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Kevin Eason (forfatter), Kevin Eason (oppleser)

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Delve into the murky world of Formula 1 - a world where money, fame and power rules - but for how long? Formula One is speed, glamour, danger - and eye-watering wealth. Driven: The Men Who Made Formula One tells how a small group of extraordinary men transformed Formula One from a niche sport played out on primitive tracks surrounded by hay bales and grass verges into a £1 billion circus performing in vast theatres of entertainment all over the world. Led by Bernie Ecclestone, the billionaire…
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Undertittel The Men Who Made Formula One
Forfattere Kevin Eason (forfatter), Kevin Eason (oppleser)
Utgitt 20 februar 2019
Lengde 10:01
Sjanger Sport og fritid, Biografier, Dokumentar og fakta, Hobby og fritid
Språk English
Format mp3
DRM-beskyttelse App-only
ISBN 9781529345377
Delve into the murky world of Formula 1 - a world where money, fame and power rules - but for how long? Formula One is speed, glamour, danger - and eye-watering wealth. Driven: The Men Who Made Formula One tells how a small group of extraordinary men transformed Formula One from a niche sport played out on primitive tracks surrounded by hay bales and grass verges into a £1 billion circus performing in vast theatres of entertainment all over the world. Led by Bernie Ecclestone, the billionaire ringmaster, this clique started by scraping a living to go racing and ended up creating space-age cars, turning drivers from amateur gladiators into multimillion-pound superstars, like Ayrton Senna and Lewis Hamilton, while the names of Ferrari, McLaren and Williams are now as familiar around the world as Manchester United or Real Madrid. For 20 years, Kevin Eason watched how these men operated like a sporting Mafia, protecting each other while squabbling over the vast wealth pouring into the sport. As motor racing correspondent for The Times and then with The Sunday Times, Eason was privileged to have a ringside seat as this cabal of wealthy characters ruled and then were pushed out of the sport they created. This colourful and compelling account of the extraordinary flourishing of Formula One explores the quirks and extravagances of the men who converged - in one generation - to shape their sport; disparate characters with a common impulse: they were racers - and they were driven. (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited