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9781471192913

Niki Lauda: The Biography

Author: Hamilton, Maurice Code: 59265 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER AUSTRALIA Published date: 21/05/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The most comprehensive and detailed biography of Formula One legend Nick Lauda ever published, as told by Maurice Hamilton, who knew him for more than forty years. From the famous rivalry with James Hunt in the 1970s, as depicted in the film Rush, to working with Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, Laudas career helped define modern ......

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: Sold Out

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. 

9781787112278

BRM - A Mechanic`s Tale

Author: Salmon, Richard Code: 50430 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This is the story as told by a man who was both a devoted fan and a loyal team member of British Racing Motors.  He saw and was involved in the repeated failures and humiliating times of the 1950s, through the gradual progress of winning minor races to Jo Bonnier winning the first World Championship Grand Prix in Holland in 1959.  It culminates ......

9781781556405

Vauxhall

Britain's Oldest Car Maker Author: Coomber, Ian Code: 49962 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 26/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The first Vauxhall car left the factory in 1903 and the solely car-making company Vauxhall Motors Ltd was formed in 1907. Famed as a maker of sporting and luxury cars, Vauxhall was bought by the American giant General Motors in 1925. GM took the company into a new era of mass production and turned it into one of the UK top five car companies.
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 1-2 business days
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 ......
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The Top Gear Years (Softcover) Jeremy Clarkson

Author: Jeremy Clarkson Code: 25965 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Publisher's notes: We know all about the world according to Clarkson. In a series of record-breaking bestsellers Jeremy has revealed it to be a puzzling, frustrating place where all too often the lunatics seem to be running the asylum. But in The Top Gear Years, we get something rather different. Top Gear was once just a television ......
9780857332738

Steve Rider - My Chequered Career, 35 Years of Televising Motorsport

Author: Steve Rider Code: 25939 Price: AU $23.70 (was AU $39.50) Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This is an engrossing, fast-paced read, written by well-known TV sports presenter Steve Rider. Rider's passion for motorsport has stayed with him from his first foray into sports reporting in 1978 for Anglia TV, through his time as one of the BBC's leading sports presenters and highly successful spells anchoring Formula 1 coverage for both the BBC ......
9780956497574

Granville Bradshaw: Flawed Genius? 2/e

Author: Barry Jones Code: 20721 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 313 pages Publisher: PANTHER PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Granville Bradshaw's designs for early aeroplanes, engines, cars and motorcycles quickly brought him fame. His life spanned the development of the aviation and motor industries from those early years up to the classic era of the 1950s. This is a detailed book which places his engineering genius in the context of his time.
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 ......
9781780910970

Alec Issigonis : The Man Who Made the Mini

Author: Jonathan Wood Code: 25358 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: DB PUBLICATIONS Published date: 01/07/2012 Availability: Sold Out
Alec Issigonis became famous world-wide because he designed the Mini. However, he had already designed the Morris Minor and had a hand in a number of advanced design projects before the Mini. By the mid-1960s, the Issigonis designed Mini and 1100 models from BMC were dominating the British market and making friends in many other countries. Here is ......
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Team Lotus H/C

My view from the pit wall Author: Warr, Peter Code: 24984 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP 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 $11.97 (was AU $19.95) Format: Paperback / 448 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 15/11/2011 Availability: In Stock. 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 ......
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: Sold Out
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 $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 ......
9781844256488

Gerry Marshall - His Authorised Biography

Author: Jeremy Walton Code: 22829 Price: AU $69.50 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2010 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Gerry Marshall was a legendary figure in British motorsport from the mid-1960s until his death in 2005. This title offers an illustrated tribute that is suitable for Gerry's fans.
9781844259366

Jenson Button - A World Champion's Story

Author: Alan Henry Code: 22532 Price: AU $39.95 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/12/2009 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
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 ......
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Raglan Avec Elegance DVD

Author: David Wegeulin Productions Code: 23200 Price: AU $29.95 Format: DVD / 55 mins Publisher: MOTORFILMS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Producer's notes: Lord Raglan talks to an invited audience at the Bugatti Trust about the great pleasure he has had from Bugattis over a period of 60 years. Fitzroy Somerset, as he then was, used to visit Prescott when a student at the nearby Royal Agricultural College, and joined the Bugatti Owners' Club in 1952. His first Bugatti was a ......
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Jack Lemon Burton Racing Cars DVD

Author: David Wegeulin Productions Code: 23203 Price: AU $39.95 Format: DVD / 45 mins Publisher: MOTORFILMS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
Producer's notes: Jack Lemon Burton owned, competed and dealt in practically every type of Bugatti. He is one of the rare Bugattists not only to possess one of the legendary Bugatti Royales but to use it on a regular basis. Using his extraordinary collection of photograph albums and quiet sense of humour Jack takes us on an amusing journey ......
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Brooklands The Birthplace of British Motorsport DVD

Author: David Wegeulin Productions Code: 33118 Price: AU $49.95 Format: DVD / 55 mins Publisher: MOTORFILMS Published date: 01/07/2009 Availability: Sold Out
For 32 action-packed years, from 1907-1939, Brooklands Motor Circuit was the undisputed focus of British motorsport. Brooklands, the World’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit, where the World’s Land Speed record was smashed no fewer than three times, a 100 miles was covered in one hour for the first time, the inaugural British Grand ......
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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: Sold Out
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 $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.
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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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: Sorry, this is currently unavailable
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 $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 ......

9781845841515

Gentleman Jack - The Official Biography of Jack Sears

Author: Graham Gauld Code: 20282 Price: 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 ......
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: Sold Out
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 ......
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 ......
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: Sold Out
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 ......
9781893618862

Can-Am Challenger

Author: Peter Bryant Code: 19497 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: DAVID BULL Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Please contact us for availability
In Can-Am Challenger the late Peter Bryant delivers a personal, engaging account of a fascinating career in one of the greatest eras in motorsports history. Bryant started his career as a lowly fabricator in Colin Chapman’s original Lotus Cars workshop. He later became a freelance racing mechanic, working at circuits like Montlhèry, the ......
9781903088302

Marathon in the Dust - Innes Ireland

Author: Innes Ireland Code: 19109 Price: AU $89.95 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: MERCIAN MANUALS Published date: 01/07/2007 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This is the story of three men in a car; their journey took them from London, England to Sydney, Australia, a distance of some 11,000 miles. But this is no ordinary travelogue, for it was no ordinary journey; the 7,500 miles to Bombay were covered in 7 days and the 3,500 miles across Australia in a further 3 and half days. The three men, Michael ......
9780955010217

Norman Dewis of Jaguar - Developing the Legend

Author: Norman Dewis Code: 15215 Price: AU $199.00 Format: DVD / 576 pages Publisher: PJ PUBLISHING Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Sorry, this is currently unavailable
A fantastic biography of legendary Jaguar test driver, Norman Dewis. Responsible amongst other things for the testing and development of the Le Mans winning C and D -Type models as well as all the production cars from when he joined Jaguar in 1952 through to the original XJ Saloon in the late 1960s. A fascinating story of a great time in Jaguar's ......
9781844252053

The Lost Generation - The Tragic Lives of Williamson, Brise & Pryce

Author: David Tremayne Code: 17478 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 01/07/2006 Availability: Sold Out
The 1970s was a great decade for British racing drivers, but it was also the era in which the nation lost a generation of brilliant young drivers - Roger Williamson, Tony Brise and Tom Pryce - in tragic accidents. All had the potential to be World Champions. With access to their families, friends and race colleagues, this book tells their stories.
9781872922300

50 Years With Rolls-Royce : My Reminiscences

Author: D Eyre Code: 16933 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 152 pages Publisher: ROLLS ROYCE HERITAGE Published date: 01/07/2005 Availability: Sold Out
Biographical book by a former Rolls-Royce employee.
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