F1 books articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Red Bull Racing RB6 F1 car Haynes Manual reviewed 20th August 2011, 9:27
Car repair experts Haynes has produced its first manual for an F1 car.
“Tiff Gear: the autobiography of Tiff Needell” reviewed 28th April 2011, 9:02
Tiff Needell’s F1 career is the stuff of obscure pub quiz questions.
“No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone” reviewed 23rd February 2011, 16:34
Review of Tom Bower’s new book on Bernie Ecclestone.
“Bernie: The biography of Bernie Ecclestone” reviewed 13th December 2010, 8:59
Ecclestone withdrew his backing of this delayed biography.
Win a signed copy of Jackie Stewart’s book “Collage” 10th November 2010, 8:29
Just 1,500 copies of Jackie Stewart’s new book “Collage” will be sold worldwide and we’ve got a signed copy to be won.
“Art of the Formula 1 Race Car” – read the review and win one of five copies 12th April 2010, 11:46
At the Goodwood Festival of Speed last year I got talking to James Mann, a photographer who told me he’d been doing studio shots of classic F1 cars for an upcoming book. “Art of the Formula 1 Race Car” is the product of that work, a study of 18 of the most important, interesting and, [...]
“The Science of Formula 1 Design” by David Tremayne (Book review) 24th January 2010, 12:17
With the launch season almost upon us it was quite timely that I received an updated copy of “The Science of Formula 1 Design” (though not timely enough to help with writing Five problems F1 designers face in 2010 earlier this week). The third edition of David Tremayne’s technical guide to F1 offers a clear [...]
“Legendary race cars” (Book review) 13th December 2009, 9:00
Given that I reviewed a new book on Stirling Moss the other day it’s appropriate I should turn to “Legendary race cars” next as he supplied the forward for it. As the title gives away the book picks out 25 of the greatest racing cars in the opinion of author Basem Wasef, who’s written a [...]
“The Brawn Story” (Book review) 12th December 2009, 17:33
There’s no shortage of books on the new world champions – as well as the official Jenson Button book we have this offering from Christopher Hilton plus another from Alan Henry (not yet reviewed). This book (and the others) hit the shelves around the same time Brawn announced it was turning into Mercedes and Button [...]
“Stirling Moss: All my races” (Book review) 11th December 2009, 7:00
This new book chronicles Stirling Moss’s entire racing career, covering almost 600 races in F1, F3, touring cars, sports cars, rallies, time trials and more.