John Barnard: Royal Automobile Club Talk Show


John Barnard, who changed the landscape of Formula 1, joins us for the latest Royal Automobile Club Talk Show

Former Ferrari and McLaren designer John Barnard, the man who introduced the carbon monocoque to Formula 1 and the paddle-shift gearbox, joins us to look back on his distinguished career.

In London to launch his new autobiography, ‘The Perfect Car’, he considers if such a thing exists, looks back on his career, the rights and wrongs of his time at Ferrari, the back story to Nigel Mansell’s 1989 Brazilian Grand Prix win and much more. 

Read an extract from ‘The Perfect Car’

The Perfect Car – The Biography of John Barnard. Available now from the Motor Sport shop. Click here to buy it!


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