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Classic cars for F1 2017 game

I don’t normally post about video games but the recent trailer for the new F1 2017 franchise video game by Codemasters teases the inclusion of some iconic F1 race cars – the Senna McLaren MP4/4, Williams Renault FW1...
 
 
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alfetta mcdonough book cover
alfetta mcdonough book cover
alfetta mcdonough book cover

Book Review: Alfetta – The Alfa Romeo 158/159 Grand Prix Car by Ed McDonough

While recently admiring online photos of a 1:18 scale Exoto XS Alfetta 159, I felt compelled to dig out Ed McDonough’s book on this iconic race car “Alfetta – The Alfa Romeo 158/159 Grand Prix Car”. Ferrari and 156 book f...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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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

Rare Book Review: Ferrari Formula 1 by Peter Wright

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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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

Rare Book Review: First Among Champions – The Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars by David Venables

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...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Auto Union V16 book cover
Auto Union V16 book cover
Auto Union V16 book cover

Book Review: Auto Union V16 Supercharged by Ian Bamsey

The rumours of Audi making a return to F1 with Red Bull have probably now been doused by the likely heavy financial cost of parent VW’s diesel emission scandal. Mercedes have been romping home this year on the back of their V6 ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Grand Prix Tyrrells Book Cover
The Grand Prix Tyrrells Book Cover
The Grand Prix Tyrrells Book Cover

Book Review: The Grand Prix Tyrrells Jackie Stewart Cars 1970-1973 by Doug Nye

Formula 1 cars in the early 1970’s had very muscular look distinct to that era – high airboxes, wide noses and big fat rear tyres. Tyrrell, Lotus and McLaren were the dominant teams but the Jackie Stewart-Tyrrell Fo...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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