Tag: Doug Stokes

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MEISTER BRAUSER Harry Heuer’s Championship Racing Team

MEISTER BRAUSER Harry Heuer’s Championship Racing Team

LACar Book ReviewMEISTER BRAUSERHarry Heuer’s Championship Racing Teamby Tom SchultzForward by Jim HallPublisher: Dalton Watson Fine Books – 2019Deerfield, IL 60015 USA324 pages / 370 photosISBN: 978-1-85443-304-6$95 USD In a way, this handsome new book takes up and greatly expands the story of one of the most fabled American racing sports cars, the Reventlow Scarab,...

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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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“DEFEAT” Was Only The Beginning…

“DEFEAT” Was Only The Beginning…

Each of the pantheon of famous motorsports figures who Will Buxton interviewed for this book tells their own story LACar Book Review MY GREATEST DEFEAT Author: Will BuxtonArtwork by Giuseppe CamuncoliPublished: May 2019, by Ervo Publishing UKISBN 978-1-910505-40-3USA: $29.95 / CAN: $34.95Review by Doug Stokes My Greatest Defeat” by Will Buxton Just to set the...

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Listen and Laugh: “The Last Open Road” as a Rather Raucous Radio Play

Listen and Laugh: “The Last Open Road” as a Rather Raucous Radio Play

LACar Radio-Play Audiobook Revue The Last Open Road By “BS” Levy Adapted from the book for audio, produced, and directed by the author 20 hours with bonus video features USB Flash drive: $55 or 20-disc CD set: $65 available at: www.lastopenroad.com photos by ASH and the author HERE’S THE DEAL: This is a very fun, funny, sardonic,...

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The Men and Machines That Revolutionized Formula 1 Racing

The Men and Machines That Revolutionized Formula 1 Racing

F1 MAVERICKS is Pete Biro and George Levy’s new book on the golden era of Formula 1 racing. BOOK REVIEW F1 MAVERICKSThe Men and Machines That Revolutionized Formula 1 Racing By Pete Biro and George LevyForward: Mario AndrettiAfterword: Niki LaudaPublished 06 Aug 2019Publisher: Motorbooks an imprint of The Quarto GroupISBN: 978-0-7603-6221-1240 pages, 91/2” by 11”...

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Getting “Slideways” for a Fun Night Out Near West Covina

Getting “Slideways” for a Fun Night Out Near West Covina

LA CAR GOES TO THE SPEEDWAY MOTORCYCLE RACES … SLIDEWAYS IN INDUSTRY HILLS STORY: TIM KENNEDY  Lead photo: Albert WongGallery photos: Howard Palmer Motorcycles are more ​like ​colorfully festooned skeletons ​when compared to any other form of two-wheel sport. Narrow and noisy, they seem gaunt, these garish caricatures of motorcycles, come, not even close (save the...

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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 Big Orange Comes To Town

The Big Orange Comes To Town

Orange County International Auto Show The Orange County International Auto Show is the first one of the season and one of the shorter shows, this year taking place over a long weekend in early October. Replete with interactive displays and brimming with new car excitement; the OC event also featured a slew of actual test...

 

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