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Book
 
Lauda Art of Driving book cover
Lauda Art of Driving book cover
Lauda Art of Driving book cover

Book Review: The Art and Science of Grand Prix Driving by Niki Lauda

With the release of Ron Howard’s Rush movie this month, there will be lots of renewed interest in Niki Lauda and James Hunt. Time to hop on the bandwagon and dust off some Lauda and Hunt books that might see some fresh in...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Book
 
Ferrari Mondiali book cover
Ferrari Mondiali book cover
Ferrari Mondiali book cover

Book Review: Ferrari Mondiali by Enrico Mapelli

Following on from the last review of Obrigado Ayrton, another book from the same publisher (Giorgio Nada Editore) on my bookshelf is Ferrari Mondiali by Enrico Mapelli. This is the Italian version published in 2009. An English ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Diecast models
 
Lauda 312T2 6 wheel test car Hotwheels Elite
Lauda 312T2 6 wheel test car Hotwheels Elite
Lauda 312T2 6 wheel test car Hotwheels Elite

F1 diecast review: Hotwheels Elite 1:43 scale Lauda Ferrari 312T2 6 wheel testcar

There was a time in the late 90s when Hotwheels Ferrari diecasts were ridiculed by collectors. The modern day Hotwheel Elite are driverless models but the build quality has improved and these diecasts are reasonably detailed. L...
 
General Posts
 
Rush The Movie
Rush The Movie
Rush The Movie

The new Rush movie and the Lauda vs Hunt revival?

I just watched the new trailer for Ron Howard’s movie “Rush” and the racing scenes are looking good. Lots of retro Marlboro logos and cigarettes too. No doubt it will be typical Hollywood melodrama, but I also...

 
 
Book
 
wheel to wheel book cover
wheel to wheel book cover
wheel to wheel book cover

Book Review: Wheel to Wheel by Alan Henry

There has been some nice inter-team wheel banging so far this year with Webber-Vettel and Button-Perez. Team rivalry in F1 has always been pumped up by the media and there has been a rich history of drivers arch rivalry in the ...
 
 
 
 
 
 





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