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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: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS 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 ......

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: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

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 ......

9781910505274

The Perfect Car

The story of John Barnard, Formula 1's most creative designer Author: Skeens, Nick Code: 51888 Price: AU $80.00 Format: Hardback / 656 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 28/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
John Barnard revolutionised Formula 1, and motorsport as a whole, through his unrelenting quest for perfection in racing car design. Written with Barnard's cooperation and with input from dozens of associates, drivers and rivals, this biography tells the entire story, both personal and professional, of a British design genius.
9781785211379

McLaren Mp4/4: 1988 All Models

Owners' Workshop Manual Author: Rendle, Steve Code: 50989 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 15/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 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 ......
9781911600381

Jenson Button: Life to the Limit

My Autobiography Author: Button, Jenson Code: 51391 Price: AU $17.05 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 11/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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, ......
9781910505168

Jim Clark

The Best of the Best Author: Tremayne, David Code: 51390 Price: AU $151.72 Format: Hardback / 480 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 07/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
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: EVRO PUBLISHING 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. And on top of that he ......

9780760357385

Valentino Rossi

Life of a Legend Author: Motorbooks Code: 49992 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL 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 ......

9780996286947

Kyle Loves Racing

Author: Workman, Chris Code: 50035 Price: AU $28.93 Format: Hardback Publisher: PITSTOP 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: PITSTOP Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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 and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir. How to Build a Car explores ......

9781911600343

Jenson Button: Life to the Limit

My Autobiography Author: Button, Jenson Code: 49716 Price: AU $40.74 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: BLINK 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, ......
9781907085031

Lotus 18

The Autobiography of Stirling Moss's '912' Author: Wagstaff, Ian Code: 49327 Price: AU $113.79 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 15/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the full biography of Stirling Moss' Lotus 18, chassis number 912. It is the car that drove him to two famous Grand Prix victories, first in Monaco and later at the Nurburgring.You'll get the full story on both of these incredible victories. The accounts include Moss' own recollections of the win, and what it was like racing against the ......
9781476666976

Kramer Williamson, Sprint Car Legend

Author: Culver, Chad Wayne Code: 48337 Price: AU $47.06 Format: Paperback Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 01/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Sprint Car Hall of Famer Kramer Williamson began his 45-year professional career as a grassroots racer from Pennsylvania and became one of the most successful and beloved professional drivers of all time. Drawing on interviews with those who knew him best, this first ever biography of Williamson covers his life and career.
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Jim Clark

Tribute to a Champion Author: Dymock, Eric Code: 48140 Price: AU $47.60 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: DOVE PUBLISHING Published date: 04/05/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This new edition of the universally acclaimed 1997 book is edited and completely redesigned. A classic of motor racing, it celebrates the life and achievements of Jim Clark, World Champion 1963 and 1965. Forewords by Sir Jackie Stewart, David Coulthard, Dario Franchitti and Allan McNish, patrons of the Jim Clark Trust.
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My Three World Championships DVD

Author: Heritage Motor Films Code: 47038 Price: AU $35.95 Format: DVD / 88 mins Publisher: MOTORFILMS Published date: 09/11/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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Caithness to the Cote d'Azur

Author: Lumphanan Press Code: 46142 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 136 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/09/2016 Availability: Sold Out
Historical overview of the Monte Carlo rally as run from Scotland
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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.
9781471150241

Staying on Track

The Autobiography Author: Mansell, Nigel Code: 40121 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 19/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The long-awaited and outspoken memoir of Nigel Mansell, one of the true greats of Formula One
9781910505120

Patrick Tambay - The Ferrari Years

Author: Patrick Tambay, Massimo Burbi Code: 38192 Price: AU $132.00 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 05/05/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the emotional story of Patrick Tambay's rollercoaster Formula 1 ride with Ferrari. The saga began in 1982 with the tragedy of his friend and fellow driver Gilles Villeneuve's death in the Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder and then unfolded as Tambay took Villeneuve's place in car number 27
9781471150203

Formula One and Beyond: The Autobiography

Author: Max Mosley Code: 38239 Price: AU $20.99 Format: Book / 512 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 24/03/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After Max Mosley decided to take the News of the World to court for invading his privacy, a friend of Rupert Murdoch asked Bernie Ecclestone Does Max know what hes taking on? Ecclestone replied that he thought Mosley probably did, but he wasnt sure about Murdoch. It was a mark of the respect in which the former president of the FIA is held by ......
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 ......
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 ......
9780692415955

Jonathan Williams: Shooting Star on a Prancing Horse

Author: Williams J Code: 37383 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 172 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/08/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is a fasinating story of Jonathon williams. If you had only one opportunity to race a Formula 1 car in a Grand Prix, which marque would you choose? A Ferrari might be the most frequent answer. In 1967, during the Saturday practice session at the Mexican Grand Prix, Jonathan Williams found himself in just such a position. The first day of ......
9781935007272

Where the Writer Meets the Road

Author: Sam Posey Code: 37187 Price: AU $40.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: DAVID BULL Published date: 28/05/2015 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Sam Posey is familiar to motorsport fans through his articles for Road & Track and other automotive publications, as well as his work as a broadcast commentator covering Formula One, the Indianapolis 500, and other events. His experience as a professional driver in the 1960s and 1970s informs his writing and observations, along with his personal ......
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 ......
9780473296803

Paddock to Podium: 'The Mechanics View'

Author: Max Rutherford, Foreword by Jackie Stewart Code: 37174 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 225 pages Publisher: RUTHERFORD PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/12/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Next time you drive in wet weather, spare a thought to how your car copes with water on the road. Give the credit to motor racing, and a large helping of it to British Formula One driver Jackie Stewart, who went to a motor racing circuit in The Netherlands with dozens of new Dunlop development tyres and thoroughly tested them in wet conditions. ......
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How Long a Mile Donald Campbell DVD

Author: MOTOR MUSEUM FILM LIBRARY Code: 33085 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD / 28 mins Publisher: DEMAND MEDIA LIMITED Published date: 01/08/2014 Availability: Sold Out
Donald Campbell’s own story of his finest achievement, both land and water world records in the same year. This award winning documentary is Donald Campbell’s own film about his attempts to break both world land and water speed records in the same year. The film captures the highs and lows and the bravery of donald in his determination to ......
9780786470938

Mad for Speed

The Racing Life of Joan Newton Cuneo Author: Nystrom, Elsa A. Code: 31107 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Paperback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 30/06/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This book covers Joan Newton Cuneo's life and her role (from 1905 to 1915) as the premier female racer in the United States and spokeswoman for women drivers and good roads. Beginning with her family history and marriage to Andrew Cuneo, it traces their life in New York society, the birth of their children, and Joan's growing interest in ......
9780571269365

No Angel

The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone Author: Bower, Tom Code: 39109 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 01/03/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Born into poverty, Bernie Ecclestone has made himself a billionaire by developing the world's second most popular sport - Formula One racing. In this book, he reveal his secrets: the deals, the marriages, the disasters and the successes in Formula One racing, in Downing Street, in casinos, on yachts and in the air.
9781855209237

Brabham Ralt Honda - The Ron Tauranac Story

Author: Mike Lawrence Code: 24181 Price: AU $40.99 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: AUTOBOOKWORLD Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The comprehensive biography of one of the most successful racing car designers ever. British born, but brought up in Australia, Ron Tauranac has never sought great publicity, preferring to let his cars sing his praises where it really matters on the race track. Features a foreword by Jack Brabham, who won his 1966 World Championship in a car ......
9780760338957

McQueen's Machines

The Cars & Bikes of a Hollywood Icon Author: Matt Stone Code: 23627 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
No other Hollywood star has been so closely linked with cars and bikes, from the 1968 Ford Mustang GT Fastback he drove in Bullitt (in the greatest car chase of all time) to the Triumph motorcycle of The Great Escape. McQueen’s Machines gives readers a close-up look at the cars and motorcycles McQueen drove in movies, those he owned, and others he ......
9781845842574

John Chatham - 'Mr Big Healey' - The Official Biography

Author: Norman Burr Code: 22662 Price: AU $46.50 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Features • Not recommended for health and safety pedants! • The epitome of the club racer • Foreword by Simon Taylor • An open, honest and sometimes self-deprecating account of the life of 'Mr Big Healey' • Views from friends and racing rivals • The author’s own experiences of Chatham in the 1970s • ......
9781935007074

Phil Hill - A Driving Life

Author: Phil Hill Code: 23066 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 191 pages Publisher: DAVID BULL Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Though he’s best remembered as the first American Formula One champion and a three-time Le Mans winner, Phil Hill (1927-2008) also enjoyed a long career as an automotive writer. Hill was a regular contributor to Road & Track magazine, writing vivid, first-person accounts of his experiences driving everything from the earliest ......
9781845841898

Lola T70 - Racing History & Individual Chassis Record (4th Ed)

Author: John Starkey Code: 20326 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/10/2008 Availability: Sold Out
The Lola T70 was the car that Eric Broadley thought the Ford GT40 should have been. It was very successful in its day, though not so much in endurance races, and is now very successful in historic racing. John Surtees won the first Can-Am Series in 1966 driving a T70. Author John Starkey knows the T70 well, having owned and raced T70s. As a former ......
9781900113045

Morgan Maverick - Christopher Lawrence

Author: Christopher Lawrence Code: 20223 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: DOUGLAS LOVERIDGE PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
Many enthusiasts know about Chris Lawtrence's class win at Le Mans in the Morgan Plus Four and his involvement with the Deep Sanderson cars, but there is much, much more to the man. This excellent autobiography is a great read and Lawrence's amazing life makes a great story. It is a must read book for any true enthusiast.
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