This popular media personality and self-confessed thrill-seeker presents stories of Australia's legendary racing drivers and the most dangerous arenas of world sport.
Racing drivers are among the most fascinating people in sport. Beginning during the Second World War and following the adventures of more than 20 exceptional Australians, this book embarks upon a tour through all of world motor sport's famous events, while encountering a plethora of world-famous personalities.
There's Tony Gaze, the RAF fighter ace who flew with Douglas Bader, gracing post-war circuits before joining the Formula One circuit. There's Sir Jack Brabham, winner of three Formula One World Championships and the only driver ever to win the championship in a car of his own construction; and Alan Jones, the playboy racer who won the Formula One title in 1980. Also included are today's heroes: Webber, Skaife, Brock and Lowndes, to name a few.
- Publication Date:
- 29 / 09 / 2004
- 153 x 234mm