Full-time Formula One journalist since 1977, and has attended over 500 Grand Prix as a working journalist. Previously an award-winning writer for leading British newspapers, including The Observer, The Guardian and The Independent; Grand Prix editor for Racer magazine; editor of the Autocourse Grand Prix annual; and Commentator for BBC Radio 5 Live at Grand Prix events, Hamilton is also the author of more than twenty books.
'A perfect petrolhead Christmas present. A beautifully collated collection of the 71 venues to have hosted an F1 race since 1950. It is a chance to revel in some of the great lost circuits.' The Observer, Sports Writers Picks of 2015
"Racetracks have a life and personality of their own, and this book, beautifully conceived, reflects that fact." New York Times
'A petrol head's dream' Daily Star
'This is a handsome tome. The diligence of [Hamilton's] research is faultless and the result is an excellent book, complete with maps and statistics for the 71 tracks that have been used in F1.' Guardian