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  • Genre:SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SubGenre:Motor Sports
  • Language:English
  • Series title:The Official Formula1 Opus
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:840
  • eBook ISBN:9781905794942

The Official Formula1 Opus eBook

The Whole Story

by Opus Media

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Overview
At 50cm square, 852 pages long and weighing in at 37kg The Official Formula 1 Opus was the biggest book on Formula One racing ever produced. The history of the sport has never been told in such depth. The finest writers have been employed to capture the spirit and excitement of the most thrilling sport of them all and now the 300,000 words used to tell this amazing story are available to you in eBook format. The Official Formula 1 Opus is a joyous celebration of Formula One motor racing - a definitive story that will take the reader on a journey from the era of swashbuckling heroes who took to the streets of Paris in their quest for speed, to the high tech, high-octane world of the modern sport. The foundation and dominance of the great teams - Ferrari, Lotus, Williams, McClaren and Red Bull; the drama and intrigue of how Bernie Ecclestone created the sport we know today; the classic rivalries; the triumphs and tragedies; the glamour and danger; the politics and chicanery and, of course, the men driving their cars beyond their limits in the pursuit of glory. The cast of F1 legends featured includes Lewis Hamilton, Sir Jack Brabham, Nigel Mansell, Niki Lauda, Kimi Räikkönen, Sir Jackie Stewart, Fernando Alonso, Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna and many, many more.
Description
At 50cm square, 852 pages long and weighing in at 37kg The Official Formula 1 Opus was the biggest book on Formula One racing ever produced. The history of the sport has never been told in such depth, with so many exclusive interviews. The finest writers have been employed to capture the spirit and excitement of the most thrilling sport of them all and now the 300,000 words used to tell this amazing story are available to you in eBook format. The Official Formula 1 Opus is a joyous celebration of Formula One motor racing - the definitive story that will take the reader on a journey from the era of swashbuckling heroes who took to the streets of Paris in their quest for speed, to the high tech, high-octane world of the modern sport. The foundation and dominance of the great teams - Ferrari, Lotus, Williams, McClaren and Red Bull; the drama and intrigue of how Bernie Ecclestone created the sport we know today; the classic rivalries; the triumphs and tragedies; the glamour and danger; the politics and chicanery and, of course, the men driving their car up to and beyond its limits in the pursuit of glory. The cast of F1 legends featured includes Lewis Hamilton, Sir Jack Brabham, Nigel Mansell, Niki Lauda, Kimi Räikkönen, Sir Jackie Stewart, Fernando Alonso, Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna and many, many more.
About the author
Ian Stafford is a multiple award-winning sports writer, author and broadcaster who is a former sports reporter of the year, and twice Magazine Sports Writer of the Year. He has written for The Mail on Sunday for 20 years, as well as a host of international publications including Esquire, Newsweek and The Reader’s Digest. He has also written 14 books, including Who Do You Think You Are ... Michael Schumacher? in which he raced against Juan Pablo Montoya, Eddie Irvine and Schumacher among many other adventures, and the global bestseller Playgrounds of the Gods. He is also the editor and co-owner of Sportsvibe.co.uk, the online sports magazine.
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