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Formula 1 Circuits

Maps and statistics from every Grand Prix track by Hamilton, Maurice & Collins Books Code: 61795 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publication date: 25/09/2022 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day Price: AU $64.99

xplore the unique stories behind every Grand Prix track in this fully updated second edition. Written by award-winning journalist Maurice Hamilton and complete with bespoke digital maps of each course, this is the ultimate guide to the circuits of Formula One.

Each venue is listed in chronological order from the first time it hosted a Grand Prix, starting with Monza, then taking in renowned locations such as Spa, Nurburgring, Monaco and Silverstone, all the way up to F1s latest destination: Miami. Uncover little-known facts about famous circuits and discover the story behind some of the sports lesser-known venues.

This fully updated second edition includes:
* All 77 Formula 1 circuits, featuring six additional venues from the previous edition
* Bespoke digital maps of every racetrack
* Statistics including circuit lengths, lap records, and names of corners and straights
* Alphabetical and by country indices for ease of reference

 

Review:

Praise for the previous edition

A perfect petrolhead Christmas present. A beautifully collated collection of the 71 venues to have hosted an F1 race since 1950. It is a chance to revel in some of the great lost circuits. The Observer, Sports Writers Picks of 2015

"Racetracks have a life and personality of their own, and this book, beautifully conceived, reflects that fact." New York Times

A petrol heads dream Daily Star

This is a handsome tome. The diligence of [Hamiltons] research is faultless and the result is an excellent book, complete with maps and statistics for the 71 tracks that have been used in F1. Guardian

Format: Hardback
Pages: 336
Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS NZ
Publication date: 25/09/2022
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 1570 g
Dimensions: 271.00mm X 227.00mm
Code: 61795

Full-time Formula One journalist since 1977, and has attended over 500 Grand Prix as a working journalist. Previously an award-winning writer for leading British newspapers, including The Observer, The Guardian and The Independent; Grand Prix editor for Racer magazine; editor of the Autocourse Grand Prix annual; and Commentator for BBC Radio 5 Live at Grand Prix events, Hamilton is also the author of more than twenty books.