"How to be a complete champion driver," mused one of my colleagues when this book appeared in the office last week. "By someone who wasn't."
It's a tricky call - on one hand, there are any number of drivers who'd be happy to end their career with a CV that included F1, the Indy 500 and Le Mans. But the flip side is that Daly is one of racing's poster boys for unfulfilled potential; one of those guys whose final scorecard did not reflect his natural talent.
This is something that Daly admits very early in the book, and the length and candour with which he dissects his relative lack of results suggests that it is something that he has thought about a lot in the intervening years.
When you finish a career not necessarily having achieved what you set out to do it's natural to ask yourself whether there was something you could have done differently. Daly seems to have decided that in his case there were a number of things, and that it's fair to say that this book was at least in part borne out of the desire to help others avoid the same mistakes.