The Resource Rush to glory : Formula 1 racing's greatest rivalry, Tom Rubython ; foreword by John Watson ; photographs by Rainer Schlegelmilch, (electronic resource)

Rush to glory : Formula 1 racing's greatest rivalry, Tom Rubython ; foreword by John Watson ; photographs by Rainer Schlegelmilch, (electronic resource)

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Rush to glory : Formula 1 racing's greatest rivalry
Title
Rush to glory
Title remainder
Formula 1 racing's greatest rivalry
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Tom Rubython ; foreword by John Watson ; photographs by Rainer Schlegelmilch
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eng
Summary
The greatest duel in FORMULA 1 history: the 1976 season between Austrian Niki Lauda and Britain's James Hunt. As the '75 season ended, Hunt was out of FORMULA 1 racing while Lauda was world champion and the odds-on favorite for ’76 with a year’s contract ahead of him and Enzo Ferrari begging him to sign a multi-year deal. James Hunt, without a drive until Emerson Fittipaldi broke his McLaren contract, grabbed the McLaren drive with both hands and the help of friend John Hogan and Marlboro cigarettes. The result? Two drivers in an epic sixteen-race battle across the globe for the '76 title, ultimately decided by a single point. Fame, wealth, drugs, sex, and the rest of globetrotting 1970s FORMULA 1 racing are encompassed in the Lauda vs. Hunt duel. At the '76 German Grand Prix, Lauda nearly died in a fiery crash, only to emerge six weeks later, severe burns on his face and head, to pursue his rivalry with Hunt. It all came down to the last race, a rain-soaked affair in Japan, where Hunt won the championship by the slimmest possible margin. The book is a study in contrasts during an era of Brut aftershave and disco sex parties. James Hunt, legendary philanderer and FORMULA 1 rock star, versus supernatural racer Niki Lauda, who in '75 set the first sub-seven minute lap around the Ring
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TEFOD
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796.72
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1029.15
LC item number
.R84 2013
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non fiction
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Rush to glory : Formula 1 racing's greatest rivalry, Tom Rubython ; foreword by John Watson ; photographs by Rainer Schlegelmilch, (electronic resource)
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Rush to glory : Formula 1 racing's greatest rivalry, Tom Rubython ; foreword by John Watson ; photographs by Rainer Schlegelmilch, (electronic resource)
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Includes index
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multicolored
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1st Lyons Press ed.
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1 online resource.
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9780762796960
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