Many critical observers believed Eddie Jordan had a little chance of survival in Formula One’s “Piranha Club” when he launched his team in 1991, but he has proved them wrong. He has won races, kept his friends and earned a reputation as one of the most colourful entrepreneurs and risk-takers in Europe along the way. This is the previously untold story of how he did it and how he has survived and succeeded where others perished. In is an extraordinary tale of one of man’s belief and brain-power winning against all the odds.
This book is a personal hall of fame roster from the man who embodies F1 to millions of fans. The effervescent style and passion for motorsport that have made Murray Walker such a favorite are present in this entertaining book. You’ll feel as if Murray himself is chatting with you about the greatest men of Formula One. This book also serves as a good overview of F1’s history, and a valuable addition to your Grand Prix racing library.
The book captures the power, the exhilaration and the feel of the actual cars driven by the world’s greatest racing drivers, including Enzo Ferrari, Stirling Moss, Jacky Icks and Mario Andretti. It details the distinctive sensations, sounds and vibrations of each car’s handling ability, down to the feel of the gears and the response of the brakes. You’ll find: Alfa Romeo 8C 2300, Aston Martin Ulster, Lotus 18, Ferrari 250GTO, 512S, 365 GTB/D Daytona, F40, 512 BBLM…Porsche 962, 935 K3, Maserati 250F, T61, Bugatti T35B…
All’età di 23 anni James Toseland era il più giovane campione di Superbike e con un bagaglio di esperienza nelle corse superiore ai piloti più grandi di lui, è riuscito a sorpassare personaggi del calibro di Carl Fogarty e Neil Hodgson. Qui la biografia completa, la sua storia, le tragedie, i successi.