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Car racing books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Car racing category. Presented with a red border are the Car racing books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Car racing books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

The Racing Driver's Pocket-Book by Colin Goodwin The Racing Driver's Pocket-Book

The glamour and exhilaration of the golden days of motorsport cannot be matched, ringing with the names of famous international marques: Bentley, MG, ERA and Aston Martin; Bugatti, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Auto Union and Alfa Romeo. Using extracts from contemporary race-reports...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2018

Porsche 930 to 935: The Turbo Porsches by John Starkey Porsche 930 to 935: The Turbo Porsches

The complete story of the development of the Porsche 930 turbo, and the racing derivatives of it - the RSR turbo, 934 and 935.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Land Speed Records by Don Wales Land Speed Records

The Land Speed Record is a fascinating story of human endeavour - of man and machine battling time to be the fastest. Since 1898 many have dreamed of being the fastest on earth, first with electric, then steam, then petrol,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2018

How to Prepare a Historic Racing Mini by CCK Historic with Daniel H. Lackey How to Prepare a Historic Racing Mini

Ever since its launch in 1959 the original Mini has been a stalwart of the motor racing scene. Even today, there is a bewildering array of formulae that it can compete in. This book explains how to prepare a historic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2018

RACING COLOURS MOTOR RACING COMPOSITIONS 1908-2009 by Simon Owen RACING COLOURS MOTOR RACING COMPOSITIONS 1908-2009

This book showcases the original work of the late Simon Owen, whose intricate cameos bring racing car liveries to vivid life. The book contains over seventy computer-generated graphic compositions of evocative racing car liveries, each of which is supported by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Porsche Works Team Porsche at the top 24-Hour Races: Nurburgring / Le Mans / Daytona by Frank Kayser Porsche Works Team Porsche at the top 24-Hour Races: Nurburgring / Le Mans / Daytona

24-hour races are the supreme discipline in motorsports. Every year, more than 200,000 fans meet in Le Mans for the race over the weekend. This book goes behind the scenes, not only in Le Mans, to document every detail and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/12/2017

AUTOCOURSE 2017/18 ANNUAL AUTOCOURSE 2017/18 ANNUAL by Tony Dodgins AUTOCOURSE 2017/18 ANNUAL AUTOCOURSE 2017/18 ANNUAL


Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

Mario Andretti Immagini Di Una Vita/A Life in Pictures by Mario Donnini Mario Andretti Immagini Di Una Vita/A Life in Pictures


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Coming Soon

Formula 2 The Glory Years: 1967-84 by Chris Witty, Jacky Ickx Formula 2 The Glory Years: 1967-84
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This sumptuous book, a feast of nostalgia, celebrates the wonderful era of the European Formula 2 Championship, 1967-84, on the 50th anniversary of its beginnings. Formula 2 pitted emerging heroes against the greats of the day and virtually all the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Auto Racing Comes of Age A Transatlantic View of the Cars, Drivers and Speedways, 1900-1925 by Robert Dick Auto Racing Comes of Age A Transatlantic View of the Cars, Drivers and Speedways, 1900-1925

The first quarter of the 20th century was a time of dramatic change in auto racing, marked by the move from the horseless carriage to the supercharged Grand Prix racer, from the gentleman driver to the well-publicized professional, and from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Jaguar E-type Factory and Private Competition Cars by Peter Griffiths Jaguar E-type Factory and Private Competition Cars

This book takes a detailed look at the racing E-type: an exciting and important aspect of Jaguar's history, but one that has often been overlooked and poorly documented.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Kings of the Mountain by Gordon Lomas Kings of the Mountain


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Shelby Mustang by Chuck Cantwell, Greg Kolasa Shelby Mustang
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First-hand account of the author's years developing the legendary 1960s muscle car, illustrated with rare and unpublished archive photographs.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Le Mans The Official History of the World's Greatest Motor Race by Quentin Spurring Le Mans The Official History of the World's Greatest Motor Race


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Gulf-Mirage 1967 to 1982 by Ed McDonough Gulf-Mirage 1967 to 1982

Details the origin and history of the Mirage sports cars, designed by the British-based John Wyer Automotive firm to contest the various versions of the World Sports Car Championship.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Motor Racing - Reflections of a Lost Era by Anthony Carter Motor Racing - Reflections of a Lost Era

A defining era in motorsport is documented in words and intimate photographs, both black and white and colour, from the mid-1950s through the 1960s, when motor racing was still accessible to all, and the 1970s when overt sponsorship and television...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Greatest Sporting Moments by Greatest Sporting Moments


Format: Novelty book - Released: 01/08/2017

Match Race Mayhem Drag Racing's Grudges, Rivalries and Big Money Showdowns by Doug Boyce Match Race Mayhem Drag Racing's Grudges, Rivalries and Big Money Showdowns


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Autodrome The Lost Race Circuits of Europe by S. S. Colins, Gavin David Ireland Autodrome The Lost Race Circuits of Europe
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A look at the history of ten of Europe's great abandoned race circuits, as well as contemporary views, shown in stunning photographs.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Eddie Irvine: Life In The Fast Lane by Eddie Irvine, Jane Nottage Eddie Irvine: Life In The Fast Lane
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Maverick, playboy and international star Eddie Irvine is probably the boldest driver in the world. From his relationships in the F1 world, including the inside track on Ferrari and Schumacher, to his friends and lovers.Incredibly honest, outspoken and funny -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/05/2017

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