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Jody Scheckter Autobiography book cover
Jody Scheckter Autobiography book cover
Jody Scheckter Autobiography book cover

Book Review: Jody – An Autobiography by Jody Scheckter

I was watching a video interview of Jody Scheckter the other day (see clip) and it was almost hard to picture the now successful agri-businessman and 1979 F1 champion as a wild accident prone rookie with McLaren (does this soun...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Book
 
David's Diary book cover
David's Diary book cover
David's Diary book cover

Book Review: David’s Diary by David Coulthard with Gerald Donaldson

One last British driver book from the vault – David Coulthard’s 1998 epic “David’s Diary“. Although I’m a McLaren admirer, I was never a huge fan of David Coulthard. Having said that, I picke...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Conquest of Formula 1 book cover
Conquest of Formula 1 book cover
Conquest of Formula 1 book cover

Book Review: Conquest of Formula 1 – The inside story of the men who took Honda to victory by Christopher Hilton

As everyone cheers Honda’s decision to return to Formula 1 in 2015, its hard not to get all misty eyed nostalgic about Honda’s heritage and past success in the sport (if only they had stayed on in 2009!). There have...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DVD
 
Grand Prix Heroes Jody Scheckter DVD
Grand Prix Heroes Jody Scheckter DVD
Grand Prix Heroes Jody Scheckter DVD

DVD Review: Grand Prix Heroes – Jody Scheckter by Duke Video

Looking at the many accidents of Romain Grosjean last season and his race ban after Spa, a lot of people labeled him as a dangerous lunatic.  Funnily there are early career similarities between Grosjean and 1979 World Champion ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Rare Book Review: Ayrton Senna’s Principles of Race Driving by Ayrton Senna

There have been a few technical race driving books published by F1 drivers over the years, including Jackie Stewart’s ‘Principles of Performance Driving‘, Alain Prost’s ‘Competition Driving‘ ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Diecast models
 

Amalgam F1 diecast 1:8 scale McLaren MP4/4

On a recent trip to Hong Kong I spotted a few interesting Amalgam and CMC F1 diecasts in the wild – the more interesting one was the Amalgam 1:8 scale Senna McLaren MP4/4. New Ace Hong Kong is a diecast model shop tucked ...





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