* The story of an obsession that is also the dramatic story of Formula 1* Joins Bloomsbury's growing collection of high quality sports writing that includes Jimmy Burns's BARCA, Alvarez's POKER, Tim Krabbe's cycling classic THE RIDER and David Winner's BRILLIANT ORANGE* for readers of Murray Walker's Unless I'm Very Much Mistaken, and other classic racing titles
Koen Vergeer is the author of two novels, SAGRADA FAMILIA and DOSSIER DELVAUX. He is a reporter on the Belgian daily paper DE MORGEN and regularly covers Formula 1 and other motor-racing events. He lives in Utrecht. David Colmer is the author of the novella LEW, which will be published in Holland in 2003. His stories have appeared in Australia, Belgium and the UK. He has translated work by Annie M.G. Schmidt, Bart Moeyaert and Benno Barnard. He lives in Amsterdam.