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F1 Pocket Companion 2012: The Ultimate Formula 1 Guide (Review)

By saltire | 2 May 2012 | 6 Comments | 1,970 views

F1 Pocket Companion 2012: The Ultimate Formula 1 GuideWhen 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!

Pocket sized it may be but don’t be put off by its size, there’s a wealth of material on each of its 140 pages. With detailed statistics on every aspect of Formula One it’s a book you’ll make use of time and time again, from circuit guides to extensive profiles of every team and driver – it’s all here and beautifully illustrated to boot.

What surprised me most was the attention to detail; there are loads of lovely little touches like the Facebook and Twitter profiles of anyone you’ll want to follow, details of the relevant technical regulations, “what colour rim does the super-soft tyre have?”. You’ll find that and much, much more within its pages.

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Those of you who are eagle-eyed might just recognise the circuit diagram for Interlagos on the photograph above? To celebrate our involvement, we’re giving away a copy of the book and an exclusive (seriously, even we don’t have one!) Viva F1 mug to one lucky winner so you can relax with a cuppa whilst brushing up on those essential F1 facts.

To enter the competition just answer this simple question:
The F1 Pocket Companion contains how many pages?

Enter by leaving your answer in the comments below or tweet @VivaF1 with the answer including the hashtag #UltimateF1Guide. Entries must be received by 5pm GMT on Saturday the 5th May and the winner announced that evening by email and/or twitter. Good luck!

F1 Pocket Companion 2012: The Ultimate Formula 1 Guide
Publisher: ChequeredFlagMedia
ISBN-10: 095652222X
ISBN-13: 978-0956522221
Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 10.4 x 1.2 cm

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6 Comments »

  • Seth Just

    The F1 Pocket Companion 2012 contains 140 pages.

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  • Shone V

    140 pages.
    If you are shipping outside UK. :)

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  • Jorge

    140 pages

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  • saltire (author)

    Entries so far from Twitter:
    @Pedie76
    @iwasapainter

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  • guille2306

    Without looking at it, I’ll risk an answer: The F1 Pocket Companion 2012 has 140 pages! ;)
    PS: congrats on the circuit diagrams use!

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  • saltire (author)

    We have a winner… @Pedie76. If you could DM your address or email admin@vivaf1.com we’ll get your prize sent off. Thanks.

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