The Complete Encyclopedia of FORMULA ONE
By Bruce Jones, Foreword by Nigel Mansell (12th Edition)
Published by Carlton Books in hardback, Out Now, at £25.00
Formula One is the world’s most dynamic motor sport
For over six decades, grand prix circuits have been the setting for life-and-death duels in which fearless heroes have swapped paint at ever increasing speeds in a bid to be first across the finish line. From the pioneers on public roads at the turn of the last century through Fangio, Alberto Ascari and Stirling Moss to Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, this book covers all of the races that made them great.
The ITV Sport Complete Encyclopedia of Formula One also takes you behind the sceens to the pit areas and test track where teams of technicians go to incredible lengths to leave their rivals behind.
GRAND PRIX Yesterday & Today
By Bruce Jones Foreword by Sir Stirling Moss Published by Carlton Books in hardback, out now, at £19.99
Formula One has come a long way from those early road races and this book is the perfect celebration of that phenomenal journey. The structure of the book allows today’s F1 fan to see just how much things have technically changed over the years even though many of the fundamentals of motor racing have remained unaltered.
“The technology may have changed but the spirit of needing to be the fastest still remains” – Sir Stirling Moss
From oil-covered shirts and racing goggles to fireproof suits and state-of-the-art helmets, from a laborious service to an eight-second tyre change and refuelling, motor racing has changed beyond all recognition in its 100 years of existence. The photographs in Grand Prix: Yesterday & Today have been expertly chosen to reflect the social and technological revolutions the sport has undergone. View and compare how the drivers, cars, crowds, pit-lanes and tracks have all changed as rare archive photography is shown opposite shots from the modern era.