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Seidler, Edouard Champion of the World
Edita SA, Switzerland 1970 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 110 pages. Subtitled, "How Jackie Stewart, Matra and racing blue made it to the top..." The picture bio of Sir Jackie. Nice period piece. ISBN #0877990115. Book #B27812. *

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Watson, Earl Champions All: Profiles of Auto Racing Drivers
Earl Watson 1962 PBK. Very Good. First Edition. Book #B31734. *


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White, Ben Circle of Triumph
Griggs Publishing Co. Inc., Concord, NH. 1993 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 263 pgs. The wonderful story of Bobby Allison. ISBN #091208118X. Book #B15522. *


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Batchelor, Dean and Bochroch Cunningham
Motorbooks International Osceola, WI 1993 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. 192 pages. Subtitled, "The Life and Cars of Briggs Swift Cunningham." The story of one of the most innovative personalities in motorsport, and the only comprehensive work done on either the man or his cars. Now a very rare title worldwide. ISBN #0879387955. Book #B31223. *


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Cothren, Larry and the Editors of Stock Car Racing Magazine Dale Earnhardt Jr. Making a Legend of His Own
Motorbooks International, MN 2005 SB. VG. 191 pages. Traces the career of a young Dale from learning the trade at his father's knee on through his Cup car success. ISBN #0760323011. Book #B26724. *


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Hill, Damon Damon Hill My Championship Year
Warner Books, UK 1997 PBK. VG+. 240 pages. The story of 1960's F1 champion Graham Hill's son Damon as he took the championship in the '90s. ISBN #0751519146. Book #B18445. *


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Waltrip, Darrell with Carty, Jay Darrell Waltrip One-On-One
Regal Books, CA 2004 HB/DJ. Near Fine/VG+. 164 pages. Subtitled, "The Faith That Took Him to the Finish Line." One of NASCAR's most controversial figures illuminates how higher power has helped him be a winner. ISBN #0830734635. Book #B18284. *


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Allison, Liz Davey Allison A Celebration of Life
Howell Press, VA 1995 HB/DJ. VG+/VG-. 144 pages. Written by his wife Liz immediately after Davey's tragic death in a helicopter accident this first biography relies heavily on family photos and insight not commonly seen in other materials. Provides a great study of the era, not just the man. ISBN #1574270443. Book #B18191D. *


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Knowles, David and Dorothy, Lady Campbell Donald Campbell C.B.E.
A. S. Barnes and Co. Inc., New York, NY. 1969 HB/DJ. VG+/VG-. First US Edition So Stated. 134 pages. An understandably subjective and sanitized biography on Donald co-written by Mom - but valuable for the construction details of various Bluebirds and outstanding photos. Book #B19153. *


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Henry, Alan Driven Man
Motorbooks International, MN 2005 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 256 pages. Subtitled, "David Richards, Prodrive and Race to Win." The story of Aston Martin's current team leader and his quest for the current FIA GT Championship. ISBN #0760321752. Book #B24739. *


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Mansell, Nigel and Allsop, Derick Driven to Win
Stanley Paul, London, UK 1989 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 162 pages. In these early days covered in this book before (fleeting) fame went to his head Nigel was actually an ok guy and great driver. ISBN #0091737524. Book #B25331. *


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Earnhardt, Dale Jr., with Gurss, Jade Driver #8
Warner Books Inc., New York, NY 2002 PBK. VG+. 355 pages. One of the most complete "Jr" bios to date. Even includes details about his copious beer consumption, making for a genuine NASCAR success story about this everyman's hero millionaire. ISBN #0446612502. Book #B26065. *

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Burns, Richard Driving Ambition
Hodder and Stoughton, London 2002 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 220 pages. Apparently unaware that Alan Jones used the same title for his biography, this is a story of one of the "Slacker Generation" F1 Champions. Yawn. ISBN #0340825170. Book #B30917. *


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Waltrip, Darrell with Gurss, Jade DW, D W A Lifetime Going Around in Circles
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY. 2004 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. 291 pages. Small remainder mark to bottom page edges. A rare insider's look at both NASCAR as a series and this particular long winning veteran as a driver. Darrell has been around through many of the sport's most significant changes. This biography offers a good perspective on what it was like being a driver for Dale Earhhardt. ISBN #0399151532. Book #B31549D. *

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Jordan, Eddie Eddie Jordan An Independent Man
Orion Books, UK 1997 SB. VG+. 407 pages. Offers a close look at this former team owner, and his interactions with top racing personalities of the day. ISBN #9780752889504. Book #B30857. *


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Kirby, Gordon Emerson Fittipaldi Driver Profiles No. 5
Hazleton Publishing Surrey, UK 1990 HB/Pictorial Cover. VG+. First Edition So Stated. 107 pages. Nicely photographed and supported with insightful text. Written at Emerson's peak of success. With typical high Autocourse quality throughout. ISBN #0905138783. Book #B20212. *


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Williams, Richard Enzo Ferrari A Life
Yellow Jersey Press, UK 2001 SB. Near Fine. 337 pages. A dry and superficial look at Enzo's personality traits reminding one of a Reader's Digest article for it's lack of style. Save your money on this supermarket special and buy the far superior Brock Yates' biography of Enzo instead. ISBN #0224059866. Book #B31120D. *


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Yates, Brock Enzo Ferrari The Man, The Cars, The Races, The Machine
Doubleday, NY 1991 HB/DJ. VG/VG. First Edition So Stated. 465 pages. The definitive work on Ferrari's life. ISBN #0385263198. Book #B32378. *


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Moss, Stirling Fangio A Pirelli Album
Pavillion Books Ltd., UK 1991 SB. VG. First Edition. 168 pages. Produced in association with Mercedes-Benz. Many superb never previously published photographs plus many candid shots from his later post-racing career. The best photographed personal look at the man. ISBN #1851456724. Book #B27520D. *


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Merlin, Oliver Fangio Racing Driver
Robert Bentley Cambridge, MA 1961 HB/DJ. G/VG. First English Edition. 216 pages. Our favorite early biography of Racing's only 5 Time World Champion. Written just 3 years after his retirement with many of his great racing memories still fresh. Please Note: This copy has original newspaper clippings about Fangio pasted on the rear endpapers. Book #B31092. *


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Miller, Jerry Fast Company
Follett Publishing Co., Chicago 1972 HB/DJ. VG/VG-. First Printing So Stated. 305 pages. Subtitled, "The men and machines of American auto racing." Contains short biographies oof various motorsports personalities of the late 1960s and early '70s. ISBN #0695803271. Book #B21157. *


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Moses, Sam Fast Guys, Rich Guys and Idiots
September Press, RI 1986 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition So Stated. Signed by Author. 338 pages. Subtitled: "A Racing Odyssey On the Border of Obsession." A hard-hitting and spot-on accurate look at the full range of racing competitors. This copy signed and inscribed by Sam Moses. ISBN #0937159093. Book #B32160. *


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McCarthy, Todd Fast Women The Legendary Ladies of Racing
Miramax Books, NY 2007 HB/DJ. VG/VG. First Edition. 311 pages. Covers the real pre-Danica pioneering female drives of the 1950's like Evelyn Mull, Denise McCluggage, Ruth Levy and others. Nicely done. ISBN #1401352022. Book #B27296E. *


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Stewart, Jackie Faster! A Racer's Diary
Farrar, Straus and Giroux NY 1972 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. First Printing So Stated. 239 pages. Stewart's most popular biography, and one of the most insightful books about the circuits of Formula One in general. ISBN #0374153701. Book #B31125D. *


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Rancati, Gino Ferrari A Memory
Motorbooks International Osceola, WI 1989 HB/DJ. Very Good/Very Good. 198 pgs. As told by Ferrari's longtime friend and favorite journalist. Based on personal recollections and many of Ferrari's previously unpublished letters. Contains much new information. ISBN #0879383399. Book #B32370. *

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