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Complete History of Grand Prix Book Cover
Complete History of Grand Prix Book Cover
Complete History of Grand Prix Book Cover

Book Review: Complete History of Grand Prix Motor Racing by Adriano Cimarosti

At over 500 pages, in the early 2000’s I used to refer to Adriano’s Cimarosti’s “The Complete History of Grand Prix Motor Racing” quite regularly during the F1 season. Although it only covers 1894 ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Classic Racing Cars book cover
Classic Racing Cars book cover
Classic Racing Cars book cover

Book Review: Classic Racing Cars by Cyril Posthumus

Happy New Year! If you’re interested in older era grand prix cars and technical cutaway diagrams, a good older title which is worth a look is Cyril Posthumus’ ‘Classic Racing Cars‘. This book covers the ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Summer of 55 book cover
Summer of 55 book cover
Summer of 55 book cover

Book Review: The Amazing Summer of ’55 by Eoin Young

With Mercedes GP on the cusp of enjoying more GP victories this season, will they soon be reliving the glory days of the Silver Arrows? Will Lewis be the new Fangio and Nico the new Stirling Moss? With the summer break in full ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Formula One The Story of Grand Prix Book Cover
Formula One The Story of Grand Prix Book Cover
Formula One The Story of Grand Prix Book Cover

Book Review: Formula One the story of grand prix racing

Wow, congrats to Lewis Hamilton on a well deserved victory at the Hungaroring! I was shuffling through a stack of books earlier in the week and the cover of “Formula One the story of grand prix racing” with one of m...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Speed Addicts book cover
Speed Addicts book cover
Speed Addicts book cover

Book Review: Speed Addicts by Mark Hughes

If there was a prize for a F1 book cover that didn’t quite do justice to the superb photography and content hidden inside, the award just might go to Mark Hughes’ book, “Speed Addicts”. No disrespect to ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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F1 Unseen Archives book cover
F1 Unseen Archives book cover
F1 Unseen Archives book cover

Book Review: Formula One Unseen Archives by Tim Hill

Time to look at another older book. Tim Hill’s “Formula One Unseen Archives” was billed as a F1 pictorial history book using photographs from the archives of the UK’s Daily Mail. Starting from 1950, Hill...
 
 
 
 
 
 






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