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

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
 
The life of Senna book cover
The life of Senna book cover
The life of Senna book cover

May 1 rolls around again and as always on this anniversary, F1 fans remember the great Ayrton Senna da Silva. I’ve managed to post reviews of many Senna books on the site but somehow have yet to post a review of this one. Putti...

 
 
General Posts
 
autocourse annual book covers
autocourse annual book covers
autocourse annual book covers

A reader recently sent an email asking about older Autocourse resale values. Most collectors are likely to have a few Autocourse annuals in their collection. New Autocourse books of course start out at their usual retail price ...

 
 
Book
 
nigel mansell pictorial book cover
nigel mansell pictorial book cover
nigel mansell pictorial book cover

With Fernando’s relatively no brainer decision to contest this year’s Indy 500 instead of taking on regular MCL32 duties in Monaco, the media couldn’t help make comparison’s with Nigel Mansell’s successful foray to US oval raci...

 
 
 
Book
 
Formula 1 go go go book cover
Formula 1 go go go book cover
Formula 1 go go go book cover

Remember when Lewis last had a yellow helmet? Published in 2009 when Kimi, Fernando and Lewis were the top guns, this short hardcover book by Bruce Jones has Lewis MP4/23 on the cover. It’s one you may find in the bargain...

 
 
Book
 
Ferrari F1 1977-1985 casucci book cover
Ferrari F1 1977-1985 casucci book cover
Ferrari F1 1977-1985 casucci book cover

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
 
alfetta mcdonough book cover
alfetta mcdonough book cover
alfetta mcdonough book cover

While recently admiring online photos of a 1:18 scale Exoto XS Alfetta 159, I felt compelled to dig out Ed McDonough’s book on this iconic race car “Alfetta – The Alfa Romeo 158/159 Grand Prix Car”. Ferrari and 156 book f...






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