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benetton F1 book cover
benetton F1 book cover
benetton F1 book cover

Compared to the 80’s the liveries of the 2016 F1 cars seem all very conservative. In the ‘80s and 90’s it was the Benetton cars (and probably Jordan) that added bold splashes of colour to the grid. “Benneton Formula 1: A ...

 
 
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Jackie Stewart Winning is not enough book cover
Jackie Stewart Winning is not enough book cover
Jackie Stewart Winning is not enough book cover

Having watched many excellent Sir Jackie Stewart DVDs and film/TV interviews, I had never really bothered to read his autobiography “Winning is Not Enough” despite it having been a bestseller. I only recently pulled my un...

 
 
 
Book
 
watching the wheels book cover
watching the wheels book cover
watching the wheels book cover

With the F1 circus moving to the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend, it was 20 years ago at Suzuka, that Damon Hill (son of legendary British 2 time world champion and Monaco master, Graham Hill), claimed the 1996 F1 world title ...

 
Diecast models
 
centauria f1 collection
centauria f1 collection
centauria f1 collection

Back in August, I posted a review of the 1:43 Brazilian Champions Eaglemoss series – another inexpensive 1:43 diecast series is being currently being sold in Australia via a fortnightly series. Italian and UK readers will...

 
 
Diecast models
 
Minichamps Williams FW07 Alan Jones
Minichamps Williams FW07 Alan Jones
Minichamps Williams FW07 Alan Jones

After many years of waiting, Minichamps have finally released the Williams FW07C in 1:43 scale following the mould of previous releases of the FW07 and FW07B. The model is what I expected – its consistent with the previou...

 
 
Book
 
brabham alan henry book cover
brabham alan henry book cover
brabham alan henry book cover

Looks like Bernie Ecclestone has secured another formal extension as the head kahuna of F1. While most people associate him as the commercial boss of F1, there was a time when he was the street smart wheeling dealing team princ...

 
 
 
Book
 
williams maurice hamilton book cover
williams maurice hamilton book cover
williams maurice hamilton book cover

Monza. While Ferrari and Ronnie Peterson are the first to come into my mind, I always keep thinking of the very poignant archival footage of a dogged Frank Williams jogging on the Monza circuit. Felipe Massa has announced his r...






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