by Peter Swinger
ISBN: 07110 2796 X
Published by Dial House, £19.99
Those with an affinity for motorsport cannot fail to recall affectionately the great British circuits on which many of the UK’s finest races have been fought. But if you’re not familiar with every circuit in the country, this is the book for you.
From Aintree to Whitchurch, 38 venues are examined with superbly researched and easy-to-read historical synopses, including defining moments in each circuit’s life. Diagrams, archive photography and event programmes of the period complete the analysis. The book is up-to-date and includes Rockingham Motor Speedway.
An excellent potted-history of Britain’s eclectic mix of racing venues and one which ought really to find its way on to the bookshelves of anyone with an interest in the history of the sport. HH-F