The most prestigious and high-profile motor-racing sport is brought to life in this illustrated guide to Formula One. Written by a field expert and lifelong enthusiast, it is packed with insider knowledge and up-to-the-minute information. An historical account of every decade from the early years to the present day is covered. Two separate A-Z guides of past and current teams and drivers are included, from heroes to obscure bit players. Racetracks are also featured - even those that are no longer in use - with their history and developments. An overview of driver/team statistics completes this no-nonsense guide to the fastest sport in the world.