In the exhilarating, high-stakes world of Formula One, only the fastest make it to the top. And no one knows this better than Australian Formula One legend Mark Webber.
His career in F1 stretched for an incredible eleven years, seeing him garner thirteen poll positions, earn forty-two podiums and win nine races including the crown jewel of F1, the Monacco Grand prix, twice. But there's more than F1 to the story of the boy from Queanbeyan.
In this candid book, Webber divulges the personal struggles that formed his Aussie grit character and reveals for the first time what really went down at Red Bull and the truth behind his rivalry with teammate Sebastian Vettel. From his near career-ending injury in 2008, his breakthrough 'not bad for a number two driver' win in 2009 to the 'Multi 21' controversy of 2011 and his new beginning with Porche and the challenge of Le Mans 2014, Mark Webber pulls no punches in this captivating, personal story.
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With fascinating anecdotes to interest any sports fan—and enough in-depth detail to satisfy a true aficionado—this revealing memoir answers the question: How does a kid from Queanbeyan make it into Formula 1 racing? Aussie Grit is Mark Webber’s season-by-season account of his rise from go-karting to 12 years as an elite driver. Webber provides us insight into the technology, finances, personalities and politics of the sport, as well as his personal battles and public controversies. Webber’s description of the sensory experience of driving—and crashing—an F1 car lingers with us.
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A Fantastic Read
I have been a huge Mark a Webber fan, so to get an insight into his career was a wonderful journey.
I love looking back on past career highlights, and lowlights and seeing what the person was thinking.
Terrific book Mark
Good read enjoyable for a fan just came with no pictures which I know are in the hard copy.