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The fastest show on earth book cover
The fastest show on earth book cover
The fastest show on earth book cover

Book Review: The Fastest Show on Earth – edited by Chicane

Occasionally it pays to browse through your local discount bookshop – I found a copy of the “The Fastest Show on Earth – The Mammoth Book of Formula 1” published most recently in 2015 for $5. Apart from being a rece...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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autocourse vs automobile year
autocourse vs automobile year
autocourse vs automobile year

Autocourse vs Automobile Year

I received an email question from a reader asking about the value of Automobile Year annuals – which also invites the question about the relative differences between Autocourse and Automobile Year. I posted earlier in the...

 
 
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Formula 1 go go go book cover
Formula 1 go go go book cover
Formula 1 go go go book cover

Book Review: Formula 1 Go Go Go!!! by Bruce Jones

Remember when Lewis last had a yellow helmet? Published in 2009 when Kimi, Fernando and Lewis were the top guns, this short hardcover book by Bruce Jones has Lewis MP4/23 on the cover. It’s one you may find in the bargain...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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630 days to the top bmw book
630 days to the top bmw book
630 days to the top bmw book

Book Review: 630 Days to the Top: The Story of the World Champion BMW Turbo by Uwe Mahla

Let’s take a look at another F1 engine book. I loved the unique aero designs of Gordon Murray cars, particularly the Brabham BMW turbo era cars of the early 80’s. A celebration of the BMW turbo engine powering the Brabham BT49 ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Book Review: The Story of the Ford Grand Prix Engine by John Blunsden and David Phipps

In the last few F1 seasons, the engine has been the single most determining factor for the dominant form of the Mercedes AMG team. The sport has seen many famous power units delivering successful winning eras for many teams ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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

Book Review: The Power and the Glory: A Century of Motoring Racing by Ivan Rendall

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...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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