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Ultimate Speed Secrets: The Complete Guide to High-Performance and Race Driving

by Ross Bentley

Ultimate Speed Secrets is the drivers' guide to going faster! Professional race instructor Ross Bentley has raced everything from Indy cars to world sports cars and has the experience to make any racer a more...


The Indianapolis 500: A Century of Excitement

by Ralph Kramer

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Since the dawn of automotive racing, the world's best drivers have tested their skills, bravery and the limits of speed in the legendary Indianapolis 500. The winner claims the...


Blood and Smoke: A True Tale of Mystery, Mayhem and the Birth  of the Indy 500

by Charles Leerhsen

One hundred years ago, 40cars lined up for the firstIndianapolis 500. We are still waiting to find out who won.

The Indy 500 was created to showcase the controversial new sport of automobile racing, which was...


Winning the Race Every Day: Keep Your Drive Alive

by Steve Winfield & Michael McDowell

The apostle Paul compared the Christian life to a race--meant to be won! These 365 daily readings inspire and train you to drive the race of your life with boldness, courage, and an unquenchable longing to know...


NASCAR Racers

by Ben White & Nigel Kinrade

The NASCAR drivers featured in these pages are the drivers who make stock car racing one of the fastest, and fastest-growing, sports around. They come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, from all...


Magnolias, Sweet Tea, and Exhaust: One Woman's Journey to Understanding the Phenomenon of NASCAR

by Carole Townsend

In Magnolias, Sweet Tea, and Exhaust, Carole Townsend goes to ground with NASCAR, following the races at Southern tracks from one to the next, learning about the sport and the culture of NASCAR as she goes....


The Blount Report: NASCAR's Most Overrated & Underrated Drivers, Cars, Teams, and Tracks

by Terry Blount & Allen Bestwick

While fans continue to debate the relative merits of their favorite drivers, ESPN.com's premier motor sports writer Terry Blount now brings some needed clarity and perspective to America's biggest spectator...


Ring of Fire: The Inside Story of Valentino Rossi and MotoGP

by Rick Broadbent

Ring of Fire is an insider's account of the acclaim, heroism and pressures of being a MotoGP racer. This is a world where manufacturers invest millions, and where a rider will emerge from a coma with shattered...


The Last Lap: The Life and Times of NASCAR's Legendary Heroes

by Peter Golenbock

Stock car racing is not only the most popular sport in the country, but it's also among the most dangerous, as well. Traveling at speeds of over 200 miles per hour, drivers risk their lives every time they take...


The 200-MPH Billboard: The Inside Story of How Big Money Changed NASCAR

by Mark Yost & Brian Williams

What began on the dusty racetracks of the rural South is now a world-class enterprise, as closely watched by Wall Street as by hometown racing fans. How NASCAR grew from its provincial roots to become a big...


Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman

by Matt Stone & Preston Lerner

Winner of International Automotive Media Gold Award 2010 For all his fame as one of Hollywood's great actors, a world-class humanitarian, and the proprietor of a natural food empire, the late Paul Newman had...


Speed Secrets 6: The Perfect Driver

by Ross Bentley

With racing, as with almost any pursuit, being the best entails having a clear idea of what the best is--having a mental model that instructs and motivates and inspires. That's where Speed Secrets 6 comes in....


Black Noon: The Year They Stopped the Indy 500

by Art Garner

Winner of the 2014 Dean Batchelor Award, Motor Press Guild "Book of the Year"

Before noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 was stopped for the first time in history by an accident. Seven cars had crashed in a...


The Sebastian Vettel Quiz Book: 100 Questions on the German Racing Driver

by Chris Cowlin

Are you a fan of German motor racing ace Sebastian Vettel? Have you followed his progress on the grand prix circuit, clocking up successive wins to become three times world champion? Are you eagerly anticipating...


Tales from the Drag Strip: Memorable Stories from the Greatest Drag Racer of All Time

by Bill Stephens, Don Garlits & Shirley Muldowney

Since the moment that young men began modifying and personalizing their automobiles back in the 1940s and ’50s, “Big Daddy” Don Garlits was squarely in the thick of this intoxicating pursuit. Tales from...


Ten Years Of Motors And Motor Racing

by Charles Jarrott

“ …When the idea of this book was first suggested to me, although I had no misgivings as to the interest of its subject for myself and those immediately concerned, I had some misgiving as to my ability to...


The History of Motor Sport: A Case Study Analysis

by David Hassan

First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Wall Smacker - The saga of the speedway

by Peter De Paolo

“ …The pages that follow are not offered as an attempt at literary style or excellence. I am far from being a writer, and, to tell the truth, “Wall Smacker” was the hardest task I’ve ever undertaken....


The Last Road Race

by Richard Williams

The story of the 1957 Pescara Grand Prix - the last race of the heroic age of motor racing

There has been much talk of how Grand Prix motor racing has become rather dull with big name, big brand winners ousting...


Inside Shelby American: Wrenching and Racing with Carroll Shelby in the 1960s

by John Morton

In the late 1950s, a young John Morton was transfixed with sports car racing. His dreams of competition eventually led him to enroll, in 1962, in the Shelby School of High Performance Driving. In a bold moment...