The Resource Staying on track : the autobiography, Nigel Mansell

Staying on track : the autobiography, Nigel Mansell

Label
Staying on track : the autobiography
Title
Staying on track
Title remainder
the autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Mansell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After finishing as runner-up three times in the drivers' world championship, in 1992 Mansell finally secured the title. It was the crowning achievement of a hugely successful career, in which he won 31 Grands Prix, a record for a British driver that stood until Lewis Hamilton overhauled him in 2014. Always an aggressive driver, his exciting style meant he was hailed as a hero by his millions of fans in the UK and around the world. Out of the car, he was outspoken and charismatic, which merely served to enhance his reputation. Now, 20 years after he retired from F1, Mansell looks back on a stellar career in which he battled against many legends of the sport, from Lauda through the Senna and Prost years and on to Schumacher. He provides vivid insights into what it was like to race against those greats in an era when the risks to drivers were enormous. He explains what motivated him to get to the top, and takes the reader behind the scenes to give an unrivalled insight into the sport and the key moments of his career. Still closely involved in Formula One, Mansell assesses how F1 has changed, and gives his authoritative verdict on the sport, the cars and the drivers. It is an unmissable account from one of Britian's greatest sporting heroes
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mansell, Nigel
Dewey number
796.72092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mansell, Nigel
  • FIA Formula One World Championship
  • Grand Prix racing
  • Grand Prix racing
  • Automobile racing drivers
Label
Staying on track : the autobiography, Nigel Mansell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
384 pages, [24] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781471150234
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly colour illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471150234
Label
Staying on track : the autobiography, Nigel Mansell
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
384 pages, [24] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781471150234
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly colour illustrations, portraits
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471150234

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