Subtitle F1's Greatest Duels
At the heart of Formula One lies the blistering contests and feuds between the drivers. The drama, personality and thrill of the sport is borne of these fierce duels, where only the fasted and savviest survive.
The rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen is one of the fiercest we have seen in Formula One in decades. Incendiary both on and off the track, the battles between the seven-time world champion and the hard-driving Dutchman has only served to highlight the importance of these dramatic contents to the sport.
In Formula One: The Rivals, celebrated Formula One journalist Tony Dodgins identifies the most iconic rivalries since the championship’s inception in 1950. With a foreword from nine-time grand prix winner Mark Webber, this highly illustrated book delves into the dramatic collisions between drivers vying for the top spot, the bitter wars of words as tension runs high and the controversial decisions that have captivated viewers and delivered truly thrilling racing.
Whether it’s the slow burn of intense dislike between Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, the verbal barbs dished out by Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet, or the clash between James Hunt and Niki Lauda that inspired a Hollywood blockbuster, this is a must-read for all fans of Formula One.