Monday, 23 February 2009

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-PRESS RELEASE-

Seven new Motor Racing books from Veloce! Click covers for more information.

Porsche Racing Cars – 1953 to 1975 (ISBN 978-1-904788-44-7)
By Brian Long
Follows Porsche’s year-by-year progress in top flight racing, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success and acclaim on the worlds tracks. Begins with the giant-killing 550 Spyders of 1953, then takes the reader, in definitive detail, through all the susbsequent racing models up to 1975.
• Hardback • 25x25cm • £45.00 • 272 pages • c. 600 colour & b&w photos

Porsche Racing Cars – 1976 to 2005 (ISBN 978-1-904788-45-4)
By Brian Long
Follows Porsche’s year-by-year progress in top flight racing, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success and worldwide acclaim on the tracks.
Highly illustrated, this is the definitive and entertaining record of Porsches on the world’s racetracks from 1976 onward.
• Hardback • 25x25cm • £45.00 • 272 pages • c. 500 mainly colour photos

La Carrera Panamericana – “The World’s Greatest Road Race!” (ISBN: 978-1-84584-170-6)
By John Tipler
Through photos of the stunning countryside and cities visited en route, action shots and parc fermé, interviews with drivers and key personnel, plus vivid narrative, readers are transported to Mexico for an eye-witness account of the fantastic Carrera Panamericana, “The World’s Greatest Road Race.” Includes a full history from 1950.
• Hardback • 25x20.7cm • £40.00 • 272 pages • 400+ mainly colour photos

Alpine & Renault – The Development of the Revolutionary Turbo F1 Car: 1968 to 1979 (ISBN: 978-1-84584-177-5)
By Roy P. Smith
The inside story of the first turbocharged Grand Prix car from concept to Grand Prix victory. Contains interviews with the men of the time, reports on every race, and over 400 photos and illustrations.
• Hardback • 25x25cm • £45.00 • 240 pages • 400+ colour & b&w pictures

Motor Racing at Oulton Park in the 1970s (ISBN: 978-1-84584-164-5)
By Peter McFadyen
Featuring over 150 colour and black & white photographs, many previously unpublished, the book recalls this period of consolidation at the beautiful Cheshire circuit.
• Paperback • 20.5x19cm • £12.99 • 96 pages • 106 colour & b&w photographs

Hot Rod & Stock Car Racing - in Britain in the 1980s (ISBN: 978-1-84584-167-6)
By Richard John Neil
This book charts the development of short oval motor racing in the UK, using 100 never-before-published photographs. Championship listings complement the evocative text.
• Paperback • 20.5x19cm • £12.99• 96 pages • 103 colour & 6 b&w photographs

Motor Racing at Nassau in the 1950s & 1960s (ISBN: 978-1-84584-198-0)
By Terry O’Neil
From the mid-1950s Nassau hosted a series of events at the end of the American racing season. Seen by many as the ‘Golden Age’ of motor racing, internationally acclaimed drivers mixed with amateur racers who came to enjoy the sun, parties and racing. An evocative, pictorial complement to O’Neil’s previous Veloce book, The Bahamas Speed Weeks.
• Paperback • 20.5x19cm • £12.99 • 96 pages • 164 colour & b&w photographs


All available now! UK & USA