Grand Prix

Grand Prix

"Grand Prix: Formula One in the deadly years is the story of a Formula One motor-racing driver in the deadly years of the 1970s.

Author: Richard Melville

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ISBN: 0473286823

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Blood Sport Formula One Drivers of the Deadly Years

Blood Sport  Formula One Drivers of the Deadly Years

The world of Formula One was (and still is) a closed universe, sealed inside its own pressure-cooker bubble. But you can step inside simply by opening this book--Back cover.

Author: Mary Schnall Heglar

Publisher: Outskirts Press

ISBN: 1977202373

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 280

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The dazzling sport of Formula One motor racing has an exciting but violent past. Global celebrities and glamorous locations have long been part of the Grand Prix scene, but all the bells and whistles cannot hide the bloody costs in its history. To step into the cockpit in the 1960s and 1970s was to risk everything, every time. Blood Sport brings you up close to the drivers of those days in 120 rare photographs and personal chapters by the author, who was there. Each of the 49 men in the book--Mario Andretti, Jack Brabham, Niki Lauda, Bruce McLaren, Carlos Reutemann, Pedro Rodriguez, Jackie Stewart and John Surtees, for example--has his own chapter. In addition, a compelling Bonus Section features five of the men who made the cars that so often killed the men who drove them. As a journalist, Heglar worked inside the sealed world of Formula One during the sport's darkest years. She offers details on the triumphs and tragedies of those in that exotic universe, as well as an overview of F1 as it developed and how it has changed (or not). She had access to the pits, drivers and teams that is impossible today. Road & Track published Heglar's earlier book, The Grand Prix Champions, which detailed the first World Driving Champions from Nino Farina through Emerson Fittipaldi. Like that book, Blood Sport is essential for any F1 enthusiast.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Comprehension 6 Rev

Comprehension 6  Rev

What was his position in the Brazilian Grand Prix on 25 September 2005 ? 4. ... el N02 HARALD Less than six years after he watched his first Formula One race , the 24 - year - old Spaniard Fernando Alonso was crowned Formula One's Telen ...

Author: Lalita Aisola

Publisher: Ratna Sagar

ISBN: 8183320686

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Page: 68

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The books recommended for Classes 3 8 will encourage children to attempt different forms of writing like short notes, telephonic messages, essays and paragraphs, formal and informal letters and biographical accounts. The books provide extensive practice in the four language skills, namely listening, speaking, reading and writing. Also available Teacher s Handbooks and web support www.ratnasagar.co.in
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Monaco

Monaco

What we knew from our observations was that we had witnessed the opening scene in what was to become Formula One's greatest drama, an enduring and, at times, deadly rivalry. And for ten years the Monaco Grand Prix would be contested by ...

Author: Malcolm Folley

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473537736

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 368

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**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.
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Murray Walker s Formula One Heroes

Murray Walker s Formula One Heroes

With all of Britain enthusiastically behind him, James took his first Formula One win in the 1974 Silverstone International Trophy, and was on the podium at Anderstorp, Zeltweg and Watkins Glen. But it wasn't until the Dutch Grand Prix ...

Author: Murray Walker

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9780753547687

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 200

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Murray Walker combines and enclyclopaedic knowlege of Grand Prix racing with an unbridled fanaticism that remains undimmed after more than half a century of race commentaries. In his personal tribute to the sport, he celebrates the most talented drivers of all time, the rivalries that have set his pulse racing and the circuits he finds the most inspiring. This updated edition of Murray Walker's Formula One Heroes gives an 'in a nutshell' appraisal of legends old and new from an esteemed hero and geniuine F1 insider who, even now he' retired, cannot keep his all-consuming passion off the page.
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A Championship Year

A Championship Year

Last year's Singapore Grand Prix was the first Formula One night race and an amazing experience — truly one of the highlights of ... delicious here — and I also tried blowfish, which is meant to be deadly poisonous, but I'm still okay!

Author: Jenson Button

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781409148029

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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From nowhere to the winner's podium: the story of Jenson Button's astonishing domination of the F1 world championship. On 4 December 2008, just a few months before the new season was due to start, the Honda Racing F1 team, which Jenson Button had been driving for since 2006, pulled the plug on their involvement in Formula One. The media at the time reported that it was likely that the factory would be forced to shut, and it was unlikely that Jenson would be able to secure a drive at a top team at this late stage. Yet incredibly, in October 2009, Jenson Button was crowned World Champion, and the new team that had risen from the ashes of the Honda Racing F1 team - Brawn GP - secured the constructors' championship in their first season, a feat never before achieved. If this were a movie script you wouldn't believe it possible, so how did it happen? A CHAMPIONSHIP YEAR tells Jenson's incredible story of the 2009 season, from being written off pre-season to winning six of the first seven races, and finally securing the championship in brilliant style at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Jenson's personal commentary on the races is combined with notes on strategy, on-board radio exchanges, quotes from the team and even text messages to recreate the atmosphere of each race weekend. With a foreword by Ross Brawn, it is a fascinating account of an extraordinary grand prix year, and shows just what it takes to become world champion.
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Popular Mechanics

Popular Mechanics

As a warmup to the big Formula 1 race, the circuit was laid out last year and tested with a Formula 5000 race. g:«76R. ... Even though Grand Prix racing has been deadly to both drivers and fans over the past few years, ...

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Page: 200

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
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Lombardi Dies Orr Flies Marshall Cries

Lombardi Dies  Orr Flies  Marshall Cries

The idea was to replace reckless with wreck less, and the result was a Formula One circuit that became “a high-tech, ... He became the first, and last, driver to posthumously win the Grand Prix title. ... “But this year it has changed.

Author: Brad Schultz

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442256309

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 336

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In Lombardi Dies, Orr Flies, Marshall Cries: The Sports Legacy of 1970, Brad Schultz covers the most momentous and significant sports stories from this single year in American history, reflecting on the deeper impact of these events both on the sporting world and on society as a whole. Integration, homosexuality, drugs, lawsuits, and tragedy all crossed the sporting landscape in 1970, and Schultz tells these stories while thoughtfully placing them within the context of the political, social, and cultural events taking place across the country and around the world.
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Aussie Grit My Formula One Journey

Aussie Grit  My Formula One Journey

Talk about getting out of the F1 bubble. Grove was a tough part of my career: I had to restart after that two-year stall. To be honest, it was worse than simply stalling. I had gone backwards, just when I had been travelling nicely.

Author: Mark Webber

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781509813551

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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In his trademark straight-talking, no-nonsense style Mark Webber reveals his amazing life on and off the Formula One race track in Aussie Grit. Mark Webber was at the centre of one of the most captivating chapters in the history of Formula One. In 2010, while racing for Red Bull, he and his team mate Sebastian Vettel went head to head for the World Championship. There could only be one winner. Since retiring from Formula One Mark has concentrated on endurance racing, including the legendary Le Mans 24 Hour race. He hit the front pages of newspapers around the world in December 2014 when he slammed into the barricades in the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in South America, and was lucky to escape with his life. But the controversy of his relationship on and off the track with Vettel, who went on to win multiple world titles, has never been far beneath the surface. Here, for the first time, Webber tells the inside story of one of Formula One's most intriguing battles – it is a story that goes to the heart of why the sport is loved by millions of fans around the world. From his first taste of karting to his F1 debut in 2002, scoring Minardi's first points in three years at the Australian Grand Prix, through to his first win with Red Bull at the 2009 German Grand Prix and the year he should have been crowned World Champion. Mark Webber's journey to the top of Formula One was every bit as determined and committed as his racing. Aussie Grit is his searingly honest story. Includes a foreword by Formula One legend Sir Jackie Stewart.
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The Psychology of the Car

The Psychology of the Car

Being a skilled driver, he managed to get access to the F1, and was signed up by Ferrari in 1974, the year that he also won his first F1 victory. In 1976, during the German Grand Prix at Nuremburgring, Lauda had an accident that left ...

Author: Stefan Gossling

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780128110096

Category: Transportation

Page: 340

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The Psychology of the Car explores automotive cultures through the lens of psychology with the goal of achieving a low-carbon transport future. Worldwide there are now more than one billion cars, and their number grows continuously. Yet there is growing evidence that humanity needs to reach ‘peak cars’ as increased air pollution, noise, accidents, and climate change support a decline in car usage. While many governments agree, the car remains attractive, and endeavors to change transport systems have faced fierce resistance. Based on insights from a wide range of transport behaviors, The Psychology of the Car shows the “why of automotive cultures, providing new perspectives essential for understanding its attractiveness and for defining a more desirable transport future. The Psychology of the Car illustrates the growth of global car use over time and its effect on urban transport systems and the global environment. It looks at the adoption of the car into lifestyles, the “mobilities turn, and how the car impacts collective and personal identities. The book examines car drivers themselves; their personalities, preferences, and personality disorders relevant to driving. The book looks at the role power, control, dominance, speed, and gender play, as well as the interrelationship between personal freedom and law enforcement. The book explores risk-taking behaviors as accidental death is a central element of car driving. The book addresses how interventions can be successful as well as which interventions are unlikely to work, and concludes with how a more sustainable transport future can be created based on emerging transport trends. Features deep analyses of individual and collective psychologies of car affection, moving beyond sociology-based interpretations of automobile culture Illustrates concepts using popular culture examples that expose ideas about automobility Shows how fewer, smaller and more environmentally friendly cars, as well as low-carbon transport modes, are more socially attractive
Categories: Transportation