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colin chapman inside the innovator book cover
colin chapman inside the innovator book cover
colin chapman inside the innovator book cover

Book Review: Colin Chapman – Inside the Innovator by Karl Ludvigsen

Car launch season is always an interesting time. Will we see any radical interpretation of the new 2017 chassis regulations? One of F1’s most innovative thinkers that pushed the boundaries of the sports regulations was Co...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Max Mosley AutoBiography book cover
Max Mosley AutoBiography book cover
Max Mosley AutoBiography book cover

New Book Review: Formula One and Beyond by Max Mosley

Considering all the high drama in 2015 about engines and new design regulations to liven up F1,  the head of the FIA – Jean Todt has kept an incredibly low profile. Post Jules Bianchi’s awful Suzuka crash, the FIA w...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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I Made the Tea Book cover
I Made the Tea Book cover
I Made the Tea Book cover

Book Review: I Just Made the Tea by Di Spires with Bernard Ferguson

Most F1 books are written by ex-drivers or F1 journalists but a slightly different take on life in the F1 paddock is Di Spires’ memoir book “I Just Made the Tea – Tales from 30 years inside Formula 1.” D...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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murray walker book cover
murray walker book cover
murray walker book cover

Book Review: Murray Walker Unless I’m very much mistaken by Murray Walker

With the British GP on this weekend, I decided to have read of the autobiography of Murray Walker, the famous retired BBC F1 commentator. UK fans will of course, recognise Murray as an institution with his well known over the t...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Bernie Ecclestone No Angel Book Cover
Bernie Ecclestone No Angel Book Cover
Bernie Ecclestone No Angel Book Cover

Book Review: No Angel – The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone by Tom Bower

Happy birthday Bernie! With F1 ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone’s closed door commercial dealings in the spotlight yet again with German bank BayernLB trying to raid some loose change from Bernie’s cash register, it’s a good time t...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Life at the Limit Sid Watkins book cover
Life at the Limit Sid Watkins book cover
Life at the Limit Sid Watkins book cover

Book Review: Life at the Limit – Triumph and Tragedy in Formula One by Professor Sid Watkins

With the passing of legendary F1 medico, Professor Sid Watkins, I had to dust off my ragged copy of his 1996 book Life at the Limit – Triumph and Tragedy in Formula One for a quick re-read. This book is an interesting account o...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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