Chaparral, Texas and the Invention of Modern RacingAuthor: Levy, GeorgeCode: 52470Price:AU $54.23Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:18/06/2019Availability: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.
The History of Ford's Greatest High-performance CarsAuthor: Kinnan, RobCode: 51719Price:AU $54.97Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date:15/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
Ford’s debut in April 1964 of the Mustang was the first stone overturned in the difficult task of repurposing its image to the youth market. The Mustang achieved that in spades but was often not taken very seriously in the muscle car ranks, where the 390GT engine was no match for the competition. When the Cobra Jet–equipped fastback Mustangs ......
Bloodhound and the Race for the Land Speed RecordAuthor: Noble, RichardCode: 38111Price:AU $40.99Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:10/05/2019Availability: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.
Definitive A-Z Encylopaedia of Low-Volume British Sports CarsAuthor: Rees, ChrisCode: 54351Price:AU $65.00Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:30/04/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
This meticulously researched book tells the story of post-war British specialist cars and the birth of the kit car. As well as familiar names like Lotus, TVR and Ginetta, pioneers like Buckler, RGS and Rochdale are featured, plus long-forgotten makes such as Ashley, Martin and Microplas, many never been seen in a book before.
The Man, Cars and AeroplanesAuthor: Skillen, GrahamCode: 52237Price:AU $50.00Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:01/04/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
Immagini Di Una Vita/A Life in PicturesAuthor: Allievi, PinoCode: 51928Price:AU $81.48Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date:22/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
Michael Schumacher: the greatest of all time. A champion with a reputation founded on records, the man who has brought most glory to Ferrari in the modern era. With a dramatic coda to the story that we like to think of as a pit stop before a return to the race, to normality.
The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 DesignerAuthor: Newey, AdrianCode: 51329Price:AU $28.43Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:21/03/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2019
'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 world's foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britain's greatest engineers and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir.How to Build a Car explores ......
The autobiography of CSX2300Author: Mills, RinseyCode: 52468Price:AU $122.22Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date:28/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 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.
The Carlton Sports GuideAuthor: Jones, BruceCode: 54301Price:AU $30.54Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CARLTON BOOKS Published date:07/02/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2019
Formula One 2019: The Carlton Sports Guide, the world's bestselling Grand Prix handbook, is the essential resource for the season ahead. As well as the drivers' and constructors' world championship tables from 2018, there is a fill-in guide for 2019 making this a personalised record of the Formula One season.
The Biography of David Scott-MoncrieffAuthor: Schrader, HalwartCode: 54294Price:AU $40.72Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:02/02/2019Availability: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.
Dick Shattock's Pioneering Sports Racing CarsAuthor: Shattock, AlanCode: 54203Price:AU $71.30Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: TROUBADOR PUBLISHING Published date:28/01/2019Availability: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.
The Photographic BiographyAuthor: Nye, DougCode: 48569Price:AU $105.77Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date:15/01/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2019
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 ......
For Britain (Two hardback volumes within a slipcase)Author: Taylor, SimonCode: 54319Price:AU $240.00Format: Hardback / 488 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date:15/01/2019Availability: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 ......
The Men and the MachinesAuthor: Nikas, Mr. JohnCode: 52240Price:AU $100.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HERRIDGE & SONS LTD Published date:06/01/2019Availability: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
Individually signed by the Colins father Jimmy McRaeAuthor: Colin McMaster, David EvansCode: 55016Price:AU $85.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MCKLEIN PUBLISHING (GERMANY) Published date:01/01/2019Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from Europe 2-3 business days
McRae, just Colin (signed)
These copies have been individually signed by the Colins father Jimmy McRae.
Colin McRae, the 1995 World Rally Champion, was the most spectacular rally driver. His natural speed and win-or-bust approach made him the favourite of rally fans worldwide. The word McRae became ......
English/German textAuthor: Davenport, JohnCode: 54972Price:AU $94.00Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: MCKLEIN PUBLISHING (GERMANY) Published date:15/12/2018Availability: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 ......
Standard EditionAuthor: Tiple, JohnnyCode: 54320Price:AU $99.95Format: Hardback / 316 pages Publisher: COTERIE Published date:02/12/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Higham, PeterCode: 54306Price:AU $101.85Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date:26/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Year-by-year treatment covers each season in fascinating depth, running through the teams - and their various cars - in order of importance.Two teams dominated the decade, McLaren and Williams taking all but two of the drivers' and constructors' titles.
The Making of a Global Automotive EmpireAuthor: Geoff CarverhillCode: 52051Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CROWOOD PRESS Published date:14/11/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Kaiser, D PhilippCode: 54272Price:AU $30.99Format: Paperback / 364 pages Publisher: CREATESPACE Published date:12/11/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Bailie, JohnCode: 54322Price:AU $170.00Format: Hardback / 348 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:10/11/2018Availability: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 ......
Across Trumpland in a Model T FordAuthor: Moore, TimCode: 52250Price:AU $29.98Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:08/11/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Hales-Dutton, BruceCode: 54375Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANNAN BOOKS Published date:07/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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 ......
The Men Who Made Formula OneAuthor: Eason, KevinCode: 52244Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HODDER CHILDREN'S BOOKS Published date:02/11/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Delve into the murky world of Formula 1 - a world where money, fame and power rules - but for how long?
Dorking's part in motor racing historyAuthor: Loftus, TomCode: 54305Price:AU $14.26Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/11/2018Availability: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.
The Secret World of the F1 PitlaneAuthor: Priestley, Marc 'Elvis'Code: 54300Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/11/2018Availability: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.Join McLaren's former number-one mechanic, Marc 'Elvis' Priestley as he tours the world, revealing some of Formula One's most outrageous secrets and the fiercest rivalries, all fuelled by the determination to win.
F1 World ChampionAuthor: Hotakainen, KariCode: 54902Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:18/10/2018Availability: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.
My StoryAuthor: Earnhardt Jr., DaleCode: 51766Price:AU $39.99Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:17/10/2018Availability: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.
A Life Lived at Full SpeedAuthor: Hilton, ChristopherCode: 52474Price:AU $71.30Format: Spiral bound / 192 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:11/10/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Kelley, RichardCode: 52247Price:AU $60.00Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Waiting is the story of a rookie photojournalist immersed in Formula One's golden age of the 70s and 80s. Aged just 19, Richard Kelley saw the need to faithfully document the sport's lethal dangers, iconic personalities and technological developments in a period of seismic change, which caused F1's unique character to disappear forever.
His Untold Life from Berthierville to ZolderAuthor: Mehes, KarolyCode: 52246Price:AU $50.00Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/10/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Villeneuve sheds new light on the F1 legend through 48 illuminating interviews with his contemporaries and a stunning array of action and behind-the-scenes photographs, many previously unseen. Gilles Villeneuve, F1's last cavalier, lives on in the memories of his fans - his heritage all the more colourful thanks to Karoly Mehes' vivid tribute.
Popular Car and Motorcycle MagazinesAuthor: Stone, Matt et alCode: 51721Price:AU $49.73Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:27/09/2018Availability: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 ......
Sports and Formula Car Events 1945-1977 (Two Volume Set)Author: O'Neill, TerryCode: 52049Price:AU $345.00Format: Hardback / 760 pages Publisher: DALTON WATSON FINE BOOKS Published date:15/09/2018Availability: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 ......
The Fast Life and Extreme Cars of Racing Legend Craig BreedloveAuthor: Hawley, SamuelCode: 51829Price:AU $44.59Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS Published date:06/09/2018Availability: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 ......