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Formula One, "F1" racing is one of the most exciting, and expensive, sports in the world. Governed by the FÃ©dÃ©ration Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), the stakes are high for drivers, constructors and sponsors alike and the economic effect of the sport across the globe is significant. Divided into two World Championships (for drivers and constructors), Grands Prix are usually held on purpose-built circuits, however, some races are run over closed public roads. The Grand Prix de Pau in 1901 was the first race to be given a name that is synonymous with motoring racing the world over today. On 26 June 1906, an event near Le Mans in France with a starting field of 32 cars, raced a 65 mile (105 km) triangular course over two days. From this point on, the Grand Prix in Le Mans signalled the start of an era, and the sport celebrated its centenary in 2006. This A-Z gives an insight into the drivers, constructors, the dangers and the excitement of one of the world's most renowned sports.
THE MIND OF A GRAND PRIX CHAMPION by craig lock "Racing is a metaphor for life (life's journey)." Tags (key words): Grand Prix drivers, motor racing, Formula 1, champions, the Zone, beyond the Zone, mind, mindpower "The driver is expected to explore the inner places of his desire by taking everything to this limit...to translate it into a sublime peak only he can reach; but the trouble is they're all doing it.... on a narrow ribbon of track, together." july 16, 2016 "All drivers are united by a passion for what they do. They express it in different ways, as you would expect, because they are fiercely independent and ambitious men drawn from every continent and every background. But the message transcends everything." from http: //www.grandprixchampion.wordpress.com and http: //www.grandprixdrivermyblog.wordpress.com "The driver is expected to explore the inner places of his desire by taking everything to this limit...to translate it into a sublime peak only he can reach; but the trouble is they're all doing it.... on a narrow ribbon of track, together." - fine writing by Christopher Hilton in his revealing book Inside the Mind of a Grand Prix Driver from http: //www.beyondboundarieslimits.wordpress.com and https: //www.amazon.com/Zone-Beyond-Part-Two-Writing-ebook/dp/B01IEHAEZ6 https: //www.amazon.com/Zone-Beyond-Part-Two-Writing/dp/1535285133 No matter your field of endeavour, YOU can be a champion in (of) your own life! from http: //www.youcanbeachampion.wordpress.com "Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let's see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials...and become ever more champions in (and of) their own lives." picture from http: //www.beyondboundarieslimits.wordpress.com ABOUT Craig is a sports "fanatic"* and "passionate petrol-head," who has been studying the human mind, "the last unexplored frontier," as well as what makes champion racing drivers for most of his life. from from http: //www.craiglockbooks.com (1998) "Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly." Franz Kafka The various books* that Craig "felt inspired to write" (including his various books on sport, motor racing and the human mind) are available at http: //www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 http: //www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock https: //www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE http: //www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books and http: //goo.gl/vTpjk All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children - MINE! "When the writer is no more, the value of your purchase will soar! " Don't worry about the world ending today... as it's already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil 'little' New Zealand
Grandpa was a Preacher: A Letter to My Grandson is an intimate look at the life of Rev. Claude William Black. As a pastor, civil rights icon, humanitarian and politician, Rev. Black has captured the hearts of thousands with his advocacy for issues affecting senior citizens, children, mentally handicapped and less fortunate. The memoir opens with his upbringing in a segregated neighborhood on San Antonio's eastside as son of a Pullman Porter and grandson of slaves. The reader receives great details about his desperate search for personal meaning and purpose in life. He shares the foundations for which his ministry has been built including the incidents that resulting in the creation of an African American credit union and several social serviceagencies. The role of Rev. Black with the Civil Rights Movement in San Antonio and within both the National Baptist Convention and American Baptist is examined. This memoir is ended with 90 year old Rev. Black's observation on the world of today.
Deux fois quatre recits, qui peuvent se lire independamment, mais qui forment aussi un tout, une progression, un portrait, peut-etre. Celui d'un homme qui, de texte en texte, n'est jamais tout a fait le meme, ni vraiment completement un autre. Peut-on se souvenir autrement que dans le sentiment de la perte ? Peut-on evoquer ce qui n'est plus sans la douleur de cette perte ? Que faut-il abandonner d'hier, et a quoi faut-il renoncer demain, pour vivre, simplement ? Et pour dire ma vie, quel est le prix a payer ?"
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