Synopses & Reviews
Formula One racing is one of the most spectacular and talked-about sports in the world, and The Official BBC Sport Guide: Formula One 2014 is the essential resource for the season ahead. It gets fans fully up to speed on the teams (from Ferrari and Red Bull to Sauber and Caterham), all 24 drivers (from Hamilton and Vettel to Raikkonen and Button) and all 20 tracks (from Monaco and Silverstone to the new races in New Jersey, US, and Sochi, Russia). It also reviews the past season and highlights major updates to the regulations. Ninety color photographs, detailed circuit maps, statistics, and a fill-in guide complement Bruce Jones's insightful text.
Formula 1 is the biggest and most glamorous of all motor sports championshipsand#8212;and this record book highlights all the great battles for the World Drivers' Championship and the Constructors' Cup since they began in the 1950s. It features hundreds of stories and statistics on legendary drivers, teams, and tracks, accompanied by dramatic, you-are-there action photography that will thrill fans.
The Treasures of Formula One
is not only a riveting history of the sport, but also a unique trove of photographs and removable items of facsimile memorabilia. Fully revised and updated to include all the events of the thrilling 2013 F1 season, Bruce Jonesand#39; text drives from the early years of motoring and racing through the first Grands Prix and birth of the World Drivers Championship. Special features showcase the great races, teams, and drivers, making this must-have volume a winner from the red lights to the checkered flag.
About the Author
Bruce Jones, a former editor of Autosport magazine, is one of the most respected commentators and reporters on the motor racing scene around the world. As well as the best-selling annual Formula One Guide (now in its 15th year), Bruce has written numerous other books, including 60 Years of Formula One and The ITV Sport Complete Encyclopedia of Formula One (all published by Carlton). He considers his favorite place to be Goodwood, West Sussex, home of the famous and historic Goodwood Festival of Speed, where he is the track commentator. He lives in Dorset on Englandand#39;s south coast.