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What Doesn't Kill You... My Life in Motor Racing

Author: Herbert, Johnny Code: 47040 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: TRANSWORLD Published date: 03/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Johnny Herbert was one of the most brilliant natural talents to emerge in motor racing, but for all his bravery and prowess, hes lucky to be alive. After becoming British Junior Karting Champion (losing part of a finger in the process), then the Formula 3 title for Eddie Jordan in 1987, he was all set for a glittering debut season in Formula 1 ......

9781910536766

James Hunt

Author: Hamilton, Maurice Code: 47041 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: BLINK Published date: 20/10/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Celebrate 40 years since James Hunts World Championship and the legendary life, endless carouses and career milestones of a true legend of Formula 1. Written by the esteemed motor sport journalist Maurice Hamilton, this is an exclusive and personal insight into one of the worlds most charismatic racing drivers. After discovering motor racing at ......

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 ......
9781784185985

Lewis Hamilton : The Biography

Author: Frank Worrall Code: 37234 Price: AU $18.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: JOHN BLAKE PUBLISHIDUP1NOTUSED Published date: 01/06/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Lewis Hamilton is the record-breaking young British hero of Formula 1. His phenomenal debut season was nothing short of a revelation, coming through against all the odds to dominate and revolutionise the world of motor racing. It was an outcome no one could have predicted: thrown in at the deep end on a mighty whim by McLaren team owner Ron ......
9781910505038

Gerry Marshall: His Authorised Biography

Author: Jeremy Walton Code: 35631 Price: AU $53.90 (was AU $77.00) Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 07/08/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the illustrated biography of a much-loved character from the British motorsport scene who drove in flamboyant style and won over 600 races.Gerry Marshall was a legendary figure in British motorsport from the mid-1960s until his death in 2005. A larger-than-life character in every way, Gerrys outrageous behavior, humor, outspokenness and ......
9781845844134

Chequered Life

Graham Warner and the Chequered Flag Author: Heseltine, Richard Code: 31332 Price: AU $55.50 Format: Hardback / 130 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 15/12/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The first and only account of the Chequered Flag race team and its charismatic founder, Graham Warner. Accompanied by 150 photographs, many previously unpublished, this is a unique story of a fascinating life in motorsport.
9781845842307

Tony Robinson - The Biography of a Race Mechanic

Author: Ian Wagstaff Code: 25772 Price: AU $46.50 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/12/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Features • The unique story of one of the most significant motor racing mechanics of the 1950s and 1960s • Original, first hand material from Tony and his colleagues • A fresh and different look at part of Stirling Moss’s career • The story of BRP from the inside • How an international motor racing team was run in the ......
9780857331403

Tiff Gear: The Autobiography of Tiff Needell

Author: Tiff Needell Code: 25313 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Written with honesty and humour, this is the engaging story of Tiff Needell's life around cars and motor racing. For nearly 25 years Tiff has been a well-known television personality, first on Top Gear - where he worked alongside Jeremy Clarkson - and then on Channel Five's Fifth Gear. Besides this, Tiff had an incredibly varied and long motor ......
9781899870844

Doctor on the Grid - Tony Goodwin

Author: Tony Goodwin Code: 25229 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: MOTOR RACING PUBLICATIONS LTD Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Through his autobiography the author recalls how by displaying a combination of passion, determination, adrenaline and relentless energy and the assistance of many equally dedicated friends he was able to combine a demanding profession with an unquenchable hobby. The author's medical career took him from Guy's Hospital to general practice in ......
9781780910437

Mike Hawthorn - One Glorious Hour: A True Story - July 1958 - Jan 1959

Author: Don Shaw Code: 25550 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: DB PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
This is a compelling and moving sports drama, played out in the bloody arena of highly dangerous Grand Prix motor racing of the fifties. It is a real-life story that matches the excitement and suspense of the very best fiction. It is definitely a must-read for all motor racing fans. This story is arguably the most compelling and moving sports ......
9780857331236

Team Lotus H/C

My view from the pit wall Author: Warr, Peter Code: 24984 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 15/02/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Peter Warr was best-known for his management of the Lotus Formula 1 team, where he was one of Colin Chapman's closest allies as well as the man who nurtured the early Formula 1 careers of Ayrton Senna and Nigel Mansell. Frank, informative and beautifully written, his memoir remained unfinished at the time of his death in 2010, but the bulk ......
9780857331311

Bernie

The Biography of Bernie Ecclestone Author: Watkins, Susan Code: 24846 Price: AU $13.96 (was AU $19.95) Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 15/11/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Bernie Ecclestone is best-known as the architect and figurehead of modern Formula One, but he has been a constant and often controversial presence in both Formula One and British public life since the 1970s. In this exhaustive and insightful biography, initially written in close collaboration with Bernie, Susan Watkins analyses in detail his ......
9781845843069

The Pat Moss Carlsson Story - Harnessing Horsepower

Author: Stuart Turner Code: 24272 Price: AU $46.50 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Features • Pat Moss Carlsson was one of the greatest women rally drivers of all time • She was also an accomplished horsewoman and a member of the British Show-Jumping team • This is her story, as told by navigator, team manager, and friend, Stuart Turner • Forewords by Sir Stirling Moss (Pat's brother) and Erik ......
9780956565693

In the Name Of Glory - 1976 - The Greatest Ever Sporting Duel

Author: Tom Rubython Code: 24976 Price: AU $30.99 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: MYRTLE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As the sun set on the 1975 season, James Hunt was down and out of Formula One. He had no drive for 1976 and was all washed up. In contrast, Niki Lauda, the new world champion of 1975, was in an entirely different position, with a full year’s contract ahead of him and Enzo Ferrari begging him to sign a new, more lucrative one for years into the ......
9780955010262

A Passion for Speed - The Life and Times of George Abecassis

Author: David Abecassis Code: 23499 Price: AU $149.95 Format: Hardback Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/10/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: A Passion for Speed by David Abecassis will surely come to be regarded as one of the best researched, most detailed, and best illustrated motor racing biographies of recent years. It is a personal story of passion, struggle and courage in the constant shadow of death, the tale of motor racing when the man behind the wheel ......
9780956565600

Shunt : The Story of James Hunt

Author: Tom Rubython Code: 23445 Price: AU $29.99 (was AU $49.95) Format: Hardback / 764 pages Publisher: MYRTLE PRESS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
James Hunt is remembered more for his girlfriends and wild personal exploits than for his skills in a race car. But the excesses of his glamorous life cannot hide the fact that he was, in many people's opinion, the fastest driver on the Formula One circuits in the 1970s. In an era dominated by the likes of Emerson Fittipaldi, Niki Lauda and Ronnie ......
9781844254132

Colin Chapman - Inside the Innovator

Author: Karl Ludvigsen Code: 22370 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's Notes: Colin Chapman was one of the greatest ever creative forces in the automotive world but he left behind a mixed legacy. Was he an unparalleled innovator who advanced the state of the art of sports and racing cars? Or was he an uninhibited exploiter of the uncredited ideas of others? In death as well as life Colin Chapman ......
9781905662166

Collage - Jackie Stewart's Grand Prix Album (Collector's Edition)

Author: Sir Jackie Stewart Code: 22857 Price: AU $575.00 Format: DVD / 208 pages Publisher: GENESIS PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Collage is Jackie Stewart’s chronicle of an incredible motor racing career, as told through the archive of the Stewart family albums. Unseen photographs, press cuttings, pit passes and historic memorabilia bring to life a halcyon era in Formula One, and document the rise of one of its favourite sons. Originally compiled by Sir Jackie’s wife, ......
9781844258635

Piers Courage (Softcover) Last of the Gentleman Racers

Author: Adam Cooper Code: 22836 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Piers Courage was the first man to drive for Frank Williams in Formula 1, and tragically died in a Williams-run car at the 1970 Dutch Grand Prix. This biography, written with his family's co-operation, chronicles the life of the charismatic old Etonian, including the wild Formula 3 days when he and chums roamed Europe surviving on their wits.
9781844259366

Jenson Button - A World Champion's Story

Author: Alan Henry Code: 22532 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/12/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
In Brawn GP's sensational debut season, Jenson Button has finally achieved his lifelong ambition to become Formula 1 World Champion. This title presents the story of Jenson's racing career, from his debut in schoolboy karting to the World Championship crown eventually secured with a superb drive in the 2009 Brazilian Grand Prix.
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My Championship Year - Jenson Button (aka My Grand Prix Season)

Author: Jenson Button Code: 22498 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date: 01/11/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: Jenson Button's re-emergence on the top step of the podium under the management of Ross Brawn has been the biggest story in Formula 1 for decades. MY GRAND PRIX SEASON is Jenson's personal diary of the 2009 season. In it, he takes a race-by-race approach, beginning each chapter with a run-down of everything from details of ......
9780956367907

Stirling Moss 80/80 - 80 Cars for 80 Years

Author: Peter Russell Code: 22725 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: AMAZON Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
To mark Sir Stirling's 80th birthday, Goodwood gathered 80 cars he had raced and displayed them at the 2009 Goodwood Revival Race Meeting, which coincided with his birthday. This book decribes those 80 cars, from a 1936 Morgan sports 3-wheeler to the Ferrari 250GTO he practised at the Goodwood Easter Meeting in 1962, but didn't race after his near ......
9780755315390

Winning is Not Enough (Paperback) The Jackie Stewart Autobiography

Author: Sir Jackie Stewart Code: 21501 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 576 pages Publisher: ALLIANCE DISTRIBUTION SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Sir Jackie Stewart is one of the most highly regarded names in global sport - winner of three F1 World Championships, 27 Grands Prix and ranked in the top five drivers of all time. On retiring from the circuit, he went on to build an equally impressive international business career. In the 1960s and into the 70s, with his black cap, sideburns ......
9781844545810

Lewis Hamilton - Champion of the World (Paperback)

Author: Frank Worrall Code: 21549 Price: AU $16.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: MACMILLAN DISTRIBUTN SERVICES Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
At 22, Lewis Hamilton is a bit young to be the subject of a biography, but he has packed more into his 22 years than most people manage in a lifetime. This book tells of Lewis's rise to Formula 1 with the huge support of his father Anthony, who held down three jobs to provide the finance for his family plus Lewis's racing. From his karting success ......
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Champions Hawthorn and Collins DVD

Author: Duke Video Code: 21274 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD / 60 mins Publisher: DUKE MARKETING Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Mike Hawthorn, Britain’s first World Champion and his best friend Peter Collins were the ‘Golden Boys’ of 1950s British motor racing. Good looks, charm and supreme ability earned them an army of fans. Sadly, both died within months of each other, Collins in the 1958 German Grand Prix and Hawthorn in a road crash in early 1959. Now you can explore ......
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James Hunt - The Biography

Author: Gerald Donaldson Code: 21690 Price: AU $20.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: VIRGIN BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
James Hunt was always a controversial character. This book delves into that character and tells the story of a troubled man who achieved a great deal before realising late in his life that he could do much better. Then, just as his life seemed to be totally turned around, he died of a massive heart attack at only 45. It is a well-researched and ......
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Rolt and Bira - The Forgotten Stars

Author: Neville Hay Code: 21691 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: TRANSPORT BOOKMAN PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Story of two of the greatest drivers of their times, including triumphs at Brooklands, Le Mans and elsewhere and, in Bira's case, as a private entrant in Grand Prix racing. Interviews with Tony Rudd, Lofty England, Duncan Hamilton and others provide additional insight and recollection. A great read!
9781844257003

Stirling Moss - All My Races

Author: Stirling Moss Code: 22101 Price: AU $34.99 (was AU $69.95) Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Tells the story of each of the 529 races in which Sir Stirling Moss OBE took part, from the start of his racing life in 1947 to his career-ending crash at Goodwood in 1962. This title contains detail and anecdote, supported by photographs that show the greatest moments and the extraordinary variety of cars he drove.
9781903088432

Peter Collins - All About the Boy!

Author: Ed McDonough Code: 20391 Price: AU $119.95 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: MERCIAN MANUALS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes Peter Collins was one of that group of post-war Englishmen who were fascinated with motors, machinery and competition. In the late 1940s and early 1950s, many of these ‘lads’ turned to motor sport...sprints, hillclimbs and circuit racing. The young son of a Kidderminster garage owner threw himself headlong into the spirit and ......
9781845841515

Gentleman Jack - The Official Biography of Jack Sears

Author: Graham Gauld Code: 20282 Price: AU $14.95 (was AU $49.95) Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
Gentleman Jack Sears was the first winner of the British Touring Car Championship, in an Austin A105. he was also the first man to beat the previously dominant Jaguar 3.8s in a giant Ford Galaxie. He raced against some of the giants of motor racing, including Stirling Moss, Mike Hawthorn, Jim Clark and Jackie Stewart. Rallies, races, endurance ......
9781844255405

Freddie Dixon - The Man with the Heart of a Lion

Author: D Mason Code: 20668 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Freddie Dixon was an all-rounder of the pre-war era of motor sport, and is the only man to have won Isle of Man TT races on two, three and four wheels. Dixon was competitive off-track and his penchant for wild celebrations, regardless of success or failure fuelled his reputation as a hard-working, hard-drinking racer. This book features his story.
9781906133023

My Lifetime in Motorsport - SCH "Sammy" Davis

Author: SCH "Sammy" Davis Code: 19808 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HERRIDGE & SONS LTD Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
SCH (Sammy) Davis was one of the best known motoring witers of the 1950s and 1960s, but he was much more than that. He was one of the original Bentley Boys, raced successfully at Brooklands and much more. Drafted in the 1960s, this autobiography of Sammy Davis tells the story of his whole life from childhood to old age, with many recollections of ......
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Racing Through Time - Stirling Moss DVD

Author: Chaters Code: 22091 Price: AU $19.95 Format: DVD / 55 mins Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Producer's notes: Sir Stirling Moss is known throughout the world as the greatest racing driver never to win the Formula One World Championship. However what this notion obscures is his mastery of all types of racing, including rallying; indeed Stirling Moss OBE is arguably the greatest all-round racing driver of all time and was the first true ......
9780955010248

Golden Boy - Mike Hawthorn

Author: Tony Bailey Code: 20465 Price: AU $125.00 (was AU $239.99) Format: Hardback / 437 pages Publisher: PJ PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out

This is an amazingly detailed biography of Britains first F1 World Champion, Mike Hawthorn, with reminiscences from many of those who knew him. The extent of his medical problems, which rendered him unfit for National Service and would have cost him his racing career if made public, is revealed and graphic photographs from Le Mans show ......

9781845841508

From Fells to Ferrari - Official Biography of Cliff Allison

Author: Graham Gauld Code: 20272 Price: AU $14.95 (was AU $23.99) Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Available. Please contact us for availability details
Cliff Allison was one of the unsung heroes of 1950s motor racing, racing in Grand Prix events for Lotus, Cooper and Ferrari. An unassuming man, he returned to the family business in the north of England after retirng from racing in 1961. This book tells the remarkable story of Cliff Allison, racing driver. It is a great read and gives an insight ......
9780955482601

Tony Marsh - The Great All-Rounder

Author: Tony Marsh Code: 24273 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 269 pages Publisher: PARLEY BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tony Marsh was a former British Hillclimb Champion and racing driver. He took the hillclimb title six times in all, with two hat-tricks ten years apart, 1955-1957 and 1965-1967. He also raced sports cars and single seaters up to and including Formula One plus a win in the Index of Thermal Efficiency at Le Mans in 1960 with a 750cc Lotus Elite. He ......
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