Pironi

Pironi

Subtitle:
The Champion that Never Was
By:
David Sedgwick
Price:
£9.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785313400
Format:
ebook

Description

Pironi: The Champion that Never Was relates the remarkable story of motor racing’s forgotten man, ex-Ferrari F1 driver and offshore powerboat legend, Didier Pironi. A disastrous crash at the 1982 German Grand Prix denied Didier his place as France’s first F1 world champion. He was killed during the 1987 Needles Trophy race off the Isle of Wight.

 

About the author

David Sedgwick is a university lecturer and freelance writer. In his role as theatre critic he covers the Merseyside region for The British Theatre Guide. He also contributes articles to a number of websites including Motorsport.com, Flux Magazine, Comment Central and Theatre Professional. His next motorsport book, The Power and the Glory, takes for its topic Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost’s great F1 rivalry of the 1980s/early 90s.