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Autocourse Grand Prix Car 1966-1985 book cover
Autocourse Grand Prix Car 1966-1985 book cover
Autocourse Grand Prix Car 1966-1985 book cover

Rare Book Review: Autocourse History of the Grand Prix Car 1966-85 by Doug Nye

For many F1 followers, the Autocourse annuals are revered as the authoritative benchmark publication for F1 season reviews – and for good reason too – the best F1 journalists, top photographers to complement loads o...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Complete History of Grand Prix Book Cover
Complete History of Grand Prix Book Cover
Complete History of Grand Prix Book Cover

Book Review: Complete History of Grand Prix Motor Racing by Adriano Cimarosti

At over 500 pages, in the early 2000’s I used to refer to Adriano’s Cimarosti’s “The Complete History of Grand Prix Motor Racing” quite regularly during the F1 season. Although it only covers 1894 ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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F1 1982 Hilton book cover
F1 1982 Hilton book cover
F1 1982 Hilton book cover

Book Review: 1982 by Christopher Hilton

Will 2016 be the year Nico Rosberg emulates the F1 world championship crown claimed by his old man, Keke in 1982? In the last few seasons, the might of Mercedes AMG and the FIA’s ridiculous engine freeze rules have render...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Murray Walker's Formula One Heroes Book cover
Murray Walker's Formula One Heroes Book cover
Murray Walker's Formula One Heroes Book cover

Book Review: Murray Walker’s Formula One Heroes by Murray Walker and Simon Taylor

I recently dusted off “Murray Walker’s Formula One Heroes” when re-arranging some older books in storage. Published in 2000, this book was typical of the F1 books from that era and in many ways is a book versi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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History of Formula 1 book cover
History of Formula 1 book cover
History of Formula 1 book cover

Book Review: The History of Formula 1

Another nice little F1 history compilation is Igloo Books’ “The History of Formula 1”.  This book is circa 2009 with Jenson’s distinctive Brawn BGP001 on the cover. Inside, there is a good mix of archival race photos in a...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Schlegelmilch The Roaring 70s book cover
Schlegelmilch The Roaring 70s book cover
Schlegelmilch The Roaring 70s book cover

Book Review: Formula 1 The Roaring 70s by Rainer Schlegelmilch

While everyone harps on about the lack of 70’s style driver personalities these days, I don’t think that much has actually changed. “Formula 1 The Roaring 70’s” is another large hardcover format ph...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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