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Motor Sports Books

  • Enzo Ferrari

    Brock Yates

    Product Code: CBPYJ
    Paperback
    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 adoring world press at the time, or was he a ruthless despot, who drove his staff to the edge of madness, and his racing drivers even further? Brock Yates's definitive biography penetrated Ferrari's elaborately constructed veneer and uncovered the truth behind Ferrari's bizarre relationships, his work with Mussolini's fascists, and his fanatical obsession with speed. "A fascinating and provocative book" The Observer.
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  • How To Be An F1 Driver

    Jenson Button

    Product Code: CBWAQ
    Hardback
    AUTHOR OF SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, LIFE TO THE LIMIT In his 17 years as a Formula 1 driver, Jenson Button has picked up a thing or two about how to do the job properly. Sure, you need to be able to drive a car fast - and Jenson is on hand to pass on a few tricks of the trade here - but you also need to know the real rules for making it to the top. Like, how to tell a multiple F1 champion they need to check their blind-spot. What the difference is between a helmet and a hat, and indeed a 'helmet-hat'. How to practise your champagne spray ahead of the big day. Why it is never, ever, under any circumstances a good idea to buy a yacht. And how to face down your team when you've just stacked their multi-million-pound car into a wall during practice. But 'JB' (nicknames in F1 run the full range from initials to, well, just using first names) doesn't stop there. HTBAF1D (catchy) lifts the lid on the people, the places, the weird rituals, the motorhomes, the media, the cars, the perks and the disasters. Join Jenson as he reveals how not to race a stupid big truck, why driving Le Mans is like having five shots of tequila before lunch, and what to do when you finally hang up your helmet-hat.
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  • Ferrari: All The Cars

    Leonardo Acerbi

    Product Code: BUQLI
    Hardback
    The first and only "virtual gallery" with all or almost all the models produced by the Maranello firm from 1947 to the present day, drawn by an artist of the calibre of Giorgio Alisi. Detailed technical files and texts by Leonardo Acerbi, an established historian of the marque, complete this unique overview of the Prancing Horse and its history. First published in the mid-2000s and reprinted on a number of occasions, Ferrari All the cars reviews, model by model, all the most significant cars produced by the Maranello firm from 1947 to the present day. From the Auto Avio Costruzioni of 1940, the Ferrari precursor, to the 125 S, the first car to carry the Prancing Horse badge and the Ferrari name, through to the latest Portofino, the reader explores unforgettable icons of automotive history. Among them, to mention but a few, are models such as the 250 GTs, the Testa Rossa, the 250 GTO, the 250 Le Mans and the 275 GTB , through to the latest creations, the FF, 488 GTB, California and GTC4 Lusso, by way of the 365 GTB/4 "Daytona", 512 BB, 308 GTB and many others. Then, naturally, there are all the F1 single-seaters from 1950 to the present day, those that have permitted the Prancing Horse to win 15 World Driver's Championships and 16 Constructors' titles, and the unforgettable Sports cars and Prototypes, undisputed protagonists for years in the enthralling endurance classics such as the Le Mans 24 Hours and the Targa Florio. The files on each model are complemented by an accompanying image, brief but pertinent contextual texts and detailed technical specifications. Ferrari All the cars is a unique book allowing you to have a complete history of Ferrari and its unforgettable cars always to hand, an authentic vademecum of the Maranello firm.
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  • The Blunt End of the Grid

    Dave Roberts

    Product Code: BTJNS
    Paperback
    Dave Roberts had the good fortune to inherit some money after his aunt's 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, facing retirement from working life and the curtain coming down on motor sport activity, he began to sift through his recollections and some accumulated writings, realising that a coherent memoir might be achievable. As the last season on the track unfolds, none too successfully, he shares his thoughts on coming to terms with the imminent withdrawal from a delightful addiction, and recalls many of the humorous moments along the way. We hear about kit cars and jalopies marooned on various hilltops in East Yorkshire, and even Brighton. We see how he left trailers and even tow vehicles behind on the way to race meetings, how to convince a close rival on track of your possible lunacy and his `epic' season long battle for a third in class trophy. Along the way Dave tells of hints and tips for car building and how this carries over to life in general. And, probably most importantly, how to achieve a standard at salsa dancing, just a smidgen ahead of `complete nincompoop'.
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  • The Mechanic

    Marc 'Elvis' Priestley

    Product Code: BSWET
    Paperback
    In the high-octane atmosphere of the Formula One pit lane, the spotlight is most often on the superstar drivers. And yet, without the technical knowledge, competitive determination and outright obsession from his garage of mechanics, no driver could possibly hope to claim a spot on the podium. These are the guys who make every World Champion, and any mistakes can have critical consequences. That's not to say the F1 crew is just a group of highly skilled technical engineers, tweaking machinery in wind tunnels and crunching data through high-spec computers. These boys can seriously let their hair down. Whether it be parties on luxury yachts in Monaco or elaborate photo opportunities in gravity-defying aeroplanes, this is a world which thrills on and off the track. 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. This is Formula One as you've never seen it before.
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  • Ayrton Senna

    Christopher Hilton

    Product Code: BSBLN
    Other
    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 compassionate man. Since his fatal crash during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, Senna's remarkable career and humanitarian outlook have continued to inspire the world. Since his death the Ayrton Senna Institute, his most important legacy, has helped educate more than 7.8 million Brazilian children. The Senna family has opened its archives, sharingnever-before-seen photographs of private moments at home and at the racetrack. A true collector's item this book also includes special ephemera from Senna's life: readers can pull out and examine replicas of his baptism certificate, handwritten letters and race agendas, a keepsake formal photo, autographed team stickers, and more than 20 other special items. In exclusive interviews, Senna's family and teammates sharepersonal anecdotes and favourite memories from a life truly lived at full speed. Fully illustrated and uniquely interactive, Ayrton Senna: A Life Lived at Full Speed will be a cherished addition to any fan's collection.
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  • Ring of Fire

    Rick Broadbent

    Product Code: BFYSC
    Paperback
    MotoGP is enjoying a period of unprecedented popularity and "Ring of Fire" details the acclaim, the heroism and the pressures of riding motorbikes at speeds of more than 200mph. This is a world where manufacturers invest millions and the world champion celebrates by staging mock jail breaks and giving pillion rides to a blow-up doll. One rider warms up for major races by singing Hank Marvin songs on his karaoke machine and a rising Italian star sees the world in terms of black and white energy tubes. Another sees nothing strange in racing with two broken ankles. Ring of Fire covers the recent history of MotoGP, from American Nicky Hayden spectacularly overturning established champion Valentino Rossi in 2006, through the emergence of wild young Australian Casey Stoner as the new champion in 2007, to the fierce rivalry between them and Spaniards Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo in what would prove to be one of the most closely-contested years of racing in 2008. It gives a behind the scenes look at World Superbike Champion James Toseland's attempts to break into this elite, and looks back at the tradition of reprobates, romance and debauchery in the paddock dating back to the 60s and stars like Mike Hailwood and Giacomo Agostino. Rick Broadbent introduces us not just to the stars and the multi-million pound contracts, but also to the officals, mechanics, doctors, team owners and fans who make up this white-knuckle ride of a sport. By turns funny, sad, shocking and uplifting, "Ring of Fire" brings us face to face with those who battle to emerge unscathed, or who just ignore the pain and ride to win against all odds.
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  • Aussie Grit: My Formula One Journey

    Mark Webber

    Product Code: AUDBM
    Paperback
    Mark Webber was at the centre of one of the most captivating chapters in the history of Formula One. In 2010, while racing for Red Bull, he and his team mate Sebastian Vettel went head to head for the World Championship. There could only be one winner. Since retiring from Formula One Mark has concentrated on endurance racing, including the legendary Le Mans 24 Hour race. He hit the front pages of newspapers around the world in December 2014 when he slammed into the barricades in the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in South America, and was lucky to escape with his life. But the controversy of his relationship on and off the track with Vettel, who went on to win multiple world titles, has never been far beneath the surface. Here, for the first time, Webber tells the inside story of one of Formula One's most intriguing battles - it is a story that goes to the heart of why the sport is loved by millions of fans around the world. In his trademark straight-talking, no-nonsense style Mark reveals his amazing life on and off the Formula One race track. From his first taste of karting to his F1 debut in 2002, scoring Minardi's first points in three years at the Australian Grand Prix, through to his first win with Red Bull at the 2009 German Grand Prix and the year he should have been crowned World Champion. Mark Webber's journey to the top of Formula One was every bit as determined and committed as his racing. Aussie Grit is his searingly honest story. Includes a foreword by Formula One legend Sir Jackie Stewart.
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  • N.A.R.T.

    Terry O'Neill

    Product Code: AOQKR
    Hardback
    Most people with an interest in motor sport will be familiar with the acronym N.A.R.T., yet few people profess to know too much about the North American Racing Team. Starting in the the second half of the 1950s, NART existed for three decades, during which it experienced successes on the tracks of America and Europe. It also suffered financial difficulties, and arguments with track organisers. This book explains what NART was, how it was formed, and what it achieved over three decades of competition. It wasn't just sports cars that were entered into races, NART entered Formula One cars and Formula Junior cars as well. Never as financially stable as his rival team owners, Chinetti did deals with Ferrari to purchase the latest specification sports cars at the end of a season, in order to attract the best drivers to drive for NART. It was also an opportunity to lease the cars on a race-by-race basis, an arrangement that appealed to some of Chinetti's clientele. Whilst success on the track was significant, problems were never far away. Working on the cars with a limited number of staff, and not receiving spares from Ferrari on time, NART always appeared to be in a state of crisis. No matter - despite the difficulties, the formula worked well for Luigi Chinetti, and the acronym N.A.R.T. has rightly become legendary.
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  • Le Mans

    Quentin Spurring

    Product Code: BBGZR
    Hardback
    This was the defining decade for the Le Mans 24 Hours. It started with six consecutive victories by Ferrari, overwhelming Aston Martin and Maserati. But then Ford threw its all-American dollars at the race and won it four times in a technically exciting period that also brought the competitive emergence of brands such as Alfa Romeo, Matra, Porsche and Renault. The participation of great automobile manufacturers spurred the development of many iconic racing cars: Ferrari Testa Rossa and GTO, Ford GT40 and Daytona Cobra, Porsche 904 and 917. The machines that were specially built for Le Mans evolved through the decade from front-engined brutes to mid-engined monsters. By the end of the period, many of them could achieve more than 200mph (300kph) on the awesome straights that defined the race, thrilling as many as 300,000 spectators at trackside. Almost 50 companies built cars that were raced at Le Mans in the 1960s. The 24 Hours became an annual cauldron of corporate rivalry and a high-speed proving ground for innovative automobile technologies.Above all, it became an incomparably arduous and complex challenge to man and machine that captured the imagination of the public the world over.
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  • Speed

    Guy Martin

    Product Code: AINZW
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    Guy Martin, lorry mechanic, motorcycle racing legend and favourite of the Isle of Man TT, lives for the buzz he feels racing his bike round terrifying bends at 200mph. Nothing, he claims, can match it. Or can it? Guy is about to find out. Guy faces four dangerous and thrilling speed record challenges, pushing the boundaries of speed, and his body, to determine just how fast one man can go. Together with the best of British engineering and design, scientific research, ground breaking technology and a Gold-medal-winning athlete or two, Guy attempts to pedal a bicycle over 100mph by using the slipstream of an articulated lorry; build the world's fastest human-powered aircraft; hydroplane a modified motocross bike across a two kilometre lake and become the fastest man on a toboggan. Tying in with the Channel 4 television series, Speed offers the inside track - the feats of engineering, the science behind the speed, the history of the challenges and Guy's adrenaline fuelled, jaw-dropping attempts to break the records. How do you create an aeroplane frame that's super light but safe enough to crash? What should you fill your bicycle tyres with if common air will explode under the heat of 100mph speeds? And why is the shape of a peregrine falcon the ideal model for a toboggan? Exploring aerodynamics, surface tension, friction, gravity and ground effect, Guy discovers how and why things go really fast.
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  • Elva

    Janos Wimpffen

    Product Code: ACWXE
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    Spirited, fast, quirky, elemental, affordable, idiosyncratic, and most of all, fun - these are among the many adjectives that have been used to describe British sports and sports-racing cars of the 1950s and 1960s. The cars of Elva fulfil all these descriptions and more: simple yet clever and competitive. For many automotive enthusiasts the Elva name has been known but its history has remained shrouded in myth. For Elva followers, the cars' and the company's successes and failures have been almost secret - until now. Like many of its contemporaries, Elva began modestly, but the specials built by Frank Nichols and his crew in Bexhill and Hastings, Sussex, (and eventually in Croydon) were soon recognized internationally for performance that often exceeded that of their peers, at a fraction of the cost. Elvas epitomized the concept of intuitive design. As one observer put it, "All that the mechanics seem to have were a set of tools consisting of a file and a hacksaw...not a drawing in the place. The cars just happen."
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  • Niki Lauda: His Competition History

    Jon Saltinstall

    Product Code: CBXNH
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    When, during the tumultuous 1976 Formula 1 season, Niki Lauda nearly perished in a conflagration at the Nurburgring and then, severely scarred, courageously fought back to race again only six weeks later, the Austrian earned admiration and adulation world-wide. While the saga of that year, and the battle with James Hunt for the World Championship, has been told many times, the rest of Lauda's racing has received less attention. This new book redresses that by documenting, race by race, his diverse driving career from 1968 to 1985. Through detailed dissection of each of his 328 races, in an eclectic mix of cars, a vivid picture emerges of a hugely determined and vastly talented racer who, despite many setbacks, left a remarkable legacy. All enthusiasts will treasure this comprehensive and richly illustrated examination of Niki Lauda's entire competition history.
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  • World Superbike 2019-2020 The Official Book

    Michael Hill

    Product Code: CBWXW
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    Relive the highs and lows of a thrilling WorldSBK season in the Official 2019 Yearbook, including round by round analysis of all three World Championship classes. Whether you are a fan of Kawasaki or Ducati, green or red, Rea or Bautista, 2019 had something for everyone and ultimately produced one of the greatest duels in WorldSBK history. A look back through the World Superbike archives, as well as an in depth look underneath the fairings of all seven manufacturers that took part in the three World Championship classes enhances what is a must read for any fan. Each World Champion has a dedicated chapter, with a comprehensive rider guide and exclusive never seen before photos. All of the statistics, all of the records as well as a look back at the riders who remain iconic as far as WorldSBK is concerned are all included in the Official Yearbook of the 2019 Motul FIM Superbike World Championship.
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  • Rapid Response:

    Stephen Olvey

    Product Code: CCPBC
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    Originally published to great acclaim in 2006, Dr Stephen Olvey's memoir Rapid Response makes a long-awaited return to print - complete with new text and an epilogue by Dario Franchitti - at the same time as the release of a documentary feature film of the same title. This book is the compelling story of the author's often tragic, sometimes funny, and frequently frustrating journey through the volatile world of professional motorsport. Along the way he introduces the reader to many of the characters - geniuses, good guys, bad guys - that he has encountered during his quest to save lives and make motorsport safer. This book is a captivating read for all motorsport fans.
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  • The Great British Rally

    Graham Robson

    Product Code: CCMGP
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    This is the complete history of British international rally events, starting with the very first RAC rally of 1932, which included 1000 miles of road motoring, and when a mere three driving tests were needed to produce a result. By 1951 an international permit had been achieved, a speed element was included, and the `Rally of the Tests' ran until 1960. From 1961, the event took on a number of high-speed, loose-surfaced Special Stages, the Scandinavian influence became clear, and the event took on a World Championship qualification in 1973. In that time, competing cars had progressed from having perhaps 50bhp to at least 300bhp, and even more high-tech machines with 500bhp and four-wheel-drive would follow. By then the RAC Rally was - and remains, in its present form as Wales Rally GB - one of the three most important rallies in the world, every `works' team makes sure that it is represented, and it has a very important image throughout the world. Major sponsors embraced the event from the 1960s - first The Sun and Daily Mirror, then Lombard, and Network Q, and finally the Welsh government - which in recent years has become a very high-profile showcase for the world's most exciting cars. Few other British International events have such a long and distinguished record. The 75th running of this event takes place in 2019. With year-by-year accounts of all events in the Rally's history, copiously illustrated with period photographs, and covering the various challenges posed by such crises as foot and mouth disease, weather conditions and controversy over rules and regulations, this book is the definitive guide.
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  • DRIVEN

    John Aston

    Product Code: CCMEH
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    DRIVEN is John Aston's hugely entertaining motoring autobiography. This ambitious and far ranging book begins with his early days as a teenage car enthusiast and race marshal in the late Sixties before covering the wide range of subjects close to his heart. These include the best and worst of Formula One, the icon that is Ferrari, the writer's NASCAR adventure and the delights of long road trips in his beloved Caterham Seven. But that's not all, as you can read about why the NSU Ro80 was a prophet without honour, as well as what the writer thinks about the changing face of motoring journalism. Yes, one J Clarkson is mentioned ... And there's more still, as a major part of the book is a description of a year in British motorsport. The writer's love of the lesser known categories of motor sport illuminates the text, as does his insight into the places, people and machinery making up the sport's diversity. He describes the mood music of events ranging from a round of the British Touring Car Championship to historic race meetings for Cortinas and Minis, before venturing further from the mainstream with drag racing at Santa Pod, speed hillclimbs, autograss and rallying. Oh - he also doubled the average age at a Time Attack meeting. Don't expect objective reporting, as he holds strong opinions, but they are leavened by a tongue firmly lodged in his cheek. Any reader, enthusiast or not, is guaranteed to enjoy reading about these adventures as much as the writer enjoyed having them.
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  • Survive. Drive. Win.

    Nick Fry (Author)

    Product Code: CAXQU
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    'The story of Brawn GP is legendary... Exciting and magical.' Damon Hill 'Nick Fry and Ed Gorman take us behind the mysterious and tightly closed doors of F1 to tell the remarkable story of the 2009 season.' Martin Brundle Foreword by Bernie Ecclestone The full story of F1's incredible 2009 championship battle has never been told. Until now. In this gripping memoir, Nick Fry, the former CEO of Brawn GP, reveals how he found himself in the driving seat for one of the most incredible journeys in the history of motor sport. At the end of 2008, Nick, then head of Honda's F1 team, was told by his Japanese bosses that the motor company was pulling out of F1 in thirty days. This bolt from the blue was a disaster for the team's 700 staff, for Ross Brawn, who Nick had recently recruited as chief engineer, and for the drivers, Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello. But in a few short weeks, Nick and Ross would persuade Honda to sell them the company for GBP1 (plus all the liabilities). Just thirteen weeks later, the Brawn GP team, led by Nick and Ross, would emerge from these ashes, win the first Grand Prix of the 2009 season, and go on to win the Driver's and the Constructor's Championship, with a borrowed engine, a heavily adapted chassis and, at least initially, no sponsors. In Survive. Drive. Win., Nick gives an up-close-and-personal account of how he and Ross turned disaster into championship glory and laid the foundations for what was to become the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team. Along the way he gives the inside track on the drivers, the rivalries between teams, on negotiating with Bernie Ecclestone, on hiring and working with two global superstars: Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton - and offers a unique and thrilling perspective on an elite global sport.
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  • Autopia

    Jon Bentley

    Product Code: CBRFR
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    Cars are one of the most significant human creations. They changed our cities. They changed our lives. They changed everything. But in the next thirty years, this technology will itself change enormously. If Google get their way, are we all going to be ferried around in tiny electric bubble-cars? Or will we watch robots race a bionic Lewis Hamilton? And what about the future of classic cars? In Autopia, TV presenter and journalist Jon Bentley celebrates motoring's rich heritage and meets the engineers (and coders) who are transforming cars forever. From mobile hotel rooms to electric battery technology; from hydrogen-powered cars to jetpacks, Autopia is the essential guide to the future of our greatest invention. Fully designed with illustrations and photographs, this will be the perfect Christmas gift for car and technology enthusiasts everywhere.
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  • Racing to the Finish

    Dale Earnhardt

    Product Code: CBPQE
    Paperback
    Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s only authorized book revealing the inside track on his final year of racing and retirement from the driver's seat. "Time was running out on my charade. . . . My secrets were about to be exposed to the world." When NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. retired from professional stock car racing in 2017, he walked away as a healthy man. But for years he had worried that the worsening effects of multiple racing-related concussions would end not only his time on the track but also his ability to live a full and happy life. Torn between a race-at-all-costs culture and the fear that something was terribly wrong, Earnhardt started keeping private notes about his escalating symptoms. They showed a vicious cycle: suffering injuries on Sunday, struggling through the week, then recovering in time to race again. For the first time he shares these notes and fully reveals the physical and emotional struggles he faced as he fought to close out his career on this own terms. In this candid reflection Earnhardt opens up about his frustration with the slow recovery, his admiration for the woman who stood by him through it all, and his determination to share his own experience so others don't have to suffer in silence. Steering his way to the final checkered flag of his storied career proved to be the most challenging race-and most rewarding finish-of his life.
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  • Conquering the Iron Giant

    Graham Jarvis

    Product Code: BZPAU
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    Graham Jarvis has been at the top of off-road motorcycling for the best part of twenty-five years and has competed in hundreds of competitions and races all over the world, from TV's Junior Kickstart in the early 1990s to the fabled and ridiculously perilous two-day Italian event Hell's Gate, which he has dominated in recent years and which is one of motorsport's most feared events. Having excelled at Trials and Enduro, Graham moved into the high-octane world of Extreme Enduro, one of the most exhilarating sports on two wheels, in 2011. Since then, he has won Extreme Enduro's five major competitions -the Erzberg Rodeo, the Red Bull Sea to Sky, the Red Bull Romaniacs, the Tough One and the chilling Hell's Gate - no fewer than twenty-five times, making him one of motorsport's most successful riders. In To Hell's Gate and Back, Graham will take us from his early years in Canterbury, where he started out on an old BMX bike that his dad had rescued from the tip, to competing against up to 1,800 riders in races where dozens are often airlifted to hospital, and only three or four finish . . . with Graham usually at the head of the field. It is a story of dedication, skill and, above all, an extreme passion for off-road motorcycling.
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  • Legend Salzburgring

    Florian T. Mrazek

    Product Code: CBLEQ
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    50 years of Salzburgring: Built in 1969 at athe same time as the old OEsterreichring, the high-speed circuit at Salzburg's gates was often the scene of legendary slipstream duels and highly dramatic battles in the rain. 50 years of Salzburgring also means victories and defeats, triumphs and tragedies, along with plenty of racing passion. But above all else: motor sports at the highest level. The re-issued and revised anniversary adition of "Legend of Salzburgring" has been supplemented with not just the events of the past five years since the publication of the first book. Rather, it deals with the astonishingly diverse present-day racing circuit - and its future in the fast-moving and extremely challenging 21st century. Because as often in its rich history of ups and downs, Salzburgring is once again facing some important strategic decisions on its 50th birthday. Accordingly, "Legend of Salzburgring" is not just a fascinating look back at the past but also a glimpse ahead of how the next 50 years of this race circuit could be.
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  • 100 Years of Bentley

    Andrew Noakes

    Product Code: CAXVL
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    One of the most recognised and revered car brands, Bentley celebrates its centenary in 2019. In conjunction with the Bentley Drivers Club and the W.O. Bentley Memorial Foundation, 100 Years of Bentley is a lavish celebration of the company, from its earliest models right up the modern day cars. A six-times winner in the gruelling Le Mans 24-hour race, Bentley is also the brand behind iconic cars such as the 41/2-Litre `Blower', the R-type Continental, and modern classics such as the Continental GT and Mulsanne. Featuring more than 200 pictures, many from the club's archives and some never seen in print before, this beautiful book details the whole history of Bentley. From W.O. Bentley's early days as a railway engineer along with his first attempts at modifying French DFP cars, to the company's early racing exploits, including its victories in the early Le Mans races. Covering the Bentley brand's revival in the 1980s and renewed impetus when it was acquired by the Volkswagen group, the story is brought up to date with the awesome new Bentleys built for the 21st century and the new era of electrification just around the corner.
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  • How to be Formula One Champion

    Richard Porter

    Product Code: CAXQW
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    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 conferences. You'll also learn how to manage your social media account and other basics, including the art of Champagne spraying and how to wear a massive free watch. There are step by steps on how talk about key sponsors while sounding like the life force is draining from your body, and how to psychologically crush your teammate without him noticing. How to be F1 Champion also contains carefully illustrated guides to important factors such as facial hair, baseball-cap technique and the correct body language for when your stupid car has broken down on the far side of the track during lap 17. Again. See you on the podium!
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