Chapter themes in this enjoyable paperback range from travel to job risks, with memories of key spanner-men. Pull-out boxes make it easy to dip into ... - Classic & Sports Car
Few books have given us as much enjoyment in recent months as this compilation of tales from the less than glamorous side of motor sport. Buy it! - Octane
A brilliant read, this is a book that you'll keep dipping into. - Club Lotus News
This is one of those books you can dip into anywhere ... in its plainly-told tales you feel a vibe and a zeitgeist that many weighty histories don't give and which, because of ever higher technologies and regulations, is probably gone for ever. - Classic Cars
Buy this immensely entertaining book and help out a very worthy cause in the process. - Vintage Racecar
A fascinating insight into a part of the world of motor racing that is usually hidden behind garage doors. - The Marshal
This is the most absorbing motorsport 'inside story' book to be published in a long time. - Speed Scene
This small format book packs so much into its 172 pages. It's a real winner.
--New Zealand Classic Car
On the front line of the sport, mixing with drivers and team bosses, they saw a side of it that nobody else got to see and rarely gets to hear about – and this book tells their story.
Chapters are themed around a particular aspect of a mechanic's life, ranging from what they consider the highs and lows of their career, to their opinions of drivers and team bosses, the all-nighters, letting off steam, the ‘Mechanic's Gallon,' nightmare journeys and customs capers. It also reveals a tale of camaraderie between teams and individual mechanics which is hard to imagine in today's highly competitive Formula One environment.
The stories are supplemented by photographs from the archives and photo albums of the mechanics themselves, many of which are previously unseen.
ISBN - 9781845845582