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9781781557020

The All-British Marendaz Special

The Man, Cars and Aeroplanes Author: Skillen, Graham Code: 52237 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 01/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Captain Marendaz, pilot with the RFC, was a controversial manufacturer of record-breaking sports cars and aircraft between the wars, his cars being driven by Kaye Don, Gwenda Stewart and the parents of Stirling Moss. He was detained by the Government under 18B Regulations in 1940, later emigrating to South Africa for a number of years.
9780753827192

My World

Jenson Button Author: Button, Jenson Code: 54281 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/03/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
9781787113480

Bunty

The Biography of David Scott-Moncrieff Author: Schrader, Halwart Code: 54294 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 02/02/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
The biography of a larger-than-life character in the world of motoring, especially among classic car collectors. David Scott-Moncrieff, aka `Bunty,' claimed to be the Number 1 in the Rolls-Royce second-hand car trade. He was a colourful personality, an experienced car expert, a charming entertainer and a passionate vintage race car addict.
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: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 28/01/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 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.
9781910505328

John, George And The HWMS: The First Racing Team To Fly The Flag

For Britain (Two hardback volumes within a slipcase) Author: Taylor, Simon Code: 54319 Price: AU $240.00 Format: Hardback / 488 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 15/01/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2019

Founded by John Heath and George Abecassis, the HWM racing team set out in 1950, the year of the Formula 1 World Championship’s inauguration, to race its Formula 2 cars all over Europe in a unique British endeavour. Always run on a shoestring, HWM’s single-seaters achieved great results in flying the flag with mainly British drivers, most ......

9781906133825

Healey

The Men and the Machines Author: Nikas, Mr. John Code: 52240 Price: AU $100.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 06/01/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2019
This book is a comprehensive history of the life and work of Donald Healey, in business, in dealings with customers and colleagues, as a competitor in motor sport, and as a car designer and manufacturer, written by an American devotee of British sports cars whose indefatigable research has turned up many new stories and countless
9781910505205

Enzo Ferrari

The Photographic Biography Author: Nye, Doug Code: 48569 Price: AU $105.77 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 28/12/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2018
Following Evro Publishing's acclaimed photo memoirs of John Surtees and Stirling Moss, the appealing format of these books - wonderful photos with insightful narrative - is applied to the greatest figure in 20th century motor racing. In the aftermath of the Second World War, Enzo Ferrari went into motor racing with magnificent V12-engined cars and ......
9783947156085

Ford Escort : A Winner's Car/Der Siegertyp

English/German text Author: Davenport, John Code: 54972 Price: AU $94.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: MCKLEIN PUBLISHING (GERMANY)2 Published date: 15/12/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2018

Asked to sum up the Ford Escort, Markku Alén put it in fourwords: "Its a winners car." The front-engined, rear-wheel drive car triumphed all around the world, whether it was at the 1970 World Cup Rally, the East African Safari, in Swedish snow or on Finlands high-speed tracks. At its home event, the RAC Rally, the Mk1 and Mk2 versions proved ......

9781902351636

Black & Gold : The Story of the John Player Specials

Standard Edition Author: Tiple, Johnny Code: 54320 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback / 316 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 02/12/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2018

Back in the late 1960s, the commercial pace of motor racing was increasing. More major sponsors appeared on the F1 scene including tobacco giant Marlboro and Yardley cosmetics, and this interest had developed into a veritable flood by the time Team Lotus changed its Gold Leaf livery to the black and gold of the John Player Special cigarette ......

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

Dave Roberts had the good fortune to inherit some money after his aunts death in 1999. Instead of using it sensibly, to replace his rotting windows and the hole in the kitchen ceiling, he purchased a sports car in kit form, built it, and took it motor racing. There followed 15 years of fun, learning, and various tribulations. At the end of it, ......

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 ......

9781727188387

The Rise and Fall of Marathon Motor Works

Author: Kaiser, D Philipp Code: 54272 Price: AU $30.99 Format: Paperback / 364 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 12/11/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
Did I just read that Nashville, best known as Music City with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry, and barbecue, once had its own, and the South's first, automobile builder? ... You say it really did. Well, if so, what was it called, and where and when was it? ... Marathon from 1910 through 1914; never heard of it. Wait a minute. Is ......
9781527229976

Donington Park : The Pioneers

Author: Bailie, John Code: 54322 Price: AU $170.00 Format: Hardback / 348 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE 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 ......

9781787290235

Another Fine Mess

Across Trumpland in a Model T Ford Author: Moore, Tim Code: 52250 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 08/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tim Moore - indefatigable travelling everyman - switches two wheels for four as he journeys across Trumpland in an original Model T Ford. Lacking any mechanical knowledge or intuition, he sets off to bully a car from East to West armed only with a top speed of 25 mph, a fan belt made of cotton, wooden wheels (again) and a truckload of 'wise-ass ......
9781909871120

The Rob Walker Racing Team

Dorking's part in motor racing history Author: Loftus, Tom Code: 54305 Price: AU $14.26 Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/11/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2018
An account of the career of the Rob Walker Racing Team and its operations in the town of Dorking.
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 ......

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 ......

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.

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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: 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, ......

9781785211379

McLaren Mp4/4: 1988 All Models

Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Rendle, Steve Code: 50989 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 15/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 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 ......

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.
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, ......
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 ......

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. 

9780760357385

Valentino Rossi

Life of a Legend Author: Motorbooks Code: 49992 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: UNITED BOOK DISTRIB 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: GARDNERS BOOKS 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: BAKER & TAYLOR 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 ......

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: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

** SHORTLISTED FOR MOTORING BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018

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 

9781911600343

Jenson Button: Life to the Limit

My Autobiography Author: Button, Jenson Code: 49716 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 11/10/2017 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, ......
9781473896413

The Classic Car Adventure

Driving Through History on the Road to Nostalgia Author: Cole, Lance Code: 49324 Price: AU $37.91 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 30/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Nothing is new under the sun and classic cars books come and go. But here, instead of a heavy, large, glossy book of classic car images and details destined to stay on a shelf, is something new. This book is designed to be read as a companion, a book that can go in the car or on a plane, and which can be read in full, or dipped into anywhere ......

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