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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...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Book
 
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 ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Book
 
Mercedes Benz Grand Prix Racing 1934-1955 George C. Monkhouse book cover
Mercedes Benz Grand Prix Racing 1934-1955 George C. Monkhouse book cover
Mercedes Benz Grand Prix Racing 1934-1955 George C. Monkhouse book cover

Book Review: Mercedes Benz Grand Prix Racing 1934-1955 by George C. Monkhouse

Will the Mercedes continue to be a cut above the rest in 2017? You only need to look back at the domination of the Silver Arrows during WWII and the 1950s to know that the German marque take their racing very seriously. Aside f...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Book
 
enzo ferrari my terrible joys
enzo ferrari my terrible joys
enzo ferrari my terrible joys

Rare Book Review: The Enzo Ferrari Memoirs: My Terrible Joys by Enzo Ferrari

Whenever there is political unrest within Ferrari, I always can’t help imagining what the great il Commendatore would be thinking. In 2017, we can only look back at some of the few books written by Enzo himself for some g...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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