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Fast Lines: Memorable Moments in Motorsport

by Pete Lyons

What makes cars and men champions? Lyons explored this subject over the years and, touching on many different forms of racing, wrote books and magazine columns. Here, fifty-five of these for Vintage Racecar magazine are gathered in book form.

Formula One at Watkins Glen: 20 Years of the United States Grand Prix, 1961–1980

by Michael Argetsinger

The author’s father brought F1 to The Glen and racing is the “family businesss.” This should be the book that has the best story to tell. It doesn’t.


directed by Asif Kapadia 

F1 fan or not, anyone who likes a big story well told ought to watch this documentary of a supremely skilled, courageous, enigmatic, controversial race driver who paid the ultimate price for doing what he felt he was put on this Earth to do.

Silver Clouds: The 1934 Grand Prix Season

by Paul Chenard

A marvelous limited-edition collection of artwork—only 50 pieces—with narrative about the 1934 racing season in Europe.

Jochen Rindt: The Story of a World Champion

by Heinz Prüller

In the Clermont-Ferrand paddock during the French GP meeting of July 1970, Jochen Rindt sat with his fellow-Austrian, journalist Heinz Prüller, in the Firestone caravan. They had collaborated on a book four years earlier, and now that Rindt was romping away with the World Championship, they agreed to write another.

Jochen Rindt: Uncrowned King

by David Tremayne

“Who the hell is Jochen Rindt?” is the title of the first chapter—because it was the first question people asked when Rindt seemingly came out of nowhere in 1964 to beat the big-name drivers of his day. And it is, the author fears, the first question a new generation of racing enthusiasts asks today.

Brands Hatch: The Definitive History of Britain’s Best-Loved Motor Racing Circuit

by Chas Parker

In declaring to write the “definitive history” Parker set himself an ambitious target. Competition may have been sparse—Brands published several histories decades ago, and Parker himself was between writing a pair of simple guidebooks to racing there.

Tales from the Toolbox: A Collection of Behind-the-Scenes Tales from Grand Prix Mechanics

by Michael Oliver

A professional motorsports writer, Oliver has great affinity for his subject, as befits someone who was only weeks old when he was taken along to F1 races, and he likes to say that he learned his numbers by looking at the roundels on the side of race cars.