Celebrates motor racing, dating back to its origins in 1906. This book includes a structure, which allows F1 fans to see just how much things have technically changed over the years but paradoxically how many of the fundamentals of motor racing have remained unaltered.
"Grand Prix Yesterday & Today" is a timely celebration of motor racing, dating back to its origins in 1906. Each spread will show a facet of the sport from those pioneering days juxtaposed with a similar one of recent times. Complementing these expertly chosen images are reflections on the situations then and now. The structure of the book allows today's F1 fan to see just how much things have technically changed over the years but paradoxically how many of the fundamentals of motor racing have remained unaltered. Times may change, but Grand Prix remains the compelling spectacle that it always was.
Bruce Jones is former editor of Autosport magazine. As well as being author of the highly successful annual ITV Sport Guide to Formula One, he contributes to many autosport magazines and broadcasts on A1 Grand Prix racing for the sport's official cable TV channel. He lives in London. Bruce Jones is regarded as the best driver never to win the formula One World Championship, Sir Stirling Moss OBE is arguably the greatest all-round racing driver of all time. Known during his season as 'Mr Motor Racing', he remains one of the most famous and respected names in motor sport.
Table of Contents
Drivers: Victory waves; Podium celebrations; Team talks; Hitching a lift; Recovering in hospital; Signing for a new team; Funerals & Monuments. Cars and Equipment: Exhaust pipes; Tyres; Cockpits; Steering wheels; Race suits; New cars. Trackside: On the grid; In the pit garage; In the pitlane; In the paddock. Fans: Monaco yachts; Pit babes; Royalty; Celebrities; Tifosi; Traffic jams. Rest of the Crew: Bosses; Patriarchs; Designers; Engineers; Mechanics; Physios; Medics; Photographers. Life in the Fast Lane: Race starts; Pit stops; Crashes; Rescues; Rounding a hairpin; Overtaking; Safety car; Pit boards; Black flag; Chequered flag; Laps of honour.
Grand Prix Yesterday and Today by Bruce Jones
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