Jim Crawford, Lessons in Courage
by Kevin Guthrie
A team boss of his once called him the bravest driver he ever knew. Also a wonderful human being. What, you never heard of the Scot who loved the Indy 500?? Here’s a book to fix that.
Porsche Unseen: Design Studies
by Jan Karl Baedeker & Stefan Bogner
You’d have to be quite the Porsche geek to have known, let alone seen, any of the cars shown here. There are many more where these came from and one can only speculate why Porsche allowed these 15 to be made public.
Boost! Roger Bailey’s Extraordinary Motor Racing Career
by Gordon Kirby
Bailey’s professional life spanned more than five decades and included such a variety of positions—mechanic, team boss, official, administrator—that you think you’re dealing with more than one person. No wonder his nickname was Boost!
Keep Watching The Skies, American Science Fiction Movies of the Fifties
by Bill Warren
Warren’s book will absolutely answer any question you might have concerning vintage Sci-Fi cinema, along with many, many things you would not even think to ask. That this book is inclusive is the understatement of the past, the present—and the FUTURE!
The Scooter Bible: The Ultimate History and Encyclopedia
by Eric Dregni
“Scooters are funny” says the author. So is this book, written by a card-carrying academic. The period ads alone are a hoot. If you never had a scooter, well, they never go out of style and especially today electric models are the thing to have.
Herbert Müller – “…alles zu langsam!”
by Födisch and Roßbach
If you followed racing in the hairy 1960–80 era you could not have failed to notice this Swiss driver. This biography is deep in the best sense. The reason it was written is to commemorate the saddest of occasions.
The Devil’s Mercedes: The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler’s Limousine in America
by Robert Klara
Leave it to a librarian to find answers to difficult questions. A Big Mercedes of the 1930s is plenty rare any old day but the one that stars in this book, war booty as others of its kind, suffered a case of mistaken identity for decades.
Vintage Campers, Trailers & Teardrops
by Patrick R. Foster
Can’t tell a tin can from a canned ham? Just what is a fifth-wheel? More importantly, is camping fun?? This fun book tells you all that and more.
The Tom Mix Cord: Saga of a Western Film Star’s Classic Motorcar
by Bob M. White
The “King of Cowboys” was the Hollywood action hero of his day and the highest-paid actor of the silent film era. He did his own stunts so of course he loved fast cars—and this 1937 Cord is the one in which he had that fatal crash.
Classic Engines, Modern Fuel: The Problems, the Solutions
by Paul Ireland
A compliation of articles the author wrote for various magazines about his Manchester University XPAG Tests. Features real data and practical descriptions applicable to all classic engines.
The Women of General Motors, A Century of Art and Engineering
by Constance A. Smith
Profiles of and interviews with female GMers in design, engineering, manufacturing, and administration. In a 2019 report, GM finished first out of 200 companies in gender equality and is the first—and still only—automaker with a female CEO.
Queen of the Skies: The Lockheed Constellation
by Claude G. Luisada
Even almost a decade after its publication, this book still matters—and it comes with a Lockheed Manual on CD that you’d rarely find even at auction.