ISBN: 9781452510965, number of pages: 529, softcover book, published in 2013
"The life and times of Great Drivers, with a logical anlysis revealing the Gretest."
Who has been the world’s greatest driver, and how do you prove it? With an eye for detail and a flair for storytelling, this book explores motor racing’s rich history in pursuit of the best driver the world has ever seen.
Most enthusiasts have a strongly held opinion as to racing’s finest driver over the century of the motor car. By putting aside bias and personal opinion, this book’s exhaustively researched, results-based analysis provides a definitive answer through clear and logical evaluation.
These carefully considered, significant statistics, when merged together, reveal with incisive objectivity motor sport’s greatest driver as well as the qualities that define greatness. Contentious? Possibly. Thought-provoking? Definitely.
Author Angus Dougall captures many aspects of the motor racing world with a selection of revealing anecdotes on the highlights of racing’s biggest stars, together with stories that bring to life people, places, insider’s opinions of drivers, circuits, constructors, politics, insights, and comments on many of the drivers.
For readers wishing to peruse the actual detail, there is a vast array of appendices displaying extensive race results lists, charts on driver performance, and car analysis.
Motor racing fans, climb on board and hold on for an intriguing ride to the pinnacle of greatness.
About the Author:
A lifelong motor racing enthusiast, Angus Dougall has lived and breathed motorsports from the early 1950s to the present day; his passion for analysis has produced this unique work. Married with three children, he lives in Sydney, Australia, and has an old MG sports and a huge model car collection.