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Book Review: The Official Tony Dow Coloring Book

Book Review: The Official Tony Dow Coloring Book

This coloring book features artwork from the legendary Fireball Tim Lawrence, who will keep your imagination running wild as you color the detailed sketches. The Official TONY DOW Coloring Book! Written by: Tony and Lauren Dow Illustrated by: Fireball Tim Lawrence Fireball Publishing www.fireballtim.com _____________________________________________________________ NOTE:  We’ve done our share of (car) book reviews here in...

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Book Review: Take Risk!

Book Review: Take Risk!

Take Risk! chronicles the history of the maniacs responsible for land speed records, with focus on the story of the Bloodhound and its quest for 1,000 mph. Take Risk! Richard Noble Evro Publishing, 2020 Hardcover 272 Pages Published in April 2020 $24.95 US / $25.03 CAN ISBN 978-1-910505-51-9 ____________________________________________________________________ “For my next act I’m going...

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Book Review: The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973

Book Review: The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973

The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973 is a personal, fast-paced chronicle that covers 10 years of “Langstrekenrennen”, or German for “Long Distance Races”. The Racers Langstreckenrennen – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973 The Personal Scrapbook of Al Satterwhite By Al Satterwhite ISBN: 978-3-667-11856-1 Publisher: Delius Klasing Verlag Hardcover Pages: 192 Size: 9 in. x 10.5...

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Book Review – Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59

Book Review – Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59

Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59 is a vibrant look into the Golden Age that bred some of the most famous names to grace the sport, and features 600 photographs. FORMULA 1: CAR BY CAR 1950-59By Peter HighamEVRO Publishing Group, UKwww.ervopublishing.comIBSN: 978-1-910505-44-1304 pages / 600 photosHardbound 11.25” x 9.50”$79.95 USD Yes, you read those specs...

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Book Review: Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story

Book Review: Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story

This excellent book written by Chris Willes depicts the various struggles and challenges that go with starting a race team with limited resources. Below is a book review from guest contributor Tennyson Kwok. Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story is not available on Amazon, but on Chris Willes’ Facebook page. From 1958 to...

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The Speed Kings. The Rise and Fall of Motordrome Racing

The Speed Kings. The Rise and Fall of Motordrome Racing

Author Don Emde brilliantly depicts the famous Hemmingway quote in ‘The Speed Kings’: “There are really only three sports that matter: bullfighting, mountaineering and motor racing and that the rest are merely games.” LACar/com Book Review The Speed Kings. The Rise and Fall of Motordrome Racing By Don Emde Forward by Kenny Roberts Review By...

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1970-1975 Formula 1 Greats LOTUS 72

1970-1975 Formula 1 Greats LOTUS 72

1970-75 seems a long time ago in any sort of talk about modern motorsports technology, but this bright new book by the highly-respected motor-journalist Pete Lyons brings the subject into very sharp focus. LACar.com Book Review: 1970-1975 Formula 1 Greats LOTUS 72 By Pete LyonsForward by Emerson FittipaldiErvo Publishing July 2019Westrow House, Holwell, Sherborne, Dorset,...

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Hot Rod Empire

Hot Rod Empire

BOOK REVIEW – In “Hot Rod Empire” the life and times of Robert E. Petersen are the object of talented motorsport biographer Matt Stone focus. HOT ROD EmpireBy Matt Stone with Gigi CarletonForward by Ed IskenderianWith preface(s) by Gigi Carleton and Bruce MeyerMotorbooks an imprint of Quarto GroupISBN: 978-0-7603-6069-9eISBN: 978-0-7603-6070-5Hardbound, 208 pages, over 290 photos (color...

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The Best of the Best

The Best of the Best

LACar BOOK REVIEW: “JIM CLARK – The Best Of The Best”By David TremayneReview by Doug Stokes Jim Clark, a Scots farmer from Duns, Scottish Borders, and Berwickshire is considered by everyone who ever saw him drive a car in competition to be one of racing’s very best ever. He won two Formula 1 World Driving...

 

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