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Racing Driver Sourcebook

Racing Driver Sourcebook

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Racing Driver Sourcebook
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Racing Driver

Racing Driver

F1 Through a Driver's Eyes, Heart and Soul

  • Author: Norman Howell
  • Publisher: Highdown
  • ISBN: 9781905156221
  • Category: Automobile racing drivers
  • Page: 304
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Motor racing drivers are complex characters. They are loners, and yet they are part of a team. They are mostly instinctive and reactive, yet they must plan and analyse the minutiae of their car and driving style. This book sees racing through a driver's eyes, heart and soul and examines what goes on in their heads.

The Greatest Racing Driver

The Greatest Racing Driver

The Life and Times of Great Drivers, with a Logical Analysis Revealing the Greatest

  • Author: Angus Dougall
  • Publisher: BalboaPress
  • ISBN: 1452510970
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 540
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Who has been the world’s greatest driver, and how do you prove it? With an eye for detail and a flair for storytelling, this book explores motor racing’s rich history in pursuit of the best driver the world has ever seen. Most enthusiasts have a strongly held opinion as to racing’s finest driver over the century of the motor car. By putting aside bias and personal opinion, this book’s exhaustively researched, results-based analysis provides a definitive answer through clear and logical evaluation. These carefully considered, significant statistics, when merged together, reveal with incisive objectivity motor sport’s greatest driver as well as the qualities that define greatness. Contentious? Possibly. Thought-provoking? Definitely. Author Angus Dougall captures many aspects of the motor racing world with a selection of revealing anecdotes on the highlights of racing’s biggest stars, together with stories that bring to life people, places, insider’s opinions of drivers, circuits, constructors, politics, insights, and comments on many of the drivers. For readers wishing to peruse the actual detail, there is a vast array of appendices displaying extensive race results lists, charts on driver performance, and car analysis. Motor racing fans, climb on board and hold on for an intriguing ride to the pinnacle of greatness.

Racing Driver

Racing Driver

How to Drive Racing Cars Step by Step

  • Author: Giles Chapman
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780500650264
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 47
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An interactive introduction to car racing that recreates the immediacy and excitement of being behind the wheel. Original.

The Youngest Racing Driver Ever!

The Youngest Racing Driver Ever!

  • Author: Emma Driscoll
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 1483619397
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 44
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Abby is a 5 year old girl who knows exactly what she wants to be when she grows up but she is curious about what her friends want to be. When she speaks to them about their grown up dreams, she is surprised and more than a little confused about the answers.

How Not to Be a Professional Racing Driver

How Not to Be a Professional Racing Driver

  • Author: Jason Plato
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0241404177
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 304
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'HILARIOUS AND OUTRAGEOUS' CHRIS EVANS THE HILARIOUS FULL-THROTTLE MEMOIR FROM ONE OF THE BIGGEST CHARACTERS IN UK MOTOR RACING Two-time championship-winning and record-breaking racing driver, Jason Plato is a living, breathing example of what you shouldn't do if you want to become a professional racing driver: DO NOT: · Steal a JCB in Monaco and end up in prison there - twice · Kill Bernie Ecclestone (almost) · Choose fags and booze over the gym · Give Prince Charles the finger on the M42 · Make enemies with a 6ft 6" rival who is a black belt in everything Since joining the Williams Touring Car team in 1997 he has had more race wins than Lewis Hamilton and Stirling Moss, competed in more races than Jenson Button and set the largest number of fastest laps ever. But he's also a rule breaker who has had more than his fair share of near-death experiences, drunken escapades and more. There is nothing sensible, predictable or considered about Jason. But this is how he became a racing legend. ______ LONGLISTED FOR THE TELEGRAPH SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AUTOBIOGRAPHY AWARD 'As entertaining as watching him drive, a cracking read!' Sir Chris Hoy 'Jason Plato is one of the most gifted racing drivers of his generation!' Damon Hill

Gilles Villeneuve: The Life of the Legendary Racing Driver

Gilles Villeneuve: The Life of the Legendary Racing Driver

  • Author: Gerald Donaldson
  • Publisher: Random House
  • ISBN: 0753546302
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 336
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Gilles Villeneuve became a legend in his own time, a driver whose skill and daring personified the ideals of Grand Prix racing, the pinnacle of motor sport. With his flamboyantly aggressive, press-on-regardless style in his scarlet Ferrari, he captured the imagination of a vast international audience as no other driver has in recent times.

South African Racing Drivers

South African Racing Drivers

Adrian Zaugg, Alan Van Der Merwe, Alex Blignaut, Basil Van Rooyen, Billy Mills (Racing Driver), Brausch Niemann, Bruce J

  • Author: Source Wikipedia
  • Publisher: Booksllc.Net
  • ISBN: 9781230759395
  • Category:
  • Page: 26
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Adrian Zaugg, Alan van der Merwe, Alex Blignaut, Basil van Rooyen, Billy Mills (racing driver), Brausch Niemann, Bruce Johnstone (racing driver), Christopher Hyman, Chris Aberdein, Cristiano Morgado, Dave Charlton, David Clapham, Desire Wilson, Doug Serrurier, Eddie Keizan, Ernie Pieterse, Etienne van der Linde, Gavin Cronje, George Fouche, Graham Duxbury, Guy Tunmer, Ian Scheckter, Jackie Pretorius, Jody Scheckter, Luki Botha, Michael Briggs (racing driver), Mike Harris (racing driver), Neville Lederle, Paddy Driver, Peter de Klerk, Sarel van der Merwe, Shaun Watson-Smith, Stephen Simpson, Stephen Watson (racing driver), Syd van der Vyver, Toby Scheckter, Tomas Scheckter, Tony Maggs, Trevor Blokdyk, Wayne Taylor, Werner Lupberger, William Ferguson (racing driver). Excerpt: Tomas Scheckter (born 21 September 1980) is a South African racing driver. Scheckter was born in Monte Carlo to 1979 Formula One World Champion Jody Scheckter and his first wife Pamela. Scheckter started racing karts in South Africa at the age of 11 and it did not take long for the young driver to reach the podium. He had his first taste of a major championship as a teenager when he captured the South African Kart Championship in 1995. In 1996 he ventured on to the main circuit in the South African Formula Vee series and soon after he was in the South African Formula Ford Series where he posted two wins. He had proven his speed in South African motorsports and was then off to Europe the following year where he entered the British Formula Vauxhall Junior series where he raced against the likes of Antonio Pizzonia and Takuma Sato. Scheckter earned third in the championship with one victory and one pole. He was also named series Rookie of the Year. In 1999, Scheckter won the Formula Opel Euroseries championship with a record eight victories and...

The Racing Driver

The Racing Driver

The Theory and Practice of Fast Driving

  • Author: Denis Jenkinson
  • Publisher: Bentley Pub
  • ISBN: 9780837602011
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 227
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The Racing Driver will appeal to all sports car enthusiasts, particularly those interested in vintage and historic racing. It belongs on the book-shelf beside Taruffi's The Technique of Motor Racing, which it supplements without repeating.

Great Racing Drivers of the World

Great Racing Drivers of the World

  • Author: HANS TANNER
  • Publisher: Edizioni Savine
  • ISBN: 8896365155
  • Category: Transportation
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ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION (1958): Biographical sketches of 37 of the most famous Grand Prix and sports car racing drivers. Included are all of the old-time greats as well as those who have made names for themselves in the past few years.The author touches on each man’s background, his temperaments and style, and then traces his racing career, detailing his most brilliant and exciting drives.There are, in addition, more than 80 superb photographs, most of them action shots of the drivers in Grand Prix events.Hans Tanner has known most of the men he writes about and has seen them race. He has managed the Swiss, Belgian, and Spanish national teams and some American teams. He has also managed individual drivers, among them Harry Schell and the Marquis de Portago. International correspondent for English, Swiss, and Argentine magazines, Tanner is also the author of Ferrari and Maserati in Action. He has even been the organizer for sports car races in Central America.