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Formula One Racing for Dummies
     

Formula One Racing for Dummies

by Jonathan Noble, Mark Hughes
 

Get to know what Formula One racing is all about

This book delves into the strategy, technology, and spirit needed to win a Formula One race. Every angle of a race weekend is covered in detail, from scrutineering to pitstops to podium. You’ll also read about the rivalries and politics that have turned the sport into a global televised drama. Illustrated

Overview

Get to know what Formula One racing is all about

This book delves into the strategy, technology, and spirit needed to win a Formula One race. Every angle of a race weekend is covered in detail, from scrutineering to pitstops to podium. You’ll also read about the rivalries and politics that have turned the sport into a global televised drama. Illustrated with black and white photographs, Formula One Racing For Dummies will serve the die-hard spectator or armchair fan alike.

Discover how to:

  • Identify race strategies
  • Understand the role of each team member
  • Master the latest rules and regulations
  • Appreciate a Formula One car’s cutting-edge design
  • Enjoy Formula One from the stands and on TV

The Dummies Way

  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humour and fun 

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“…ideal for both newcomers and fanatics, it’s simple explanation of the complex rule changes make it essential reading…” (Dorset Echo, 19 November 03)

“…filled with the strategies, politics and rivalries that have turned the sport into a global drama…essential reading…” (William Hill.com, November 03)

 “…ideal for both newcomers and fanatics…essential reading…” (Western Morning News, November 03)

“…an excellent guide to how everything in the world of F1 operates…” (Top Gear Onlne, Nov 03)

 “…essential reading for this years race…simple yet comprehensive explanations on all aspects of the sport…” (Greenock telegraph, Nov 03)

“…Jonathan Noble and mark Hughes are to be congratulated on producing such an excellent, easy-to-understand insider’s guide to understanding Formula One…” (Derby Evening Telegraph, 12 December 2003)

“…an irreverent but highly informative look at the glory that is – and was – Great Brirtain…” (Shields Gazette, December 2003)

“…ideal for people who want to know all about the support…makes a perfect gift…” (Performance BMW, January 2004)

“…the format is bright and chatty and easily browsed…” (Yorkshire Post, November 2003)

“…apart from the depth and simplicity of its information, the book’s strength is its user-friendly index…the perfect dipper’s guide…” (Worcester Evening News, January 04)

“…an insiders guide to the racing scene, ideal for both newcomers to the event and its fanatical followers…” (York Evening press, February 04)

“…Formula One Racing For Dummies? Instant expert, more like…” (Newcastle Herald, 14 February 2004)

“…another high quality addition to the series….highly recommended…” (M2 Best Books, May 04)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764570155
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/17/2003
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
294
Sales rank:
763,361
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.78(d)

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From the Publisher
“…ideal for both newcomers and fanatics, it’s simple explanation of the complex rule changes make it essential reading…” (Dorset Echo, 19 November 03)

“…filled with the strategies, politics and rivalries that have turned the sport into a global drama…essential reading…” (William Hill.com, November 03)

 “…ideal for both newcomers and fanatics…essential reading…” (Western Morning News, November 03)

“…an excellent guide to how everything in the world of F1 operates…” (Top Gear Onlne, Nov 03)

 “…essential reading for this years race…simple yet comprehensive explanations on all aspects of the sport…” (Greenock telegraph, Nov 03)

“…Jonathan Noble and mark Hughes are to be congratulated on producing such an excellent, easy-to-understand insider’s guide to understanding Formula One…” (Derby Evening Telegraph, 12 December 2003)

“…an irreverent but highly informative look at the glory that is – and was – Great Brirtain…” (Shields Gazette, December 2003)

“…ideal for people who want to know all about the support…makes a perfect gift…” (Performance BMW, January 2004)

“…the format is bright and chatty and easily browsed…” (Yorkshire Post, November 2003)

“…apart from the depth and simplicity of its information, the book’s strength is its user-friendly index…the perfect dipper’s guide…” (Worcester Evening News, January 04)

“…an insiders guide to the racing scene, ideal for both newcomers to the event and its fanatical followers…” (York Evening press, February 04)

“…Formula One Racing For Dummies? Instant expert, more like…” (Newcastle Herald, 14 February 2004)

“…another high quality addition to the series….highly recommended…” (M2 Best Books, May 04)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Noble is Grand Prix Editor for Autosport magazine, the world’s foremost motor sport publication. Mark Hughes is a Grand Prix writer for Autosport magazine.

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