Recalling Sydney's local short-lived high-speed motor racing circuitAuthor: Boldison, BillCode: 48982Price:AU $79.99Format: Paperback / 300 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:23/06/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2018
** BOOK LAUNCH 23RD JUNE 2018 ON THE SITE OF MAROUBRA SPEEDWAY - ALL WELCOME **
Long before Formula One, before the Supercars the hell men (and one or two women) of Maroubra, the speedway demons, risked life and limb for glory on a track surrounded by scrub and sand hills over the course of a few short years.
The Intimidator's Quest to Win the Great American RaceAuthor: Houston, RickCode: 48666Price:AU $39.21Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date:19/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Dale Earnhardt and Daytona International Speedway remain two of the most iconic names in the history of NASCAR, and are inevitably connected when either name is mentioned. Earnhardt's failed attempts to win the race have become folklore; each year brought its own unique set of circumstances for why he hadn't yet raised the Harley J. Earl ......
Author: John ChaplinCode: 37825Price:AU $40.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HALSGROVE Published date:01/09/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Speedway historian John Chaplin and image archivist John Somerville have teamed up again to produce the third in their highly praised trilogy about the worlds most exciting sport. Speedway Legends deals with their lifelong passion for speedway racing and their admiration for the men who, over almost ten decades, have by their skill, daring and ......
A celebration of Australian and New Zealand Motor Sport's greatest eraAuthor: Loxley, TonyCode: 37204Price:AU $94.95Format: Hardback / 498 pages Publisher: PRINCIPLE SOURCE Published date:15/08/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Perhaps to best understand the Tasman Series is to consider the importance that it held to the F1 teams of the day, best represented in the 1968 season, when Cosworth produced a special Tasman variant of its legendary DFV V8, known as the DFW, and the BRM arrived ‘down under’, with a reduced capacity version of its F1 V12 in its current car. In ......
Speedway Fights, Fracas, Barneys, Banter and Bust-UpsAuthor: Jeff ScottCode: 37509Price:AU $20.99Format: Paperback / 100 pages Publisher: METHANOL PRESS Published date:01/06/2015Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tension on and off the track is all part of the rich joy, thrills and tapestry of the history and contemporary lived experience of the sport of speedway. Born to Rumble is a selection of the best of the speedway bash ups.
Author: John ChaplinCode: 32955Price:AU $40.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HALSGROVE Published date:30/09/2014Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
THE acclaimed and highly successful partnership of speedway’s top writer, JOHN CHAPLIN, and speedway’s top image banker, JOHN SOMERVILLE, have teamed up again. SPEEDWAY: THE GREATEST MOMENTS is just that … the sport’s most memorable events and personalities vividly described in CHAPLIN’S brilliant words and SOMERVILLE’S incredibly rare and ......
Author: Loxley, TonyCode: 31664Price:AU $89.95Format: Hardback / 476 pages Publisher: FULL THROTTLE PUBLISHING Published date:01/12/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
"Speedway by the Freeway - An Illustrated History of Parramatta / Sydney / Valvoline Raceway" is a 472 page, hard cover book covering the history of Sydneys iconic Parramatta Speedway - now named Valvoline Raceway - from its inception in 1977 until this current season.
The tome has over 1500 images from the days when the track was ......
Speedway Racing at Sydney ShowgroundAuthor: Loxley, TonyCode: 24949Price:AU $94.95Format: Hardback / 520 pages Publisher: FULL THROTTLE PUBLISHING Published date:01/04/2013Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From its early beginnings in the ‘20s to its final race meeting on 27 April, 1996, Sydney Showground Speedway captured the imagination of competitors and race fans around the world — simply put, there was nothing like it. The spectre of the Bull Pen’s turn, the race track’s most lethal corner, is still present; so too, perhaps, the ghosts of ......
Author: Loxley, TonyCode: 24567Price:AU $65.95Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: FULL THROTTLE PUBLISHING Published date:01/06/2012Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This hard-bound follow-on from the hugely successful Liverpool City Raceway - The Place of Pace 1967-1989 is full of images and memories from those who competed and remember the great times had at this much lamented high-speed oval. Tony Loxley and former solo rider (and now journalist) Steve Magro have put ......
My Incredible JourneyAuthor: Briggs, BarryCode: 39083Price:AU $32.99Format: Paperback / 496 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:26/04/2012Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The adventures of four times World and six times British Speedway champion.
Author: Dalling, PhilipCode: 24174Price:AU $30.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/03/2011Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The post-war era was British speedway's golden age. Ten
million spectators passed through the turnstiles of a record
number of tracks at the sport's peak. With league gates as
high as 80,000, speedway offered a colourful means of escape
from the grim austerity of the times. A determinedly clean
image, with no betting and rival fans mingling ......
Images of Australian Speedway 1970-2009Author: Loxley, TonyCode: 22100Price:AU $59.95Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PRINCIPLE SOURCE Published date:01/07/2010Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Full Throttle - Images of Australian Speedway 1970-2009,
captures nearly 40 years of this awe inspiring sport in
images and words that illustrate all the stars ,their
machines, the tragedies and gut wrenching thrills this
sport has produced (and continues to produce) for the
millions of fans who have witnessed the on- track action
Author: S CollinsCode: 22587Price:AU $32.50Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:01/07/2009Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
An evocative and original look at the history of nine abandoned race circuits in Europe and the USA, and how they are today as shown in stunning new photos. From the NASCAR heartland of North Wilkesboro and Georgia to the super speedways at Monza, Montlhéry and Brooklands, these venues are brought back to life and their memory honoured.
Author: Foster, PeterCode: 21337Price:AU $40.99Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: STAR BOOK SALES Published date:15/03/2009Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Flat track racing is very much an "only in America" sport. Some say "Americans racing motorcycles like they race horses!" Others say "the only simple and pure racing left in today's massively complicated world." The Complete Book of Flat Track Racing, when first published in 1978, was a celebration. This brand new edition sticks to the original ......
The Deadliest DecadeAuthor: Loxley, TonyCode: 20581Price:AU $39.95Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: RELLIM TRADE PUBLICATIONS Published date:10/09/2008Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Australian speedway in the sixties was huge. Tracks would pull up to 30,000 fans into their stands. Drivers and riders were as revered as those sporting stars on the football and cricket fields. Drivers such as Stewart, Freeman, Tattersall, Shepherd, Goode, and Brock possessed charisma and showmanship like no other.
The Story of New Cross SpeedwayAuthor: Jacobs, NormanCode: 20491Price:AU $26.99Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/05/2008Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Crystal Palace and New Cross Speedway has been home to many significant events in speedway history including the first ever international speedway event. Covering the history of Crystal Palace from its opening in 1928 to its closure in 1933, some of the major personalities included in this book include Roger Frogley and Tom Farndon. Following the ......
Author: Dave ArgabrightCode: 19901Price:AU $79.95Format: HardbackPublisher: ICONOGRAFIX US Published date:01/07/2007Availability:Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: A must read for fans of all types of speedway racing. Doug Wolfgang rose from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful sprint car racers of all time. His smooth, fast style and his thoughtful, articulate observations of the world around him endeared him to legions of fans throughout the country. He reached the ......
Author: Steve SmithCode: 19040Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 135 pages Publisher: ICONOGRAFIX US Published date:01/07/2007Availability:Sold Out
This book is a comprehensive guide to setting up the chassis of a speedway midget. It includes basic set-up, chassis alignment, tuning with shock absorbers, at the track adjustment and covers both dirt and blacktop racing. it is a must buy for anyone getting into midget racing.
Author: Richard NeilCode: 18738Price:AU $39.95Format: PaperbackPublisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date:01/07/2006Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The UK has a long history of oval track racing with a wide variety of machinery. This book looks at the development of small ovals and the unique cars that raced on them from the mid 1960s to the late 1970s. It includes a good selection of rare colour photos from the era.
Author: Robert BamfordCode: 17779Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: BOON BOOKS Published date:01/07/2006Availability:Sold Out
Speedway first came to Bristol in 1928 at the Knowle Stadium. The opening meeting was held on 25 August, with Len Parker, the man who was to dominate at Knowle in the early years, winning the Bristol Golden Helmet. The first period of racing came to an end in 1930, but speedway returned to Knowle in 1936, when the club acquired the nickname ......
Author: Bridgett, DerekCode: 18072Price:AU $8.10(was
AU $26.99)Format: Paperback / 126 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/03/2006Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Concentrating on the midget car speedway races in the Potteries in the period immediately before the Second World War, this book tells of the development of the sport - which was a national feature of speedway tracks for a short period in time. Originally imported from the States, it soon became a passion for many Brits.
Author: Tony LoxleyCode: 14920Price:AU $99.00Format: HardbackPublisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date:01/07/2004Availability:Sold Out
This impressive book is a lavishly illustrated trip down speedway’s memory lane, marking nearly a century of this action-packed sport in Australia. Over 300 large-format glossy pictures of the cars, bikes, men and even programmes of speedway make up this book, with each decade from the 1920s to the present day given an informative summary. A ......
Author: Jane Carroll RoutteCode: 21668Price:AU $39.95Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: ICONOGRAFIX US Published date:01/07/2004Availability: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 ......
Friday at EightAuthor: Fenn, ChrisCode: 46381Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:31/01/2003Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The latest in the Tempus series of Speedway histories, this evocative account brings to life the thrills and spills of Londons Cinderella club, Hackney Speedway. Featuring never-before published photographs, rare pre-war statistics, and personal recollections from over 20 riders, this is a fascinating story.
Cradley Heath Speedway 1947-76Author: Foster, PeterCode: 46380Price:AU $37.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/05/2002Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Another classic in this popular series, this book tells of the Cradley Heath Heathens and all their glories. From the inspirational Bruce Penhall and the Knockout Cup victories of the early 80s, to the later arrivals of future World Champion Jan O. Pedersen and the gifted Simon Cross.
Author: Pearce, AlCode: 46386Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: HAYNES MANUALS Published date:30/11/2000Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Published in conjunction with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Brickyard 400: 2000 Annual is an in-depth review of the Brickyard 400, a high-profile NASCAR race held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Filled with great color photographs of the race, this volume also includes coverage of the 2000 Brickyard in detail, plus race summaries, ......