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[2 May 2012 | 6 Comments | 2,885 views]
F1 Pocket Companion 2012: The Ultimate Formula 1 Guide (Review)

When I received my copy of the F1 Pocket Companion 2012 I must admit that my initial reaction was “wow, it’s definitely pocket sized, bet there’s not much detail in that” but, on looking further, this was one of those occasions when it was definitely wrong to judge a book by its cover… not that there’s anything wrong with the cover I hasten to add!

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[27 Nov 2010 | 3 Comments | 4,533 views]
MotoGP: The Illustrated History (Review)

If you’re anything like me you’ve become something of a fan of MotoGP over the last few years, whether as a casual fan or as a more committed follower. Perhaps you might have been a fan for many years and have some knowledge of the sport’s history. Or you might be a total rookie. Whichever way, I am certain you will appreciate this title.

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[26 Nov 2010 | 3 Comments | 3,088 views]
World Motor Sport Records 2011 (Review)

When you were a kid, did you ever get an “Annual” at Christmas? You know, the kind of book dedicated to your favourite football team, TV program or music band and packed to the brim with interesting stories, facts and detail that you couldn’t wait to tell your mates about? Then this is the book for you!

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[25 Nov 2010 | 3 Comments | 4,441 views]
100 Sexiest Cars (Review)

Vicki Butler-Henderson’s 100 Sexiest Cars does what it says on the lid – a countdown of the 100 sexiest cars… as chosen by VBH. Of course, with these kinds of list there is always room for disagreement, for example, the inclusion of a car who’s bodywork is so devoid of curves that even the wheel arches are angled off is bound to raise a few eyebrows. The designers of the Hummer might not even like the description – sexy didn’t seem to be part of the design brief – but as it it’s only languishing at 98, maybe I can turn a blind eye. The rear spoiler on the Ford Escort RS Cosworth at number 24 on the other hand…

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[24 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 2,116 views]
Passion For Speed (Review)

OMG! You must buy this book, no really, you must! Not a conventional start to a book review I grant you, but not many books could leave me grinning from ear to ear. What on earth could cause such an outburst of passion and enthusiasm I hear you ask?

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[23 Nov 2010 | 4 Comments | 1,263 views]
Grand Prix: Yesterday and Today (Review)

Inevitably, when you look at archive footage or read books about historic racing, you end up contrasting then with now. Grand Prix: Yesterday and Today takes that concept to its logical conclusion by exploring the evolution of Grand Prix racing through examples from the past and setting them against their modern equivalents in a simple and compelling two-page spread that sets it apart from other coffee-table picture books…