The Life and Death of a Forgotten NASCAR LegendAuthor: Beard BrockCode: 55773Price:AU $31.95Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: PRIMEDIA E-LAUNCH LLC Published date:15/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
August 11, 1991. Watkins Glen, New York. 52-year-old John Delphus J.D. McDuffie, Jr. climbs aboard his No. 70 Pontiac, lined up 35th on the grid for NASCARs Budweiser at the Glen. For the 653rd time, he pinches a cigar between his teeth and fires the engine. Few take notice of No. 70 as it rolls onto the 2.428-mile road course - only a small ......
Bloodhound and the Race for the Land Speed RecordAuthor: Noble, Richard and Green, AndyCode: 56139Price:AU $34.95Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date:18/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
July 2015- the Bloodhound team will unveil the car with which theyll attempt to break the World Land Speed Record. Powered by a jet engine and a rocket engine Bloodhound is the culmination of a ten year engineering effort. The 300,000 horsepower, 1000mph car will be flown to South Africa for the attempt. Driver Andy Green must steer across a ......
Author: Dunlop, FergusCode: 55423Price:AU $59.95Format: Hardback / 680 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:28/05/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2019
1988-1996: A circumnavigation of the Mediterranean in an old Bentley; a ride west from Moscow on a Russian version of a German WWII military motorcycle; and a Italian-Balkan trip through a war zone in a condemned VW Beetle. A travelogue for petrolheads, a window on Europe's post-Cold War near-abroad, and a tale of middle-aged redemption.
A celebration of his amazing careerAuthor: AutosportCode: 56141Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 172 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/06/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: June 2019
Senna 25 years on A celebration of his amazing career.
The Definitive HistoryAuthor: Cole, MarkCode: 56823Price:AU $450.00Format: Hardback / 364 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date:28/07/2019Availability:Please contact us for availability
This book tells the story of John Fitzpatrick Racing, its five Group C Porsches and what became of them, its crews, its drivers, its races and - above all - its charismatic owner, John Fitzpatrick, arguably the best British driver never to have raced in Formula 1.
The autobiography of CSX2300Author: Mills, RinseyCode: 52468Price:AU $122.22Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL Published date:15/09/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
This book tells the fascinating history of the Daytona Coupe version of Carroll Shelby's fabled Cobra with special focus on one of the six cars built. The fabulous Daytona Coupe, brutally purposeful in both looks and performance, was created to win the FIA World Sportscar Championship and duly did so in 1965.
Author: Stone, MattCode: 54334Price:AU $62.86Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: CARTECH Published date:15/09/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2019
Many of todays successful businesses have humble roots dating to a period immediately following World War II. One such example began in 1946, when Frank Galpin opened a humble Ford dealership in San Fernando, California. Its 3-car showroom sold 46 cars in that first year of business. In 1953, H. F. (Bert) Boeckmann II joined Galpin Ford as a ......
RAC to Rally GB - The Complete StoryAuthor: Robson, GrahamCode: 56649Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:08/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
From the running of the 1932 RAC rally, mainly a social event, to the present day, when Rally GB is a high-speed endurance World Championship rally, this is the very first all-embracing history of an important part of British motorsport history. Descriptions of every event, opinions, results and images are brought together for the very first time.
Author: Heath, DarrenCode: 57509Price:AU $47.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:09/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
The Formula One book. Art of the Race - V18 is book 5 in a series that encapsulates the very essence of Formula 1 motor racing through the lens of Darren Heath, one of the sports most celebrated photographers. Art of The Race captures the key moments and rarely seen images of each race as the 2018 season unfolds, culminating in Lewis Hamilton ......
Beckett, bikes, balls and allAuthor: Beckett, LiamCode: 56138Price:AU $20.35Format: Paperback / 176 pages Publisher: BLACKSTAFF PRESS LTD Published date:10/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
Liam Beckett is old school. One of Northern Ireland's best-loved sports pundits, few can touch him when it comes to talking about road racing and football. Straight-talking, funny and generous, this is Liam Beckett - telling it like it is!
Jenson ButtonAuthor: Button, JensonCode: 54281Price:AU $26.46Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PHOENIX (ORION PUBLISHING) Published date:15/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
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 ......
Author: Plato, JasonCode: 57192Price:AU $40.74Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH LTD Published date:19/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
Two-time championship-winning and record-breaking racing driver, Jason Plato is a living, breathing example of what you shouldn't do if you want to become a professional racing driver- Do Not Almost kill Bernie Ecclestone Give Prince Charles the finger on the M42 Choose fags and booze over the gym Steal a JCB in Monaco and end up in ......
Stars and Heroes in the World of CarsAuthor: Ludvigsen, Karl E.Code: 55676Price:AU $44.99Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: DELIUS, KLASING & CO Published date:20/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
Automotive journalist Karl Ludvigsen, born in 1934 in the USA and one of the greats in automobile history, opens his archives in this book. In more than 50 years as a motor journalist, author, and an automobile historian, he has accumulated a comprehensive knowledge of his subject, and has met all the prominent figures of the automobiles golden ......
The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Formula 1 DesignerAuthor: Newey, AdrianCode: 55622Price:AU $49.95Format: Paperback / 400 pages Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS NZ Published date:21/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
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 ......
The amazing emergence of this Riley special from burned-out wreckageAuthor: Fountain, RogerCode: 57068Price:AU $26.46Format: PaperbackPublisher: PITSTOP Published date:24/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
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.
The First Driver to be Killed in Pursuit of the Land Speed RecordAuthor: Tours, HughCode: 56970Price:AU $54.99Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD Published date:25/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
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 ......
My life with Prince Bira of Siam by Princess Ceril BirabongseAuthor: Princess Ceril BirabongseCode: 56972Price:AU $32.00Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
Back in print! The the story of the passionate love of Bira, Prince of Siam, grandson of King Mongkut of The King & I fame, and the young Englishwoman who would become his wife, Princess Ceril Birabongse. The fascinating autobiography charts the life of Prince and Princess Birabongse, a life that was constantly filled with excitement and ......
Author: Porter, RichardCode: 56405Price:AU $19.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: VIRGIN BOOKS Published date:30/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2019
Are you the next Lewis Hamilton? How to be F1 Champion provides you with the complete guide to hitting the big time in top-flight motorsport, with advice on the correct look, through to more advanced skills such as remembering to insert for sure at the start of every sentence, and tips on mastering the accents most frequently heard at press ......
The Photographic BiographyAuthor: Nye, DougCode: 48569Price:AU $105.77Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date:31/10/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 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 ......
The Man and the MachineAuthor: Yates, BrockCode: 57034Price:AU $19.99Format: Paperback / 480 pages Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS Published date:19/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
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 ......
The Lost Story of the Original Speed King in His Own WordsAuthor: Madigan, TomCode: 57577Price:AU $69.99Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:25/11/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: November 2019
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.
The World's Leading Grand Prix AnnualAuthor: Icon PublishingCode: 57659Price:AU $99.00Format: HardbackPublisher: ICON PUBLISHING LTD Published date:15/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
The world famous motorsport annual is regarded as the definitive account of the Formula 1 season. Edited by leading F1 journalist Tony Dodgins, plus Formula One coverage from Maurice Hamilton and Mark Hughes as Technical Editor, it has been long established as a genuine collectors item. Autocourse has an unrivaled heritage which is recognised ......
The Men and the MachinesAuthor: Nikas, Mr. JohnCode: 52240Price:AU $99.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: HERRIDGE & SONS LTD Published date:28/12/2019Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2019
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
For Britain (Two hardback volumes within a slipcase)Author: Taylor, SimonCode: 54319Price:AU $240.00Format: Hardback / 488 pages Publisher: EVRO PUBLISHING Published date:15/02/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
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 ......
Chaparral, Texas and the Invention of Modern RacingAuthor: Levy, GeorgeCode: 52470Price:AU $45.00Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL Published date:15/03/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
This character-driven biography of Jim Hall is the first and only look at one of the most influential racing drivers, engineers, and team owners of the twentieth century.