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Seto

The Official Racing History of Glenn Seton Author: V8 Sleuth Code: 59295 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback Published date: 31/10/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability

FOR the first time, Australian motorsport legend Glenn Seton opens up about his Hall of Fame career in a brand new book: ‘Seto: The Official Racing History of Glenn Seton’.

Seton looks back on his amazing career in this 260-plus page career retrospective, covering the highs and lows of being both a driver and team owner in the ......

9781910505205

Enzo Ferrari

The Photographic Biography Author: Nye, Doug Code: 48569 Price: AU $105.77 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 30/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020
Following Evro Publishing's acclaimed photo memoirs of John Surtees and Stirling Moss, the appealing format of these books - wonderful photos with insightful narrative - is applied to the greatest figure in 20th century motor racing. In the aftermath of the Second World War, Enzo Ferrari went into motor racing with magnificent V12-engined cars and ......
9781988538334

The Wellington Street Races

The Definitive History of New Zealand's Iconic Motorsport Events Author: McGee, Richard Code: 59697 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: DAVID BATEMAN LTD Published date: 30/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

The Wellington Street Races ran on one of the most challenging and demanding circuits in the world. Between 1985 and 1996, the races brought some of the worlds top teams and drivers to New Zealand. They also played a major role in the development of the Wellington waterfront as a public space. The race track ran through central Wellington ......

9781785216855

John Haynes

The man behind the manuals Author: Temko, John Code: 59310 Price: AU $41.95 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 07/10/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2020

This fascinating and inspiring biography of John H Haynes - the man behind Haynes Manuals - looks under the bonnet at his extraordinary life, and his legacy to the motoring world. This is the story of how one mans vision and enthusiasm gave a small enterprise in rural Somerset a global footprint. The story begins with Johns childhood in Ceylon ......

9781476681221

Let Me Sell You a Ferrari

A Dealer's Memoir Author: Guarino, Robert E. Code: 59288 Price: AU $79.95 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 26/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020

This book offers a unique perspective within the luxury automobile industry in which the author, a Ferrari dealer, recounts a lifetime with the iconic car brand. Chapters detail a wide range of experiences, like a nonstop drive in a 308GTB from Chicago to Boston; rides with important figures like Piero Ferrari and Dario Benuzzi; and a visit to ...

9781785007170

Bruno Sacco

1eading Mercedes-Benz Design 1979-1999 Author: Greene, Nik Code: 58843 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: THE CROWOOD PRESS LTD Published date: 15/09/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2020
When Bruno Sacco walked through the doors on his first day at Mercedes-Benz on 13 January 1958 it is highly unlikely that his Daimler-Benz colleagues could ever imagine that this nervous young man would not only revolutionise design but would change the way design and innovation connected with brand tradition forever. Bruno Sacco is one of the ......
9781613254738

1001 Steve McQueen Facts

The Rides, Roles and Realities of the King of Cool Author: Tyler Greenblatt Code: 58088 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 366 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 15/08/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2020

Steve McQueen touched the world through his larger-than-life onscreen persona portraying characters that were flawed and realistic. He played his roles to perfection due to his own imperfections and the bitter realism of his early life. As he once said, he had seemingly lived an entire lifetime before his 18th birthday, all of which shines ......

9781613253786

Cobra Jet

The History of Ford's Greatest High-performance Muscle Cars Author: Kinnan, Rob Code: 51719 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 28/06/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2020

Ford’s debut in April 1964 of the Mustang was the first stone overturned in the difficult task of repurposing its image to the youth market. The Mustang achieved that in spades but was often not taken very seriously in the muscle car ranks, where the 390GT engine was no match for the competition. When the Cobra Jet–equipped fastback Mustangs ......

9781631682872

The Carroll Shelby Story

Portrayed by Matt Damon in the Hit Film Ford V Ferrari Author: Shelby, Carroll Code: 58994 Price: AU $24.25 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Published date: 01/06/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability
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Billy F Gibbons

Rock + Roll Gearhead Author: Gibbons, Billy F Code: 58929 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 22/05/2020 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
On the 50th anniversary of his band, ZZ Top lead guitarist and co-founder Billy F Gibbons riffs on his life as a collector and designer whose passions have manifested themselves in his renowned custom cars and guitars.
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Mickey Thompson

The Lost Story of the Original Speed King in His Own Words Author: Madigan, Tom Code: 57577 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 21/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Mickey Thompson: The Lost Story of the Original Speed King in His Own Words is a long-lost, first-person biography brought to light and illustrated with 200 rare and unpublished images.
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Enzo Ferrari

The Man and the Machine Author: Yates, Brock Code: 57034 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 480 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 07/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Ferrari means red. It means racing. Excellence, luxury, and performance. Less well-known is the man behind the brand. For nearly seventy years, Enzo Ferrari dominated a motor-sports empire that defined the world of high-performance cars. Next to the Pope, Ferrari was the most revered man in Italy. But was he the benign padrone portrayed by an ......

9781910505403

My Greatest Defeat

Stories of Hardship and Hope from Motor Racing's Finest Heroes Author: Buxton, Will Code: 56109 Price: AU $40.72 Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 27/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
My Greatest Defeat is a collection of honest and revealing insights into 20 of the greatest living racing drivers; legends of the worlds of Formula 1, Indycar, NASCAR, Le Mans and Rally.
9781405939058

If You'd Just Let Me Finish

Author: Clarkson, Jeremy Code: 56154 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date: 04/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

In November 2016 we woke up to the news that the forthright presenter of a popular television programme had become the most powerful man on the planet. His name, sadly, was not Jeremy Clarkson, but we might not have been any more surprised if it had been. Because the world seems to have taken a decidedly odd turn since Jeremy last reflected on ......

9781472128249

Glorious Goodwood

A Biography of England's Greatest Sporting Estate Author: Peill, James Code: 56760 Price: AU $55.00 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: CONSTABLE Published date: 02/06/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

The history of Goodwood, Englands greatest sporting estate Goodwood has been the home of English sport for centuries. The story of how a small hunting lodge became the iconic location for the globally-renowned Festival of Speed, Glorious Goodwood and Goodwood Revival events is inextricably intertwined with the tale of the Dukes of Richmond. The ......

9783667115355

Formula E

The Story Author: Klasing, Delius Code: 55750 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date: 10/05/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Electric and electrifying: Formula E is reinventing motor sport. Things here arent calm and quiet - even if the race cars competing in the worlds first e-racing series serve up a unique low-decibel sound. They are more reminiscent of Star Wars or other futuristic sci-fi analogies. 

Fans of traditional motor sport are ......

9781781557020

The All-British Marendaz Special

The Man, Cars and Aeroplanes Author: Skillen, Graham Code: 52237 Price: AU $34.79 (was AU $57.99) Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/03/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Captain Marendaz, pilot with the RFC, was a controversial manufacturer of record-breaking sports cars and aircraft between the wars, his cars being driven by Kaye Don, Gwenda Stewart and the parents of Stirling Moss. He was detained by the Government under 18B Regulations in 1940, later emigrating to South Africa for a number of years.
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Bunty

The Biography of David Scott-Moncrieff Author: Schrader, Halwart Code: 54294 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 02/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The biography of a larger-than-life character in the world of motoring, especially among classic car collectors. David Scott-Moncrieff, aka `Bunty,' claimed to be the Number 1 in the Rolls-Royce second-hand car trade. He was a colourful personality, an experienced car expert, a charming entertainer and a passionate vintage race car addict.
9781902351636

Black & Gold : The Story of the John Player Specials

Standard Edition Author: Tiple, Johnny Code: 54320 Price: AU $99.95 Format: Hardback / 316 pages Publisher: COTERIE Published date: 02/02/2019 Availability: Sold Out

Back in the late 1960s, the commercial pace of motor racing was increasing. More major sponsors appeared on the F1 scene including tobacco giant Marlboro and Yardley cosmetics, and this interest had developed into a veritable flood by the time Team Lotus changed its Gold Leaf livery to the black and gold of the John Player Special cigarette ......

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Giorgio Pianta: Una vita per le corse - A Life For Racing

English/Italian Text Author: Limone, Sergio Code: 55739 Price: AU $59.95 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: LUCA GASTALDI Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Sold Out

The idea to dedicate a book to Giorgio Pianta was born on the occasion of the delivery of two large boxes from his photographic archive, organized “randomly” by his wife, for a “rearrangement mission”: an immense job, plenty of material to examine, rich in quantity and quality. A round up over more than thirty years of Italian motorsport, a lot ......

9783947156085

Ford Escort: A Winner's Car

English/German text Author: Davenport, John Code: 54972 Price: AU $94.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: MCKLEIN PUBLISHING (GERMANY) Published date: 15/01/2019 Availability: Sold Out

Asked to sum up the Ford Escort, Markku Alén put it in fourwords: "Its a winners car." The front-engined, rear-wheel drive car triumphed all around the world, whether it was at the 1970 World Cup Rally, the East African Safari, in Swedish snow or on Finlands high-speed tracks. At its home event, the RAC Rally, the Mk1 and Mk2 versions proved ......

9781925877021

Confessions of a Used Car Dealer

A Memoir by Chester A. Henchen Author: Chester Henchen Code: 55031 Price: AU $29.95 Format: Paperback / 178 pages Publisher: BOOLARONG PRESS Published date: 15/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Experience the life of a used car dealer and his family as they share triumphs and tragedies on a journey expanding their business in a provincial city.

The author has been a car enthusiast his entire life, which sets him apart from his contemporaries. Rare cars purchased from the heart are scattered throughout the story plus serious ......

9780143783954

Out of Range

The most iconic 4WD trips in Australia Author: Rooth, John Code: 59483 Price: AU $34.95 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: VIKING AUSTRALIA Published date: 01/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Whod be mad enough to go travelling to some of the most isolated places in the world in a beaten-up old truck? Meet John Roothy Rooth, Australias best-known bush mechanic.

In a country where a little trip is thousands of kilometres and a busy place means someones been there before, youll smell the dust, the rain and the diesel on ......

9781527229976

Donington Park : The Pioneers

Author: Bailie, John Code: 54322 Price: AU $170.00 Format: Hardback / 348 pages Published date: 10/11/2018 Availability: Sold Out

This isn’t a book just about motor racing. Its about people. It’s about the pioneers who created Britains first permanent true road racing circuit...firstly for motor cycles in 1931 and then also for cars from 1933. 

It’s about the phenomenal success and dramatic progress that saw the circuit expand from loose-surfaced tracks ......

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Ferraris in Australia in the 1950s and 1960s

Price reduced as slightly damaged copy Author: Farr, Barry Code: 52047 Price: AU $148.75 (was AU $175.00) Format: Hardback / 176 pages Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: Please contact us for availability

The first Ferrari to land on Australian soil was a 1952 212 Inter Berlinetta which remains down under to this day.  Bill Pappy Lowe ordered the car and upon its delivery in Melbourne became the first appointed Ferrari agent outside of Europe and remained Australias importer until 1970.  By that time, 65 Ferraris had been brought into Australia, ......

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 from UK 1-2 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 ......
9781613253472

The Corvette Hunter

Kevin Mackay's Greatest Corvette Finds Author: Greenblatt, Tyler Code: 50966 Price: AU $39.50 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 29/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Its hard to imagine that a car with the racing pedigree of the Rebel Corvette could be neglected to the point of it being lost. Winning the GT class at the 1972 12 Hours of Sebring wasnt enough to keep this car from becoming just another old wreck out behind the shed. It was many years before Kevin Mackay came to rescue this prominent ......

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. 

9780760358115

The Life Steve McQueen

Author: Motorbooks Code: 55891 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 02/01/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Life Steve McQueen explores and celebrates the films, racing, style and overall life that made Steve McQueen The King of Cool and an enduring icon.
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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 ......

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 / 2 mins Published date: 28/10/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

** SHORTLISTED FOR MOTORING BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018

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 

9780760355602

Motion Performance

Tales of a Muscle Car Builder Author: Schorr, Martyn L. Code: 49318 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 01/09/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The illustrated, inside story of the 60's shop that turned factory muscle cars, which were the most powerful cars that U.S. manufacturers had ever produced, into fire-breathing performance monsters.
9781501173158

The Diesel Brothers

A Truckin' Awesome Guide to Trucks and Life Author: Heavy D Code: 48841 Price: AU $37.62 Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: THRESHOLD EDITIONS Published date: 29/08/2017 Availability: Sold Out
Feel like somebody hit the brakes on your Diesel Brothers cravings? Discover how you can keep the gas going with this rip-roaring ride behind the scenes of Discovery Channel's popular series Diesel Brothers.

In the world of monster trucks, no one builds bigger and more extreme rides--and has more fun in the process--than Heavy D, Diesel Dave, ......

9781508245339

Diesel Brothers (CD Audio)

A Truckin' Awesome Guide to Trucks and Life Author: Heavy D Code: 48814 Price: AU $37.62 Format: CD-Audio / 330 mins Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date: 29/08/2017 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Feel like somebody hit the brakes on your Diesel Brothers cravings? Discover how you can keep the gas going with this rip-roaring ride behind the scenes of Discovery Channel's popular series Diesel Brothers--read by the authors!

In the world of monster trucks, no one builds bigger and more extreme rides--and has more fun in the process--than ......

9781510718395

Ingenious

A True Story of Invention, the X Prize, and the Race to Revive America Author: Fagone, Jason Code: 48379 Price: AU $28.27 Format: Paperback Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date: 16/05/2017 Availability: Sold Out
When the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel one hundred miles on the energy equivalent of a gallon of gas, the challenge attracted more than one hundred teams from all over the world--including dozens of amateurs. Many designed their cars entirely from ......
9781854432827

Rudolf Uhlenhaut: Engineer and Gentleman

The Father of the Mercedes 300 SL Author: Scheller, Wolfgang, Pollack, Thomas Code: 47659 Price: AU $139.99 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Published date: 30/03/2017 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Born 1906 in London as the son of an English mother and a German father, Rudolf Uhlenhaut was an engineer and designer for Daimler-Benz. He became famous for his achievements regarding the Silver Arrows, the 300 SL with the famous gull wing doors, the legendary Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, known as the “Uhlenhaut Coupé” and the various experimental C ......

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