Articles tagged Haynes Publishing

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The fast stuff

Twenty years of top bike racing tales from the world's maddest motorsportMat Oxley This collection of memories, interviews and experiences – first published in 2008 – is a feast of biking stories on characters such as Wayne Rainey and Valentino Rossi. Our columnist, who won the 250cc production TT in 1985, has been writing about bikes and bikers for over 20 years and has gathered together a...

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Book & DVD Reviews

Maserati AGG 2000 ZagatoBy Walter Balmer With the trident badge announcing the engineering and the Z flash denoting the coachbuilder, this was a car with pedigree when Ferrari was still a new badge in the showroom. So many were used in competition that it's easy to forget they were sold as road cars, but this large, lavish production gives all the histories, all the owners, and all the races of...

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Derek Bell

My racing life by Derek Bell and Alan Henry Can it really be that 23 years have gone by since Derek Bell's autobiography first hit the shelves? When he and Alan Henry worked on the original back in 1987, Derek had just won his fifth Le Mans and admitted that he expected his topline career to be nearing its end. In truth, it was. But that didn't stop this evergreen sports car hero enjoying a long...

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Reviews

Le MansThe official history of the world's greatest race 1970-79 by Quentin Spurring There are so many great nuggets in this book. The story of the 'Pink Pig' Porsche 917, for example, and how Reinhold Joest was cleared of blame a decade after the crash that eliminated it in 1971; how Tony Adamowicz used raw potatoes to demist the windscreen of his Ferrari 312P in 1970; how a pair of NASCARs...

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FLAT OUT, FLAT BROKE - FORMULA 1 THE HARD WAY! BY PERRY MCCARTHY

FLAT OUT, FLAT BROKE — FORMULA 1 THE HARD WAY! BY PERRY MCCARTHY ISBN 1-85960-886-8 Published by Haynes Publishing, L1799 SHOULD YOU EVER NEED reminding why you watch, and racing drivers race, watch Montoya through Eau Rouge — or read this book. You'll realise that you have neither the skill — nor the determination. Perry McCarthy has always been excellent at describing his career in a series of...

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Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney, the Ultimate racer by Karl Ludvigsen ISBN: 1-85960-655-5 Published by Haynes Publishing, £25.00 The fourth book in Karl Ludvigsen's series (the previous three were on Stirling Moss, Juan Manuel Fangio and Jackie Stewart) is one to purchase for the pictures rather than the words. The author is perfectly open about it in his introduction — "I did not interview or consult Dan...

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The 1989 Lucas British F3 Championship

The 1989 Lucas British F3 Championship Barrie Hinchcliffe Productions Limited, Boston House, 36138 Fitzroy Square, London, W1P 5LL. Released by Virgin Vision. Running time —/75 mins. £9.99 nce again Hinchcliffe has come up with the goods. 1989 was a memorable year and this video captures every significant passing manouevre an incident to make it a precious record. As expected, the Brabharn/...

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Formula 1 All the races

The World Championship Story Race-by-Race: 1950-2011by Roger Smith This collection of memories, interviews and experiences – first published in 2008 – is a feast of biking stories on characters such as Wayne Rainey and Valentino Rossi. Our columnist, who won the 250cc production TT in 1985, has been writing about bikes and bikers for over 20 years and has gathered together a selection of pieces...

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I just made the tea

Tales from 30 years inside Formula 1 by Di Spires with Bernard Ferguson Di Spires and her husband Stuart spent 30 years refuelling drivers, mechanics and all manner of Formula 1 people in the Grand Prix paddocks of the world, serving the hospitality needs of teams such as Surtees, Toleman/ Beneffon and Lotus. Their years on the road offering TLC and cups of tea to world champion racing drivers...

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Reviews

Forghieri on Ferrari1947 to presentMauro Forghieri and Daniele Buzzonetti "Unlike [Vittorio] Jano, I had the advantage of not being known in the GP world, so no way was I obstructed as I photographed the more interesting details of their cars..." It's spring 1962 and young Mauro Forghieri is part of a Ferrari factory group on an exploratory mission to Britain, to see how companies based in motor...

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