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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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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Ferrari F1 1964-1976 Piero Cascucci book cover
Ferrari F1 1964-1976 Piero Cascucci book cover
Ferrari F1 1964-1976 Piero Cascucci book cover

Book Review: Ferrari F1 1964-1976 by Piero Casucci

If the rumours are true, Ferrari are removing the white strips from their race livery  and going back to the full red coloured chassis for the 2017 season. The famous red and white Ferrari race cars that come to mind were the 3...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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lotus the cars book cover
lotus the cars book cover
lotus the cars book cover

Rare Book Review: The Lotus Book by William Taylor

As a F1 book collector, its no secret to readers of this site that one of my favourite publishers are Coterie Press. William Taylor’s “The Lotus Book: The Complete History of Lotus Cars” was released some whil...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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benetton F1 book cover
benetton F1 book cover
benetton F1 book cover

Book Review: Benetton Formula 1: A Story edited by Pino Allievi

Compared to the 80’s, the liveries of the 2016 F1 cars seem all very conservative. In the ‘80s and 90’s it was the Benetton cars (and probably Jordan) that added bold splashes of colour to the grid. “Benetton Formula 1: A...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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brabham alan henry book cover
brabham alan henry book cover
brabham alan henry book cover

Book Review: Brabham The Grand Prix Cars by Alan Henry

Looks like Bernie Ecclestone has secured another formal extension as the head kahuna of F1. While most people associate him as the commercial boss of F1, there was a time when he was the street smart wheeling dealing team princ...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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