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Turbo Era book cover
Turbo Era book cover
Turbo Era book cover

Book Review: The Turbo Era by Alan Henry

With the new 2014 season ushering in V6 turbos, everyone hopes the spirit of the exciting turbo years in the 80’s can be re-captured and lead to some more exciting competition instead of the one horse RedBull domination i...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Chariot Makers book cover
The Chariot Makers book cover
The Chariot Makers book cover

Book Review: The Chariot Makers by Steve Matchett

Half way through the season, the focus is on which teams have made more (or less) progress in the technical development of their cars to extract more performance. It’s clear Mercedes, Lotus and Red Bull have pulled away t...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Science of Formula 1 Design book cover
Science of Formula 1 Design book cover
Science of Formula 1 Design book cover

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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Behind the Scenes book cover
Behind the Scenes book cover
Behind the Scenes book cover

Book Review: Behind the Scenes in Motor Racing by Anthony Howard

My last post on the Williams FW14 diecast comparison, reminded me of a very nice cut-away drawing in Anthony Howard’s “Behind the Scenes in Motoring Racing”.  This old 1992 book is showing its age but is still relevant today. I...
 
 
 
 
 
 






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