33 men in Formula 1’s 70-year history have achieved the status of a World Champion.
After having a great time speaking to Will Buxton for my onthepitwall.com site, I decided to read his book, ‘My Greatest Defeat: Stories of hardship and hope from motor racing’s finest heroes’. It seemed like something I’d like as I enjoy Will’s candid writing style.
It initially took me a while to really get into this book. On reflection, I think this is because I didn’t know much about Damon – he won the World Championship eleven years before I was born, so I haven’t cheered him on throughout his career.
I’ve read two of Button’s books, and (*spoiler*) I loved them both. I wasn’t a fan of the sport when he was racing, but from