The complete list of all books on all the great and good drivers plus other topics including safety, history and more – all reviewed right here on MotorsportM8!

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Autobiographies & Biographies

Title Author Published Rating Main Subject
Jean Alesi: Beating The Odds Christopher Hilton 1996 3.5 Jean Alesi
Total Competition (NEW) Ross Brawn &  Adam Parr 2016 5 Ross Brawn
Life To The Limit Bev Brock 2014 3 Peter Brock
Poetry In Motion Tony Brooks 2012 4.5 Tony Brooks
Crashed and Byrned Tommy Byrne 2008 5 Tommy Byrne
In the Wheeltracks of Legends  Jim Dunn 1997 3 David Coulthard
It Is What It Is  David Coulthard 2010 3 David Coulthard
Bernie  Susan Watkins 2010 4 Bernie Ecclestone
No Angel Tom Bower 2011 4 Bernie Ecclestone
Back on the Pace Christopher Hilton 1997 3 Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Lewis Hamilton: My Story Lewis Hamilton 2008 3 Lewis Hamilton
The Story So Far  Gareth Rogers 2007 1 Lewis Hamilton
What Doesn’t Kill You…  (NEW) Johnny Herbert 2016 4 Johnny Herbert
Watching The Wheels Damon Hill 2016 4 Damon Hill
James Hunt: The Biography  Gerald Donaldson 1995 3 James Hunt
James Hunt: Against All Odds Eoin Young 1977 5 James Hunt
Memories of James Hunt Christopher Hilton 2006 4.5 James Hunt
Shunt: The Story of James Hunt Tom Rubython 2010 5 James Hunt
Luck of the Irish Adam Cooper 1996 3 Eddie Irvine
The Lion At Bay Christopher Hilton 1995 3 Nigel Mansell
Staying on Track Nigel Mansell 2015 3 Nigel Mansell
The Mechanic’s Tale Steve Matchett 2000 4 Steve Matchett
Flat Out, Flat Broke  Perry McCarthy 2003 5 Perry McCarthy
Tiff Gear Tiff Needell 2011 4.5 Tiff Needell
Rapid Response Steve Olvey 2006 5 Steve Olvey
The Art of War Adam Parr 2012 4.5 Adam Parr
Memoirs of a Racing Man  Jo Ramirez 2005 5 Jo Ramirez
The Edge of Greatness  James Allen 2007 4 Michael Schumacher
Man on the Move  Gail Gray 2008 3 Michael Schumacher
The Whole Story Christopher Hilton 2007 4 Michael Schumacher
Senna: Memories & Mementoes Christopher Hilton 2009 4 Ayrton Senna
Memories of Senna Christopher Hilton 2003 4.5 Ayrton Senna
The Death of Ayrton Senna Richard Williams 2010 3 Ayrton Senna
The Life of Senna Tom Rubython 2004 4 Ayrton Senna
Pushing The Limits Casey Stoner 2013 3 Casey Stoner
John Surtees John Surtees 2014 4 John Surtees
The New Villeneuve Timothy Collings 1997 3 Jacques Villeneuve
Aussie Grit Mark Webber 2015 4.5 Mark Webber
Two Steps Forward John Morris 2010 4 Mark Webber
Frank Williams: The Inside Story Maurice Hamilton 1998 3 Sir Frank Williams
The Driver’s Line Steve Dawson 2010 4 Alex Yoong
My Story  Alex Zanardi 2004 4.5 Alex Zanardi

 


Racing Teams

Title Author Published Rating Main Subject
The Brawn Story Christopher Hilton 2010 4 Brawn GP
Champion Racing  David Tremayne 2014 5 Champion Racing
Ferrari David Tremayne 2001 3 Ferrari
Race Without End Maurice Hamilton 1994 5 Jordan
Against The Odds Maurice Hamilton 1998 5 Jordan
Forza Minardi Simon Vigar 2008 3.5 Minardi
McLaren: 50 Years of Racing Hamilton / Fearnley 2013 4 McLaren
Unraced: F1’s Lost Cars  Sam Collins 2007 3.5 Various
Williams Maurice Hamilton 2009 4 Williams

 


Reference Books

Title Author Published Rating Main Subject
50 Years of the F1 World Championship Geoff Tibballs 2000 5 F1 Quotes
Art of the Formula 1 Race Car Stuart Codling 2010 4 F1 Design
The Battle for the British Grand Prix Alan Henry 2010 3.5 British GP
Burning Rubber Charles Jennings 2010 4.5 F1 History
Chasing The Title Nigel Roebuck 1999 4 F1 History
The Complete Encyclopedia of Formula 1 Hill/Thomas 2011 3.5 F1 Encyclopedia
The Concise Encyclopedia of Formula 1 Hughes/Tremayne 2002 3.5 F1 Encyclopedia
F1: The Definitive Visual Guide Adam Hay-Nicholls 2009 3 F1 History
Formula 1 Circuits from Above Bruce Jones 2014 4 F1 Circuits
Formula 1 Fanatic Koen Vergeer 2003 4 F1 History
Formula 1 Fuel-Injected Fact Book Adam Hay-Nicholls 2009 3 F1 History
Formula 1 in Melbourne Stuart Sykes 2005 5 Albert Park
Grand Prix Battlegrounds Christopher Hilton 2010 4.5 F1 Circuits
Grand Prix Men Ted MacAuley 1998 3 Interviews
Grand Prix Who’s Who Steve Small 2012 5 F1 Drivers
Grand Prix: Yesterday & Today Bruce Jones 2006 4.5 F1 History
Grands Prix Peter Murray 2008 3 F1 Encyclopedia
Inside the Mind of the F1 Driver Christopher Hilton 2004 2 Psychology
The Lost Generation David Tremayne 2006 5 F1 Drivers
Motor Racing Heroes Robert Newman 2014 3.5 F1 Drivers
Motor Sport Greats in Conversation Simon Taylor 2013 4 Interviews
Murray Walker’s Formula 1 Heroes Murray Walker 2005 4 F1 Drivers
The Piranha Club Timothy Collings 2004 3 F1 Politics
Principles of Race Driving Ayrton Senna 1991 4.5 Driving
Race To Win Derek Daly 2008 4.5 Psychology
The Top 100 F1 Drivers of All Time Alan Henry 2008 2.5 F1 Drivers
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Formula 1 Bruce Jones 1996 4 F1 Encyclopedia
Working The Wheel Martin Brundle 2004 4.5 Circuits
Wheel to Wheel Alan Henry 1998 3 F1 Rivalries
Who Do You Think You Are? Ian Stafford 2005 3 Humour
World Formula 1 Records (NEW) Bruce Jones 2016 2.5 F1 History
Zoom: Through the Eyes of Formula 1 Caroline Reid 2012 4 Photography

 


Season Reviews / Stories

Title Author Published Rating Main Subject
The Limit Michael Cannell 2012 4.5 1961 F1 Season
Grand Prix: The Killer Years John Matthews 2014 5 1970s in F1
1982: The Inside Story Christopher Hilton 2007 5 1982 F1 Season
Chequered Conflict Maurice Hamilton 2007 5 1986/2007 seasons
Murray Walker’s Grand Prix Year Murray Walker 1987 5 1987 F1 Season
Race Without End Maurice Hamilton 1994 5 1993 F1 Season
Against The Odds Maurice Hamilton 1998 5 1998 F1 Season
Formula 1 Uncovered Derek Allsop 1999 4 1998 F1 Season
The Pits Beverley Turner 2004 3 2003 F1 Season
2009: A Championship Year Jenson Button 2010 4 2009 F1 Season
2009: A Revolutionary Year James Allen 2009 4 2009 F1 Season
Autocourse Annual 2010-11 Alan Henry 2011 5 2010 Motorsport
Official Season Review 2010 Various 2010 4.5 2010 F1 Season
2010: A Season to Remember Mark Webber 2010 4.5 2010 F1 Season
Grand Prix 2011 Bruce Jones 2011 3 2011 F1 Season
Autocourse Annual 2011-12 Simon Arron 2012 5 2011 Motorsport

 


Fictional Works

Title Author Published Rating Main Subject
Driven (NEW) Toby Vintcent 2014 4 Fiction / Thriller
Crash (NEW) Toby Vintcent 2016 3.5 Fiction / Thriller

 


Touring Cars

Title Author Published Rating Main Subject
Bathurst: 50 Years of the Great Race Steve Normoyle 2013 3.5 Bathurst 1000
Bathurst: Celebrating 75 Years Gordon Lomas 2013 4 Bathurst 1000
Life To The Limit Bev Brock 2014 3 Peter Brock
V8 Supercars: The Whole Story Gordon Lomas 2011 4.5 V8 Supercars
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