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Ferrari Formula 1 Peter Wright book cover
Ferrari Formula 1 Peter Wright book cover
Ferrari Formula 1 Peter Wright book cover

If media reports are true – Ferrari are in disarray yet again! Last year with Sebastian Vettel, the Scuderia looked on the verge of re-discovering the success of the Schumacher-Brawn-Todt-Byrne days. One excellent technic...

 
 
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The power and the glory book cover
The power and the glory book cover
The power and the glory book cover

Although I’ve never watched the ’90s BBC TV series, “The Power and the Glory” manages to cover the history of both European and US motor sport with its famous races, teams and drivers. Although the secon...

 
 
 
Book
 
Faster! Jackie Stewart book cover
Faster! Jackie Stewart book cover
Faster! Jackie Stewart book cover

British GP time! No doubt Sir Jackie Stewart will be present somewhere. I recently dusted off his diary called “Faster! A Racer’s Diary” which Sir Jackie co-wrote with Peter Manso (author of Vrooom!!). This book is an int...

 
 
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Autocourse Grand Prix Car 1966-1985 book cover
Autocourse Grand Prix Car 1966-1985 book cover
Autocourse Grand Prix Car 1966-1985 book cover

For many F1 followers, the Autocourse annuals are revered as the authoritative benchmark publication for F1 season reviews – and for good reason too – the best F1 journalists, top photographers to complement loads o...

 
 
Diecast models
 
senna eaglemoss 1:43 mclaren mp4/5b
senna eaglemoss 1:43 mclaren mp4/5b
senna eaglemoss 1:43 mclaren mp4/5b

While Minichamps have recently re-released several 1:43 Ayrton Senna McLarens and JPS Lotus race cars, a budget diecast alternative for some may be the Eaglemoss 1:43 diecasts released in Brazil -these are part of a promotional...

 
 
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First Among Champions Book Cover Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars
First Among Champions Book Cover Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars
First Among Champions Book Cover Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars

Judging from the talk of Ferrari’s Chairman, the famous Alfa Romeo marque will be back on the grid in the not too distant future (re-badged Sauber or Toro Rosso?). An absolute gem of a book, is David Venables’ ‘First Among Cham...

 
 
Diecast models
 
Hakkinen Hamilton Senna replica helmets
Hakkinen Hamilton Senna replica helmets
Hakkinen Hamilton Senna replica helmets

A reader recently asked me for advice on F1 helmet collectibles and to be honest I’ve very little personal experience. For collectors, F1 race helmet replicas fall into a few different categories (in order of value): 1. A...






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