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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: GARDNERS BOOKS 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, ......

9781785004797

The Rootes Story

The Making of a Global Automotive Empire Author: Geoff Carverhill Code: 52051 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 14/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

The Rootes Story - The Making of a Global Automotive Empire traces the meteoric rise of the two Rootes brothers, William and Reginald, development of one of Britains most important motor vehicle manufacturers. The Rootes Group acquired some of the most famous names in the British motor industry: Hillman, Humber, Sunbeam and Singer cars, as well ......

9781527229976

Donington Park : The Pioneers

Author: Bailie, John Code: 54322 Price: AU $170.00 Format: Hardback / 348 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE 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 ......

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: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 08/11/2018 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 ......
9781912332243

Senna

Author: Hales-Dutton, Bruce Code: 54375 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: DANNAN BOOKS Published date: 07/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula
One world championships for McLaren in 1988, 1990 and 1991, and is widely
regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He died in
an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix for Williams.
Senna began his ......

9781473684546

Driven

The Men Who Made Formula One Author: Eason, Kevin Code: 52244 Price: AU $32.99 Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 02/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Delve into the murky world of Formula 1 - a world where money, fame and power rules - but for how long?
9781787290433

The Mechanic

The Secret World of the F1 Pitlane Author: Priestley, Marc 'Elvis' Code: 54300 Price: AU $20.35 Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/11/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In the high-octane atmosphere of the Formula One pit lane, the spotlight is most often on the superstar drivers.Join McLaren's former number-one mechanic, Marc 'Elvis' Priestley as he tours the world, revealing some of Formula One's most outrageous secrets and the fiercest rivalries, all fuelled by the determination to win.
9781471177668

The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen

F1 World Champion Author: Hotakainen, Kari Code: 54902 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 18/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The authorised biography of cult hero Finnish Formula One world champion Kimi Raikkoenen - the closest thing we'll ever get to his autobiography.
9780785221609

Racing to the Finish

My Story Author: Earnhardt Jr., Dale Code: 51766 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: BAKER & TAYLOR Published date: 17/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Dale Earnhardt Jr reflects on the recent events of his career---his 2016 concussion and his decision to retire from racing full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series.
9781781318065

Ayrton Senna

A Life Lived at Full Speed Author: Hilton, Christopher Code: 52474 Price: AU $71.30 Format: Spiral bound / 192 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 11/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Ayrton Senna details and profiles the extraordinary life of this beloved Formula 1 race car driver with expertly written text, historic photographs, and interactive memorabilia. During his lifetime, Brazilian Formula 1 racing champion Ayrton Senna was widely recognized as a leader in his sport, a pioneer in driving technique, ahard racer and a ......
9781785314650

Waiting

Author: Kelley, Richard Code: 52247 Price: AU $60.00 Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Waiting is the story of a rookie photojournalist immersed in Formula One's golden age of the 70s and 80s. Aged just 19, Richard Kelley saw the need to faithfully document the sport's lethal dangers, iconic personalities and technological developments in a period of seismic change, which caused F1's unique character to disappear forever.
9781785314582

Gilles Villeneuve

His Untold Life from Berthierville to Zolder Author: Mehes, Karoly Code: 52246 Price: AU $50.00 Format: Hardback / 184 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date: 01/10/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Villeneuve sheds new light on the F1 legend through 48 illuminating interviews with his contemporaries and a stunning array of action and behind-the-scenes photographs, many previously unseen. Gilles Villeneuve, F1's last cavalier, lives on in the memories of his fans - his heritage all the more colourful thanks to Karoly Mehes' vivid tribute.
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: UNITED BOOK DISTRIB Published date: 27/09/2018 Availability: Available. 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 ......

9781854432988

The Golden Days of Thompson Speedway & Raceway

Sports and Formula Car Events 1945-1977 (Two Volume Set) Author: O'Neill, Terry Code: 52049 Price: AU $345.00 Format: Hardback / 760 pages Publisher: CHATERS WHOLESALE Published date: 15/09/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia

Occasionally a spark of inspiration can become the catalyst for transition. Just such an occasion took place with the construction of Thompson Speedway in 1940, a five-eighth-mile banked oval track, dubbed "The Indianapolis of the East." A road course joined to the oval in 1952 enlarged the track to form the first privately-owned complex where ......

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