F1 books articles on F1 Fanatic archive
“Silverstone” by Chas Parker reviewed 19th May 2013, 13:59
The story of how a former World War Two airfield overcame decades of political wrangling to become the permanent home of the British Grand Prix is the subject of a new book.
McLaren – The Drivers reviewed 7th April 2013, 17:42
Almost 300 racing drivers have piloted a McLaren and this superb new book details the careers of all of them.
“Motor Sport Greats in Conversation” reviewed 20th January 2013, 10:57
This anthology of articles from Motorsport’s “Lunch with…” series includes fascinating interviews with 24 F1 greats including Mario Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Gordon Murray and Sid Watkins
“The Art of War” by Adam Parr reviewed 13th January 2013, 11:37
Former Williams chairman Adam Parr claims Bernie Ecclestone played a role of forcing him out of F1 in his book The Art of War.
“Grand Prix Who’s Who” fourth edition reviewed 2nd December 2012, 11:38
The new Autocourse Grand Prix Who’s Who details the careers of hundreds of F1 drivers, covers 800 pages, weighs four kilos – and gets five stars.
“The Inside Track” by Jake Humphrey reviewed 11th November 2012, 13:29
BBC F1 presenter Jake Humphrey has written a new book on his four years in the sport – read the review and win a copy.
Richard Craig thought the Ayrton Senna film was too sympathetic to its subject, so he wrote his own biography of the F1 great.
“Steve Rider: My Chequered Career” reviewed 21st October 2012, 12:54
BBC and ITV F1 presenter Steve Rider is better placed than most to comment on the impassioned debate about the standard of F1 television coverage.
“Tony Robinson: race mechanic” biography reviewed 30th September 2012, 10:49
BRP chief mechanic Tony Robinson, who helped cut Stirling Moss from the wreckage of his car at Goodwood in 1962, is the subject of this new biography.
“Lotus 72 Owners’ Workshop Manual” reviewed 16th September 2012, 10:30
Lotus won the world championship three times with the 72. Now the classic car is the second F1 machine to grace the cover of a Haynes manual.