Formula One The Pursuit of Speed

Author: Maurice Hamilton
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
ISBN: 9781781316498
Release Date: 2016-11-03
Genre: Photography

The adrenaline-fueled, high-octane world of Formula One has created some of the greatest moments in sporting history. Its infamous circuits have played host to intense rivalries that have produced moments of tragedy and triumph that read like a film script. Since the 1950s, Bernard Cahier and his son, Paul- Henri, have been trackside capturing the drama of the Formula One Championships. Their stunning photographs chronicle both the changing face of the teams and their cars, from Lotus and Cooper to Williams and Ferrari, and of course the legendary drivers who have pushed their machines and themselves to the limits. Formula One correspondent Maurice Hamilton brings the stories behind these photographs to life; from the charismatic rivalries of Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss and the highly competitive Championship battles of Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna, through to the historic tales of Monaco’s winding course and the atmospheric crowds of Monza. With over 300 photographs – from the 1950s to the present day – all from The Cahier Archive and many previously unpublished, The Pursuit of Speed is the ultimate celebration of Formula One.

Formula One The Pursuit of Speed

Author: Maurice Hamilton
Publisher: Aurum Press
ISBN: 1781317089
Release Date: 2017-09-07
Genre: Photography

The adrenaline-fueled, high-octane world of Formula One has created some of the greatest moments in sporting history. From the intense rivalries between teams and drivers, to the infamous tracks that have created moments of tragedy and triumph--F1's greatest moments read like a film script. Formula One: The Pursuit of Speed is fueled by stunning behind-the-scenes shots, from pit stops to personal moments, beautiful portraits of the drivers and atmospheric shots of the racing in action. These photographs come from The Cahier Archive, a body which has captured the drama since the 1950’s, and until now has not published the majority of their work. Structured around three sections: Drivers and Rivalries, Teams and Cars, and Tragedy and Triumph of the Circuits, Formula One includes a vivid essay written by F1 correspondent Maurice Hamilton which captures the intensity and beauty of the sport.

Art of the Formula 1 Race Car

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781610608114
Release Date: 2010-04-05
Genre: Transportation

Art of the Formula 1 Race Car brings a selection of these spectacular machines into the studio to expose not just the engineering brilliance of these cars, but also their inherent beauty.

The Fastest Show on Earth

Author: Chicane,
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 9781472110527
Release Date: 2015-09-03
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In the quest for ultimate speed, Formula One combines human drama, cutting-edge technological innovation and high-stakes finance in a thrilling global circus watched by half a billion avid fans. The Fastest Show on Earth brings the FIA Formula One World Championship vividly to life for everyone from first-time race-goers to avid fans wanting to delve even further into the Fastest Show on Earth. Experts from within the industry share their insights into the effect that recent revolutionary changes to regulations have had on engines, tyres, brakes, aerodynamics, fuel, safety and the use of date in a whole new era of racing. It is both a superb technical guide - including circuit diagrams, team histories, driver profiles and a comprehensive glossary - and a fantastic collection of writing offering fascinating insights into the inner workings of a world that offers everything from tragedy to thrilling triumph. From the cut-throat intrigue of the Piranha Club to the unsung heroism of pit lane, every aspect of Formula One is covered in compelling detail. The tragedy of bygone eras is skilfully evoked in 'The Limit' and 'Jochen Rindt: Uncrowned King' while the unending quest by drivers to find the mysterious 'zone' is explored in 'Overdrive'. Much more than just a sport and far more than a business, Formula One is a world of larger-than-life personalities and razor-sharp businesspeople who reveal their leadership skills in 'The Business of Winning' and their ability to innovate in 'Performance at the Limit'. There is also a window into the very private world of the ultimate ringmaster in 'Bernie's Game'. This extensive guide includes the official FIA circuit diagrams, team histories, driver profiles, circuit fast facts, technical braking profiles, a special section on the history of Formula One in the US and the most comprehensive glossary of Formula One terms ever compiled.

Monaco

Author: Malcolm Folley
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473537736
Release Date: 2017-05-18
Genre: Sports & Recreation

**THE ONLY DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST RACE - FULL OF EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH NIKI LAUDA, ROSS BRAWN, DAMON HILL, DAVID COULTHARD, SIR JACKIE STEWART, OLIVER PANIS AND 2016 WORLD CHAMPION NICO ROSBERG** Circuit de Monaco. Monte Carlo. The ultimate race in the Formula One calendar. When you think of Formula One, you think of Monaco. Once a year, yachts jam the harbour, celebrities fill the stands and luxury sports cars litter the streets as of thousands of people gather from across the world to watch the greatest, and one of the oldest, races in motorsport. Monaco is glamorous, prestigious and seductive. But for the drivers, it is the most demanding race of the year. The narrow streets, tight corners and sharp elevations make it the ultimate test of driving skill. It is physically draining and mentally exhausting. Proposed today, the race would not exist but it remains the jewel in the crown for every Formula One driver. There is simply no other race like it. Win at Monaco and your name is etched in history. You will join the likes of Graham Hill, Jackie Stewart, Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton. With exclusive interviews and insight from drivers and a wealth of F1 insiders, award-winning sportswriter Malcolm Folley goes behind the scenes to discover what it's really like to drive and live and breathe this iconic circuit. He reveals along the way a unique and definitive portrait of the circuit, and recreates in thrilling detail its most extraordinary weekend, when only three cars finished.

Mythical Formula One

Author: Marcel Correa
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 0764345818
Release Date: 2013-08-28
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Computer generated profiles of the most famous and legendary Formula 1 single-seaters from 1966, the year when a new engine capacity regulation was approved. This coincided with the most important features we can still see in the cars of today, including wings, sponsors, slick tires, and carbon-fiber chassis. All of them are illustrated in this book, depicting milestones such as the Lotuses 49, 72, 79, Renault RS01, winners like the Ferraris "T" series, McLaren MP4 from 1988, Shumacher's Ferrari, original ideas like the Tyrrell P34 and other curiosities. Despite being focused on the cars, the book also examines the designers, team-managers and drivers.

Speed Read F1

Author: Stuart Codling
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9780760361962
Release Date: 2017-10-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Strap yourself in and fill the tank with high octane! Speed Read: F1 is loaded with all the information you’ll need to get into the world of blinding speed called Formula 1. You’ll get the history of the sport, biographies of major drivers and figures who have dominated the sport in its long and storied history, and a rundown of the incredible technology that makes these cars so fast that they stay glued to the road. You may not guess it, but the world’s premiere automobile racing series takes the Formula One name from the set of rules governing the class. Plans for a Formula One drivers' championship were floated in the late 1930s, but shelved until after World War Two. In 1946 the first F1 races were held, but it wasn’t until 1950 that the details for a true world-championship series were hammered out. It was a long road from the 1930s to now for this great sport; one marked by glory, championships, iteration, technology, and speed. Don’t be intimidated by this incredible culture, dive into F1 Racing today!

Formula One

Author: Bruce Jones
Publisher:
ISBN: 1780976313
Release Date: 2015-03
Genre: Grand Prix racing

When a grid of cars assembled at Silverstone in 1950 for the first round of a new Formula One World Championship, the people concerned would have had no idea that they were setting out on what was to become the world's most spectacular annual competition. This book tracks the highs and lows of more than six decades of scintillating sport which has followed, focusing on the epic battles that have unfolded between the leading teams and top drivers as they have raced their way around the globe.

Grand Prix Circuits

Author: Maurice Hamilton
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 0008136602
Release Date: 2015-10-08
Genre:

This book charts the course of every Formula One Grand Prix circuit, providing a map of each, with images, commentary, and key statistics Formula One Grand Prix racing is the ultimate motor racing challenge and has been a global competition since 1950. It attracts the best drivers in the world and is raced on some of the toughest courses. 70 circuits have held Formula One races, with seven to 20 circuits used each season. Former courses, along with historical photographs, are shown, including Dallas, Le Mans (France), Mosport Park (Canada), and Kyalami (South Africa). Today's state-of-the-art courses are included, such as Hockenheim (Germany), Interlagos (Brazil), Monza (Italy), Silverstone (U.K.), and Yas Marina (Abu Dhabi). Each course map is accompanied by statistics for every circuit, including total length, dates it has held Grand Prix, lap records and lengths, and a list of winners.

Formula One Racing For Dummies

Author: Jonathan Noble
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780764570490
Release Date: 2004-10-22
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Get to know what Formula One racing is all about This book delves into the strategy, technology, and spirit needed to win a Formula One race. Every angle of a race weekend is covered in detail, from scrutineering to pitstops to podium. You’ll also read about the rivalries and politics that have turned the sport into a global televised drama. Illustrated with black and white photographs, Formula One Racing For Dummies will serve the die-hard spectator or armchair fan alike. Discover how to: Identify race strategies Understand the role of each team member Master the latest rules and regulations Appreciate a Formula One car’s cutting-edge design Enjoy Formula One from the stands and on TV The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humour and fun

F1

Author: Frank Foster
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 9781621075738
Release Date: 2013-09-05
Genre: Sports & Recreation

For as long as there have been automobiles, there have been courageous men and women with nerves of steel, willing to risk life and limb to race them. This book takes you on an inside look at one of the greatest racing sports of them all: F1. Let HistorCaps take you on a journey through the creation of the sport to what the future holds! HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. With each book, a brief period of history is recapped. We publish a wide array of topics (from baseball and music to science and philosophy), so check our growing catalogue regularly to see our newest books.

Ayrton Senna McLaren

Author: Maurice Hamilton
Publisher: Blink Publishing
ISBN: 1905825870
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Automobile racing drivers

By winning 12 World Championships and more than 180 Grands Prix, McLaren has had the good fortune to work with many of the sport s most charismatic drivers. Emerson Fittipaldi, James Hunt, Alain Prost, Niki Lauda, Ayrton Senna, Mika Hakkinen: these are a few of the great names contributing to McLaren s illustrious story spanning 50 years. Ayrton Senna is one of the best-known drivers not only at McLaren but in world sport. His is a name that will forever be associated with F1. His 12 years at McLaren resulted in three World Championships and 35 of his 41 career GP victories. Senna s death at Imola, Italy, on May 1st, 1994 shook the world of motorsport and immortalized the racing legend forever more. Written by respected motor racing author, Maurice Hamilton, this official McLaren book features interviews with key members of Senna s racing team and will be full of amazing pictures. With the full support of Senna s family and the Senna Foundation this is a truly unique book commemorating a racing great."

Art of the Race

Author: Darren Heath
Publisher:
ISBN: 0993240798
Release Date: 2018-10-31
Genre: Transportation

* Encapsulating the speed, noise, excitement and color of Formula 1, and highlighting the key moments of each race as the 2017 season unfolded* Art of The Race, V17 is book 4 in a series of collaborations with Art of Publishing Limited* Darren Heath is one of the pre-eminent photographers in F1 today, with a unique ability to capture speed, color and noise through the medium of a still photograph, often eschewing the obvious in favor of the abstract Formula 1 is the aesthete's ultimate sport: an intoxicating cocktail of speed, spectacle, competition and power, at the heart of which are the thoroughbred racing machines - exquisite manifestations of form following function, driven at dizzying speeds by the quickest-of-the-quick, the best racing drivers on the planet. Darren Heath has been photographing Formula 1 for over 25 years. For 21 of these years he has worked freelance, and this has given him a unique perspective on the complex and exciting world of Formula 1. Darren Heath's photography in Art of The Race V17 encapsulates the very essence of the speed, noise, excitement and color of Formula 1 racing, whilst also highlighting the key moments of each race as the season unfolds, culminating in Lewis Hamilton winning his 4th world championship.

Ken Tyrrell

Author: Maurice Hamilton
Publisher: Harper Uk
ISBN: 0007143761
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

One of the most respected figures in Formula 1 for nearly four decades, Ken Tyrrell discovered Jackie Stewart and went on to win 33 grands prix and three world championships as an independent team owner. This biography provides an expose of the man himself, and an insight into the drama and excitement of the world of Formula 1 motor racing.