* Shortlisted for the Cross British Sports Book Awards * Gripping thriller for crime lovers and Formula One fans * Introducing detective Matt Straker, ex-Marine and intelligence director * Toby Vintcent has been, since his boyhood, immersed in the excitement of motor racing * Author tour for week of publication *
Toby Vintcent served as an officer in the British Army 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers during the Cold War as part of the NATO Rapid Deployment Force. After this, he had a successful career at Merrill Lynch. He has been Director of International Affairs at the British Equestrian Federation. Toby Vintcent's lifelong passion for Formula One has resulted in his first book, Driven. He lives in Oxford, the heart of F1 country, with his wife and son.
"A great plot ... a great read ... I couldn't put it down" Murray Walker; "Driven ... it howls along like Lewis Hamilton round the streets of Monaco!" Boris Johnson; "Author Toby Vintcent takes inspiration from F1's on-track action and off-track paddock politics in weaving together a page-turning conspiracy thriller. His attention to detail captures the spirit of current F1." F1 Racing magazine