by Mark A. Frankel & Tommy H. Thomason
Jets behaved like nothing before them; accident rates soared. It wasn’t until 1948 that the military had a proper jet trainer—developed with private funds! This splendid book takes us from biplane to high-tech simulator.
by Russell Bulgin
Unicorn. Hen’s teeth. Unobtainium. The book, that is. Published posthumously by his colleagues this anthology presents some of the towering—and not just because he was 6’7”—British journalist’s choicest automotive musings.
by Sigur E. Whitaker
From wholesale grocer to motorsports impresario this unknown businessman would become a household name. This biography presents these and many other of his activities.
by Arnold O’Byrne
The author rose from accounts clerk to senior executive at GM and in his role as in-house auditor laid bare corruption, dishonesty, and disrespect at GM Ireland. This autobiography tells it like it is.
by Mark D. Howell & John D. Miller (eds)
Are motorsports relevant to the culture at large? Essays from a diverse range of contributors look for answers from the late nineteenth century to the present—but other cultures may well have different answers.
by Stephen Budiansky
Shakespearean personalities intertwine with Faustian bargains to achieve turf-guarding victories between the various US intelligence agencies, creating a bureaucratic environment where control of the secret becomes more important than the secret itself.
by Malcolm Bobbitt
Cars that are expensive to buy are expensive to fix. This fantastically overengineered car can be positively ruinous, making this Buyer’s Guide absolutely essential insurance.
by Gijs Mom
Written by an academic for a scholarly audience this book investigates why, among the various modes of transport, it was the car that established itself as dominant, and its geographic spread.
by Robert Gretzyngier & Wojtek Matusiak
If you know your American Revolution history you know there is an American connection to this Polish Air Force squadron. If you’ve run out of ways to customize your MiG-29 kits this book will give you lots of ideas.
by Greg Moore with Perry Allen Wood
A look at NASCAR from the inside. Watching it on TV or even live gives you little insight into what goes on on the other side of pit wall—not always pretty and never simple.
by Chas Parker
First used in 1947 by a bunch of friends for some off-the-cuff racing—running over a sheep in the pursuit of speed—this former airfield drew only a year later a crowd of 100,000 for its first proper British GP. Here is the whole story, from then to 2013.
by Mike Love and James S. Hirsch
Enough about Brian Wilson already! I am a Beach Boy too, a founding member! Attention must be paid! I am a wonderful person! Look at Me, Ma!