F1 books articles on F1 Fanatic archive

“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.

“Ayrton Senna: Messiah of Motor Racing” reviewed

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.

“Formula 1 In Camera 1970-79 Volume 2″ reviewed 12th August 2012, 10:00

The appetite for Formula 1 nostalgia is clearly healthy as Haynes have produced a second volume of images from the 1970s seasons.

“Formula One at Watkins Glen” reviewed 5th August 2012, 10:00

Watkins Glen was F1’s longest-lasting venue for the United States Grand Prix. This book charts the race’s rise and fall.

“I Just Made the Tea” reviewed 15th July 2012, 10:00

Di Spires’ recollections of famous F1 names behaving badly cannot fail to raise a smile.

“Poetry in Motion” – Tony Brooks’ autobiography reviewed 20th May 2012, 15:05

For a driver who won his first Grand Prix and came close to clinching the 1959 drivers’ championship, not an awful lot gets written about Tony Brooks.