In 1999, the Formula 1 World Championship is 50 years old. Here Nigel Roebuck, rated by many fans as the finest F1 writer in the world, presents his personal selection of highlights from the past half century, filled with his own memories and colorful anecdotes. Roebuck looks at key events including the first World Championship GP at Silverstone in 1950; the arrival of Lotus in F1 in 1960; Ferraris year of trauma in 1982; Damon Hills heavy weather championship in 1996; Ayrton Sennas tragic death at Imola in 1994; Mika Hakkinen vs Michael Schumacher in 1998; and much more.
Also contains pen portraits of racing legends Moss, Stewart, Senna, Prost, Ecclestone, Williams and Watkins. Well done!
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