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9781785211751

Track Day Manual

The complete guide to taking your car on the race track Author: Breslin, Mike Code: 51097 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HAYNES MANUALS Published date: 09/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
New in paperback. Increasingly congested public roads provide few opportunities to enjoy driving to the full, and yet modern performance cars are the most exciting ever – hence the booming appeal of track days. This extensively illustrated colour book contains all the information needed to enjoy track days to the maximum, providing a sound ......
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: 25/05/2018 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 ......
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 same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9780531235027

Race Cars

Behind the Scenes Author: Crane, Cody Code: 49278 Price: AU $48.71 Format: Hardback / 48 pages Publisher: C. PRESS/F. WATTS TRADE Published date: 01/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Race car technology has come a long way from the early days of auto racing. Todays cars rely on sleek, aerodynamic shapes and powerful engines to give drivers more speed and control than ever before. In this book, readers will find out how engineers and other creative, forward-thinking people work to push race car technology to the limit. They ......
9780531241455

Race Cars

Behind the Scenes Author: Crane, Cody Code: 49277 Price: AU $12.49 Format: Paperback Publisher: C. PRESS/F. WATTS TRADE Published date: 01/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Race car technology has come a long way from the early days of auto racing. Todays cars rely on sleek, aerodynamic shapes and powerful engines to give drivers more speed and control than ever before. In this book, readers will find out how engineers and other creative, forward-thinking people work to push race car technology to the limit. They ......
9780837617343

Classic Racing Engines

Expert Technical Analysis of Fifty of the Greatest Motorsports PowerUnits 1913-1994 Author: Ludvigsen, Karl E Code: 50032 Price: AU $115.72 Format: Hardback / 226 pages Publisher: BENTLEY PUBLISHERS Published date: 28/08/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Classic Racing Engines details the design, development and specifications of the authors personal selection of 50 classic racing engines from 1913 to 1994. Karl Ludvigsen, award-winning automotive historian and author of The V12 Engine, uses his extensive network of contacts throughout the racing engine world to provide behind-the-scene ......

9781933492711

Joyride Flatout: Hot Rods and Dream Machines

Author: Dan Quarnstrom Code: 31996 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: DESIGN STUDIO PRESS Published date: 11/07/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days

In Joyride Flatout, Dan Quarnstrom revisits the territory that originally inspired him, taught him to draw for the sheer fun of it and to recognize the opportunities he was presented with. Before he had a career, and throughout the one he has persued, hes been completely nuts about Hot Rods. This book is the manifestation of that obsession. ......

9781787111028

Competition Car Aerodynamics

Author: McBeath, Simon Code: 47671 Price: AU $64.95 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 17/04/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The field of aerodynamics has had an increasingly significant effect on performance enhancement over the past 50 years. Competition Car Aerodynamics 3rd Edition continues the practical, hands-on approach of its popular predecessors to cover all aspects of motorsport aerodynamics and features yet more CFD and wind tunnel project material and ......

9788879116565

Formula 1 2015/16

Technical Analysis Author: Giorgio Piola Code: 47002 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: GIORGIO NADA EDITORE Published date: 15/12/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

As with previous years, 2015 was one in which Mercedes-Benz dominated both the drivers and constructors- championships. The German manufacturer confirmed the technical advantage it had derived from the introduction of the revolutionary power unit, which first appeared in 2014. In place of Red Bull, which fell into disgrace after a media ......

9781613252185

Top Fuel Dragsters : Drag Racing's Rear-Engine Revolution

Author: Steve Reyes Code: 38362 Price: AU $51.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 29/03/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

In general terms, drag racing is the fastest form of motor racing; within drag racing, Top Fuel is the fastest of the classes. Top Fuel has always been the leading class in terms of technology, cost, excitement, and speed. Over the years, technology has changed greatly. What started out as a flathead engine, four wheels, frame rails, and a ......

9780857338204

Brabham BT52 Owners' Workshop Manual 1983

Author: Andrew van de Burgt Code: 37373 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 10/01/2016 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Brabham BT52 was designed by F1 design genius Gordon Murray for the 1983 F1 season, and took driver Nelson Piquet to his second World Championship title after a classic season-long battle with Alain Prost (Renault) and Rene Arnoux (Ferrari).
9781613251379

How to Build a Pro Touring Car

Author: Lee byrd, Tommy Code: 36040 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: CAR TECH Published date: 27/11/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Trends in automotive modification come and go; some are outlandish, some are practical. Currently, the trend is Pro Touring. While its expensive, it definitely leans toward the practical. It was originally a name used for GM cars, but "Pro Touring" has come to mean a style for all cars from many years. It is essentially the art of adding modern ......
9780857334121

Lotus 49 Manual

Author: Ian Wagstaff Code: 35710 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 168 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 06/11/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Lotus 49 Owners Workshop Manual 1967 onwards (all marks) Ian Wagstaff The Lotus 49 F1 car was designed by Colin Chapman and Maurice Philippe for the 1967 F1 season. It was the first car to use the legendary Cosworth DFV engine. The car was designed around the DFV engine, and was highly significant in being the first successful Formula One car to ......
9783768838375

Porsche 917: Archives and Works Catalogue 1968 - 1975

Author: Walter Naher Code: 33355 Price: AU $167.99 Format: Hardback / 576 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date: 29/10/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
There is a reason why it is known as racing car of the century: the Porsche 917. From 1969 to 1975 this unique racing car seemed to have a standing order to take first place in the world championships and in Le Mans Ferdinand Piechs preface is the prelude to a book that, unlike any other book written about the Porsche 917, is based on factory ......
9780768064599

Analysis Techniques for Racecar Data Acquisition

Author: Segers, Jorge Code: 38636 Price: AU $179.00 Format: Hardback / 534 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 30/05/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Racecar data acquisition used to be limited to well-funded teams in high-profile championships. Today the cost of electronics has decreased dramatically making them available to everyone. But the cost of any data acquisition system is a waste of money if the recorded data is not interpreted correctly.

This book updated from the best-selling ......
9780857332653

Top Fuel Dragster Owners' Workshop Manual H/C

The quickest and fastest racing cars on the planet! Author: Welberry, Da Code: 37377 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 05/04/2014 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Top Fuel Dragsters are the fastest racing cars on the planet. Powered by huge 8,000bhp engines, the quickest cars can accelerate from 0-100mph in less that a second, reaching over 330mph by the end of a quarter-mile timed run. The noise and spectacle of a Top Fuel Dragster in action is truly astonishing. This fascinating manual provides a unique ......
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Official Formula 1 Season Review 2013

Author: Haynes Code: 31659 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 10/12/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
9781408518083

Smith's Fundamentals of Motorsport Engineering

Author: Smith, Josh Code: 47501 Price: AU $57.00 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 22/04/2013 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This new textbook provides Motorsports students and practitioners with the fundamental theory necessary to work and advance in the industry. Also suitable for the enthusiastic amateur, this full-colour, comprehensive manual is the ideal one-stop guide to the basics of Motorsports engineering and what to expect at the race track.
9780857332530

Official Formula 1 Season Review 2012

Author: Haynes Code: 25962 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 01/12/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Now firmly established in its ninth year of publication, "The Official Formula 1 Season Review 2012" is an essential gift for every fan of Formula 1. 2012 sees five former World Champions competing against current back-to-back World Champion Sebastian Vettel for the ultimate prize, and the introduction of revised regulations aimed at closing up ......
9781934709351

How to Hook and Launch - Traction Mods for Street & Strip

Author: Dick Miller Code: 25734 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
In How to Hook and Launch: Traction Mods for the Street & Strip, author Dick Miller explains the physics behind what gets a car moving from a standing start, and how to best harness the various powers at work. Getting the rear tires to really bite and gain maximum traction is divided into several small steps, and Miller walks you through each ......
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Making the Turtledeck DVD Building a Roadster Pt 2 (NTSC)

Author: Ron Covell Code: 25932 Price: AU $55.00 Format: DVD / 109 mins Publisher: GRAFFITI PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Producer's notes: In part one, Ron made a wooden buck to help build a 1927 Ford roadster body. In this program, he fabricates the back half of the body — the 'turtledeck'. This is a challenging project, and Ron shows how to do the work with a wide variety of tools, including an English wheel, shrinker, stretcher, beading machine, and a Dake ......
9780857331519

Haynes Highway Code for Drivers

Author: Haynes Publishing Code: 39142 Price: AU $5.50 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/01/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Suitable for learner drivers, this title contains information about basic car maintenance, car care and other practical matters such as tax, MoT and insurance.
9781557885623

Advanced Race Car Chassis Technology

Author: Bob Bolles Code: 25121 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 154 pages Publisher: HP BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: Winners don't use trial and error. Learn how your chassis works and what it wants so you can race with the best setup! Then, and only then, will you experience success in racing. Winning races is a combination of many factors, but you can't do it if you don't have the correct understanding of chassis and suspension setup. ......
9780857330994

Red Bull Racing F1 Car Manual H/C

An Insight into the Technology, Engineering, Maintenance and Operationof the World Championship-winning Red Bull Racing RB6 Author: Rendle, Steve Code: 24414 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 180 pages Publisher: BOOKWORKS Published date: 15/06/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
After the closest-fought season in F1 history, Sebastian Vettel became the youngest-ever World Champion. His car, the Red Bull RB6, the work of a team led by legendary F1 designer Adrian Newey, was the envy of the paddock, proving to be consistently faster than its rivals over the season. In this fascinating book, the Red Bull RB6 receives ......
9780750689090

Basic Motorsport Engineering

Units for Study at Level 2 Author: Livesey, Andrew Code: 39314 Price: AU $53.99 Format: Paperback / 276 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 11/02/2011 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Motorsport is not just about the spectacle of some of the world's most popular and famous sporting events - it also plays a crucial role in developing fresh techniques and technologies. This book covers introductory topics in motorsport from vehicle science and maths through the basics of vehicle maintenance to pre and post race inspections.
9780760335321

Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder's Guide

Author: Dennis W. Parks Code: 22376 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 215 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Publisher's Notes: You're building a hot rod. The first step is the chassis. If it's not right, the car won't handle well. If it's really not right, the car might destroy itself. There are choices to be made, from frame rails to suspension components, and some combinations will work better than others. Next is the body. This is what everyone ......
9780760335031

Airbrush Painting - Advanced Techniques

Author: Joanne Bortles Code: 22379 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Publisher's Notes: Having only one airbrushing technique is like driving on only one road; it limits the places you can go. This book by famed custom painter JoAnn Bortles gives you the airbrushing tools to take your art just about anywhere. Taking up where she left off in her best-selling How to Master Airbrush Painting Techniques, Bortles ......
9781845842086

How to Build a Successful Low-Cost Rally Car

Author: Philip Young Code: 21452 Price: AU $37.00 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's Notes: Simple, cost-effective, basic and reliable tips to ensure that any rally car stands a chance of reaching the finishing line. If you are planning a car for road-based rallying, don't even think of leaving home before reading this UK book and implementing the tried and tested mods it describes so well.
9781844255658

Competition Car Data Logging (2nd Ed) A Practical Handbook

Author: Simon McBeath Code: 21242 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: J H HAYNES & CO LTD Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sold Out
For professional teams in all forms of motorsport, data logging has become an essential tool in the search to maximise performance from engine, chassis and driver. This guide covers various aspects of data logging, explaining how to design and install a system, and how to interpret the data obtained and use it to analyse performance.
9781929133512

How to Build a Bonneville Salt Flats Motorcycle

Author: Keith Ball Code: 20452 Price: AU $74.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: WOLFGANG PRESS Published date: 01/07/2008 Availability: Sorry, this is currently unavailable
The inside story of how the world's fastest Panhead Harley-Davidson was built and run at Bonneville. It missed the 200 mph taerget speed, but was a success in every other way, including setting a new class record speed. Using his efforts as the basis for the story, Keith Ball tells how to put together the bike, the team and the procedures for ......
9781845841034

Hillclimbing and Sprinting - The Essential Manual

Author: Phil Short Code: 19126 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Paperback / 112 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Hillclimbing and sprinting are less expensive ways of getting into motorsport and have a huge following in the UK. This book describes the hillclimb and sprint scene in the UK and is a great guide to what you need to become involved. Much of the information applies to anyone who wants to get into motorsport without the huge expense of full on ......
9780936834504

Midget Chassis Technology

Author: Steve Smith Code: 19040 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 135 pages Publisher: ICONOGRAFIX US Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: 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.
9781844253029

Competition Car Electrics - A Practical Handbook

Author: Jonathan Lawes Code: 17620 Price: AU $54.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The requirements for a competition car electrical system are significantly different from those of a standard road car. Such luxuries as electric windows and central locking are superfluous. Conversely, equipment such as emergency electrical cut-outs and fire extinguisher systems may be required. Electrical system reliability is an ......
9780837601427

New Directions In Race Car Aerodynamics - Designing For Speed (2nd Ed)

Author: Joseph Katz Code: 1338 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: BENTLEY PUBLISHERS Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Here is the first book to summarise the secrets of aerodynamics in vehicle design, now revised for 2006. It tells how aerodynamics wins races, why downforce is more important than streamlining and drag reduction and what works and doesn't work in wing and venturi design. It covers wind tunnel design, definitions of terminology and fundamentals of ......
9780949398352

Custom Auto Electrickery - How to Work With and Understand Electrics

Author: Frank "Choco" Munday Code: 18008 Price: AU $45.00 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: GRAFFITI PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The modern car is full of electrics and electronics. This book provides practical information and guidance to help you convert, install and maintain most modern automotive systems from electronic fuel injection, electronic ignition, and engine management to high torque starter motors.
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Race Car Vehicle Dynamics - Problems, Answers and Experiments

Author: Douglas, Milliken, W Milliken Code: 15983 Price: AU $195.00 Format: Spiral bound Publisher: SAE AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/07/2003 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Includes Race Car Vehicle Dynamics Program Suite on CD-ROM, a valuable learning tool and brand new addition to the Race Car Vehicle Dynamics series! Written for the engineer as well as the race car enthusiast, Race Car Vehicle Dynamics (the original classic) gives a comprehensive treatment of vehicle dynamics and its application in a racing ......
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