Archive for Author 'Sabu Advani', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Heike Hientzsch
In 2011 Porsche returned to the World Endurance Championship and vowed to win Le Mans. They did. More than once. This is the story.
by Jonathan Ingram
Did auto racing’s first head and neck restraint save an entire sport? The short answer is no. The long answer is—this book. In the week after Earnhardt’s crash, HANS Performance Products took more orders for its device than in the previous 10 years.
by Rick Shaffer
A neat little book to pick up every now and then, both to start and to win arguments! Looks at the entire Indy history up to 2020.
by Tony Chong
You may think you know what all came out of Northrop Grumman over the years. You don’t; even if you worked there . . . This book will add a whole new list of names to drop at your next party.
by Adil Jal Darukhanawala
Expand your Jeep knowledge by seeing not only what it did in India but what it does, far expanding the scope of its US brother.
by Danny Nowlan
Theories, concepts, and equations explore the underpinnings of car handling and speed. The book also teaches how to analyze setup data and driver performance.
by Tony Buttler
Lots of aircraft went into production—but so, so, so many more remained at the thought or test stage. This book looks at the jet fighter side of it, and it is the one whose original version launched a whole series of books—with no end in sight.
by Bruce Hales-Dutton
2019 marked the centenary of the first nonstop transatlantic flight. You’d think the world would be awash in books—but this seems to be the only one! Good thing it’s a fine, if bland, one.
by Georg Gebhard
From Europe to Australia, since around 2010 there’s not a concours of note where this one-off Alfa has not been on display, making up for the decades it languished in obscurity. This book doesn’t answer all the questions but it’s all there is.
by Sharon Wright
“Balloon influenza.” (Gesundheit) Women parachuting out of balloons, dangling from ropes beneath it or sitting on a trapeze, calmly reading a (car!) magazine while sailing through a rainstorm? Prepare to be surprised.
by George Drysdale Dempsey
As exotic in its day as the Space Shuttle is now. And far more frightening to bystanders! In its day, 136 years ago, this book explained an utterly alien contraption to people who were more used to horses than iron machines.
by Tony Merrick
In certain circles, seeing Merrick’s name in the thick binders of documentation accompanying important vintage cars is enough of an imprimatur to sign large checks. Here his story in his own words.