Fully illustrated profiles of Britain’s top 12 most legendary racing drivers.
Hardcover and jacketed gift book that selects, celebrates and profiles the greatest 12 British motor racing figures of all time.
The Immortals of British Motor Racing celebrates the UK’s greatest ever racing drivers. It profiles the best of the best from over 50 years of Formula 1, the BTCC and the world’s classic motorsport events such as Le Mans.
Renowned motorsport commentator and writer David Addison selects his top 12 drivers then delves into the careers of the true greats. Legendary racers selected and profiled include pioneers Jim Clark and Jackie Stewart, 1970s and 1980s heroes James Hunt and Nigel Mansell, plus current hero Lewis Hamilton.
The book tells the remarkable stories behind each Immortal’s rise to the top and the adversity faced through their careers.
David Addison is the voice of British motorsport. David has led the ITV4 commentary team for the British Touring Car Championship for a decade and is the on-track announcer for the British Grand Prix where in 2022 he commentated to the trackside race day Formula 1 crowd of 142,000. He went to his first motor race as a five-year-old and was hooked straight away. He began commentating in 1991 and has covered the likes of GT World Challenge Europe, the FIA European Truck Racing Championship, British Rallycross Championship and Goodwood events. From Formula 1 to Le Mans, television and track commentaries, awards dinners and press conferences, David has an enviable CV. He is also a podcast host and is a Motorsport News columnist. Immortals of British Motor Racing is his first book.