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.
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:02/10/2018Availability: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 ......
Author: Wales, DonCode: 50384Price:AU $14.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:02/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is a brief, illustrated history of the 120 years of the Land Speed Record, the steam, electric, jet and rocket vehicles that have broken new barriers, and the brave men who drove them. The Land Speed Record is a fascinating story of human endeavour - of man and machine battling time to be the fastest. Since 1898 many have dreamed of being ......
Author: de Lara, DavidCode: 47587Price:AU $59.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:03/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Donald Campbell was born into the world of record-breaking, as the only son of the legendary Sir Malcolm Campbell, famous in the inter-war years as the ultimate record breaker with nine land and four water speed records. This richly illustrated book provides a unique insight into the life of Donald Campbell, a brave and intense man obsessed ......
Author: Donald StevensCode: 38329Price:AU $55.50Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:31/05/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Records the development, construction and operation of the last wheel-driven land speed record breaking car that the UK produced, and tells how the tragic demise of Donald Campbell prevented it from reaching its full potential. A unique account of a legendary feat of engineering.
Author: MOTOR MUSEUM FILM LIBRARYCode: 33085Price:AU $39.95Format: DVD / 28 mins Publisher: DEMAND MEDIA LIMITED Published date:01/08/2014Availability: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 ......
Author: David Maurice De LaraCode: 33064Price:AU $129.99Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: WAZZO BLEW PRODUCTIONS Published date:17/07/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Author: Mike VarndellCode: 24951Price:AU $119.95Format: Hardback / 360 pages Publisher: TRANSPORT BOOKMAN PUBLICATIONS Published date:01/07/2011Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A pictorial record of the British drivers who have chased the World Land Speed Record and World Water Speed Record from J G Parry Thomas and Captain (later Sir) Malcolm Campbell to Wing Commander Andy Green, from the 1920s to the 21st century and from 170 mph (273.5 km/h) to Mach 1.4, the target for Bloodhound SSC, the next British challenger for ......
Author: Samuel HawleyCode: 23482Price:AU $30.99Format: Paperback / 360 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/10/2010Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The quest for the land speed record in the 1960s and epic rivalry between two dynamic American drivers, Art Arfons and Craig Breedlove. Both graduated from the California hot rod movement, Breedlove competing on the dry lakes and Arfons as a drag racer. Until the 1950s, the land speed record (LSR) was held by a series of European gentlemen ......
Author: Roger DonaldsonCode: 30923Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE NEW ZEALAND Published date:01/07/2009Availability:Sold Out
This book reveals the real Burt Munro - the man behind the movie. Roger Donaldson has been studying Burt Munro for many years. He made a documentary on him back in 1971, called 'Offerings to the God of Speed', as well as the international hit "The World's Fastest Indian' in 2005. During research for both films, he collected lots of material ......
Author: John SteinCode: 19688Price:AU $79.95Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: PARKER HOUSE PUBLISHING INC Published date:01/07/2007Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In 2006 the World Motorcycle Speed Record was set and broken by two machines and almost broken by a third bike. this book tells the story of the amazing events at Bonneville when the two-wheelers had a most unusual 11 miles (17.6 km) of salt to run on and took full advantage of it. It is a great read for any fan of speed, particularly speed on two ......
Author: All Interactive DistributionCode: 22296Price:AU $24.95Format: DVD / 117 mins Publisher: ALL INTERACTIVE DISTRIBUTION Published date:01/07/2005Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Producer's notes: "All my life I've wanted to do something big...something bigger and better than all the other jokers" - Bert Munro Anthony Hopkins is Burt Munro - a man whose story continues to amaze and inspire today. In the late 1960's Burt set off from Invercargill, New Zealand, to clock his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. A ......
Author: Charles JenningsCode: 17354Price:AU $36.95Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: AMAZON Published date:01/07/2005Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The 1920s and 1930s saw giant cars fitted with World War I aero engines travelling ever faster in pursuit of the World Land Speed Record. This book tells the story of three of them, fearless Henry Segrave, the unique Malcolm Campbell and the taciturn recluse, John Cobb. Here is the story of their struggle with fear, rivalry, a nation's ......
Author: George BeggCode: 16653Price:AU $55.00Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: BROOKLANDS Published date:01/07/2002Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Burt Munro was an amazing character who developed a 1920 Indian scout motorcycle until it achieved 183.586 mph (295.39 km/h) on the Bonneville salt flats in 1967. Burt was an extremely eccentric man and a driven one, but with tons of natural charm. His escapades on and off two wheels make a story that is almost impossible to put down. Just when ......
Author: Clarke, R. M.Code: 39523Price:AU $35.95Format: Paperback / 140 pages Publisher: BROOKLANDS Published date:01/08/2000Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This portfolio of reports tells how the Land Speed Record criss-crossed the Atlantic during the 1920s. And, how fearless drivers such as Milton, Guinness, Thomas, Eldridge, Campbell, Keech, Lockhart and Segrave pushed it up over 230 mph in evocatively named machines like Babs, Blue Bird, Black Hawk, Golden Arrow and Mephistopheles.
Author: Clarke, R. M.Code: 39520Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 140 pages Publisher: BROOKLANDS Published date:01/08/2000Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This portfolio of reports tells how the Land Speed Record was raised from 231.46 mph in 1930 to 368.85 mph in 1939. Featured are articles on Kaye Don's Silver Bullet, Sir Malcolm Campbell's Blue Birds, George Eyston's Thunderbolt and John Cobb's Railton. Foreword by David Tremayne.
Author: Clarke, R. M.Code: 39597Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 140 pages Publisher: BROOKLANDS Published date:01/08/2000Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This portfolio of reports tells how the Land Speed Record was raised from 369 mph to 394 mph by John Cobb in the Railton Mobil Special. Also featured are record attempts by Donald Campbell in Bluebird, Mickey Thompson in Challenger I, Craig Breedlove in 'Spirit of America', and much more. Expert comments by David Tremayne.
Author: Clarke, R. M.Code: 39524Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 140 pages Publisher: BROOKLANDS Published date:01/05/2000Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This portfolio of reports tells how the first Land Speed Record of 39.24 mph was set in 1898 by Count de Chasseloup-Laubat in an electric Jeantaud. And how, by 1919 the record had been officially pushed up to 124.10 mph by the likes of Jenatzy, Rolls, Vanderbilt, Serpollet, Ford, Rigolly, Marriott, Oldfield, Duray, Hornsted and other courageous ......
As chronicled in the UK motoring pressAuthor: Transport Source BooksCode: 52034Price:AU $49.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/01/2000Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A fascinating collection of reprints from the best UK weekly motoring magazines covering both the cars and the record-breaking attempts. Also includes four retrospective stories covering:
John Cobbs three successful land speed record attempts