Maurice Hamilton

Maurice Hamilton was the Observer’s award-winning motor racing correspondent between 1990-2010 and F1 commentator/summariser for BBC Radio 5 Live for 20 years. Having covered Grand Prix racing since 1977, Maurice is now a highly respected and successful published author. Books include his phenomenal biography of Formula One racing legend, Niki Lauda; published in the UK by Simon and Schuster in May 2020, it has become a major bestseller in Austria and Germany for Edel Verlag as well as being published in Finland, Croatia and the Netherlands. Maurice followed this up with an acclaimed biography Incredible! (Transworld) on the legendary motor sport broadcaster, Murray Walker. Maurice’s backlist includes Formula One: The Champions (Aurum Press), The Official History of Formula 1 (Welbeck), The Art of Racing, McLaren: 50 Years of Racing (Prestel), Senna, ProstHunt (Blink) and Grand Prix Circuits, first published in October 2015 and revised and updated in 2022 by Collins.

Twitter: @mauricehamilton