Ron Dennis (head of McLaren) to Eddie Jordan on the inception of the Jordan Formula One racing team. The Piranha Club is the very first serious study of Formula One's most intriguing and influential figures -- the men who wield the real power in this global sport. Formula One attracts astounding television audiences world-wide and huge crowds at every race meet. It is the meeting point of sport, commerce, showbusiness, glamour and gossip with technology, the automotive industry and big-time international politics. You are as likely to share a table for lunch in the paddock with Michael Douglas as with a politician, a royal or a rock star. The Piranha Club is the very first book to tackle the fascinating and topical subject of Formula One motor racing's most influential figures -- how it works, what makes them money, and drives them. -- Interest in Formula One continues to mushroom on a global scale. -- Author Tim Coilings has been granted unparalleled access to all of the sport's influential figures -- Penetrating insights on motor racings biggest names: Bernie Ecclestone, Max Mosely, Luci di Montezmolo, Alain Prost, Jackie Stewart, Ron Dennis, Frank Williams, Eddie Jordan -- and many more... deliberate practical joke concocted by Ecclestone (who has also celebrated some team ownersa#39; birthdays with funny messages via the same means). ... in 1979, in a group that included Alfa-Romeo, Ferrari and Renault, manufacturers who in simplistic terms favoured the use of high-powered engines, ... in the 159 BERNIE.
|Title||:||The Piranha Club|
|Publisher||:||Virgin Pub - 2001|