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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

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...

 
Diecast models
 
verstappen spark 1:43 RB12
verstappen spark 1:43 RB12
verstappen spark 1:43 RB12

2016 was an interesting year for diecast collectors. If you were a Minichamps F1 collector, 2016 provided a good opportunity to pickup previously hard to find cars due to their re-released World Champions collection and Senna c...

 
 
 
Book
 
senna above and beyond book cover
senna above and beyond book cover
senna above and beyond book cover

Ayrton Senna Above and Beyond is part of the Formula 1 Legends series published in the early 2000’s which also featured dedicated titles on Alain Prost and Niki Lauda. Being written by French motorsports journalists, the ...

 
 
Book
 
mansell staying on track book cover
mansell staying on track book cover
mansell staying on track book cover

To me, F1 in the 90’s was much more exciting due to the hard charging driving of Nigel Mansell. Like Lewis Hamilton, Nigel Mansell was a Silverstone crowd legend. Nigel’s 2015 autobiography “Staying on Track” has been recently ...

 
 
 
Book
 
lotus the cars book cover
lotus the cars book cover
lotus the cars book cover

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...

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

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...

 
 
 
Book
 
Jackie Stewart Winning is not enough book cover
Jackie Stewart Winning is not enough book cover
Jackie Stewart Winning is not enough book cover

Having watched many excellent Sir Jackie Stewart DVDs and film/TV interviews, I had never really bothered to read his autobiography “Winning is Not Enough” despite it having been a bestseller. I only recently pulled my un...






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