Surviving to Drive: A Year Inside Formula 1: An F1 Book (Hardcover)

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#1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER • A high-octane, no-holds-barred account of a year inside Formula 1 from Haas team principal Guenther Steiner, star of Drive to Survive, one of the most successful Netflix series of all time

“People talk about football managers being under pressure. Trust me, that's nothing. Pressure is watching one of your drivers hit a barrier at 190mph and exploding before your eyes...”

In Surviving to Drive, Haas team principal Guenther Steiner brings readers inside his Formula 1 team for the entirety of the 2022 season, giving an unobstructed view of what really takes place behind the scenes. Through this unique lens, Steiner guides readers on the thrilling rollercoaster of life at the heart of high-stakes motor racing. Packed full of twists and turns, from pre-season preparations to hiring and firing drivers, from the design, launch, and testing of a car to the race calendar itself–Surviving to Drive is the first time that an Formula 1 team has allowed an acting team principal to tell the full story of a whole season.

Uncompromising and searingly honest, told in Steiner's inimitable style, Surviving to Drive is a fascinating and hugely entertaining account of the realities of running a Formula 1 team.

About the Author

Guenther Steiner is an Italian motorsport engineer and team manager. He is the current team principal of the Haas Formula 1 Team, and the previous managing director of Jaguar Racing and technical operations director of its subsequent incarnation, Red Bull Racing. In 2014, Guenther persuaded Gene Haas, owner of Haas Automation and NASCAR championship-winning team Stewart-Haas Racing, to enter Formula 1. With their entry in the 2016 season, Haas became the first American constructor to compete in Formula 1 in thirty years.

Praise For…

“Funny and revealing.”The Guardian

“Fearless and candid, Surviving to Drive reads like the night-time confessions of a football manager who is fighting to stay in the Premier League. A gleeful guide to a bonkers sport from a loveable rogue insider.”The Times

“It’s gripping to read. It’s funny, it’s real, it’s exciting. It’s a brilliant book.”—Chris Evans

“Lifts the lid on life as a Formula 1 team principal. The book gives us honest, unfiltered Steiner.”The Athletic

Product Details
ISBN: 9780593835470
ISBN-10: 0593835476
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: July 25th, 2023
Pages: 304
Language: English