Jon Day: Paid to Race, 16 July 2020
Show More To Hell and Back: An Autobiography by Niki Lauda.
Ebury, 314 pp., £16.99, February, 978 1 5291 0679 4Show More
A Race with Love and Death: The Story of Britain’s First Great Grand Prix Driver, Richard Seaman by Richard Williams.
Simon and Schuster, 388 pp., £20, March, 978 1 4711 7935 8Show More
“... and driver skill. Some of the best drivers of all time began their careers paying for their seats. Niki Lauda, a three-time world champion whose autobiography has been reissued following his death last year, funded his early career with £160,000 of bank loans. He bought his first car, a 1949 drophead Beetle, when he was 12. ‘I seemed to have an easier ...”