Who has been the worldas greatest driver, and how do you prove it? With an eye for detail and a flair for storytelling, this book explores motor racingas rich history in pursuit of the best driver the world has ever seen. Most enthusiasts have a strongly held opinion as to racingas finest driver over the century of the motor car. By putting aside bias and personal opinion, this bookas 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 sportas 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 racingas biggest stars, together with stories that bring to life people, places, insideras 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.Of the 19 cars that started, 9 retired and of those 7 had retired with some form of engine problem. ... The South African Grand Prix of 1978, had five race leaders starting with Mario Andretti and then Jodie Scheckter, but both had to relinquish the lead with their tyres a#39;going offa#39;. ... 2008 and half a point in 1984), and by only two or three points in 8 years (1950, 1956, 1974, 1983, 1986, 1997, 1999 and 2003).
|Title||:||The Greatest Racing Driver|
|Publisher||:||BalboaPress - 2013-11-27|