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9781912575640

The Blunt End of the Grid

A memoir of motor racing and other automotive escapades Author: Roberts, Dave Code: 54308 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 29/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A memoir about a retired driving instructor who creates and races a kit race car.
9781910505236

Formula 1 Car by Car 1980 - 1989

Author: Higham, Peter Code: 54306 Price: AU $101.85 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 26/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Year-by-year treatment covers each season in fascinating depth, running through the teams - and their various cars - in order of importance.Two teams dominated the decade, McLaren and Williams taking all but two of the drivers' and constructors' titles.
9781785004797

The Rootes Story

The Making of a Global Automotive Empire Author: Geoff Carverhill Code: 52051 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 14/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Rootes Story - The Making of a Global Automotive Empire traces the meteoric rise of the two Rootes brothers, William and Reginald, development of one of Britains most important motor vehicle manufacturers. The Rootes Group acquired some of the most famous names in the British motor industry: Hillman, Humber, Sunbeam and Singer cars, as well ......

9781912332243

Senna

Author: Hales-Dutton, Bruce Code: 54375 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANNAN BOOKS Published date: 07/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula
One world championships for McLaren in 1988, 1990 and 1991, and is widely
regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He died in
an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix for Williams.
Senna began his ......

9781473684546

Driven

The Men Who Made Formula One Author: Eason, Kevin Code: 52244 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 02/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Delve into the murky world of Formula 1 - a world where money, fame and power rules - but for how long?
9781787290433

The Mechanic

The Secret World of the F1 Pitlane Author: Priestley, Marc 'Elvis' Code: 54300 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In the high-octane atmosphere of the Formula One pit lane, the spotlight is most often on the superstar drivers.Join McLaren's former number-one mechanic, Marc 'Elvis' Priestley as he tours the world, revealing some of Formula One's most outrageous secrets and the fiercest rivalries, all fuelled by the determination to win.
9780785221609

Racing to the Finish

My Story Author: Earnhardt Jr., Dale Code: 51766 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 17/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Dale Earnhardt Jr reflects on the recent events of his career---his 2016 concussion and his decision to retire from racing full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series.
9781781318065

Ayrton Senna

A Life Lived at Full Speed Author: Hilton, Christopher Code: 52474 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Spiral bound / 192 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 11/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Ayrton Senna details and profiles the extraordinary life of this beloved Formula 1 race car driver with expertly written text, historic photographs, and interactive memorabilia. During his lifetime, Brazilian Formula 1 racing champion Ayrton Senna was widely recognized as a leader in his sport, a pioneer in driving technique, ahard racer and a ......
9781785314582

Gilles Villeneuve

His Untold Life from Berthierville to Zolder Author: Mehes, Karoly Code: 52246 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Villeneuve sheds new light on the F1 legend through 48 illuminating interviews with his contemporaries and a stunning array of action and behind-the-scenes photographs, many previously unseen. Gilles Villeneuve, F1's last cavalier, lives on in the memories of his fans - his heritage all the more colourful thanks to Karoly Mehes' vivid tribute.
9781785314650

Waiting

Author: Kelley, Richard Code: 52247 Price: AU $60.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Waiting is the story of a rookie photojournalist immersed in Formula One's golden age of the 70s and 80s. Aged just 19, Richard Kelley saw the need to faithfully document the sport's lethal dangers, iconic personalities and technological developments in a period of seismic change, which caused F1's unique character to disappear forever.
9780760360699

Hot Rod Empire: Robert E. Petersen and the Creation of the World's Most

Popular Car and Motorcycle Magazines Author: Stone, Matt et al Code: 51721 Price: AU $49.73 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: UNITED BOOK DISTRIB Published date: 27/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Hot Rod Empire details Robert E. Petersens creation of Hot Rod Magazine in the 1940s and the Petersen Publishing empire that grew to the mainstream juggernaut we know today.

The end of World War II marked the release of pent-up war-years energy and the desire to live. For many this meant ......

9781854432988

The Golden Days of Thompson Speedway & Raceway

Sports and Formula Car Events 1945-1977 (Two Volume Set) Author: O'Neill, Terry Code: 52049 Price: AU $345.00 Format: Hardback / 760 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 15/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Occasionally a spark of inspiration can become the catalyst for transition. Just such an occasion took place with the construction of Thompson Speedway in 1940, a five-eighth-mile banked oval track, dubbed "The Indianapolis of the East." A road course joined to the oval in 1952 enlarged the track to form the first privately-owned complex where ......

9781641600200

Ultimate Speed

The Fast Life and Extreme Cars of Racing Legend Craig Breedlove Author: Hawley, Samuel Code: 51829 Price: AU $44.59 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 06/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

In the 120-year history of land speed racing, no name looms larger than that of Craig Breedlove. An L.A. hot rodder with a high school education, a family to support and almost no money, he set out in the late 1950s to do something big with his life and break the speed record. The car he designed was not powered by an internal combustion engine ......

9781743794715

Daniel Ricciardo

In Pursuit of Greatness Author: Saunders, Nate Code: 52046 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Since his elevation to Red Bull in 2014, Daniel Ricciardo has cemented himself as one of Formula One’s most exciting talents. He has established a reputation for brilliant one-lap speed, thrilling overtaking and a competitive spirit that has helped him claim some of the most exhilarating race victories in the sport’s recent history. The ......

9783947156016

Lang Cooper: Peter Brocks Group 7 USRRC Sports Car, Limited Edition

Foreward by Peter Brock - Hardcover in a Slipcase Author: Heuvink, Ed Code: 51717 Price: AU $134.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This book is about a special car in motor sport history. It was designed by Peter Brock, famous for his work on the Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupé and the Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray. The Lang Cooper was entered in the American USRRC - United States Road Racing Championship - by no less a person than Carroll Shelby.

Underneath the ......

9781935007289

Enzo Ferrari

Power, Politics and the Making of an Automobile Empire Author: Dal Monte, Luca Code: 51293 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 968 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 25/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

** SHORTLISTED FOR MOTORING BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018

The definitive biography of Enzo Ferrari.

9781907085659

Derek Bell

All My Porsche Races Author: Heseltine, Richard Code: 51449 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 276 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 17/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Derek Bell’s name became inextricably linked with that of Porsche during his long and hugely successful career as a racing driver. In this new 276-page book, Bell collaborates with renowned motorsport author Richard Heseltine to give the reader a very personal insight into his experiences racing for the legendary German marque.

52047

Ferraris in Australia in the 1950s and 1960s

Author: Farr, Barry Code: 52047 Price: AU $175.00 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: BARRY FARR Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Please contact us for availability

The first Ferrari to land on Australian soil was a 1952 212 Inter Berlinetta which remains down under to this day.  Bill Pappy Lowe ordered the car and upon its delivery in Melbourne became the first appointed Ferrari agent outside of Europe and remained Australias importer until 1970.  By that time, 65 Ferraris had been brought into Australia, ......

9781613254059

Dyno Don

The Cars and Career of Dyno Don Nicholson Author: Boyce, Doug Code: 51512 Price: AU $51.95 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 11/07/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"This book tells the story of Dyno Don Nicholson's cars and career."--Provided by publisher.
9781785211379

McLaren Mp4/4: 1988 All Models

Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Rendle, Steve Code: 50989 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 15/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The McLaren MP4/4 is the iconic F1 car used by McLaren during the 1988 grand prix season, which won all but one race during the year, and took Ayrton Senna to his first World Championship after a season-long battle with teammate Alain Prost. McLaren achieved an astonishing ten 1-2 finishes with the car, and suffered only two car-related ......
9781476670164

Power Under Her Foot

Women Enthusiasts of American Muscle Cars Author: Lazotte, Chris Code: 51078 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Paperback / 123 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 13/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Since their introduction in 1964, American muscle cars have been closely associated with masculinity. In the 21st century, women have been a growing presence in the muscle car world, exhibiting at automotive events and rumbling to work in modern Mustangs, Camaros and Challengers.Gathered from the experiences of 88 female auto enthusiasts, this ......

9783667112408

Walter and I: Roehrl and Geistdoerfer

The Dreamteam of Rallying Author: Geistdoerfer, Christian Code: 51051 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 11/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A rare glimpse into the world of rally sports - literally from the front seat - through the eyes of Christian Geistdoerfer, co-pilot for world rally champion Walter Roehl.
9780393355871

Long Haul

A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road Author: Murphy, Finn Code: 50892 Price: AU $24.53 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 05/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"The stories Murphy tells . . . how astonishing they are, and how moving, and how funny."- New York Times Book Review
9780552173391

Urban Outlaw: Dirt Don't Slow You Down

How I became an unlikely entrepreneur by breaking all the rules Author: Walker, Magnus Code: 50895 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 16/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
***THE TOP 10 BESTSELLER***Magnus Walker is one of life's originals. Now, 30 years and three successful businesses later, by following his instincts, rejecting convention and pursuing his passions Magnus has succeeded against all the odds.
9781788700122

The Winning Formula

Leadership, Strategy and Motivation The F1 Way Author: Coulthard, David Code: 51387 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 16/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Few people have made the transition from elite sportsperson to multi-faceted entrepreneur with as much skill, flair and success as Formula 1 driver David Coulthard. Winner of thirteen Grands Prix, Coulthard has also made his mark in hotel ownership, property, consultancy, film production and most famously media work, as lead TV pundit. In ......
9780008244514

Cops and Robbers

The History of the British Police Car Author: Anstead, Ant Code: 49387 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 12/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

TV presenter and all-round car nut Ant Anstead takes the reader on a journey that mirrors the development of the motor car itself from a stuttering 20mph annoyance that scared everyones horses to 150mph pursuits with aerial support and sophisticated electronic tracking.The British Police Forces relationship with the car started with the chasing ......

9781911600381

Jenson Button: Life to the Limit

My Autobiography Author: Button, Jenson Code: 51391 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 11/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Jenson Button is one of the greatest racing drivers of his generation. His seventeen years in Formula 1 have seen him experience everything the sport has to offer, from nursing underpowered cars around the track to winning World Championships and everything in between. Here, Jenson tells his full story for the first time in his own honest, ......
9781784755720

Monaco

Inside F1's Greatest Race Author: Folley, Malcolm Code: 51373 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 03/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
**INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH NIKI LAUDA, ROSS BRAWN, DAMON HILL, DAVID COULTHARD, SIR JACKIE STEWART, OLIVER PANIS AND 2016 WORLD CHAMPION NICO ROSBERG**Circuit de Monaco.
9781907085741

Saving Jaguar

Author: Egan, John Code: 51882 Price: AU $36.32 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 30/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book tells the story of how John Egan gradually overcame the odds and, piece by piece, rebuilt this great company, winning over the workforce, the overseas dealers and, most important of all, the customers.
9780552173100

Faster, Higher, Farther

The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal Author: Ewing, Jack Code: 50894 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: UNITED BOOK DISTRIB Published date: 20/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

A shocking expose of Volkswagens fraud by the New York Times reporter who covered the scandal. When news of Volkswagons clean diesel fraud first broke in September 2015, it sent shockwaves around the world. Overnight, the company long associated with quality, reliability and trust became a universal symbol of greed and deception. Consumers were ......

9781910505168

Jim Clark

The Best of the Best Author: Tremayne, David Code: 51390 Price: AU $160.00 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 07/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Jim Clark was a genuine sporting hero. He won 25 of his 72 Grands Prix and in the sixties was the yardstick by which every other driver on the starting grid was judged. Quite simply, Clark was peerless. Stubborn and notoriously indecisive outside the car, where he would nervously chew his fingernails, he was a genius when he got behind the wheel.
9781910505250

Reid Railton

Man of Speed Author: Ludvigsen, Karl Code: 51887 Price: AU $299.00 Format: Spiral bound / 848 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 05/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Reid Antony Railton, Cheshire-born automotive engineer par excellence, created an extraordinary range of cars. He rose to renown during the 1930s as chief engineer at Thomson & Taylor, Brooklands-based racing-car builders.
9781613253472

The Corvette Hunter

Kevin Mackay's Greatest Corvette Finds Author: Greenblatt, Tyler Code: 50966 Price: AU $39.50 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 29/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Its hard to imagine that a car with the racing pedigree of the Rebel Corvette could be neglected to the point of it being lost. Winning the GT class at the 1972 12 Hours of Sebring wasnt enough to keep this car from becoming just another old wreck out behind the shed. It was many years before Kevin Mackay came to rescue this prominent ......

9781876953775

Classic Cars & Motorsport

Caldersmith's Irreverent Guide Author: Caldersmith, Brian Code: 50872 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 124 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 15/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

A cheeky A to Z illustrated guide by internationally renowned artist Brian Caldersmith

Throughout life, Brian Caldersmith has been called many things but cheeky and talented would be the top of the list.

A passionate classic car enthusiast and world renowned artist, Brian has been responsible for creating a substantial range ......

9781910505311

Hobbo: Motor-Racer, Motor Mouth

The Autobiography of David Hobbs Author: Hobbs, David Code: 51205 Price: AU $99.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 27/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Englishman David Hobbs - `Hobbo to his friends and fans - is one of motor racings most remarkable all-rounders. In a 41-year driving career he raced in almost every imaginable category: endurance sports racers, touring cars, Formula 1, Formula 5000, Indycars, IMSA, Trans-Am, Can-Am and even NASCAR - he has done the lot. 

9781785313653

The Power and The Glory

Senna, Prost and F1's Golden Era Author: Sedgwick, David Code: 50401 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 27/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Throughout the 80s Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna fought a fierce battle for F1 supremacy. Driven by the same burning desire to become the sport's undisputed king, their epic tussles popularised the sport as never before. An intimate portrait of two unique competitors, The Power and the Glory is a supercharged story of acrimony and sheer ambition.
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