Alan Jones's AJ: How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One PDF

By Alan Jones

ISBN-10: 0143783831

ISBN-13: 9780143783831

Few names in foreign motorsport are handled with a similar reverence as Alan Jones. whilst he speaks, they listen.

He is one in all purely Australians to win the formulation One international Drivers' Championship, and the 1st driving force to do it for the now recognized Williams staff. His efforts introduced formulation One to Australian television displays, and this day he's the voice of formulation One on community Ten and a board member of the Australian Grand Prix. he's additionally a formulation One Steward at a few Grands Prix a season.

AJ is the son of Stan Jones, the winner of the 1959 Australian Grand Prix, and from an early age he desired to stick with in his father's footsteps and race vehicles. He begun with billycarts in Balwyn and climbed to the head of the motorsport tree in formulation One. His profession used to be potted with highs and lows, the latter coming frequently from an absence of monetary aid in comparison along with his rivals.

But whilst he hit the large time with Williams, he grew to become that into the 1980 global Championship and the entire reputation and fortune that introduced with it. yet he stopped having fun with himself, the automobiles have been painful to force and he did not think he may perhaps provide it his all, so he fairly on the top of his powers.

He did go back to F1, yet he wasn't an identical motive force and it wasn't an analogous crew and it did not final. He complete his racing occupation in traveling automobiles in Australia.

His no-nonsense sort introduced him either admirers and detractors, yet he constantly spoke as he observed it. He nonetheless does that this present day. there are numerous tales to inform from his racing occupation, his own lifestyles and enterprise. a few tales that merely time permits them to be told.

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