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  • BLUEBIRD CN7. THE INSIDE STORY OF DONALD CAMPBELL’S LAST LAND SPEED RECORD CAR
    DONALD STEVENS
    Features- The story of the Bluebird CN7 told by a member of the original design team - The name "Bluebird" is synonymous with world speed record breaking - CN7 is the fastest of the Bluebirds and the most sophisticated design ever produced for a wheel-driven record breaker - CN7 used technology and materials developed for the aircraft industry - The personalities involved - Pre...
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    34,00 €

  • HOT ROD ROOTS A TRIBUTE TO THE PIONEERS
    DAIN GINGERELLI
    Here are hot rodding's true pioneers--the guys who raced the lakes in the mid-century, the ones who broke the records, and those who, through sheer ingenuity, transformed discarded car bodies, flathead V-8s, and four-bangers into the stuff of myth. In essays by some of the most respected journalists in hot rodding today, these icons of the early days come to life, and the histo...
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    44,00 €

  • CITY OF SPEED LOS ANGELES AND THE RISE OF AMERICAN RACING
    JOE SCALZO
    “One of Scalzo’s greatest gifts is his ability to find exceptional quotes … Photo captions are difficult to write well. Scalzo is exceptional at it … Scalzo complements his captions with exceptional prose in the book itself. City of Speed is indeed a great read. Joe Scalzo’s refreshing writing style earns four out of five lugnuts.” SpeedTV.com“The subject matter is one we have ...
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    50,00 €

  • NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES FROM DESERT DUST TO SUPERSPEEDWAYS
    NIGEL KINRADE
    Begun as the "SuperTruck Series" in 1995, the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series has accelerated through the decade to become the hottest new racing scene on the NASCAR circuit. Chronicling the truck series history from its conception by innovator Jimmy Smith and NASCAR CEO/President Brian France to its current status as the next stop for veteran NEXTEL Cup drivers--like Bobby Hamil...
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    28,00 €

  • THE WORLD'S FASTEST DIESEL
    DAVID TREMAYNE
    At the Bonneville Salt Flats on 23 August 2006 the fastest man on earth, Andy Green, sped to 350.092mph in a yellow torpedo-shaped car called JCB Dieselmax, creating a sensational new land speed record for a diesel-powered vehicle. This was the culmination of one of the most remarkable and adventurous projects in British motorsport history. The endeavour began with JCB Chairman...
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    34,00 €

  • THE STREET RODDERS HANDBOOK. HOW TO BUILD A SHOW-WINNING STREET ROD
    FRANK ODDO
    A comprehensive guide to designing and building street rods, customs, and lead sleds. Includes hundreds of photographs and practical tips, plus safe working and design factors. Covers all areas of the car, including chassis, suspension, frame, engine, bodywork, paint, and drivetrain. Also details how to choose a car and make critical planning decisions, as well as how to proper...
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    28,00 €

  • THE LAND SPEED RECORD 1898-1919
    R. M. CLARKE
    The land speed record. Motorsport distilled to its most fundamental elements - Distance versus Time. There is something intensely appealing about that, for it is the pure essence of speed and little else. There is none of the visceral, adrenaline-pumping thrill of Grand Prix racing about land speed record breaking. Indeed, it is ironic that in a branch of the sport where speeds...
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    26,50 €

  • THE LAND SPEED RECORD 1920-1929
    R. M. CLARKE
    The land speed record. Motorsport distilled to its most fundamental elements - Distance versus Time. There is something intensely appealing about that, for it is the pure essence of speed and little else. There is none of the visceral, adrenaline-pumping thrill of Grand Prix racing about land speed record breaking. Indeed, it is ironic that in a branch of the sport where speeds...
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    26,50 €

  • THE LAND SPEED RECORD 1930-1939
    R. M. CLARKE
    The land speed record. Motorsport distilled to its most fundamental elements - Distance versus Time. There is something intensely appealing about that, for it is the pure essence of speed and little else. There is none of the visceral, adrenaline-pumping thrill of Grand Prix racing about land speed record breaking. Indeed, it is ironic that in a branch of the sport where speeds...
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    26,50 €

  • THE LAND SPEES RECORD 1940-1962
    R. M. CLARKE
    The land speed record. Motorsport distilled to its most fundamental elements - Distance versus Time. There is something intensely appealing about that, for it is the pure essence of speed and little else. There is none of the visceral, adrenaline-pumping thrill of Grand Prix racing about land speed record breaking. Indeed, it is ironic that in a branch of the sport where speeds...
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    26,50 €

  • THE LAND SPEED RECORD 1963-1999
    R. M. CLARKE
    The land speed record. Motorsport distilled to its most fundamental elements - Distance versus Time. There is something intensely appealing about that, for it is the pure essence of speed and little else. There is none of the visceral, adrenaline-pumping thrill of Grand Prix racing about land speed record breaking. Indeed, it is ironic that in a branch of the sport where speeds...
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    26,50 €

  • THE FASTEST MOTORCYCLES ON EARTH
    TOM MURPHY
    This book traces the history of attempts to build the fastest motorcycles in the world. It explores the limits of power, aerodynamics, mechanical reliability, and traction, raising the bar of maximum speed for a motorcycle.Author Tom Murphy leads a historic tour of this exciting sport and introduces us to the top names and many others who built or drove record bikes. He shows u...
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    28,00 €

  • EL MIRAGE IMPRESSIONS DRY LAKES LAND SPEED RACING
    MIKE DE LESSEPS
    Subtitled: Dry Lakes and Land Speed Racing. A photographic essay of an SCTA sponsored dry lakes meet at El Mirage on a weekend in 1995. Superb photographs place you on that dry lakebed to stroll among the hot rods and motorcycles that were competing for new land speed records. El Mirage Impressions captures the atmosphere of dry lakebed speed racing in an unrivaled collection o...
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    38,00 €

  • THE FAST SET THREE EXTRAORDINARY MEN & THEIR RACE FOR THE LAND SPEED RECORD
    CHARLES JENNINGS
    Charles Jennings' fascinating book brings to life the story of three men, united only by their desire to travel faster than anyone had ever done before--and to claim for their country and themselves the coveted Land Speed Record. They were Henry Segrave, Malcolm Campbell, and John Cobb. What made these men invest their lives and fortunes in the pursuit of speed?" The Fast Set" ...
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    36,00 €

  • RECORDS DE VITESSE AUTO UN SIECLE DE DEFIS
    WILLIAM HUON
    Les livres sur les records de vitesse sont rares, plus rares encore quand il s’agit de livres en français. Un comble, ou une lacune à combler, dès lors que les premières tentatives se sont déroulées en France, dans les environs de Paris, au parc agricole d’Achères. Et pourtant, en 1898 et 1899, c’est bien le Français et comte Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat qui est aux prises avec ...
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    52,00 €

  • STOCK CARS EN FRANCE 1953-1970
    GUY CURVAL / PHILIPPE BERTHONNET
    Stock-car, voiture de stock-car, course de stock-car, comment se fait-il que personne ne connaisse le sens premier de ces mots, pourtant passés depuis longtemps dans le langage courant ? Si vous ouvrez le Larousse, vous pourrez lire qu'il s'agit d'un terme anglais qui signifie "voiture de série". Venue des USA, l'expression a pris le sens de "voiture automobile engagée dans une...
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    42,00 €

  • HOT ROD AND STOCK CAR RACING IN BRITAIN IN THE 1980S
    RICHARD JOHN NEIL
    Covers the continued development of short oval motor racing in the UK. At the top level of the sport, cars became more sophisticated and expensive, which led to the introduction of new classes to cater to drivers who no longer had the budget to compete at this level. Promoters continued to work with each other and there was a regular interchange of drivers across the country – ...
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    24,00 €

  • RICK MEARS THANKS THE STORY OF RICK MEARS AND THE MEARS GANG
    GORDON KIRBY
    Through the eighties and into the early nineties he was known as the King of the Speedways and the maestro of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Rick Mears won four Indianapolis 500s between 1979-1991 as well as three CART Indy car championships before retiring at the end of 1992 when he realized that a series of injuries had conspired to reduce his ability to operate at the maxi...
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    36,00 €

  • MERCHANTS OF SPEED. THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA'S PERFORMANCE INDUSTRY
    PAUL D. SMITH
    Hot rodding has always been about taking something that Detroit built and making it leaner and faster. At the epicenter of the movement was a cast of driven men who designed and manufactured the parts that made it all possible. This book takes an appreciative look back at the early hot rodders who worked out of their garages, basements, and backyards, and the "speed equipment" ...
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    30,00 €

  • THE COMPLETE STATISTICAL HISTORY OF STOCK CAR RACING RECORDS STREAKS
    RICHARD SOWERS
    Never before has the entire history of America's most popular racing series been dissected and analyzed like Richard Sowers has done in this book. From race records to pole positions, developments on and off the track, this book uncovers the most complete statistical and historical survey of NASCAR's first 51 years. Organized in three sections - a comprehensive year-by-year rev...
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    30,00 €

  • SECOND TO NONE: THE HISTORY OF THE NASCAR BUSCH SERIES
    RICK HOUSTON
    The NASCAR Busch Series is every bit as competitive and colorful as the more famous Winston Cup circuit. Most of today's top Winston Cup drivers began their careers in the Busch Series, which unlike the Winston Cup has retained much of the informal, close-knit atmosphere that made stock-car racing great originally. This beautifully illustrated book reviews every season from 198...
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    38,00 €

  • 50 YEARS OF STOCK CAR RACING
    KEN BRESLAUER
    Memories from five decades of NASCAR racing come alive in this beautifully illustrated book of stock car racing memorabilia. Go back to the days of Hudson Hornets and Plymouth Superbirds, legendary drivers such as Curtis Turner and Junior Johnson, and great early tracks like the Daytona beach course and Darlington. See hundreds of rare and unusual collectibles, from a Fireball ...
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    25,00 €

  • DRAG RACING FUNNY CARS OF THE 1970S PHOTO ARCCHIVE
    LOU HART
    By Wallace A. Wyss & Louis Hart. See the cars raced by many of the legendary names in drag racing, including Don Prudhomme, Tom McEwen and Jim Dunn. Action shots as well as clear detailed under the shell shots in the pits. Various makes and models of cars that have been reconstructed as funny cars - everything from stock to modified Camaros, Mustangs, Javelins, Dodge Chargers, ...
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    38,00 €

  • STOCK CAR RACING LIVES
    RICHARD SOWERS
    When 43 cars thunder toward the start/finish line at the outset of a NASCAR Winston Cup race, they become the focus of millions of fans. While the 43 men driving those machines are in the spotlight, as many as 14,000 people have worked behind the scenes to make that race a reality. Their stories are told here. Richard Sowers presents intimate first-person accounts from the peop...
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    32,00 €

  • THE AMERICAN DIRT TRACK RACER
    JOE SCALZO
    One of the most evocative eras in the history of American motorsport was the golden age of dirt-track racing, when hairy-knuckled drivers duked it out in open-wheel racers on half-mile ovals around the country. This photographic history spans the classic era from 1946 to 1970, featuring vintage photography of the Champ and Sprint cars that were driven by men like A.J. Foyt, Par...
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    50,50 €

  • GURNEYS EAGLES THE EXCITING STORY OF THE AAR RACING CARS
    KARL LUDVIGSEN
    The Fascinating Story of the AAR Racing Cars. Taking the racing world by storm, Dan Gurney and his All-American Racers combined innovation and engineering excellence to produce the bold Eagle cars. This illustrated history-a reprint of the original-follows Gurney, the team and their cars through several seasons of Formula 1, Can-Am and IndyCar competition. ...
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    38,00 €

  • NASCAR CONFIDENTIAL
    PETER GOLENBOCK
    The heart and soul of NASCAR is bared in this collection of stories from people intimately involved in stock car racing. Best-selling author Peter Golenbock interviewed a wide range of known and not-so-well-known players in the NASCAR game, ranging from the feisty female racer from the 1950s, Louise Smith, to the legendary champion Fred Lorenzen and announcer Benny Parsons. Gol...
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    33,00 €

  • SILENT THUNDER
    LEONARD W.MILLER
    The highly anticipated memoir of legendary autoracing veteran Lenny Miller, Silent Thunder offers a rare and astonishing look at the struggles and triumphs of some of the most courageous men and women in motorsports - black Americans. Whether youre a racing fan or a black history enthusiast, the authors deeply personal chronicle of his remarkable forty-year career as a manager ...
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    26,50 €

  • WALT HANSGEN HIS LIFE AND THE HISTORY OF POSTWAR ROAD RACING
    MICHAEL ARGETSINGER
    Walt Hansgen was a dominant driver in sports cars for the Cunningham team, then went on to prove his talent at the Indianapolis 500 as well as in NASCAR and Formula 1. Hansgen was also a first-rate development driver, and the book provides previously unpublished technical data and development history from his experience with D-type Jaguars, Lister-Jaguars, Birdcage Maseratis, a...
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    42,00 €

  • ONLY HERE FOR THE BEER GERRY MARSHALL
    JEREMY WALTON
    Re-issued in tribute to the late Gerry Marshall, one of the greatest personalities ever to grace the British club motorsport scene, this wonderfully entertaining book, first published in 1978, captures perfectly the character of one of life's great entertainers. Gerry's outrageous behaviour, humour, outspokenness and legendary capacity for alcohol combined to ensure that no soc...
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    28,00 €


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