F1 Retro: 1970 by Mark Hughes

A stunning look back at the 1970 F1 season. Featuring interviews with drivers and car designers, it is an evocative throwback to a time when the sport was glamorous but also lethal. A must-have for fans of classic F1.


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F1 Retro 1970 by Mark Hughes puts the microscope on the tumultuous 1970 F1 season from the perspective of 43 years later. New testimony from Jackie Stewart, Mario Andretti, Jacky Ickx, Emerson Fittipaldi and many of the other surviving drivers takes you back to the glamour but also the gritty reality behind the façade.

Designers/engineers including Ron Tauranac, Tony Southgate, Mauro Forghieri, Bernard Boyer, Robin Herd, Gordon Coppuck, Gian Paulo Dallara explain their designs, rich in anecdote. An evocative text brings out the shade and light of the times and of the personalities of those involved, a technical section uses the benefit of hindsight and modern simulation tools to analyse each design, including fascinating CFD analysis of the title-winning Lotus 72.

A multi-dimensional look at a beautiful but lethal time in F1, all illustrated with fantastically evocative photography from the LAT archive, stunning design and beautiful production. F1 Retro takes you right back there but with today’s eyes, a gift most Motor Sport fans would appreciate. The first of a spectacular series.

This hard-backed coffee table book is the perfect gift for any fan of Formula 1, featuring analysis of the tumultuous 1970 F1 season from the perspective of 43 years later, from expert writer Mark Hughes.


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