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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

New Book Review: AJ – How Alan Jones climbed to the top of Formula One by Alan Jones and Andrew Clarke

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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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senna legend grows book cover
senna legend grows book cover
senna legend grows book cover

Book Review: Ayrton Senna – The Legend Grows by Christopher Hilton

It was just a matter of time before Lewis Hamilton drew level with Ayrton Senna’s total pole positions (and no doubt he will eclipse Schumi’s all time record soon too).  The photos of Lewis with Senna’s helmet brings back memor...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The life of Senna book cover
The life of Senna book cover
The life of Senna book cover

Book Review: The Life of Senna by Tom Rubython

May 1 rolls around again and as always on this anniversary, F1 fans remember the great Ayrton Senna da Silva. I’ve managed to post reviews of many Senna books on the site but somehow have yet to post a review of this one. Putti...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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nigel mansell pictorial book cover
nigel mansell pictorial book cover
nigel mansell pictorial book cover

Book Review: Nigel Mansell – the complete pictorial record by Keith Sutton

With Fernando’s relatively no brainer decision to contest this year’s Indy 500 instead of taking on regular MCL32 duties in Monaco, the media couldn’t help make comparison’s with Nigel Mansell’s successful foray to US oval raci...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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senna above and beyond book cover
senna above and beyond book cover
senna above and beyond book cover

Book Review: Ayrton Senna Above and Beyond by Pierre Menard and Jacques Vassal

Ayrton Senna Above and Beyond is part of the Formula 1 Legends series published in the early 2000’s which also featured dedicated titles on Alain Prost and Niki Lauda. Being written by French motorsports journalists, the ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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mansell staying on track book cover
mansell staying on track book cover
mansell staying on track book cover

New Book Review: Staying on Track – the Autobiography by Nigel Mansell

To me, F1 in the 90’s was much more exciting due to the hard charging driving of Nigel Mansell. Like Lewis Hamilton, Nigel Mansell was a Silverstone crowd legend. Nigel’s 2015 autobiography “Staying on Track” has been recently ...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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