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Grand Prix Circuits: History and Course Map for Every Formula One Circuit
Grand Prix Circuits: History and Course Map for Every Formula One Circuit

Grand Prix Circuits: History and Course Map for Every Formula One Circuit

SPORTS & RECREATION

304 Pages, 8.75 x 10.5

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $48.00 (US $48.00)

Publication Date: December 2015

ISBN 9780008136604

Rights: US

HarperCollins UK (Dec 2015)
Collins

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Overview

This book charts the course of every Formula One Grand Prix circuit, providing a map of each, with images, commentary, and key statisticsFormula One Grand Prix racing is the ultimate motor racing challenge and has been a global competition since 1950. It attracts the best drivers in the world and is raced on some of the toughest courses. 70 circuits have held Formula One races, with seven to 20 circuits used each season. Former courses, along with historical photographs, are shown, including Dallas, Le Mans (France), Mosport Park (Canada), and Kyalami (South Africa). Today's state-of-the-art courses are included, such as Hockenheim (Germany), Interlagos (Brazil), Monza (Italy), Silverstone (U.K.), and Yas Marina (Abu Dhabi). Each course map is accompanied by statistics for every circuit, including total length, dates it has held Grand Prix, lap records and lengths, and a list of winners.

Author Biography

Maurice Hamilton is an author and Formula One journalist. He is an award-winning writer for the Guardian, the Independent, and Observer, the Grand Prix editor for Racer magazine, and is an editor of the Autocourse Grand Prix annual.