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9781613253786

Cobra Jet

The History of Ford's Greatest High-performance Cars Author: Kinnan, Rob Code: 51719 Price: AU $59.99 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date: 20/03/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 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 ......

9781948062381

A Trucker's Tale

Wit, Wisdom, and True Stories from 60 Years on the Road Author: Miller, Ed Code: 56151 Price: AU $39.50 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 14/02/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020

Wit, wisdom, and revelations from sixty years of life on the road. Driving one highway after another at sunrise, winding through the mountainside, hearing the call to rise of the roosters, or simply exchanging "fishing stories" with the other guys at the truck stops. Like that one about the trucker who stopped along the highway and helped a ......

9780316729871

John Surtees

Author: Surtees, John Code: 56001 Price: AU $38.68 Format: Hardback / 352 pages Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP Published date: 15/01/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020
* Autobiography of the only man to have won World Championships on both motorbikes and racing cars.
9780753827192

My World

Jenson Button Author: Button, Jenson Code: 54281 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PHOENIX (ORION PUBLISHING) Published date: 01/01/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020

Since Jenson Button burst onto the Formula One scene in 2000, he has been one of the sports most popular and highest profile stars. With his good looks and exciting lifestyle, he is living the dream of many. Yet how true is that to reality?

Now he has decided to provide a full portrait of his life, speaking openly and honestly about ......

9781910505205

Enzo Ferrari

The Photographic Biography Author: Nye, Doug Code: 48569 Price: AU $105.77 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 15/12/2019 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
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 ......
9780760365991

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: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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.
9781906133825

Healey

The Men and the Machines Author: Nikas, Mr. John Code: 52240 Price: AU $99.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HERRIDGE & SONS LTD Published date: 20/11/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
This book is a comprehensive history of the life and work of Donald Healey, in business, in dealings with customers and colleagues, as a competitor in motor sport, and as a car designer and manufacturer, written by an American devotee of British sports cars whose indefatigable research has turned up many new stories and countless
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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: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9781916160002

Phoenix

The amazing emergence of this Riley special from burned-out wreckage Author: Fountain, Roger Code: 57068 Price: AU $26.46 Format: Paperback Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 24/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
For many years, Roger has had an ambition to build a Riley-based Special. He located the burned out remains of a 1934 Riley, destroyed in a barn fire, and decided there was just enough left of the car to use as a basis for his project.
9781910505328

John, George And The HWMS: The First Racing Team To Fly The Flag

For Britain (Two hardback volumes within a slipcase) Author: Taylor, Simon Code: 54319 Price: AU $240.00 Format: Hardback / 488 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date: 22/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Founded by John Heath and George Abecassis, the HWM racing team set out in 1950, the year of the Formula 1 World Championship’s inauguration, to race its Formula 2 cars all over Europe in a unique British endeavour. Always run on a shoestring, HWM’s single-seaters achieved great results in flying the flag with mainly British drivers, most ......

9781526759221

Parry Thomas

The First Driver to be Killed in Pursuit of the Land Speed Record Author: Tours, Hugh Code: 56970 Price: AU $54.99 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date: 02/10/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

John Godfrey Parry Thomas - J.G Thomas - was by any standards an extraordinary man, in both life and in his tragic death. From a conventional upbringing as the son of the curate of Rhosddu in Wales in 1884, he became a prominent figure in the developing world of high-speed motor car racing and design. He became the chief engineer at Leyland ......

9781787114500

The Last Shelby Cobra

My times with Carroll Shelby Author: Theodore, Chris Code: 56974 Price: AU $69.95 Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 17/09/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Carroll Shelby, legendary driving ace, race team owner, and designer of Shelby Cobra, Daytona, and Mustang GT350 classics is revered by automotive enthusiasts, yet little has been written about the last quarter century of Carroll Shelbys life. During that time Chris Theodore, VP at Chrysler and Ford, developed a close personal friendship with ......

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.
9781328588814

Driven

A White-Knuckled Ride to Heartbreak and Back Author: Stephenson, Melissa Code: 57487 Price: AU $23.22 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 18/06/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Now in paperback, a "piercing and beautiful" (Domenica Ruta) memoir about one woman's road to hope following the death of her troubled brother, told through the series of cars that accompanied her
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 $49.99 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 $89.95 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 ......

9781476675848

Charles Clifton of Pierce-Arrow

A Sure Hand and a Fine Automobile Author: Sherman, Roger J. Code: 55087 Price: AU $67.10 Format: Paperback / 187 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date: 03/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
As head of Pierce-Arrow in its formative years, Colonel Charles Clifton played a significant role in the development of a venerated automobile manufacturer. This biography covers Charles Clifton's role in the earliest conflicts and achievements of the American automobile industry and the growth of the Pierce-Arrow company.
9781781557020

The All-British Marendaz Special

The Man, Cars and Aeroplanes Author: Skillen, Graham Code: 52237 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
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.
9781787113480

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: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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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McRae, just Colin (Signed)

Individually signed by the Colins father Jimmy McRae Author: Colin McMaster, David Evans Code: 55016 Price: AU $85.00 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MCKLEIN PUBLISHING (GERMANY) Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from Europe 5-7 business days

McRae, just Colin (signed)

These copies have been individually signed by the Colins father Jimmy McRae.

Colin McRae, the 1995 World Rally Champion, was the most spectacular rally driver. His natural speed and win-or-bust approach made him the favourite of rally fans worldwide. The word McRae became ......

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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: Please contact us for availability

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: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9781787290235

Another Fine Mess

Across Trumpland in a Model T Ford Author: Moore, Tim Code: 52250 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 17/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Tim Moore - indefatigable travelling everyman - switches two wheels for four as he journeys across Trumpland in an original Model T Ford. Lacking any mechanical knowledge or intuition, he sets off to bully a car from East to West armed only with a top speed of 25 mph, a fan belt made of cotton, wooden wheels (again) and a truckload of 'wise-ass ......
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: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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 ......

9781912575640

The Blunt End of the Grid

A memoir of motor racing and other automotive escapades Author: Roberts, Dave Code: 54308 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 200 pages Publisher: BOOK GUILD Published date: 29/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Dave Roberts had the good fortune to inherit some money after his aunts death in 1999. Instead of using it sensibly, to replace his rotting windows and the hole in the kitchen ceiling, he purchased a sports car in kit form, built it, and took it motor racing. There followed 15 years of fun, learning, and various tribulations. At the end of it, ......

9781527229976

Donington Park : The Pioneers

Author: Bailie, John Code: 54322 Price: AU $170.00 Format: Hardback / 348 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 10/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

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 ......

9780760360699

Hot Rod Empire: Robert E. Petersen and the Creation of the World's Most

Popular Car and Motorcycle Magazines Author: Stone, Matt et al Code: 51721 Price: AU $49.73 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date: 27/10/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Hot Rod Empire details Robert E. Petersens creation of Hot Rod Magazine in the 1940s and the Petersen Publishing empire that grew to the mainstream juggernaut we know today.

The end of World War II marked the release of pent-up war-years energy and the desire to live. For many this meant ......

9781641600200

Ultimate Speed

The Fast Life and Extreme Cars of Racing Legend Craig Breedlove Author: Hawley, Samuel Code: 51829 Price: AU $44.59 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS Published date: 02/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 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 ......

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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 $175.00 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 15/07/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

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: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
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 ......
9780552173391

Urban Outlaw: Dirt Don't Slow You Down

How I became an unlikely entrepreneur by breaking all the rules Author: Walker, Magnus Code: 50895 Price: AU $22.99 Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: BANTAM PRESS Published date: 16/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
***THE TOP 10 BESTSELLER***Magnus Walker is one of life's originals. Now, 30 years and three successful businesses later, by following his instincts, rejecting convention and pursuing his passions Magnus has succeeded against all the odds.
9781911600381

Jenson Button: Life to the Limit

My Autobiography Author: Button, Jenson Code: 51391 Price: AU $19.95 Format: Paperback / 352 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date: 11/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Jenson Button is one of the greatest racing drivers of his generation. His seventeen years in Formula 1 have seen him experience everything the sport has to offer, from nursing underpowered cars around the track to winning World Championships and everything in between. Here, Jenson tells his full story for the first time in his own honest, ......
9781775541080

Many a Muddy Morning

Stories from a Life Off-Road and on the Land Author: Warren, Mark Code: 57488 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback Publisher: HARPER COLLINS NZ Published date: 23/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The off-roading, hill-seeking and muddy-morning adventures of farming legend Mark Warren. Mark Warren is a larger-than-life character of rural New Zealand. He grew up with an obsession with Landrovers, council tip trucks, bulldozers, hill-country tractors, snow-plows - basically anything with four wheels. Interwoven with his stories of working as ......
9780552173100

Faster, Higher, Farther

The Inside Story of the Volkswagen Scandal Author: Ewing, Jack Code: 50894 Price: AU $24.95 Format: Paperback / 368 pages Publisher: BANTAM PRESS Published date: 20/04/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

A shocking expose of Volkswagens fraud by the New York Times reporter who covered the scandal. When news of Volkswagons clean diesel fraud first broke in September 2015, it sent shockwaves around the world. Overnight, the company long associated with quality, reliability and trust became a universal symbol of greed and deception. Consumers were ......

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