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The Great Challenge - the Senna Era Book cover
The Great Challenge - the Senna Era Book cover
The Great Challenge - the Senna Era Book cover

Rare Book Review: The Great Challenge – the Senna Era by Rainer Schlegelmilch and Dieter Streve-Mulhens

It’s taken more than 5 years but finally the 200th book review milestone on this site is here! I figured I had better save a decent book for the 200th review and decided that Volume 4  (The Senna era) of Rainer Schlegelmilch an...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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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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Formula 1 1950-today Schlegelmilch book cover
Formula 1 1950-today Schlegelmilch book cover
Formula 1 1950-today Schlegelmilch book cover

Book Review: Formula 1 1950-today by Rainer Schlegelmilch and Hartmut Lehbrink

This excellent Schlegelmilch and Lebhrink photobook published in 2005 probably sits in between two other Schlegelmilch books Fascination Formula One and 50 Years of Formula One. Yes, it does include several repeat photos from h...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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McLaren Formula 1 book cover
McLaren Formula 1 book cover
McLaren Formula 1 book cover

Book Review: McLaren Formula 1 by Rainer Schlegelmilch and Hartmut Lehbrink

It’s now mid-season and McLaren definitely seem to be fumbling around to the point of being dangerously close to losing some of their prestige team tag (echoes of WilliamsF1 circa 2011?). It’s hard to imagine the te...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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