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Motorsport and automotive

New in 2006

Bob McIntyre: The Flying Scot

Fourth in this series, Bob McIntyre: The Flying Scot tells the story of the man who never actually won a world championship but certainly deserved to.

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Mike Hailwood: The Fans' Favourite

A fascinating new book that describes Mike-the-Bike's long and varied career concentrating on the racing years and the motorcycles as well as his life off the track.

Alec Issigonis: The Man who Made the Mini

A fascinating study of Alec Issigonis, the brilliant designer of the Morris Minor and the Mini. His ingenious and effective designs had a deep, lasting influence on the evolution of the motor car and on the wider history of industrial design.

New in 2004

Le Mans '55

A thrilling recreation of the events which led up to the worst crash in motor racing history. Drawing in the consummate Juan-Manuel Fangio, the English playboys Mike Hawthorn and Lance Macklin, a pseudonymous French driver and an awful toll of spectators, the Le Mans disaster was a turning point in motorsport. The foundation of the modern safety standards, the crash also provides an opportunity to draw an intriguing snapshot of international motorsport in the post-war period.

Giacomo Agostini: Champion of Champions

Fifteen world titles – eight at 500cc – and twelve Isle of Man TT victories in an extraordinary 17-year career make Giacomo Agostini the most successful racing motorcyclist in the history of the sport. In this fully illustrated and in-depth study Mick Walker reassesses Agostini’s record and explores the personal and technical background to his achievement.

Full list of motorsport and automotive titles

Alec Issigonis: The Man Who Made the Mini
Four Seasons At Ferrari: The Lauda Years
Giacomo Agostini: Champion of Champions
Graham Hill: Master Of Motorsport
John Surtees: Motorcycle Maestro
Le Mans '55: The crash that changed the face of motor racing
Mike Hailwood: The Fans' Favourite
Motor Racing At Goodwood: An Illustrated History
Rolls-Royce at Derby
W.O. Bentley: The Man Behind the Marque

Recommended links

We've used this section to guide you to some of the very many sites on the internet that may be of interest. Please do email us if you have any other suggestions for links we might add.

Formula One Art & Genius
Formula One's history from the earliest times to the present day, with loads of quality images.

Isle of Man TT
Official site for the world's most famous motorbike race, with heaps of statistics and competitions to win.

The invention of the automobile
A brief guide to the early history of the motorcar, with links to other related subjects.

The Vintage Sports Car Club
Website forum, calendar of events and details of membership.

The Vintage Motor Cycle Club
Details of forthcoming events and how to become a member.


Bob McIntyre: The Flying Scot

Mike Hailwood: The Fans' Favourite

Giacomo Agostini: Champion of Champions

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