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For Art of the Formula 1 Race Car, master automotive photographer James Mann brings a selection of these spectacular machines into the studio, and through his lens we see not just the engineering brilliance of these cars, but also their inherent beauty: They are works of art, the fascinating results of Formula 1’s mix of competition, creativity, and human ingenuity. With historical and technological profiles by noted F1 journalist Stuart Codling and commentary from championship-winning car designer Gordon Murray, this book is the ultimate homage to the ultimate breed of race car.
Building on the success of Haynes’s three previous Formula 1 titles in this series, which cover the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, this book takes a nostalgic look at the 1950s. Offering informative text, race statistics and glorious photography, much of it in color, it brings alive the heroic era of Juan Manuel Fangio, Stirling Moss, Alberto Ascari, Froilan Gonzalez, Peter Collins and Mike Hawthorn driving Maseratis, Alfa Romeos, Mercedes, and Ferraris.
The third title in this Formula 1 history series, this incredible book covers in detail the 1960s - what many consider the last golden decade of the sport. Offering the same combination of informative text, race statistics and glorious color photography as the books on the 1970s and 1980s, it brings alive the heroic era of Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Stirling Moss, Jackie Stewart, John Surtees, Bruce McLaren, Jack Brabham and Jochen Rindt. For many fans, this was the era when Formula 1 was at its peak--thrilling and dangerous, but still a sport.
Paul Parker’s In Camera titles about motor racing have been so acclaimed by pundits and book buyers that he is returning to where he started – Formula 1 in Camera 1970–79 – by compiling ‘Volume 2’, containing a completely fresh selection of 250 images. Meticulously researched, rare color photographs are brought to life through the author’s well-observed and atmospheric commentary to create a visually stunning and highly nostalgic record of the decade.
Few spectator sports generate such excitement as Formula 1. The name refers to the most advanced and competitive of the FIA's racing formulae. It's a raw combination of speed, skill and that certain hint of daring. Journey back in time to the glory years of the 1960s. Marvel at the vintage cars, big-name champions and heart-stopping victories. All the big names are here: Jim Clark, Jacky Ickx, Jack Brabham--just to name a few. With Schlegelmich's compelling photographs, this exceptional volume takes fans so close they can almost smell the burning rubber and hear the engines roar! Rainer W. Schlegelmilch has been a motor sprots photographer since 1962. His expert lens has covered all the great names in racing. His unique style captures the drama of this action-charged sport.
This work offers the memoirs of Grand Prix's on-track doctor, Professor Sid Watkins. If there is a crash, it is Watkins who gets there first. He is closely involved in improving safety at the circuits and in developing rapid response medical rescue.
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