Archive for Author 'John Aston', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by David Clarke
Some say The Truth is Out There. Even if it is, so is a whole load of other stuff. Fake news is not news! This delightfully left-field book shows how the UFO phenomenon has been a rich seam mined by a diversity of Britons, ranging from the self-delusional to the unsettlingly sane.
by Stephen Bayley
As the Age of the Internal Combustion Engine winds down here comes a grand sweeping commentary in the form of essays/magazine columns by a man who has opinions.
by Jack Barlow
He was active on the pro scene for only a few years, winning no poles, points, let alone podiums. That he is not entirely forgotten by racers is due to the “infamy” the title alludes to.
by Larry Carter
The North East of England has spawned many great racers over the years. Some of them, as well as the venues they raced at are already long forgotten so this book puts a necessary marker on the map. (Too bad there’s not an actual map, for the enlightenment of poor colonials.)
by Jenkinson & Posthumus, with D. Nye
Ever noticed the MAHLE logo on a modern race car? British industrialist Tony Vandervell’s old company became part of that group in 2007. He got many things right, including his F1 team.
by David Twohig
The author led the engineering teams for three very different vehicles, and his achievements at Nissan, Renault, and Alpine won him an Engineer of the Year Award. If you are ready to see how the sausage is made on the engineering side, this book will show you.
by Bryan Appleyard
The car is dead. Long live the car. A new era is almost here and the days of the current one are definitely numbered. The modern world is unimaginable without the car, so let’s take a look at how it all played out.
by Andre Hoogeboom
Verstappen won the 2021 F1 World Championship and right away a book comes out. Coincidence? Yes, because it was started six years ago, a mere year after he had become the youngest driver to compete in F1.
by Gordon Jones
Go to a big-name vintage race and chances are you’ll see a T70 in action, one of the best-looking race cars of its time. Decades in the making, this book explains the success of the lithe British car with the brawny American motors.
by Richard Jenkins
He was a man on the move both on the track and in his career but overshadowed by others in both. At his very peak, with a win in reach, he suffered a fatal crash during practice. At long last here is a proper biography to give Spence his due recognition.
by David James Smitheram
Dave and Clive went on a trip . . . Dave being a British motorsports figure and Clive the Little Red Corvette he bought in California. Dave even went there to collect it in person which of course spells road trip. His little son was too small to go along so dad wrote him this book.
by Sam Posey with John Posey
“Pictures no one has seen and stories no one has heard” says the press release, and it’s mostly true. Pro racer for 17 seasons, broadcaster, raconteur, painter Sam “the Mouth” Posey holds forth once more. He’s 77 and still tearing around his property on his Hammerhead dune buggy. Expect to be entertained.