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    • The Chariot Makers: The Definitive Text

    • By: Steve Matchett
    • Narrated by: Steve Matchett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    By use of his enviable signature talent, his ability to explain complex issues using straightforward, uncomplicated language, Steve Matchett shows us how the various F1 teams have arrived at their current state-of-the-art designs - lays out exactly how a championship winning grand prix car is assembled. The Chariot Makers is Steve Matchett's third book. Along with Life in the Fast Lane, and The Mechanic's Tale, this compelling, insightful story forms the final installment of the author's entertaining, timeless, and highly acclaimed Formula 1 trilogy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fantastically written book for Formula One tech heads

    • By James Spellman on 01-03-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Mechanic's Tale

    • Life in the Pit-Lanes of Formula One
    • By: Steve Matchett
    • Narrated by: Steve Matchett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Formula One Grand Prix mechanic Steve Matchett takes the listener on a compelling journey through his life in the pit-lane, from his beginnings as a young apprentice through his time at Ferrari and BMW to his later success with Benetton. He gives eye-witness views of the great drivers, including Michael Schumacher, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, and Ayrton Senna. He also talks of key Benetton personalities and explains how the team was transformed into a strong, competitive organization, winning three World Championships.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing to understand the inner workings.

    • By TSwab on 12-07-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Life in the Fast Lane

    • The Definitive Text
    • By: Steve Matchett
    • Narrated by: Steve Matchett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 73

     

    Over the past two decades, Life in the Fast Lane has grown to become a true staple of Formula 1 literature. In essence a monthly diary of a Benetton grand prix mechanic, this essential book gives a behind-the-scenes account of daily life in the trenches of F1 during the tragic and turbulent 1994 season.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • an f1 fan must read

    • By scotch on 06-13-18

    Regular price: $24.95