Includes a new chapter for the paperback. Also new for this edition - a Foreword by Ron Dennis. IT IS WHAT IT IS unveils the full story of the glamorous life of a Grand Prix driver. It is full of behind-the-scenes stories that will fascinate the sport's fans. David Coulthard is much-admired by Formula One fans around the world. He is also respected by his fellow drivers who have made him their spokesman. Over 4 million people regularly watch Formula One in the UK - a higher rating than for Match of the Day. IT IS WHAT IT IS is one of the most honest and powerful sports autobiographies of recent years.
David Coulthard is now the most successful British Grand Prix driver in history, in terms of points scored (517), and has driven in more races than any other British driver. He made his F1 debut in 1994 following the death of Ayrton Senna, and has three times been in the top three of the drivers' championship. He has won 13 Grands Prix.