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In The Driving Seat Mansell book cover
In The Driving Seat Mansell book cover
In The Driving Seat Mansell book cover

Book Review: In the Driving Seat by Nigel Mansell and Derek Allsop

Is the new Mexico GP track better than the old circuit layout of the late 80’s/early 90’s which Nigel Mansell famously passed Gerhard Berger on the outside of the Peralta curve at 190+mph? One things for sure is tha...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Book
 
Formula One Circuits from Above book cover
Formula One Circuits from Above book cover
Formula One Circuits from Above book cover

Book Review: Formula One Circuits from Above by Bruce Jones

Suzuka is such a beautiful circuit with its unique curves and figure 8 layout. A book that uses Google Earth aerial photos to map F1 circuits is Bruce Jones’ “F1 Circuits from Above”. This landscape format har...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Book
 
adelaide alive! book cover
adelaide alive! book cover
adelaide alive! book cover

Book Review: Adelaide Alive! by Stuart Sykes

The Australian Grand Prix is always a great opener to the F1 season and shows which teams and drivers have done their homework during the offseason. Having said that the Albert Park circuit hasn’t really had any dramatic races ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
European Grand Prix
 
Hamilton Valencia Grand Prix
Hamilton Valencia Grand Prix
Hamilton Valencia Grand Prix

Up Close: Valencia GP contract leaked online

For F1 fans who take more of an interest in the business side of F1, there are books like Tom Rubython’s  Bernie Ecclestone biography “No Angel” and Timothy Collings’ “The Piranha Club”. However, there are also plenty of docume...

 
 
DVD
 
British Grand Prix Greats DVD
British Grand Prix Greats DVD
British Grand Prix Greats DVD

DVD Review: British Grand Prix Greats

In the aftermath of the British Grand Prix and Lewis’ victory, I dug up and re-watched an old DVD documentary “British Grand Prix Greats”. Although the DVD case looks very nondescript, the actual content of th...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Book
 
monaco grand prix book cover
monaco grand prix book cover
monaco grand prix book cover

Book Review: Monaco Grand Prix by Michael Hewett

Monaco is on again this weekend and given Lewis Hamilton’s form, he looks unbeatable. An excellent photo book on this historic glamour circuit is photographer Michael Hewett’s “Monaco Grand Prix“. I comm...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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