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The mechanic: the secret world of the F1 pitlane

The mechanic: the secret world of the F1 pitlane

Priestley, Marc 'Elvis', author

In the high octane atmosphere of the Formula One pit lane, the spotlight is most often on the superstar drivers. And yet, without the technical knowledge, competitive determination and outright obsession from his garage of mechanics, no driver could possibly hope to claim a spot on the podium. These are the guys who make every World Champion, and any mistakes can have critical consequences. That's not to say the F1 crew is just a group of highly skilled technical engineers, tweaking machinery in wind tunnels and crunching data through high spec computers. These boys can seriously let their hair down. Whether it be parties on luxury yachts in Monaco or elaborate photo opportunities in gravity-defying aeroplanes, this is a world which thrills on and off the track

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Yellow Jersey Press, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Marc 'Elvis' Priestley ; with a foreword by David Coulthard
ISBN: 1787290433, 9781787290433
Note: Originally published: 2017.
Physical Description: 243 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (colour) ; 20 cm
Subject: Grand Prix racing.; Sport.; McLaren International (Racing team); Priestley, Marc 'Elvis'.; Formula One automobiles Maintenance and repair.