5cm x 35.5cm), and with full spread images spanning 24" in width, this first book of a new fiction series will open the doors to a parallel history of racing. Daniel Simon designed for Bugatti, Lotus, Formula 1 and penned unforgettable vehicles for Hollywood movies like Tron: Legacy or Oblivion. This is his second book after Cosmic Motors.
Simon will present in this series over the next years fictitious racing machines at impeccable detail up to 50 megapixel, including vehicle specs and maps of the tracks they raced on. All vehicles and characters are explained through the carefully written story of racer Vic Cooper, who time-travels to the past and the future to compete in the most challenging motor races between 1916 and 2615. This is episode 1, the year 2027, written in English, French and German.

Top Gear magazine says on the back cover: ' After Cosmic Motors and his adventures in Hollywood, this is Daniel Simon's next big coup. '

Design fans, car enthusiasts, CG addicts and science-fiction aficionados can enjoy Simon's parallel world through hyper-real renderings, drawings and photography of fictional drivers, managers and beautiful women. This first episode puts three uniquely designed race cars in the spotlight: The 1981 Masucci X-5, the 2027 Masucci X-7 and the 2027 Prideux -Martin MF/27.
 
The foreword has been written by racing legend Jacky Ickx, who raced in the 1960s, '70s and '80s for many famed teams such as Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, Brabham or Lotus. He is the only driver to have won in Formula One, Can-Am, Le Mans, and the Paris-Dakar rally.

REVIEWS:

"Daniel's designs are spectacular. And the machines--presented in every detail and a highly personal style--intrigue as always."  -- Flavio Manzoni, director of Ferrari Design

"Simon created a dream world I would race in any day-- this is really cool stuff!" -- André Lotterer, winner 24 Hours of Le Mans with team Joest Audi R18, 2011 and 2012

"Daniel Simon's imagination is matched only by his spectacular vision of a sensational motor racing future. With its suave drivers, gorgeous girls, and international men of mystery, The Timeless Racer is a book like no other." -- British GQ magazine

"Daniel's imagination is extraordinary. It is joyful to see this fantasy blend of past and future racing."  -- From the foreword by Jacky Ickx, racing legend

"I have photographed motor racing for 50 years, and I am amazed by Simon's virtual imagery." -- Rainer W. Schlegelmilch, famed racing photographer

About the Author:

Daniel Simon is an internationally acclaimed designer and trailblazing virtual image creator. He worked for hyper car maker Bugatti and collaborated with Formula 1, Puma and Lotus. Simon is author of the best-selling book Cosmic Motors, a collection of spectacular science-fiction vehicles. Since 2008 Simon has worked with famed directors to create vehicles for Hollywood blockbusters such as Tron: Legacy, Captain America, Prometheus, and the upcoming Oblivion. He lectures around the globe at leading design colleges and global corporations, and is a car and motorsport enthusiast.

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