Aussie Grit: My Formula One Journey

Aussie Grit: My Formula One Journey


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ISBN-13: 9781509813544
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 09/28/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 668,929
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Mark Webber is a former Formula One driver who raced for Minardi, Jaguar, Williams, and Red Bull. He was twice winner of the Monaco Grand Prix, as well as the British and Brazilian Grands Prix. In 2010 he controversially missed out on the World Championship to teammate Sebastian Vettel. In June 2013 Webber announced his retirement from Formula One and subsequently joined Porsche on a long-term deal, racing in the premier LMP1 sportscar category of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Table of Contents

Foreword Sir Jackie Stewart vii

Prologue: 'Multi 21': A Rag to a Red Bull 1

In the Cockpit: A Marathon in Shoes Two Sizes Too Small 3

Chapter 1 No Wings, Learning to Fly: 1976-94 15

Chapter 2 Wingless Wonders: 1995-96 36

Chapter 3 A Wing and a Prayer 54

Chapter 4 Getting Ready for Take-off 75

Chapter 5 Nightmare at Le Mans: 1999 100

Chapter 6 A Pawn in the Game: 1999-2001 117

Chapter 7 Base Camp at Everest 146

Chapter 8 'This Can't be Happening…' 176

Chapter 9 Smile Back on the Dial: 2007 204

Chapter 10 A Challenge of a Different Kind: 2008 221

Chapter 11 Yes I Can: 2009 241

Chapter 12 In High Places 263

Chapter 13 In Rare Air 285

Chapter 14 One Day You'll Look Back 310

Chapter 15 Finishing Strongly 329

Chapter 16 In Another Cockpit: 2014 and Beyond 344

Epilogue: A Life in Sport 359

Acknowledgements 379

Index 382

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I love this guy so much,and this guy really did some good things for f1 so I think tthis is great.