Ferrari Formula 1 racing team / David Tremayne / Haynes
book in english
18cm x 24cm
When Michael Schumacher crossed the finish line to win the 2000 Japanese Grand Prix, giving Ferrari their first Drivers' World Championship since 1979, motor racing fans around the world rejoiced. Here is the inside story of the most famous racing team in the world. After honing their competitive edge during season-long battles for the title in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000, Ferrari finally succeeded in beating the opposition using a combination of Schumacher's brilliance, Ross Brawn's tactical acumen, and sheer hard work. - Ferrari's thrilling 1997 season which ended with an embarrassing damage limitation exercise. - Its strategy for 1998 as Schumacher vowed to give the team the title. - The story of Eddie Irvine's fight for the 1999 drivers' title. - The details of the triumphant 2000 season which gave Ferrari their first Drivers' World Championship since 1979. - Profiles of Schumacher, Eddie Irvine and Rubens Barrichello. - A privileged insider's view of Maranello, with all its latin intrigue, political in-fighting, and mega-dollar deals. - Design, engines, tyres, testing, qualifying, preparations on race day, strategy. - Finance, sponsorship, image, corporate entertaining.