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Senna Team Lotus Years Book Cover
Senna Team Lotus Years Book Cover
Senna Team Lotus Years Book Cover

Whilst Kimi Räikkönen seems to be enjoying Lotus’ resurgence, the Lotus name was last at the top of the timesheets in the mid-1980s with a young Ayrton Senna prior to his world champion success with McLaren. Johnny Tipler’s Tea...

 
Diecast models
 
redline lauda 312b3 1:43
redline lauda 312b3 1:43
redline lauda 312b3 1:43

Over the weekend, a car modeller friend showed me a diecast from one of his Ferrari RedLine collection and he graciously allowed me to take some shots to post (I was amazed by the detailing, so I had to ask him). Although I wou...

 
 
 
Book
 
McLaren - The Cars 1964-2008 Book Cover
McLaren - The Cars 1964-2008 Book Cover
McLaren - The Cars 1964-2008 Book Cover

Setting the bar for F1 books I recently reviewed McLaren – The Wins, so it makes sense to complete a review of its sister book, William Taylor’s excellent McLaren – The Cars 1964-2008*. I also have to confess that I’m not a hug...

 
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Top 5 Book lists

 
August 3, 2012
 



Just added two new Top 5 F1 book lists – one for Ferrari and the other for team related books. You can view these off the main menu. I will add a list a list for driver books soon. To take advantage of the F1 season summe...

 
 
General Posts
 

Just posted lists (link) of some hard to find F1 and grand prix books that are regarded as rare and priced accordingly! Check them out under the Rare Books menu on the site home page. If you’ve read any of them or know of...

 
 
Book
 
McLaren the Wins book cover
McLaren the Wins book cover
McLaren the Wins book cover

McLaren über cool After Lewis Hamilton chalked up an excellent win in Hungarian GP for a resurgent McLaren, I think its time to review one of the serious heavy bound F1 books: David Tremayne’s “McLaren – The Wins”. “McLaren – T...

 
 
 
Book
 
100 Years of Grand Prix Book Cover
100 Years of Grand Prix Book Cover
100 Years of Grand Prix Book Cover

A great photo archive Trevor Legate’s “100 Years of Grand Prix” sits next to my copy of Lewis’ “My Story” in my bookshelf so that was as good enough of an excuse to review this for my next post. The book is divided into chapter...






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