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Inside the Mind of the Grand Prix Driver: The Psychology of the Fastest Men on Earth: Sex, Danger and Everything Else

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This book gets behind the PR-speak to explore what Grand Prix drivers really think and feel. They talk with rare frankness of their hopes and fears, how they began racing and what forces them to continue. From Michael Schumacher at the front of the grid to Perry McCarthy who never got on the grid at all, they discuss crashes, emotions, survival techniques - and even how ra ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published January 18th 2004 by Haynes Publishing (first published December 17th 2001)
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F1 kiedyś wydawała mi się dość nudnym sportem. Dzięki tej książce poznałem całą otoczkę i zmieniłem zdanie. Okazało się, że to najniebezpieczniejszy, uzależniający sport. Duża jego część rozgrywa się w psychice kierowców, dużą wagę mają rozgrywki w padoku i relacje z drużyną, a także czynnik losowy - każdy kierowca wierzy, że jego bolid nie będzie miał usterek technicznych, a praktyka pokazuje, że jest inaczej. Czasem wręcz można zginąć przez RNG.

Minusem jest zbyt przeciągnięte i niezbyt efektow
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Recommends it for: Racing geeks
Great insight into what makes Formula 1 drivers tick.
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Christopher (Chris) Hilton was a former sportswriter with the Daily Express.

Hilton had begun his career in journalism at The Journal in Newcastle, and then worked at the Express‘s offices in Manchester before moving to London in the mid-1970s when recruited by then sports editor Ken Lawrence to cover Formula 1.

Hilton was a key member of the sports desk editing staff, as well as covering ice skatin
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