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Gold Medal for SpeedReaders

July 18, 2012. We are pleased to announce that in our first year of submitting the website for consideration, a jury of our peers has awarded SpeedReaders a Gold medal at the 21st International Automotive Media Conference. For those not familiar with it, the IAMC “is a program to recognize and encourage excellence in all […]

Branching Out

Readers, reviewers, and publishers have expressed an interest in seeing “our kind” of reviews applied to other genres. We’re happy to oblige and will start with posting reviews of non-transportation items on the “off” days, i.e. Tuesdays and Thursdays. These posts will not be announced on Facebook/Twitter but the RSS feed will automatically update at […]

2011 Motor Press Guild Awards Announced

The Motor Press Guild announced on 12/14 its 2011 recipients of the Dean Batchelor Award. “Elva” won in the books category.

New McLaren Books from Coterie Press

Coterie Press is offering an expanded third edition of McLaren, The Cars which now goes up to 2012 and includes the 2011 MP4-26 F1 car, as well as the new MP4-12C supercar that will be in the hands of the first lucky customers in 2012. The new book is cheaper ($49.95) than the 2009 edition we reviewed here!   A companion […]

New & Improved Website!

Today, a new and improved SpeedReaders website is going live. It is completely redesigned and has much-enhanced functionality. Many of our US readers will be familiar with the Public Radio concept: no cost to the public — a minimum of advertising — made possible by the support of the people who use the service. More […]

Awards for Racemaker Press

Racemaker Press Wins This Year’s Cugnot and Ingersoll Awards  Finn’s Caribbean Capers and O’Keefe Winner’s Database Recognized by SAH   Racemaker Press took home two coveted awards from the Society of Automotive Historians annual banquet in Hershey this year, recognizing two of the independent firm’s 2010 published works. Joel Finn’s Caribbean Capers: The Cuban Grand Prix Races of […]

New ETAI Books for Fall 2011

French publisher ETAI is releasing four new books: ARONDE, le printemps de Simca by Christian Cazé Encyclopédie de la carrosserie française by Serge Bellu YACCO, l’huile des records by Xavier Chauvin Soixante de Formule 1, l’histoire complète vue par le Daily Mail by Tim Hill

New Book About US Grand Prix

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first US Grand Prix (Oct. 8, 1961) at Watkins Glen publisher David Bull announces the release of a new book by Michael Argetsinger, “Formula One at Watkins Glen: 20 Years of the United Staes Grand Prix, 1961–1981”.          

New LANCIA book

French publisher ETAI announces the release of Lancia Delta, un fabuleux palmarès by Hervé Bouchot.