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Lionheart

Remembering Dan Wheldon Author: Hallbery, Andy Code: 39944 Price: AU $115.00 Format: Hardback Publisher: RELLIM TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS Published date: 30/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Dan Wheldon was admired, loved and respected by his rivals, friends, colleagues, and above all, family. Lionheart - Remembering Dan Wheldon is a beautifully-presented 216 page book that celebrates the life of two-time Indy 500 winner and IndyCar Champion. A portion of the proceeds go to the DCW Foundation and the Alzheimer's Association.
9781250075123

Black Noon: The Year They Stopped the Indy 500

Author: Garner, Art Code: 39979 Price: AU $26.70 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: ST MARTINS PRESS Published date: 24/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Winner of the 2014 Dean Batchelor Award, Motor Press Guild "Book of the Year" Before noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 was stopped for the first time in history by an accident. Seven cars had crashed in a fiery wreck, killing two drivers, and threatening the very future of the 500."Black Noon" chronicles one of the darkest and most important ......
9781613219157

Race

Inside the Indy 500 Author: McGuane, James P. Code: 40293 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Hardback / 280 pages Publisher: SPORTS PUBLISHING Published date: 19/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The Race: Inside the Indy 500 examines in words and pictures this highly evolved auto-racing spectacle, which is hosting the 100th running in 2016. Author James McGuane has spent ten years working to capture the essence of the Indy 500, which is loved my millions, and create a "top-to-bottom" and "start-to-finish" look at this heart-racing ......
9781460751022

The Sheer Force of Will Power

Author: Will Power, David Malsher Code: 37972 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 07/01/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The story of 2014 Indy Car series champion Will Power. From the dirt tracks of Queensland, Australia, to the road, street and oval race tracks of America, join Will Power on his torrid 20-year ride to the top of Indy car racing, culminating in the 2014 IndyCar Series championship. Arduous both mentally and physically, Wills journey pushes him to ......
9780786498321

Indy Car Wars

The 30-Year Fight for Control of American Open-Wheel Racing Author: Whitaker, Sigur E. Code: 38131 Price: AU $58.30 Format: Paperback / 232 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/10/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The world of Champ Car auto racing had changed. As cars became more sophisticated, the cost of supporting a team had skyrocketed, making things difficult for team owners. In an effort to increase purses paid by racing promoters and win lucrative television contracts, a group of owners formed Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) in 1978. Soon ......
9781496972439

Indy 500 Recaps - The Short Chute Edition

Author: Pat Kennedy, RN, Cnp, Mscn Code: 37674 Price: AU $33.42 Format: Paperback / 534 pages Publisher: AUTHORHOUSE Published date: 27/03/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This book started as a self-serving exercise to personally organize the major details and interesting facts of each Indianapolis 500 over the 100-year history of the greatest race in the world. For many of us passionate racing fans who have attended a multitude of “500s”, there is a tendency for the details of the races to (somewhat) blend ......
9781626540415

Offenhauser

The Legendary Racing Engine and the Men Who Built It Author: Gordon Eliot White Code: 37765 Price: AU $32.95 Format: Paperback / 204 pages Publisher: ECHO POINT BOOKS & MEDIA Published date: 26/03/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The fabulous history of Offenhauser, the most successful builder of Indy car racing engines from the mid-30s to the mid-70s. In the 1950 Indy 500, the first 30 cars were all powered by Offenhauser engines, and by 1954, every car that finished was powered by an Offy. The full history of how Harry Miller's shop foreman, Fred Offenhauser, refined the ......
9781626541054

Offenhauser

The Legendary Racing Engine and the Men Who Built It Author: Gordon Eliot White Code: 37766 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: ECHO POINT BOOKS & MEDIA Published date: 26/03/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The fabulous history of Offenhauser, the most successful builder of Indy car racing engines from the mid-30s to the mid-70s. In the 1950 Indy 500, the first 30 cars were all powered by Offenhauser engines, and by 1954, every car that finished was powered by an Offy. The full history of how Harry Miller's shop foreman, Fred Offenhauser, refined the ......
9781937747336

Beast: The Top Secret Illmor-Penske Race Car: 1994 Indy 500

Author: Jade Gurss Code: 32527 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: OCTANE PRESS Published date: 28/07/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Roger Penske was always looking for ways to gain the 'Unfair Advantage' with his cars. The Penske PC23 Mercedes, debuted at the 1994 Indy 500, bent the rules very close to the breaking point. Created in absolute secrecy, the new engine from Ilmor gave Team Penske 200 more horsepower than any other car in the race.
9781250017772

Black Noon: The Year They Stopped the Indy 500

Author: Art Garner Code: 35682 Price: AU $34.99 Format: Hardback / 342 pages Publisher: THOMAS DUNNE BOOKS Published date: 06/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Winner of the 2014 Dean Batchelor Award, Motor Press Guild "Book of the Year"Short-listed for 2015 PEN / ESPN Literary Award for Sports Writing Before noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 was stopped for the first time in history by an accident. Seven cars had crashed in a fiery wreck, killing two drivers, and threatening the very future of the ......
9781481722254

Indy 500 Recaps The Short Chute Edition

Author: Kennedy, Pat Code: 31158 Price: AU $32.67 Format: Paperback / 378 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 20/03/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book started as a self-serving exercise to personally organize the major details and interesting facts of each Indianapolis 500 over the 100-year history of the greatest race in the world. For many of us passionate racing fans who have attended a multitude of "500s", there is a tendency for the details of the races to (somewhat) blend ......
9781439149058

Blood and Smoke

A True Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and the Birth of the Indy 500 Author: Leerhsen, Charles Code: 39062 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 273 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 22/05/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"History comes alive" ("Kirkus Reviews") in the wild and true story of the first Indy 500 and the dawn of the automotive age--now in paperback. Forty cars lined up for the first Indianapolis 500. We are still waiting to find out who won. The Indy 500 was created to showcase the controversial new sport of automobile racing, which was sweeping the ......
9780760340158

Mickey Thompson (Paperback) Fast Life & Tragic Death of Racing Legend

Author: Erik Arneson Code: 24579 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Publisher's Notes: On March 16, 1988, motorsport legend Mickey Thompson and his second wife, Trudy, were gunned down by hooded assassins in the driveway of their Bradbury, California, home. This shocking and brutal double-murder brought an abrupt end to one of the most extraordinary lives in the history of motorsports, one that has never been ......
9781847327741

World Motor Sport Facts & Records

Author: Bruce Jones Code: 24359 Price: AU $17.95 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Sold Out
Motor sport, in all its various forms, attracts millions of spectators across the globe - with television audience figures counted in the billions. Whether it is Formula One or Indycars, NASCAR or touring cars, sports cars or hot rods, rallying or world speed records, every variety of motor sports, the records, the stars, the manufacturers, movers ......
9781845842468

The British at Indianapolis

Author: Ian Wagstaff Code: 23821 Price: AU $9.99 (was AU $46.50) Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/01/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Features • The overall British involvement in the Indianapolis 500 published in full for the first time • The Brits revolutionised the Indianapolis 500 and have produced two winners in the past four years • Divided into four eras examining the British influence in each • Foreword by Dario Franchitti 2007 Indy 500 ......
9780760334584

Proving Ground - A History of Dodge, Chrysler and Plymouth Racing

Author: Jim Schild Code: 22440 Price: AU $48.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: From the early decades of the Indy 500 to the modern superspeedways of NASCAR, from the 24 Hours of Le Mans sports car race to drag racing's 4.5-second quarter-mile runs, this is the story of one company's pursuit of performance and the glory that came with it. Full of hundreds of color and black and white photos, we hear ......
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 ......
9781893618862

Can-Am Challenger

Author: Peter Bryant Code: 19497 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: DAVID BULL Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Sold Out
In Can-Am Challenger the late Peter Bryant delivers a personal, engaging account of a fascinating career in one of the greatest eras in motorsports history. Bryant started his career as a lowly fabricator in Colin Chapman’s original Lotus Cars workshop. He later became a freelance racing mechanic, working at circuits like Montlhèry, the ......
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Alex Looks Skyward - Ancient Man & Modern Heros

Author: Dr Claudio Costa Code: 19534 Price: AU $47.50 Format: Hardback Publisher: RENNIKS Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
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Speedway

Author: Jane Carroll Routte Code: 21668 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: ICONOGRAFIX US Published date: 01/07/2004 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Racing crowds and excitement describe the Racing Capital of the World. Speedway, Indiana is home to the Indianapolis 500, Nascar's Brickyard 400, and Formula One's U.S. Gran Prix. But Speedway is more than a town that surrounds the most famous automobile racing track in the world. The city is proud of its quality schools, and residents have ......
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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