An iconic visual celebration of Lewis Hamilton's historic Formula One World Championship winning season, including the story of his life to date and exclusive new words and pictures from a dramatic year. Welcome to the world of Britain's hottest sports celebrity, as told by Lewis himself. Lewis Hamilton: Formula One World Drivers' Champion. It is hard to believe that Lewis, at 23, has only just completed his second year of Formula One and has already joined the pantheon of select great British sporting legends. My Story -- his incredible first-person account of his life, from karting champion and rookie boy-racer to Formula One driver for one of the biggest and most prestigious grand prix racing teams -- has now been fully updated and lavishly repackaged in an illustrated format, with new colour photographs and stories from the 2008 season.From the perfect start in Melbourne, through the controversy in Montreal and Spa, to the memorable victories of Silverstone and Shanghai, and finally the unbelievable stomach-churning climax in Sao Paolo and the unprecedented celebrations that followed -- it's all here, hot off the press just four weeks on from his record-breaking title victory, and in Lewis's own words.
F1: Through the Eyes of Damon Hill is the dramatic behind-the-scenes story of the world of Formula One racing. It is a story of global proportions, deep human feelings and sporting magnificence which sweeps from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne through to the grand finale in Japan, where the nine-month season ends. In his own words, Hill charts the roller-coaster emotions and excitement of the marathon 16-race Grand Prix circus. He describes the strains, and pressures behind the garage doors; the massive effort required to revive a title challenge with his new Jordan team, the fears and thrills. Brilliantly illustrated, here is the world's fastest, most seductive - and expensive - sport as it really is. From the clamour and glamour of the pit lane to the privacy of the motor home, Damon Hill describes what it feels like to compete with Schumacher, Coulthard, Villeneuve and others for the 1998 Formula One World Championship. This is no 'Diary of a Season' fanzine but an intensely personal, thematic account of the most seductive sport of all - its rivalries the crucial importance of technology, and the pencil-thin margin between the chequered flag and failure.
Now in its 55th year, this world-famous motorsport annual is the definitive account of the Formula One season. Edited by leading F1 journalist Alan Henry, it is long established as a genuine collector's item, and has an unrivalled heritage that is recognized by the entire motorsport community - and numbers F1 luminaries Jackie Stewart, Murray Walker and Ron Dennis as devotees. This sumptuous book has detailed race-by-race reports, vibrant features, comprehensive statistics and the best photography in the sport, supplied by James Moy and the CMG Photographic team. Since 1950 it has, quite simply, been the must-have publication for all serious Formula One fans.
A dramatic season of Grand Prix racing produced another hard-fought battle for the World Championship between German superstar Michael Schumacher and Williams team leader Damon Hill. The Benetton driver emerged triumphant, but his gallant British rival had made him fight all the way.
All the action, controversy and contrasting emotions of the F1 season are captured in the 45th edition of Autocourse, long established as the world's leading Grand Prix annual.
Detailed race reports, authoritative commentary and comprehensive statistics are matched with a superb selection of illustrations from the world's leading motor sport photographers.