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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...


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...


Motorsports and American Culture: From Demolition Derbies to NASCAR

by Mark D. Howell & John D. Miller

This collection of essays examines the relevancy of motorsports to American culture and history, from the late nineteenth century to the present. Addressing a wide spectrum of motorsports—such as stock car...


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...


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...


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....


Jeff Gordon: Portrait of a Champion

by Jeff Gordon

"Go out and work hard and just take it one step at a time."

He is a living legend, an athlete whodominates his sport as few otherscan. With his rainbow-colored No.24 Dupont Chevrolet Monte Carlo, JeffGordon has...


Sunday Money: A Year Inside the NASCAR Circuit

by Jeff MacGregor

NASCAR racing, once considered no more than a regional circuit of moonshiners pounding around low-country dirt tracks in a cloud of red dust and cliché, has somehow become America's fastest-growing spectator...


The Driver

by Alexander Roy

The riveting memoir of a life lived at the right-hand edge of the speedometer.

Alex Roy's father, while on his deathbed, hints about the notorious, utterly illegal cross-country drive from Los Angeles to New...


John Ozoga's Whitetail Intrigue: Scientific Insights for White-Tailed Deer Hunters

by John Ozoga

John Ozoga - one of North America's premier deer researchers - shares his common-sense insights into the continents most popular, adaptive and majestic game animal. Deer hunters and deer watchers will deepen...


Trading Paint: 101 Great NASCAR Debates

by Jerry Bonkowski

Top NASCAR writer and Sirius NASCAR radio personality Jerry Bonkowski answers the questions that get fans most fired up

Who was the greatest NASCAR driver ever? Are crashes good for NASCAR? How will Danica Patrick...


The Great American Gamble: How the 1979 Daytona 500 Gave Birth to a NASCAR Nation

by Joe Menzer

"One of NASCAR's greatest stories is brought to life in this meticulous, highly entertaining replay of the day that changed everything for the sport."

-Lars Anderson, Sports Illustrated

"Joe Menzer has done an...


Motorcycle Porn

by Frank J. Bott

Motorcycle Porn: Portraits and Stories is a book of images by photographer and motorcycle aficionado Frank J. Bott. These amazing images is an extensive project of Franks J. Bott to document unique bikes. When...


Taken by Speed

by Connie Ann Kirk

The number of athletes who have died competing in the sport of motor racing, including amateurs and professionals around the world, stretches into the thousands. Despite the danger, drivers continue to compete...


Riding a Straight and Twisty Road: Motorcycles, Fellowship, and Personal Journeys

by James Hesketh

A celebration of motorcycle culture and of lives recovered from active addiction

Before Easy Rider, there was The Wild One. From these films sprang the indelible image of the American biker-wanton, daring, and...


From Para to Dakar

by Joey Evans

‘I’ve realised that when things are really tough and there seems no hope for the future, it’s sometimes just Chapter One of a really cool story, and the ending is entirely up to you.’

Joey Evans has always...


A Different Kind of Life

by Virginia Williams & Cockerill Pamela

Frank Williams’ team was on the verge of winning the Formula One World Championship for the third time when his life was turned upside down. 

The racing car builder was on his way to the Nice Airport on a...


Williams: A Different Kind of Life

by Cockerill Pamela & Virginia Williams

Frank Williams’ team was on the verge of winning the Formula One World Championship for the third time when his life was turned upside down. 

The racing car builder was on his way to the Nice Airport on a...


To Dakar and Back: 21 Days Across North Africa by Motorcycle

by Lawrence Hacking & Wil De Clercq

Recounting the three weeks of blood, sweat, and tears that make up a 7,000 mile journey from the glitzy streets of Paris to the hinterland of northwestern Africa, this incredible tale highlights the most arduous...


Speed Duel: The Inside Story of the Land Speed Record in the Sixties

by Samuel Hawley

The quest for the land speed record in the 1960s and the epic rivalry between two dynamic American drivers, Art Arfons and Craig Breedlove.

"Interesting and complex. . . .The best job I've seen done on the subject...