Formula One Racing For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 22, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 352 pages
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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 

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Part I Speeding through the Basics
Part II Teams Drivers and Their Cars
Part III What Happens On And Off the Track
Part IV Understanding Formula One Tracks
Part V You and Formula One A Day at the Races
Part VI The Part of Tens
Part VII Appendixes

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About the author (2004)

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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