F1 book reviews

Title Author Year Score Main subject
The Art of War Adam Parr 2012 4 F1 history
Life in the Fast Lane: An Autobiography Alain Prost 1988 1 Alain Prost
The Top 100 F1 Drivers of All Time Alan Henry 2008 3 F1 history
Ferrari: The Grand Prix Cars Alan Henry 1989 4 Ferrari
My Story Alex Zanardi 2004 4 Alex Zanardi
Meet Sebastian Vettel Andrea Cremonesi and Marco Degl’Innocenti 2011 1 Sebastian Vettel
The Ford Coswrth DFV Andrew Noakes 2007 3 Cosworth
Lewis Hamilton: A Portrait of Britain’s New F1 Hero Andrew van de Burgt 2007 3 Lewis Hamilton
Legendary Race Cars Basem Wasef 2009 3 F1 technology
The Pits: The Real World of Formula 1 Beverley Turner 2004 2 F1 history
Brooklands Giants: Brave Men and their Great Cars Bill Boddy 2006 3 Brooklands
Conspiracy of Secrets Bobbie Neate 2012 3 Louis Stanley
Lewis Hamilton: A Dream Come True Brian Belton 2007 2 Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton: The People’s Champion Bruce Jones 2007 2 Lewis Hamilton
Brands Hatch Chas Parker 2008 4 Brands Hatch
Silverstone: The Home of British Motor Racing Chas Parker 2013 4 Silverstone
1982: The Inside Story of the Sensational Grand Prix Season Christopher Hilton 2007 3 1982 F1 season
Alain Prost Christopher Hilton 2006 1 Alain Prost
Ayrton Senna: As Time Goes By Christopher Hilton 1999 3 Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story Christopher Hilton 2004 3 Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna: An interactive voyage Christopher Hilton 2009 3 Ayrton Senna
The Brawn Story Christopher Hilton 2009 3 Brawn
Regga: The Extraordinary Two Lives of Clay Regazzoni Christopher Hilton 2008 4
Grand Prix Century Christopher Hilton 2005 3 F1 history
Memories of James Hunt Christopher Hilton 2006 3 James Hunt
Michael Schumacher: The Definitive Record Christopher Hilton 2007 2 Michael Schumacher
Michael Schumacher: The Whole Story Christopher Hilton 2006 1 Michael Schumacher
Nuvolari Christopher Hilton 2003 2 Tazio Nuvolari
Grand Prix Year Damon Hill and Maurice Hamilton 1994 3 Damon Hill
It Is What It Is: The Autobiography David Coulthard 2007 4 David Coulthard
The Lost Generation David Tremayne 2006 5 F1 history
The Science of Formula One Design David Tremayne 2009 4 F1 technology
McLaren: The Wins David Tremayne 2012 4 McLaren
McLaren: The Drivers David Tremayne 2013 5 McLaren
Rubens Barrichello David Tremayne 2005 3 Rubens Barrichello
Brooklands: The Official Centenary History David Venables 2007 4 Brooklands
Race to win: How to become a complete champion driver Derek Daly 2006 2 F1 history
I Just Made the Tea Di Spires 2012 4 F1 history
Hitler’s Motor Racing Battles Eberhard Reuss 2008 5 F1 history
Eddie Jordan: An Independent Man – The Autobiography Eddie Jordan 2007 3 Eddie Jordan
Memories of The Bear Eoin Young 2007 5 Denny Hulme
James Hunt: Against all Odds Eoin Young and James Hunt 1977 3 James Hunt
Motor Racing’s Strangest Battles Geoff Tibbals 2001 3 F1 history
Villeneuve: The Life of the Legendary Racing Driver Gerald Donaldson 2003 5 Gilles Villeneuve
James Hunt: The Biography Gerald Donaldson 2003 4 James Hunt
Fangio: The Life Behind the Legend Gerald Donaldson 2003 5 Juan Manuel Fangio
Mario Andretti: A Driving Passion Gordon Kirby 2001 5 Mario Andretti
From the fells to Ferrari: The official biography of Cliff Allison Graham Gauld 2008 3
Lewis Hamilton: New Kid on the Grid Ian Stafford 2007 1 Lewis Hamilton
Lotus 72 Owners’ Workshop Manual Ian Wagstaff 2012 4 Lotus 72
McLaren M23 Owners’ Workship Manual Ian Wagstaff 2013 4 McLaren M23
Tony Robinson: Race Mechanic Ian Wagstaff 2012 3 Tony Robinson
Winning is Not Enough: The Autobiography Jackie Stewart 2007 5 Jackie Stewart
The Inside Track Jake Humphrey 2012 2 F1 history
Michael Schumacher: The edge of greatness James Allen 2007 4 Michael Schumacher
My championship year Jenson Button 2009 3 Jenson Button
The Grand Prix Saboteurs Joe Saward 2006 5 F1 history
Inside Ferrari Jon Nicholson and Maurice Hamilton 2006 3 Ferrari
Formula 1 Fanatic Koen Vergeer 2003 4 F1 history
Lewis Hamilton: My Story Lewis Hamilton 2007 2 Lewis Hamilton
Senna versus Prost Malcolm Folley 2009 3 Ayrton Senna
Mario Andretti World Champion Mario Andretti and Nigel Roebuck 1979 4 Mario Andretti
Lewis Hamilton: The Full Story Mark Hughes 2007 3 Lewis Hamilton
One-and-a-half-litre Grand Prix Racing 1961-65 Mark Whitelock 2006 4 F1 history
Working the Wheel Martin Brundle 2004 4 Circuits
Martin Brundle Scrapbook Martin Brundle and Philip Porter 2013 4 Martin Brundle
Chequered Conflict: The Inside Story on Two Explosive F1 World Championships Maurice Hamilton 2008 3 2007 F1 season
Race without end Maurice Hamilton 1994 4 Jordan
Ken Tyrrell Maurice Hamilton 2002 4 Ken Tyrrell
McLaren: The Art of Racing Maurice Hamilton 2012 3 McLaren
Williams Maurice Hamilton 2009 5 Williams
Lunches with Legends Maurice Hamilton 2012 4
Formula One at Watkins Glen Michael Argetsinger 2011 3 Watkins Glen
The Limit: Life and Death in Formula One’s Most Dangerous Era Michael Cannell 2011 4 1961 F1 season
Unless I’m very much mistaken Murray Walker 2002 3 Murray Walker
Driven to win Nigel Mansell and Derek Allsop 1988 3 Nigel Mansell
Chasing the title Nigel Roebuck 1999 4 F1 history
Inside Formula 1 Nigel Roebuck 1989 5 F1 history
To Hell and Back Niki Lauda 1985 4 Niki Lauda
Formula 1 in Camera: 1950-59 Paul Parker 2006 4 F1 history
Formula 1 in Camera: 1960-69 Paul Parker 2006 4 F1 history
Formula 1 in Camera: 1970-79 Paul Parker 2003 4 F1 history
Formula 1 in Camera: 1970-1979 Volume 2 Paul Parker 2012 4 F1 history
Flat Out Flat Broke: Formula One The Hard Way Perry McCarthy 2002 4 Perry McCarthy
Team Lotus: My View from the Pit Wall Peter Warr 2012 5 Lotus
Graham Hill Scrapbook 1929 – 1966 Philip Porter 2007 4 Graham Hill
The Little Book of Grand Prix Legends Philip Raby 2007 2 F1 history
Formula 1 in Camera: 1980-89 Quentin Spurring 2005 4 F1 history
Ronnie Peterson: A Photographic Portrait Quentin Spurring and Alan Henry 2008 4
Ayrton Senna: Messiah of Motor Racing Richard Craig 2012 1 Ayrton Senna
Classic Motorsport Routes Richard Meaden 2007 4 Circuits
The Death of Ayrton Senna Richard Williams 1999 4 Ayrton Senna
Enzo Ferrari: A Life Richard Williams 2001 5 Enzo Ferrari
Racers Richard Williams 1997 4 F1 history
The Last Road Race Richard Williams 2004 4 Pescara Grand Prix
Cars at Speed Robert Daley 1961 4 F1 history
The Cruel Sport Robert Daley 1963 5 F1 history
Stirling Moss: The Authorised Biography Robert Edwards 2005 4 Stirling Moss
Formula 1: All the races Roger Smith 2012 4 F1 history
Analysing Formula 1 Roger Smith 2008 4 F1 statistics
The Playboy and The Rat Roy Calley 2013 2 James Hunt and Niki Lauda
Michael Schumacher: Driving Force (The Official Inside Story of the Formula One Icon) Sabine Kehm 2003 1 Michael Schumacher
Unraced… Formula One’s Lost Cars Sam Collins 2007 4 Cars
Autodrome: The Lost Race Circuits of Europe Sam Collins and Gavin Ireland 2007 4 Circuits
Life at the Limit Sid Watkins 1996 3 F1 history
Beyond the limit Sid Watkins 2001 3 F1 history
Motor Sport Greats …in Conversation Simon Taylor 2013 5 F1 history
Forza Minardi! Simon Vigar 2008 3 Minardi
Life in the Fast Lane: The inside story of Benetton’s first world championship Steve Matchett 1995 4 Benetton
The Mechanic’s Tale Steve Matchett 1999 3 F1 history
The Chariot Makers Steve Matchett 2005 4 F1 technology
Red Bull Racing F1 2010 (RB6) Owners’ Workshop Manual Steve Rendle 2011 3 Red Bull RB6
Steve Rider: My Chequered Career Steve Rider 2012 3 F1 history
Grand Prix Who’s Who (Fourth Edition) Steve Small 2012 5 F1 history
Rapid Response Steven Olvey 2006 4 IndyCar
All My Race Stirling Moss and Alan Henry 2009 4 Stirling Moss
My Cars, My Career Stirling Moss with Doug Nye 2007 5 Stirling Moss
Art of the Formula 1 Car Stuart Codling 2012 4 F1 technology
Bernie: The biography of Bernie Ecclestone Susan Watkins 2010 4
Bernie’s Game Terry Lovell 2004 4
Bernie Ecclestone: King of Sport Terry Lovell 2008 2
Tiff Gear Tiff Needell 2011 4
Eddie Jordan: The biography Timothy Collings 2002 3 Eddie Jordan
The Piranha Club: Power and influence in Formula 1 Timothy Collings 2001 4 F1 history
Team Schumacher Timothy Collings 2005 4 Michael Schumacher
Schumacher: The Life of the New Formula 1 Champion Timothy Collings 1994 4 Michael Schumacher
No Angel: The secret life of Bernie Ecclestone Tom Bower 2011 4
Crashed and Byrned Tommy Byrne and Mark Hughes 2008 4
Poetry in Motion Tony Brooks 2012 5
Ayrton Senna: All His Races Tony Dodgins 2014 5 Ayrton Senna