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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 $339.00 Format: Hardback / 760 pages Publisher: DALTON WATSON FINE BOOKS 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: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS 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 ......

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: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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 ......

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: MCKLEIN PUBLISHING (GERMANY) 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 ......

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Moffat Rarities Vol 3 DVD

Classic Australian Motorsport Author: Chevron Code: 51640 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD / 240 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date: 15/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

There’s no doubt Allan Moffat will forever be one of the greats of Australian motorsport - a relentless competitor, a consummate professional, the driver’s driver.

His dogged pursuit of victory in some of the greatest racing cars to lap our tracks is the stuff of legend and this latest release from Chevron highlights some of his ......

9781743794715

Daniel Ricciardo

In Pursuit of Greatness Author: Saunders, Nate Code: 52046 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: HARDIE GRANT EGMONT Published date: 13/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9781907085659

Derek Bell

All My Porsche Races Author: Heseltine, Richard Code: 51449 Price: AU $85.97 Format: Hardback / 276 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL 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.

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Ferraris in Australia in the 1950s and 1960s

Author: Farr, Barry Code: 52047 Price: AU $175.00 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: PITSTOP 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: CARTECH 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.
9781910505274

The Perfect Car

The story of John Barnard, Formula 1's most creative designer Author: Skeens, Nick Code: 51888 Price: AU $80.00 Format: Hardback / 656 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
John Barnard revolutionised Formula 1, and motorsport as a whole, through his unrelenting quest for perfection in racing car design. Written with Barnard's cooperation and with input from dozens of associates, drivers and rivals, this biography tells the entire story, both personal and professional, of a British design genius.
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: MCFARLAND & CO INC 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: DELIUS, KLASING & CO 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.
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 $18.95 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: BANTAM PRESS 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 $28.43 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP 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 $39.95 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: WILLIAM COLLINS Published date: 12/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 $17.05 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 11/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 $18.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 03/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
**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: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL 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: BANTAM PRESS 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 $151.72 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 07/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 $300.00 Format: Spiral bound / 848 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING 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: CARTECH Published date: 29/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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: EVRO PUBLISHING 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. And on top of that he ......

9781785313653

The Power and The Glory

Senna, Prost and F1's Golden Era Author: Sedgwick, David Code: 50401 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 27/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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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Early Australian Automotive Design

The First Fifty Years Author: Darwin, Norm Code: 50863 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 350 pages Publisher: HAND PUBLISHING Published date: 15/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Early Australian Automobile Design is packed full of hundreds of photos, many have never-before been published. Includes details of designers, bodybuilding companies, Australian automobiles, drawings, sketches patents and illustrations. From renown author - Norm Darwin.

Covers:  Early ......

9781785313493

Pironi

The Champion that Never Was Author: Sedgwick, David Code: 51377 Price: AU $24.64 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Pironi: The Champion that Never Was relates the remarkable story of motor racing's forgotten man, ex-Ferrari F1 driver and offshore powerboat legend, Didier Pironi. A disastrous crash at the 1982 German Grand Prix denied Didier his place as France's first F1 world champion. He was killed during the 1987 Needles Trophy race off the Isle of Wight.
9788894187076

Formula 1 2017

World Championship Photographic review Author: Stirano, Giorgio Code: 51410 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Hardback / 200 pages Publisher: EDIT VALLARDI Published date: 28/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the Formula 1 yearbook, a magnificently produced photographic review of the entire World Championship season, combined with detailed reports and analyses of each 2017 Grand Prix races around the world, from Australia in March to Abu Dhabi in November.
9780760357385

Valentino Rossi

Life of a Legend Author: Motorbooks Code: 49992 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 07/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

From the day he was born into a racing family on February 16, 1979, Rossi was destined for racing greatness. Rossi started his international racing career in 1996, riding for Aprilia in the 125cc class, and won his first World Championship the following year. Rossis career would see him go on to win nine Grand Prix World Championships, score 87 ......

9781910456989

Oily Hands and the Smell of Diesel

Tales of a Ford Dealer Engineer in the 1960s Author: Harris, David Code: 49752 Price: AU $30.45 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: OLD POND PUBLISHING Published date: 05/12/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
David Harris gives an entertaining, informative and personal account of his time spent at a Ford main tractor dealership, working on Ford, Fordson, County, Roadless and Muirhill tractors, Chaseside loaders, Claas combines and New Holland and Jones balers amongst others.
9780996286947

Kyle Loves Racing

Author: Workman, Chris Code: 50035 Price: AU $28.93 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 30/11/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Kyle Loves Racing is the true story of a young boy name Kyle Larson who falls in love with racing, begins driving at age 7, becomes a star dirt track racer, and goes on to become a race-winning NASCAR driver. Kyles love of racing remains hell drive any race car he can get his hands on, including dirt track, endurance sports cars and ......

9781876718268

Aintree Down Under

Warwick Farm and the Golden Age of Australian Motor Sport Author: Moore, Andrew Code: 52048 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Paperback / 170 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/11/2017 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Between 1960 and 1973, Warwick Farm was Australia’s motor racing mecca, its holy of holies, its sinuous 3.6 km track hosting some of the best motor racing Australia has ever seen before or since. Formula 1 stars like Stirling Moss, Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, Jack Brabham and Jochen Rindt excelled there, while local drivers like Frank Matich and ......

9781787290006

The Mechanic

The Secret World of the F1 Pit Lane Author: Priestley, Marc 'Elvis' Code: 49671 Price: AU $37.93 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HERRIDGE & SONS LTD Published date: 29/10/2017 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. And yet, without the technical knowledge, competitive determination and outright obsession from his garage of mechanics, no driver could possibly hope to claim a spot on the podium. This book deals with these mechanics.
9781787112278

BRM - A Mechanic`s Tale

Author: Salmon, Richard Code: 50430 Price: AU $56.90 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

This is the story as told by a man who was both a devoted fan and a loyal team member of British Racing Motors.  He saw and was involved in the repeated failures and humiliating times of the 1950s, through the gradual progress of winning minor races to Jo Bonnier winning the first World Championship Grand Prix in Holland in 1959.  It culminates ......

9780008196806

How to Build a Car

The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 Designer Author: Newey, Adrian Code: 50143 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man. Damon Hill The worlds foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britains greatest engineers and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir. How to Build a Car explores ......

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