Best Motorsport Biographies
In addition to romantic novels and fiction racing books, biographies and autobiographies are also very popular amongst racing fans. Whether it's Formula 1, NASCAR, or horse racing, there is a book for whatever readers are most interested in.
"Ayrton Senna: The Whole Story" is one of the best Formula 1 biographies that covers Senna's life and career from his beginning in Brazil all the way to the biggest racing podiums. It goes into his rivalry with Alain Prost, his dedication to improving safety, and even his driving style. It also includes stories on his personal life with friends, family, and other drivers.
"Dale Earnhardt: Remembering The Intimidator" can be considered one of the best racing biographies for NASCAR. It is authored by Jade Gurss and is a tribute to the career and life of Dale Earnhardt, who is one of the most popular names in the entire history of NASCAR. It features interviews with friends and colleagues, explores his unique driving style, and shares more about his personal life. Because this book is authored by Jade Gurss, it is considered a biography and not autobiography.
"Seabiscuit: An American Legend" is one of the most well-known horse racing biography books mainly because the movie became so popular. Authored by Laura Hillenbrand, this book is about a small racehorse who is overlooked by many, but eventually wins become a champion racehorse and national sensation. It also shows the other personalities that contributed to Seabiscuit's success, such as the jockey, trainer, and owner. Through these perspectives and struggles of these characters, readers experience the power of friendship, determination, and perseverance. The popularity of the book and movie is why this story can be considered one of the best horse racing biographies.