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mclaren honda turbo book cover
mclaren honda turbo book cover
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Book Review: McLaren Honda Turbo by Ian Bamsey

The question on everyone’s lips is whether McLaren and Honda can re-live the glory years of their previous partnership in the late 80’s/early 90s or whether it will be a repeat of Honda’s own fizzer in 2007-2008 as ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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F1 diecast news – DeAgostini Senna magazine and Kyosho 1:8 McLaren MP4/4

UK, German and US Senna fans might be interested in DeAgostini Publishing’s monthly subscription magazine on Ayrton Senna which also includes parts to gradually build a Kyosho McLaren MP4/4 1:8 scale (55cm long). I haven&...

 
 
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Classic Racing Cars book cover
Classic Racing Cars book cover
Classic Racing Cars book cover

Book Review: Classic Racing Cars by Cyril Posthumus

Happy New Year! If you’re interested in older era grand prix cars and technical cutaway diagrams, a good older title which is worth a look is Cyril Posthumus’ ‘Classic Racing Cars‘. This book covers the ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Art of the Formula 1 Racing Car book cover
Art of the Formula 1 Racing Car book cover
Art of the Formula 1 Racing Car book cover

Book Review: The Art of the Formula 1 Race Car by Stuart Codling

So if Seb Vettel chalks up his 4th straight title in India this weekend and strokes his  RB9 chassis on parc ferme – is this year’s RB9 a sight to behold? How does the RB9 visually compare with past classic F1 racin...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Lauda Art of Driving book cover
Lauda Art of Driving book cover
Lauda Art of Driving book cover

Book Review: The Art and Science of Grand Prix Driving by Niki Lauda

With the release of Ron Howard’s Rush movie this month, there will be lots of renewed interest in Niki Lauda and James Hunt. Time to hop on the bandwagon and dust off some Lauda and Hunt books that might see some fresh in...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Book Review: The Science of Formula 1 Design by David Tremayne

Since we’re still in the pre-season testing period, its makes sense to review a book on F1 car design. I have a copy of the 2nd edition of David Tremayne’s “The Science of Formula 1 Design” published in ...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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