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Ferrari monoposto book cover
Ferrari monoposto book cover
Ferrari monoposto book cover

Rare Book Review: Ferrari Monoposto

  With crunch time for Seb and Ferrari this weekend, the spotlight is on the Scuderia again. Ferrari’s new focus and early wins this year reminded me a lot of the 1990 season with Prost (Vettel) and Mansell (Kimi) in the 6...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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race without end book cover
race without end book cover
race without end book cover

Book Review: Race without End by Maurice Hamilton

Toto Wolff has been irked by Eddie Jordan’s recent mutterings about Mercedes selling the team and winding back to being just an engine manufacturer. As a former team owner, Eddie does have form. I was a big fan of the Jordan F1...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The secret life of Formula One DVD
The secret life of Formula One DVD
The secret life of Formula One DVD

DVD Review: The Secret Life of Formula One

While combing through some old DVDs, I stumbled across an old 2002 documentary by the Discovery Channel “The Secret Life of Formula One” and decided to watch it again. This video provides a bit of history of the technical evolu...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Book
 
Ferrari F1 1977-1985 casucci book cover
Ferrari F1 1977-1985 casucci book cover
Ferrari F1 1977-1985 casucci book cover

Book Review: Ferrari F1 1977-1985 edited by Piero Casucci

Is Ferrari really sandbagging as Red Bull claim? I have to admit everytime I look at the new SF-70H and especially the 90 degree sidepod air intakes, I keep thinking of Jodie Scheckter’s square looking 312T4. I’ve previously po...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Book
 
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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