The Ferrari 312T is one of Ferrari's most iconic F1 cars, and was the car with which Niki Lauda battled against James Hunt for the 1976 World Championship - the subject of the recent Hollywood blockbuster Rush.
Nick Garton is a professional PR consultant and journalist, with a passion for motor racing and aviation, in particular the Great War and World War 2 periods. He is an enthusiastic researcher, and has written two unpublished historical novels combining his twin passions of motor racing and aviation. He currently deals with the Shell Ferrari sponsorship account at Crunch Communications. Nick wrote previous Haynes titles Cavallino Rampante and The Formula 1 Young Guns. He lives near Guildford.