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bricks & bones cover page
bricks & bones cover page
bricks & bones cover page

This year with Fernando Alonso having taken his high profile foray at Indycar racing by participating in the 2017 Indianapolis 500 race, he introduced Indycar to a legion of F1 fans that previously had no knowledge of the US op...

 
 
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The fastest show on earth book cover
The fastest show on earth book cover
The fastest show on earth book cover

Occasionally it pays to browse through your local discount bookshop – I found a copy of the “The Fastest Show on Earth – The Mammoth Book of Formula 1” published most recently in 2015 for $5. Apart from being a rece...

 
 
 
Book
 
The Great Challenge - the Senna Era Book cover
The Great Challenge - the Senna Era Book cover
The Great Challenge - the Senna Era Book cover

It’s taken more than 5 years but finally the 200th book review milestone on this site is here! I figured I had better save a decent book for the 200th review and decided that Volume 4  (The Senna era) of Rainer Schlegelmilch an...

 
 
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AJ - How Alan Jones Climbed to the top of Formula One book cover
AJ - How Alan Jones Climbed to the top of Formula One book cover
AJ - How Alan Jones Climbed to the top of Formula One book cover

Autobiographies of world champion drivers are always at the top of any F1 fan’s reading list. When 1980 champion Alan Jones published his autobiography “Driving Ambition” back in 1981 (reviewed here), the WilliamsF1 drive...

 
 
F1 History
 
autocourse vs automobile year
autocourse vs automobile year
autocourse vs automobile year

I received an email question from a reader asking about the value of Automobile Year annuals – which also invites the question about the relative differences between Autocourse and Automobile Year. I posted earlier in the...

 
 
Book
 
Ferrari monoposto book cover
Ferrari monoposto book cover
Ferrari monoposto book cover
 

Rare Book Review: Ferrari Monoposto

 
 
 
 
 
 
July 30, 2017
 



  With crunch time for Seb and Ferrari this weekend, the spotlight is on the Scuderia again. Ferrari’s new focus and early wins this year reminded me a lot of the 1990 season with Prost (Vettel) and Mansell (Kimi) in the 6...

 
 
 
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race without end book cover
race without end book cover
race without end book cover

Toto Wolff has been irked by Eddie Jordan’s recent mutterings about Mercedes selling the team and winding back to being just an engine manufacturer. As a former team owner, Eddie does have form. I was a big fan of the Jordan F1...






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