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Michael Haider

AeroEagle@bookwyrm.social

Joined 1 year, 6 months ago

Just another IT guy in the financial services industry, living in Connecticut, USA. I enjoy reading science fiction and fantasy mostly, but will give just about anything a try.

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Elizabeth Blackstock, Alanis King: Racing with Rich Energy (2022, McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers) 3 stars

A Race to the Bottom

3 stars

Unfortunately, the book didn't get any better since I made my last update about it on the 12th. I came into this one with high hopes, as I enjoy the motorsports coverage and social media presence of both authors and thought they would come together to make a great book about what I feel is one of the most interesting teams in F1, Haas. Unfortunately, the book is plagued by the fact that aside from William Storey, none of the other major players in the Rich Energy x Haas F1 fiasco cooperated with the authors, leaving large gaps that simply couldn't be answered by the handful of anonymous sources that did provide quotes for the book. Aside from the quotes from those sources, the authors relied on quotes from past interviews, team statements, blurbs from lawsuits, etc. to fill out the story, which made for a dull read overall.

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