Art of the Formula 1 Race Car

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MotorBooks International, Apr 5, 2010 - Transportation - 208 pages
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Formula 1 - the pinnacle of motorsport - features the world's greatest drivers competing in the most technologically advanced cars ever created, machines designed and built by some of history's most brilliant engineering minds. For 'Art of the Formula 1 Race Car', master automotive photographer James Mann has brought a selection of these machines into the studio, and through his lens readers see not just the engineering brilliance of these cars, but also their inherent beauty. With historical and technological profiles by Formula 1 writer Stuart Codling, and commentary from designer Gordon Murray, this book is a homage to the ultimate breed of race car.
 

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Alfa Romeo 158159
12
Maserati 250F
22
MercedesBenz W196
32
Lancia D50
44
BRM P57
54
Brabham BT20
64
Lotus 49B
74
Lotus 72
84
Williams FW07
130
McLaren MP44
142
Leyton House CG901
152
Jordan 191
162
Williams FW14
172
Ferrari F12000
184
McLaren MP423
194
Photographers Notes
206

Tyrrell 003
96
Tyrrell P34
106
Ferrari 312T3
116
Acknowledgments
207
Index
208
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Stuart Codling is one of Formula 1's pre-eminent photojournalists. His twelve-year career in motorsport has taken him from riding pillion with World Superbike champion Neil Hodgson to snowboarding with FIA President Max Mosley--and being shouted at by Eddie Irvine. He has worked in Formula 1 since 2001, writing for the world-leading magazines Autosport and F1 Racing. This is his first book. James Mann is one of the world's leading car and motorcycle photographers, with more than twenty years of experience shooting for car and bike publications, the motor industry, and businesses all over the world. His work has appeared within and on the covers of more than forty books and has provided stunning visuals for numerous magazines, including Classic and Sportscar, CAR magazine, Automobile Quarterly, Autocar, Motorsport, Automobile magazine, and many others. His advertising clients include Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce, BMW, and Toyota, amongst others. James is the author of the Motorbooks title How to Photograph Cars. Visit his website at: www.mannphoto.co.uk.

Journalist and broadcaster Stuart Codling has worked in motorsports for over a decade, covering sports cars in the United States before joining F1 Racing, the world's bestselling Formula 1 magazine. He has ridden pillion with World Superbike Champion Neil Hodgson, gone snowboarding with (former) FIA President Max Mosley, and been sworn at by ex-Ferrari F1 driver Eddie Irvine. He has appeared as an F1 expert on TV and radio, has hosted for Renault F1, and contributes to F1 Racing, Autosport, and Autocar. He is the author of the Motorbooks bestsellers Art of the Formula 1 Race Car and Real Racers. Offical Website: www.stuartcodling.com

James Mann is one of the world's leading car and motorcycle photographers, with more than 20 years' experience shooting for car and bike publications, the motor industry, and commerce all over the world. His work has appeared within and on the covers of more than 55 books and has provided stunning visuals for numerous magazines, including Classic and Sports Car, where he has been on the staff for 23 years, as well as CAR, Automobile Quarterly, Autocar, Motorsport, and Automobile magazines, among many others. Find him at:

Website: www.jamesmann.com

Or On Twitter: @JamesMann63

Stuart Codling is one of Formula 1's pre-eminent photojournalists. His twelve-year career in motorsport has taken him from riding pillion with World Superbike champion Neil Hodgson to snowboarding with FIA President Max Mosley--and being shouted at by Eddie Irvine. He has worked in Formula 1 since 2001, writing for the world-leading magazines Autosport and F1 Racing. This is his first book. James Mann is one of the world's leading car and motorcycle photographers, with more than twenty years of experience shooting for car and bike publications, the motor industry, and businesses all over the world. His work has appeared within and on the covers of more than forty books and has provided stunning visuals for numerous magazines, including Classic and Sportscar, CAR magazine, Automobile Quarterly, Autocar, Motorsport, Automobile magazine, and many others. His advertising clients include Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce, BMW, and Toyota, amongst others. James is the author of the Motorbooks title How to Photograph Cars. Visit his website at: www.mannphoto.co.uk.

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