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A Newspaper History of Formula One: Personalised Book

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Via newspaper clippings from the past, you can relive the exhilarating history of Formula One 

  • Personalise with any name and message
  • Handbound hardback covers
  • Tabloid size editions with colour pages available from 2006 onwards
  • Option to present in a luxurious gift box
  • Incredible newspaper coverage from 1958 to 2018

Revisit the greatest Grand Prix races in history through newspaper clippings in this personalised Formula One book, now updated with Lewis Hamilton’s 2018 Championship at Grand Prix in Mexico. With coverage beginning in 1958, the year Mike Hawthorn became the first ever World Drivers’ Champion, this timeless F1 gift takes you through decades of Formula One history, revisiting all the key moments from Monza, Montreal, Monte Carlo and more, right up until 2018.

Beginning in 1950, the early years of Formula One belonged to drivers from Italy and Argentina in the Italian vehicles of Alfa Romeo, Maserati and Ferrari. That was until Mike Hawthorn’s 1958 championship ushered in a period of British and Australian dominance, with Jack Brabham, Jim Clark and Graham Hill all winning multiple titles during the next decade. The 1970s brought Jackie Stewart and the Austrian Niki Lauda, who won three championships apiece, before a spell of French and Brazilian success, courtesy of Alain Prost, Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna, who won ten championships between them from 1981 to 1993, before the latter tragically lost his life in a crash at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Around the turn of the century, Michael Schumacher became the most successful driver of all time by winning seven Driver’s Championships, including five-in-a-row from 2000 to 2004 while racing for Ferrari. His fellow countryman Sebastian Vettel almost matched the feat a few years later, capturing four straight, but was denied a fifth by Lewis Hamilton, his second of four championships to date.

Take a look at the contents to see which historic moments are captured.

Your Personalised Formula One Memorabilia

Our sports books are available in a variety of covers, all of which can be customised accordingly. Each book features your recipient’s name and a special message of your choice printed on the opening title page in the form of a certificate. You can also emboss their name onto the front cover. Finally, a luxury gift box is available to complete the gift.

Check your personalisation: accents and other symbols cannot be used unless otherwise stated.

Sports Book Cover Options

As well as the black and white original reprinted reports, there is the option to include colour pages where available (for articles from 2006 onwards). Each book is skilfully hand-bound by an expert craftsman, in the hardback cover of your choice, and is printed on the highest quality gsm paper:

  • Brown Leatherette Cover – An elegant brown cover with black and white original reprinted pages. The recipient’s Name can be embossed on the cover for just £5 to finish off this unique keepsake.
  • Brown Leatherette Cover with Colour – An elegant brown cover with black and white original reprinted pages. The recipient’s Name can be embossed on the cover for just £5. This upgrade includes colour content (from 2006 onwards).
  • Luxury Leather Cover – Available in three leather covers; red, black and blue, the editions include colour content (from 2006 onwards), along with the original reprinted black and white content. The recipient’s Name is especially embossed on the cover for FREE.

Further Information

These fantastic books are Tabloid size editions (38 x 31 cm).

Our Personalised Sports Books are unofficial products and are in no way affiliated with any event unless specifically stated.

310mm
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Product Reviews

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Rated 4.8 out of 5

based on 38 reviews

In The Book wouldn’t be here without its terrific customers. That’s why we care about what you have to say.

We’re constantly researching new materials to create more personalised books, so what you think matters! Tell us your feedback. From finding the book you were looking for to how easy your chosen book was to personalise – every little detail is important, so we can perfect your shopping experience the next time you return!

eggshell Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

it arrived in very good condition and was very pleased with the book. it was made even more special because it was personalised . i liked the way all the pages really looked liked clippings of newspapers they looked very real.

Joyous306 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

This was my first purchase from this company and I was extremely impressed with the level of service. The item I had ordered was not available as I had ordered it, the company automatically up graded the item to a better quality product at no extra charge. The lady I spoke to on the phone could not have been more helpful, friendly or professional I would recommend and order again from them.

Birgitta Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

bought this for my husbands birthday, he is most difficult to buy for and love it.

Rach0506 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Brilliant gift for my F1 fanatic father in law :-)

Hippychick Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

So excited about giving this gift. Better than expected

Beaker Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

This book was purchased for my Brother's 50th birthday present. I am sure he will have many hours enjoyment from reading it and will treasure it for many years.

JessicaA90 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

I bought this book for my partner who adores the Formula 1 and he absolutely loved it! It arrived within a matter of days and in perfect condition. It is of the highest quality and the book itself is beautifully presented. A wonderful gift for any Formula 1 Fan. Highly recommend.

Hevsl2302 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

We bought the personalised Formula 1 book for our friends 60th birthday - he is going to love it as he is an F1 freak !! Very pleased with the personalisation, making it that little bit more special for him.

Crawford Trustpilot product review 3 star rating 29 August

The leather cover looks good quality .But was disappointed with the inside pages .The print is not great and some of the pages look quite blurred . Considering the cost of this gift I feel a bit let down.

wendybess Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

the book came very promptly and was very well padded. my husband absolutely loved it and i am now a formula 1 widow haha. i would definately recomend this book or any of the other sport history books. It is beautifully presented and well worth the money.

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Ordering was easy and I received my grandsons book quickly

Kh Trustpilot product review 4 star rating 14 December

Very cute and love the personalization

Very cute and love the personalization. I ordered 2 books and both have good color. I'm sure the kids I got them for will love them. Took a long time to arrive.

ShelleyT Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 December

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Excellent service . Very pleased with the book. Highly recommended

Jenny Mc Manus Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 14 December

A great gift...funny and quirky

A great gift...funny and quirky

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