In 2005, the Formula One World Drivers' Championship reaches a landmark and '55 Years Of Formula One' is published to celebrate this anniversary.
Here the reader can see just how this most high-profile of sports has evolved from its humble beginnings through to its status as one of the most glamorous sports of the twenty-first century. Through a stunning gallery of photographs and with a report on each year, every moment of significance is recorded – the glory, the anguish, the triumphs and the tragedies that have defined the sport through its six decades.
Complementing this is a series of specially commissioned interviews with half a dozen of the leading protagonists during Formula One's first six decades. The interviews reflect the changing face of the sport as a driver – selected from each decade – reminisces on life in the fast lane of his day, providing the reader with a fascinating insight into world of Formula One.
From Juan Manuel Fangio's dominance in the 1950s, to Jim Clark and Graham Hill in the 1960s, from Jackie Stewart, Niki Lauda and James Hunt in the 1970s, to the classic duels between Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna in the 1980s and then the dominance of Michael Schumacher in modern times, '55 Years Of Formula One' is a glorious celebration of
the pinnacle of motor sport and is essential reading for any Formula One fan.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 10 / 2005
- 242 x 290 x 29mm