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9781907085420

Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe

The autobiography of CSX2300 Author: Mills, Rinsey Code: 52468 Price: AU $122.22 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 10/09/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
This book tells the fascinating history of the Daytona Coupe version of Carroll Shelby's fabled Cobra with special focus on one of the six cars built. The fabulous Daytona Coupe, brutally purposeful in both looks and performance, was created to win the FIA World Sportscar Championship and duly did so in 1965.
9781473684553

Driven

The Men Who Made Formula One Author: Eason, Kevin Code: 55775 Price: AU $18.31 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 27/06/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019

 Formula One is speed, glamour, danger - and eye-watering wealth. Driven: The Men Who Made Formula One tells how a small group of extraordinary men transformed Formula One from a niche sport played out on primitive tracks surrounded by hay bales and grass verges into a 1 billion circus performing in vast theatres of ......

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Jim Hall

Chaparral, Texas and the Invention of Modern Racing Author: Levy, George Code: 52470 Price: AU $54.23 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 18/06/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
This character-driven biography of Jim Hall is the first and only look at one of the most influential racing drivers, engineers, and team owners of the twentieth century.
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Guy Martin: We Need to Weaken the Mixture

Author: Martin, Guy Code: 55763 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: VIRGIN BOOKS Published date: 16/06/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019

The million-copy selling truck fitter returns ***Featured on Channel 4*** I cant stop biting off more than I can chew. Maybe Im wearing everything out, but I believe the body is a fantastic thing and it will repair itself and Ill go again. If its running too rich, I dont stop what Im doing, just weaken the mixture and carry on. Since we last ......

9783667114570

Karl Ludvigsen's Fast Friends

Stars and Heroes in the World of Cars Author: Ludvigsen, Karl E. Code: 55676 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date: 24/05/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019

Automotive journalist Karl Ludvigsen, born in 1934 in the USA and one of the greats in automobile history, opens his archives in this book. In more than 50 years as a motor journalist, author, and an automobile historian, he has accumulated a comprehensive knowledge of his subject, and has met all the prominent figures of the automobiles golden ......

9780718181307

Beyond Supersonic

Bloodhound and the Race for the Land Speed Record Author: Noble, Richard Code: 38111 Price: AU $40.99 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/05/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
In July 2015, the Bloodhound team will unveil the car with which they'll launch their assault on the World Land Speed Record. Powered by a jet engine from a Eurofighter Typhoon fighter and a rocket engine developed for the European Space Agency. This book is the culmination of a ten year beyond the state of the art engineering effort.
9781787392397

Ayrton Senna

Portrait of a Racing Legend Author: Jones, Bruce Code: 55766 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: CARLTON BOOKS Published date: 04/05/2019 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Ayrton Senna: Portrait of a Racing Legend, published to mark the 25th anniversary of Ayrton Sennas death, is an illustrated retrospective biography of a man who illuminated Formula 1 in a 10-season career that was almost without parallel. He began his F1 career at Lotus, then moved to McLaren in 1988 and he was World Champion three times in his ......

9781641369800

J. D.

The Life and Death of a Forgotten NASCAR Legend Author: Beard Brock Code: 55773 Price: AU $31.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: PRIMEDIA E-LAUNCH LLC Published date: 15/03/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019

August 11, 1991. Watkins Glen, New York. 52-year-old John Delphus J.D. McDuffie, Jr. climbs aboard his No. 70 Pontiac, lined up 35th on the grid for NASCARs Budweiser at the Glen. For the 653rd time, he pinches a cigar between his teeth and fires the engine. Few take notice of No. 70 as it rolls onto the 2.428-mile road course - only a small ......

9781476676289

Neil "Soapy" Castles

Memoir of a Life in NASCAR and the Movies Author: Castles, Henry Neil Soapy Code: 55771 Price: AU $52.80 Format: Paperback / 138 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 08/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Henry Neil "Soapy" Castles grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, and became involved in its pioneering auto racing scene at an early age. Graduating from soapbox derby cars to midgets and sprints and finally to stock cars, he sometimes crashed, sometimes won, saw friends die horribly, and became a champion. Eventually he left the racetrack for ......

9781789016680

The RGS Atalantas

Dick Shattock's Pioneering Sports Racing Cars Author: Shattock, Alan Code: 54203 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: TROUBADOR PUBLISHING Published date: 28/02/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
Alan Shattock has been researching the history of his father. Dick Shattock's, RGS Atalanta sports cars, his pioneering work on the use of fibreglass for the manufacture of sports car bodies and his collaborative work with John Griffiths on the production of JAG cars.
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Giorgio Pianta: Una vita per le corse - A Life For Racing

English/Italian Text Author: Limone, Sergio Code: 55739 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: LUCA GASTALDI Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Please contact us for availability

The idea to dedicate a book to Giorgio Pianta was born on the occasion of the delivery of two large boxes from his photographic archive, organized “randomly” by his wife, for a “rearrangement mission”: an immense job, plenty of material to examine, rich in quantity and quality. A round up over more than thirty years of Italian motorsport, a lot ......

9781872955377

The Story of the Batten Brooklands Racing Special

and his drivers: 2018 Author: Richard Netherwood Code: 55437 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 119 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The book details the life of the Batten Brooklands Racing Special. Written by its current owner, Neil Bennett, it covers the car's construction, competition history and ownership from 1935 to date. Foreword by Simon Taylor.
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Racing to the Finish

My Story Author: Earnhardt Jr., Dale Code: 51766 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 04/12/2018 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.
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The Cardiff Flyer

The Diary of a Woman Racing Driver Author: Timothy, W J Code: 55558 Price: AU $15.95 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 03/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A fiction novel in diary form of how a Welsh girl becomes Formula One champion, against all odds in the chauvinist and male orientated motor racing world.
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Donington Park : The Pioneers

Author: Bailie, John Code: 54322 Price: AU $170.00 Format: Hardback / 348 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This isn’t a book just about motor racing. Its about people. It’s about the pioneers who created Britains first permanent true road racing circuit...firstly for motor cycles in 1931 and then also for cars from 1933. 

It’s about the phenomenal success and dramatic progress that saw the circuit expand from loose-surfaced tracks ......

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 same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 motorsport career in ......

9781471177668

The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen

F1 World Champion Author: Hotakainen, Kari Code: 54902 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 18/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The authorised biography of cult hero Finnish Formula One world champion Kimi Raikkoenen - the closest thing we'll ever get to his autobiography.
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Ayrton Senna

A Life Lived at Full Speed Author: Hilton, Christopher Code: 52474 Price: AU $42.78 (was AU $71.30) Format: Spiral bound / 192 pages Publisher: PITSTOP 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 ......
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TWR and Jaguars V12 Prototype Sports Cars

Inside TWR's World Championship Winning Team Author: Scott, Allan Code: 52358 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This is the authors third book in his series on Tom Walkinshaw Racing teams that cover his 15 years as Engine Division Manager and designer of that companys many race winning engines. After instigating the fledging TWRs teams beginnings in engine development as its sole engineer in 1979, TWRs Engine Division had rapidly grown in size producing ......

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: 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 ......

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: 01/09/2018 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 ......

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: Sold Out

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 ......

9781907085659

Derek Bell

All My Porsche Races Author: Heseltine, Richard Code: 51449 Price: AU $89.99 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.

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.
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.
9781910505250

Reid Railton

Man of Speed Author: Ludvigsen, Karl Code: 51887 Price: AU $299.00 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.
9781876953775

Classic Cars & Motorsport

Caldersmith's Irreverent Guide Author: Caldersmith, Brian Code: 50872 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 124 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP 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 ......

9781787110274

Formula One

The Real Score? Author: Harvey, Brian Code: 9781787110274 Price: AU $27.00 (was AU $89.99) Format: Hardback / 156 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 17/10/2017 Availability: Sold Out

Filling the many gaps in Formula 1 records, this book re-writes the racing history books. The history of F1 can be neatly divided into two eras, the first formally ending January 1980 when the terms Grand Prix and World Championship became synonymous, although there would be three more non-championship races after that date. However, up to ......

9780851840475

Mon Ami Mate (2017 Reprint)

Author: Nixon, Chris Code: 48950 Price: AU $125.00 Format: Hardback / 377 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Mon Ami Mate is Chris Nixons double-biography of two of Britains finest racing drivers of the 1950s, Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins, who formed a remarkable friendship during their two seasons together at Scuderia Ferrari. With the help of dozens of people who knew them, Nixon has traced the lives of the two remarkable men from childhood, ......

9780857503657

What Doesn't Kill You...

My Life in Motor Racing Author: Herbert, Johnny Code: 48133 Price: AU $19.02 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: BANTAM BOOKSF Published date: 01/06/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After becoming British Junior Karting Champion, then the Formula 3 title for Eddie Jordan in 1987, Johnny Herbert was all set for a glittering debut season in Formula 1 when he was caught in a mass pile-up at Brands Hatch. That horrific crash threatened to end his career, but Herbert made a miraculous recovery. This book tells his story.
9781787110434

Coventry Climax Racing Engines

The Definitive Development History Author: Hammill, Des Code: 47714 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 23/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The result of extensive research, here is the definitive development history of Coventry Climax racing engines: the first British engines to power Formula One World Championship-winning cars.Des Hamill, an engineer, describes the innovative nature of these wonderful engines, and how racing engine technology advanced through an important era of ......

9781910505144

Bruce Mclaren from the Cockpit

Author: McClaren, Bruce Code: 46931 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 278 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 06/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Originally published in 1964, Bruce McLaren's autobiography From the Cockpit is classic motor racing memoir. So scarce and expensive are original copies that Evro Publishing, in collaboration with McLaren, is reissuing a facsimile version for all fans to enjoy. In his own words
9781775538882

Zero to 60

From a Wooden Caravan to a Multi-Million Dollar Business Empire Author: Quin, Tony Code: 47070 Price: AU $35.00 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/08/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

From growing up in a wooden caravan to building his own state-of-the-art racetrack, this is the remarkable story of Targa champion, Hampton Downs and Highlands Motorsport Park owner Tony Quinn. On a frosty and clear morning in the small, Central Otago town of Cromwell, 2012, Tony Quinn and his son Klark stood with an iPad at the edge of an ......

9781780978222

Lewis Hamilton

Author: Jones, Bruce Code: 40365 Price: AU $37.38 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: CARLTON BOOKS Published date: 14/07/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Lewis Hamilton is one of the greatest drivers in the history of Formula One motor racing. He is just the second British driver to win the World Championship on three occasions and the first to win back-to-back titles. In 2016 he will compete in his 10th season in Formula One. This book tells his story.
9781910505106

Brian Redman: Daring Drivers, Deadly Tracks

Author: Brian Redman with Jim Mullen Code: 38173 Price: AU $99.99 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 10/03/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Brian Redman is one of very few notable British racing drivers whose racing life has yet to be put on record in book form. Now that is about to be rectified. Packed with photographs, Redmans memoir is a vivid account of his varied racing exploits, with special focus on the period 1968-73 when he won major sports car races in Ford GT40s, Porsche ......
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