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First Among Champions Book Cover Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars
First Among Champions Book Cover Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars
First Among Champions Book Cover Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars

Rare Book Review: First Among Champions – The Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars by David Venables

Judging from the talk of Ferrari’s Chairman, the famous Alfa Romeo marque will be back on the grid in the not too distant future (re-badged Sauber or Toro Rosso?). An absolute gem of a book, is David Venables’ ‘First Among Cham...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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Stewart F1 Racing Team book cover
Stewart F1 Racing Team book cover
Stewart F1 Racing Team book cover

Book Review: Stewart Formula 1 Racing Team by David Tremayne

Are Red Bull Racing in or out? Just like Mercedes AMG who was once Brawn and Honda in earlier incarnations, Red Bull were once Jaguar and before that were originally the Stewart racing team. David Tremayne’s 1999 book on ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Grand Prix Tyrrells Book Cover
The Grand Prix Tyrrells Book Cover
The Grand Prix Tyrrells Book Cover

Book Review: The Grand Prix Tyrrells Jackie Stewart Cars 1970-1973 by Doug Nye

Formula 1 cars in the early 1970’s had very muscular look distinct to that era – high airboxes, wide noses and big fat rear tyres. Tyrrell, Lotus and McLaren were the dominant teams but the Jackie Stewart-Tyrrell Fo...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Grand Prix Heroes Frank Williams DVD
Grand Prix Heroes Frank Williams DVD
Grand Prix Heroes Frank Williams DVD

DVD review: Grand Prix Heroes – Frank Williams

The Formula1.com site has a short celebratory video for Sir Frank Williams 73rd birthday last week. An excellent documentary on Sir Frank is part of the Duke’s series of DVD Grand Prix Heroes. It’s great viewing. Li...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Ferrari 1948-1963 book cover
Ferrari 1948-1963 book cover
Ferrari 1948-1963 book cover

Book Review: Ferrari F1 1948-1963 by Piero Casucci

Is Seb’s Malaysian GP win the start of the much anticipated Ferrari renaissance?  The SF-15T definitely is one of the more attractive looking race cars produced by the Scuderia in recent seasons. A very good book series o...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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