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The Piranha Club : Power and Influence in Formula One

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Now fully revised and updated, The Piranha Club is the first serious study of Formula One's most fascinating and influential figures - the men who wield the real power. Author Timothy Collings has written a riveting analysis of the Formula One paddock, explaining how it works, who runs it, how it makes money and what sort of people exist there.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 127 x 193 x 30.5mm | 249.48g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised, Updated
  • black and white photographs
  • 0753509652
  • 9780753509654
  • 335,073

About Timothy Collings

Timothy Collings is an author and sportswriter with his own sports new agency, Collings Sport. He has reported on Formula One since 1986 and has previously written books on Michael Schumacher and Jacques Villeneuve and assisted Damon Hill with his recollections of his championship-winning season in 1996. As well as The Piranha Club he has written Eddie Jordan: The Biography and is co-author of Jackie Stewart: A Restless Life.show more

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"Offers a penetrating and fascinating insight... incisive, revolutionary and entertaining ...a unique behind-the-scenes perspective." F1 News "Collings rounds up the cast of characters and offers a rare insight into the lives of the club members who have created probably the most effective cash-generating machine in sport." The Timesshow more

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'Welcome to the Piranha Club' Ron Dennis to Eddie Jordan Now fully revised and updated, The Piranha Club is the first serious study of Formula One's most fascinating and influential figures - the men who wield the real power. Author Timothy Collings has written a riveting analysis of the Formula One paddock, explaining how it works, who runs it, how it makes money and what sort of people exist there. The place is tumbling with excitement and interest. It is run like clockwork and the people who run it are the most intriguing of all: Bernie Jordan and the rest. They are from a variety of backgrounds, but they share the common interest of the Formula One motor racing - and finding a way of making money successfully.show more

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"Offers a penetrating and fascinating insight... incisive, revolutionary and entertaining ...a unique behind-the-scenes perspective."show more

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