Author: L.J.K. SetrightCode: 18368Price:AU $26.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/07/2006Availability:Sold Out
L. J. K. Setright was one of the most gifted motoring writers of the past 100 years. This book is his last, left unfinished when he died in 2005. It is his autobiography, in which his millions of fans might discover something of what made this exceptional man. As ever with Setright's writing, it is a joy to read and a fitting epitaph for an ......
My Inside Story as a Motor Racing Life-SaverAuthor: Steve OlveyCode: 18085Price:AU $52.50Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date:01/07/2006Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
Author: David TremayneCode: 17478Price:AU $79.95Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: J H HAYNES & CO LTD Published date:01/07/2006Availability:Sold Out
The 1970s was a great decade for British racing drivers, but it was also the era in which the nation lost a generation of brilliant young drivers - Roger Williamson, Tony Brise and Tom Pryce - in tragic accidents. All had the potential to be World Champions. With access to their families, friends and race colleagues, this book tells their stories.
From Invicta to FairmileAuthor: Thirlby, DavidCode: 46383Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/06/2006Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Author: Lorie CoffeyCode: 32739Price:AU $79.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: COTERIE Published date:01/02/2006Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
"Elio De Angelis, piano player and gentlemen" were words that always seemed to go hand in hand in the late 70s/early 80s whenever journalists wrote about this young Italian driver. However, there was so much more to Elio. Not only was he a concert standard pianist, he was also a very talented artist often producing very complex designs ......
The Authorised BiographyAuthor: Hammill, DesCode: 39583Price:AU $499.95Format: Hardback / 268 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/10/2005Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Mr Kieft started making MK1 Kiefts in 1949 and then swing-axle Kieft Formula III cars, followed by the central-seater sports cars, the AJB-Kieft, the two Formula One cars, the Kieft 1100 fibreglass sports cars and the Erwin Goldschmidt V8 sports car in Wolverhampton, England. This work presents the history of Cyril Kieft and his racing cars.
Author: David TremayneCode: 15932Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 356 pages Publisher: J H HAYNES & CO LTD Published date:01/07/2005Availability:Sold Out
When he graduated to Formula 1 in 1993 Rubens Barrichello looked a potential starr. By 1996 - still grieving the death of his mentor Ayrton Senna - Rubens seemed a 'might have been', struggling with an uncompetitive Jordan. However in 1999, driving for Jackie Stewart, he proved a mature performer and Ferrari beckoned.
Author: Alan HenryCode: 16086Price:AU $39.95Format: HardbackPublisher: JIM OLDROYD BOOKS Published date:01/07/2005Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
David Richards trained as an accountant, but practised as a rally co-driver, winning the World Championship alongside Ari Vatanen in 1981. He then established Prodrive and has never looked back. Prodrive has won World Rally Championships with Subaru, had success in other race and rally series and ran the BAR F1 team for 3 years and are currently ......
Author: Robython, TomCode: 16495Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 602 pages Publisher: MYRTLE PRESS Published date:01/07/2005Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
On Sunday 2st May 1994 Ayrton Senna was leading the San
Marino Grand Prix when suddenly his car veered
inexplicably off the track at Tamburello bend. His
Williams-Renault crossed over both the grass and concrete
fun-off strips before finally impacting the concrete
wall. It is thought that the front of his head hit the
concrete wall, forcing ......
Author: Martin BrundleCode: 17103Price:AU $16.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/07/2005Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the paperback version of the book by Martin Brundle and Maurice Hamilton describing Brundle's racing experiences at each of 17 Grand Prix circuits and the Le Mans track where Brundle won the 24 hours race in 2000. It is, in the words of Sir Stirling Moss, a nail-biting account of driving the great race-tracks of the world, told through a ......
Author: ChevCode: 15995Price:AU $36.95Format: DVD / 110 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/07/2005Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
35 years on the mountain Collector’s Edition – 2 DVD Set
Disc 1 – Peter Brock The Legend
Peter truly is “King Of The Mountain”. Touring car racing has always been his passion, the ultimate challenge. Taking a car originally intended for road use and pushing to the absolute limit in competition. ......
Author: Sykes, StuartCode: 47701Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 134 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/04/2005Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
NEW BOOK SHRINKWRAPPED LONG OUT OF PRINT
The life story of Stewart McCollwho was driving a Volkswagen Golf during a practice session for round six of the Australian GT Performance Championship at the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit when he was tragically killed in 2003.
Author: Tony RussellCode: 33202Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: MOTOR RACING PUBLICATIONS LTD Published date:17/08/2004Availability:Available. Please contact us for availability details
Out In Front was a trading slogan of Leslie Ballamys LMB companies, whose suspension, engine and transmission conversions became a passport to success not only on race tracks, hill-climbs and trials venues, but also on the road, where customers for his go-faster conversions included some of the countrys top sportsmen and even members of the ......
Author: Barry CollersonCode: 15177Price:AU $39.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/07/2004Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Barry Collerson was an enthusiastic amateur racing driver who began his career at Mt Druitt racing circuit in 1955. Unlike many of his contemporaries, he made it to Europe and raced Formula 3 cars in the mid to late 1960s on many of the classic circuits including Monza. His career also included the last race run at Avus in Berlin and many other ......
Author: Lorie CoffeyCode: 14561Price:AU $64.95Format: Hardback / 229 pages Publisher: MERCIAN MANUALS Published date:01/07/2004Availability:Sorry, this is currently unavailable
Didier Pironi is notorious as the man who stole a race from Gilles Villeneuve, which began the sequence of events that led to Villeneuve's death. This book tells of the man behind the headlines and attempts to explain the misunderstanding that occurred in the race at Imola. It is the first published biography of this much maligned but very fast ......
Author: DukeCode: 15281Price:AU $29.95Format: DVD / 58 mins Publisher: DUKE MARKETING Published date:01/07/2004Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This film delivers the remarkable and engaging profile of the 1959 Le Mans winner who became famous for the AC Cobra and his involvement with the Ford GT40 development programme. It traces Carroll Shelby’s career from driver to creator, featuring views from the influential men that worked and raced alongside him.
The story is relayed by Shelby ......
The Story of One Race and the Cars and Drivers That Made It GreatAuthor: Hurst CommunicationsCode: 39578Price:AU $99.95Format: Hardback / 127 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/01/2004Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A trip back in time to what some regard as "one of the most exciting endurance races ever." This book features the photographs and recollections of Harry Hurst, track photographer for the 1970 Sebring 12 Hour race, where Mario Andretti narrowly beat Peter Revson and Steve McQueen by a scan 23 seconds. The book also includes the rememberances of ......
Author: Giorgio NADA EditoreCode: 46911Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 85 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:01/01/2004Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book, richly illustrated, retraces the sport and technical history of the cars, through brief but precise texts signed by Gianni Rogliatti, one of the most appreciated historian of the Cavallino facts.
Author: Gates, BobCode: 49408Price:AU $75.00Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/01/2004Availability:Sold Out
The story of Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner Bill Vukovich and his son and grandson who also raced at the famous "Brickyard". Vukovich is considered the greatest driver in the history of the worlds most famous race.
Author: Peter ThornleyCode: 13604Price:AU $30.99Format: Paperback / 252 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/07/2003Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Here is the story of John Thornley,who was the man behind MG for much of the postwar era. It is also the story of MG. Author Peter Thornley has a unique perspective on the story as the son of John,and much of the book is based on personal and family memories. It is a fascinating story and will enthrall any who read it, particularly MG enthusiasts.
Author: Ivan McleodCode: 13797Price:AU $54.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: MOTOR RACING PUBLICATIONS LTD Published date:01/07/2003Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Paul Hawkins was probably the most colourful racing driver to come out of Australia and certainly one of the fastest. There hasn't been a biography like this since Duncan Hamilton's Touch Wood. It is the most fun to read of any recent motor racing book and everyone will enjoy reading it. Paul lived life in the fast lane and author Ivan McLeod has ......
Car Men 15Author: AutomobiliaCode: 51168Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 106 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/06/2003Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The creative impulse imparted by Shiro Nakamura in his four years with Nissan has clearly defined the company image, thanks to a common orientation and a continuous exploration of different possibilities, spreading through the world a strong vision based on Japanese design, which is now a winner even outside the national frontiers.
Author: Donaldson, GeraldCode: 49381Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:10/04/2003Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Gilles Villeneuve became a legend in his own time, a driver whose skill and daring personified the ideals of Grand Prix racing, the pinnacle of motor sport. With his flamboyantly aggressive, press-on-regardless style in his scarlet Ferrari, he captured the imagination of a vast international audience as no other driver has in recent ......
Author: DukeCode: 12099Price:AU $29.95Format: DVD / 70 mins Publisher: DUKE MARKETING Published date:01/07/2002Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Few names in motor racing historys hall of fame rank alongside that of Jim Clark. From 72 starts Clark won 27 Grands Prix - a success ratio only bettered by Fangio and Ascari - and he was World Champion driving Lotus cars in 1963 and 1965. He was also the first Briton to win the Indianapolis 500 race.
Author: DukeCode: 12182Price:AU $39.95Format: DVD / 110 mins Publisher: DUKE Published date:01/07/2002Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Between 1948 and 1962, he won 16 Grand Prix out of 66 started, drove Aston Martins, Vanwalls, Coopers, Maseratis, and Mercedes to name but a few, won the Mille Migila in 1955 at an average of over 100 mph and generally drove just about anything, anywhere, faster than just about anyone else.
This is his story, told in his own eloquent ......
Author: DukeCode: 12183Price:AU $34.95Format: DVD / 98 mins Publisher: DUKE MARKETING Published date:01/07/2002Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of the Maestro himself - Juan Manuel Fangio - one of the most successful racing drivers of all time.
Fangio was an unknown when he arrived on the European Grand Prix circuits in 1948 from his native Argentina. But, in the next ten years, he was world champion racing driver five times. He drove for Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Maserati and ......
Author: Reinhard KleinCode: 12600Price:AU $110.00Format: HardbackPublisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date:01/07/2002Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Walter Rohrl was twice World Rally Champion, raced successfully in IMSA and Trans-Am racing and has assisted in the development of outstanding competition cars from Audi and Porsche and most recently was part of the development team for the Porsche Cayenne. This excellent large format book tells the story of this remarkable man in his own words ......
Author: Mark SkaifeCode: 12321Price:AU $39.95Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/07/2002Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
This book takes the form of a diary of Mark Skaife's racing from the Bathurst 1000 of 2001 to the Canberra round of the 2002 V8 Supercar Championship. It gives a unique insight into the world of V8 Supercar racing and the philosophy of the Holden Racing Team and its lead driver. Mark was champion in 2000, 2001 and after starting 2002 with the ......
Author: DukeCode: 32726Price:AU $29.95Format: DVD / 72 mins Publisher: DUKE MARKETING Published date:18/02/2002Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The Graham Hill story is predominantly one of courage and determination. Norman Graham Hill started out as a mechanic for Lotus and moved behind the wheel to become a Grand Prix driver when Team Lotus entered GP racing in 1958. Over the next seventeen years, Hill started in 176 GPs, won at Indianapolis and Le Mans and won 14 World Championship ......
Author: Richard WilliamsCode: 12633Price:AU $24.99Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: YELLOW JERSEY PRESS Published date:01/07/2001Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Here is the story of one of the most influential men in motor racing, Enzo Ferrari. It goes back to his origins and carries the reader through the decades to his death in August 1988. Using sources that have until now remained silent, author Richard Williams tells the whole story of the enigmatic Ferrari, a man whose influence is still felt today.
Author: ChevronCode: 10982Price:AU $34.95Format: DVD / 90 mins Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES Published date:01/07/2001Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
From humble beginnings driving VWs & tractors on the family farm at Cowangie through to racing F1 and now running his own V8 Supercar team and engineering many cars, LP has come a long way! This video retraces his 30 year career in the sport and features exclusive interviews with Larry himself, Allan Moffat, Peter Janson, Dick Johnson, Russell ......
Author: Knowles, ArthurCode: 49423Price:AU $29.99Format: Paperback / 198 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:04/02/2001Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Fully revised edition of the best-selling classic book that documented Donald Campbells attempts to raise the world water-speed record in his "Bluebird" jet-propelled boat to 300mph - Written by the man who was with Campbell throughout all the preparations and the final attempt that ended in tragedy - Of great interest to all those that ......
Author: Karl LudvigsenCode: 10598Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/07/2000Availability:Sold Out
A second generation racer, Alberto Ascari was, like his father, "tempted...charmed by speed". Ludvigsen tells the story of this incredibly fast driver who won the World Championship in 1952 and 1953, winning an amazing nine GPs in succession and a total of eleven of the 15 GPs held over those two years. No one driver has ever dominated GP racing ......