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Down the Road

Cruisin' with My Friends Author: Carlson, Bob Code: 39962 Price: AU $18.86 Format: Paperback / 46 pages Publisher: CARLTON BOOKS Published date: 17/06/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
"Down The Road" is a fun look at what life is like Cruisin' with your friends in some old American Iron. There is nothing like a bunch of kool Hot Rods and Old School Customs hitting the highway. "Down The Road" is a photo essay that captures scenes of some noteworthy car builders, and real car guys putting on the miles.
9780760346297

Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman

Author: Mat Stone Code: 31952 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 15/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The winner of the 2010 International Automotive Media Gold Award, now available in paperback format. Though he is famous as one of Hollywoods greatest actors, a world-class humanitarian, and the founder of the Newmans Own natural food empire, the late Paul Newman had another intriguing and lesser-known passion: he was an avid, successful, and ......

9781421412979

Stealing Cars: Technology & Society Model T to Gran Torino

Author: John A. Heitmann Code: 32015 Price: AU $74.99 Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date: 01/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

As early as 1910 Americans recognized that cars were easy to steal and, once stolen, hard to find, especially since cars looked much alike. Model styles and colors eventually changed, but so did the means of making a stolen car disappear. Though changing license plates and serial numbers remain basic procedure, thieves have created highly ......

9780760346464

Carroll Shelby: The Authorized Biography

Author: Rinsey Mills Code: 32423 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 552 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 22/04/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Meticulously researched, engagingly written, and complete with photographs from Shelby's personal collection, "Carroll Shelby: The Authorized Biography" is a magnificent and lasting tribute to one of the twentieth century's greatest automotive figures.
9781624166181

Playing with Purpose: NASCAR The Lives and Faith of Drivers

Author: Mike Yorkey Code: 32374 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 255 pages Publisher: BARBOUR PUBLISHING INC, U.S. Published date: 01/03/2014 Availability: Sold Out
Meet the "starting lineup" of talented performers with fascinating faith stories in "Playing with Purpose: Inside the Lives and Faith of Auto Racings Favorite Drivers." Just in time for the new racing season, author Mike Yorkey--whose "Playing with Purpose" biography of NFL rookies Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, and Colt McCoy was a best-seller--joins ......
9781493132935

10-4 and I'm Gone

Author: Frederic Harrop Code: 32567 Price: AU $35.99 Format: Paperback / 146 pages Publisher: XLIBRIS Published date: 16/01/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Frederic Harrop was born in New Zealand in 1940. He was educated at Taihape.H.School and did a 5 year mechanics apprenticeship. He played music, got married, has 4 lovely children and 5 grandchildren. He drove machinery and trucks, created beautiful ceramic artworks, went around the world, worked in the funeral industry and mortuaries, drove and ......
9780989537209

Corvette Sting Ray: Genesis of an American Icon

Author: Brock, Peter Code: 31909 Price: AU $99.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: BROCK RACING ENTERPRISES Published date: 01/08/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Awarded "Book of the Year" by the highly respected Motor Press Guild AND winner of the Dean Batchelor Award for best Motorsports Journalism of 2013!* Peter Brocks book "Corvette Sting Ray: Genesis of an American Icon" reveals the elaborate and complicated history and secret origins of the legendary "split window" 1963 Corvette Sting Ray. In ......

9780399158100

Built for Adventure: Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler & Dirk Pitt

Author: Clive Cussler Code: 25254 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: PEARSON AUS (UBD) Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A gorgeous tour through Clive Cussler's outstanding collection of rare, classic, and antique automobiles. Featuring stunning colour photographs by Ronnie Bramhall. Fans of Clive Cussler's bestselling Dirk Pitt series know that his hero has a soft spot for classic automobiles . . . and that the vehicles that appear in the novels are actually ......
9781844253241

Carroll Shelby H/C

The Authorized Biography Author: Mill, Rinsey Code: 25409 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 456 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 15/06/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Though Carroll Shelby gained worldwide fame in the 1960s with Cobras and Ford GT40s, he has achieved much more in a long and varied career, both around cars and in other spheres. This is the biography of Shelby.
9780982913185

In the Red - The 2001 NASCAR with Dale Earnhardt Jr

Author: Jade Gurss Code: 25624 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: OCTANE PRESS Published date: 20/02/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Dale Earnhardt's death is the most prominent moment in NASCAR history, and millions of people around the world know about the tragedy on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500. But, only a handful of people know what went on behind the scenes before and after that horrible crash.
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Bud's Book - The Story Of Bud Lyon and His Car Collection

Author: Bud Lyon Code: 24402 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As American Power Conversion Corporation (APCC) began to flourish after several very lean start-up years, Bud Lyon began to feel the need to diversify. As we might expect a world-class car enthusiast to do, he began to assemble an internationally admired collection of cars. At the same time, again based on his own automotive enthusiasms, he bought ......
9781845840174

Preston Tucker & Others: Brilliant Auto. Innovators & Innovations

Author: Arvid Linde Code: 24197 Price: AU $37.00 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Features • A unique look at automotive history • Touching, real-life stories about Preston Tucker's dream & about other innovators, too • Details some of the rarest and most inspiring cars ever built • Chronological details of brilliant inventions that changed motoring forever • Over 150 illustrations • ......
9781934709672

Ed "Big Daddy" Roth - His Life, Times, Cars & Art (Softcover)

Author: Pat Ganahl Code: 24172 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Ed "Big Daddy" Roth was and is a legend in hot rod and custom car circles. He rose to fame in the 1950s and was at his peak in the 1960s, building and designing custom cars, creating Rat Fink and more. Baby Boomers grew up with Big Daddy, but few knew too much about him. This book will tell you where he came from and who he was. He was an amazing ......
9781854432407

Steve McQueen H/C

A Tribute to the King of Cool Author: Terrill, Marshall Code: 23443 Price: AU $110.00 Format: Hardback / 385 pages Publisher: STAR BOOK SALES Published date: 15/07/2010 Availability: Sold Out
Steve McQueen: A Tribute to the King of Cool tells the actor's story in chronological order through the eyes of those who knew him best: family, friends, co-stars, business associates, acquaintances and adoring fans from around the globe. Written in passage form, each person brings a different view to the man and legend, presenting him in an ......
9781935007098

Mark Donohue - His Life in Photographs

Author: Michael Argetsinger Code: 23364 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 244 pages Publisher: DAVID BULL Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: In the stunning follow-up to his award-winning biography Mark Donohue: Technical Excellence at Speed, author Michael Argetsinger recreates Donohue’s remarkable life through hundreds of brilliant photographs. Many of these pictures were provided by the people who were closest to Donohue: his family, friends, and Penske Racing ......
9780470643686

King of the Road : True Tales from a Legendary Ice Road Trucker

Author: Alex Debogorski Code: 23984 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Inside one of the world's most dangerous jobs with the star of History's top-rated reality show, Ice Road Truckers The highest-rated reality show ever to hit the History channel, Ice Road Truckers follows the heart-pounding adventures of the tough-as-nails truckers who risk peril every day to deliver goods and supplies in ......
9781450282222

Simply Bev - Determination is Everything

Author: James Cox Code: 24939 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: AMAZON US Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This biography of Beverly Kimes, was written by her beloved husband, Jim Cox. This is not a book about the illustrious career of Beverly Kimes, first woman editor of Automobile Quarterly, renowned author, or the foremost classic car historian of her time. But, a story about Beverly Kimes; daughter, sister, friend, mentor, wife, and inspiration to ......
9780979721922

Devin - The Man and His Cars

Author: Art Evans Code: 22692 Price: AU $32.95 Format: Paperback Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Art Evans' relationship to Bill Devin is unique. From the time of the fifties, they were close friends as well as business associates. When Bill passed on in November 2000, Bill's widow asked Art to deliver the eulogy at the service. Bill Devin created a number of cars as well as the best-selling after-market fiberglass body. Bill's first car was ......
9780760337066

Winning - The Racing Life of Paul Newman

Author: Matt Stone Code: 22245 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's notes: To millions of his fans around the world, Paul Newman was the movie icon with piercing blue eyes and the philanthropist who sold salad dressing and spaghetti sauce. But within the motorsports community, he was "PLN" - a race driver, team owner, and diehard fan who wanted nothing more than to be one of the guys. He wasn't, of ......
9780760335666

John Force - The Straight Story of Drag Racing's 300 MPH Superstar

Author: Erik Arneson Code: 21780 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's Notes: The stars of the drag race circuit may be 6,000-horsepower nitro-burning drag cars, but the 300-miles-per-hour superstar of the sport is funny car racer John Force. John's popularity is about more than his career record. His honest and consistently outrageous demeanor have endeared him to the fans, made him a favorite with ......
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Champion - Don Garlits DVD (Updated Edition)

Author: Duke Code: 16145 Price: AU $24.46 (was AU $34.95) Format: DVD / 79 mins Publisher: DUKE MARKETING Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out

No man shaped the destiny of his chosen sport more than Big Daddy both in technical innovation and sheer professionalism.

Champion Garlits mixes archive footage of the many milestones of Dons career with an extensive interview with the man himself, in his Museum of Drag Racing.

The triumphs, the disasters, the highs and lows ......

9781905334308

Thanks: The Story of Rick Mears and the Mears Gang

Author: Gordon Kirby Code: 20679 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Paperback / 263 pages Publisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: Through the eighties and into the early nineties he was known as the King of the Speedways and the maestro of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Rick Mears won four Indianapolis 500s between 1979-1991 as well as three CART Indy car championships before retiring at the end of 1992 when he realized that a series of injuries had ......
9780760331781

Mickey Thompson: The Fast Life and Tragic Death of a Racing Legend

Author: Erik Arneson Code: 20987 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: When Mickey Thompson and his wife Trudy were assassinated in their driveway in the pre-dawn hours of March 16, 1988, the salacious details of the crime and the years of legal wrangling that followed made for hundreds of splashy headlines and sexy television soundbytes. After all, the story had it all . . . unknown hooded ......
9780971963948

Lone Wolf - Doug Wolfgang

Author: Dave Argabright Code: 19901 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: ICONOGRAFIX US Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: A must read for fans of all types of speedway racing. Doug Wolfgang rose from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful sprint car racers of all time. His smooth, fast style and his thoughtful, articulate observations of the world around him endeared him to legions of fans throughout the country. He reached the ......
9781845841188

Virgil Exner - Visioneer (The Official Biography)

Author: Peter Grist Code: 19135 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Sold Out
Virgil Exner was one of the 20th century's greatest automotive designers and his work helped Studebaker and Chrysler to styliing leadership in the late 1940s, through the 1950s and into the 1960s. This book is the official biography of Virgil Exner and describes the amazing career of this astonishing man. Every lover of classic automotive design ......
9781854432278

Steve McQueen - The Last Mile (Regular Edition)

Author: Barbera McQueen Code: 19344 Price: AU $57.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: DALTON WATSON FINE BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book is a vehicle to display Barbara McQueen's collection of photographs taken during the three and a half years she and Steve McQueen spent together. The text tells of Barbara's memories of those years and it is a great story. The book is fascinating for almost anyone and a must read for any Steve McQueen fan.
9780091924904

The Driver - My Dangerous Pursuit of Speed & Truth in Outlaw Racing

Author: Alexander Roy Code: 19839 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On his deathbed, Alex Roy's father dropped tantalizing hints about the notorious Cannonball Run of the 1970s, the utterly illegal high-speed non-stop races from New York to LA that were nothing like the Burt Reynolds movie. Inspired by his father's dying words, and against the advice of his friends, Roy enters the mysterious world of road rallies ......
9780976668336

Damn Few Died in Bed - Andy Dunlop

Author: Thomas Saal Code: 21715 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: BLOWITOUTAHERE Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Sold Out
The remarkable story of Andy Dunlop, a master mechanic and crew chief who spent almost fifty years in American automotive competition. In a book that captures the essence of American dirt track racing, Saal's skillful interviews with Dunlop bring out the highs and lows of the amazing life of a chief mechanic on the championship trail in the ......
9781854432261

Steve McQueen - The Last Mile (Limited Edition)

Author: Barbara McQueen Code: 18731 Price: AU $180.00 Format: DVD / 240 pages Publisher: DALTON WATSON FINE BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This photo book contains approximately 150 pictures documenting Barbara McQueen’s three-and-a-half year relationship with the movie icon, Steve McQueen, which includes candid shots from 1977 to 1980 - McQueen’s years out of the spotlight. It chronicles Barbara’s early history and modeling career; her years with McQueen at Trancas Beach and Santa ......
9780837615707

Equations of Motion - Adventure, Risk and Innovation (Softcover)

Author: Bill Milliken Code: 18303 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 696 pages Publisher: BENTLEY PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This is an amazing book about an even more amazing man. William F Milliken was born in 1911, graduated from MIT in 1934 and has been active in the aircraft, automotive and automobile racing industries ever since. He was Chief Flight Test Engineer at Boeing Aircraft during World War II, Managing Director at Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory from ......
9781844253395

Rapid Response

My Inside Story as a Motor Racing Life-Saver Author: Steve Olvey Code: 18085 Price: AU $36.75 (was AU $52.50) Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Tells the story of the author's life in motor racing, providing an insight into crashes involving many famous racers and circuits. This book begins with a vivid description of Alex Zanardi's crash in Germany in 2001, and from there, the author reflects on his career with many tragic, funny, interesting stories.
9780837600697

The Unfair Advantage (Softcover)

Author: Mark Donohue Code: 9882 Price: AU $37.50 Format: Paperback / 350 pages Publisher: BENTLEY PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/07/2000 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A new edition of Mark Donohue's classic book, this edition contains over 100 new photos including a 32-page glossy insert with colour and black & white period shots. In The Unfair Advantage Donohue tells the story of his racing career from his 1957 street Corvette to the unbeatable Porsche 917/30. Always known as the thinking driver, Donohue was ......
9781565814523

Troy: The Story of Indy's Youngest Winner - Troy Ruttman

Author: Carol Anderson Sims Code: 20450 Price: AU $109.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: ICONOGRAFIX US Published date: 01/07/1998 Availability: Sold Out
The stirring tale of an early postwar dirt track racer who took the checkered flag as the youngest winner in Indianapolis 500 history.
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Famous But Forgotten

The Story of Alexander Winton, Automotive Pioneer and Industrialist Author: Saal, Thomas F Code: 39580 Price: AU $47.06 Format: Paperback / 143 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/01/1997 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The story of Alexander Winton and his innovative automobiles comes to life in this book. Winton's contributions to industry, previously unnoticed, have been brought to light in this compelling and detailed account of his life and career. Included in this volume, the product of nearly a decade of research, are a family tree and comprehensive ......
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