Books & Gear
We review all the best new automotive reads and keep you up to date with what is new in the world of classic racing gear and automotive collectables.
Auto Addicts friend, writer and fellow scribe Johnny Tipler launched his latest book : Black and Gold – The Story of the John Player Specials’ at the Classic Team Lotus, in Hethel, Norfolk last month.
Steve Parrish has enjoyed a full and fun life after racing, his long career as a commentator is testament to his fun charismatic character and well, it is no surprise he doesn’t hold back in any of the details in his life story.
A great present for any budding racer, the world’s foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britain’s greatest engineers and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir.
Gary ‘Sox’ Hocking raced against the likes of Geoff Duke, Mike Hailwood and John Surtees, and eventually became double world champion – yet his name remains largely forgotten. He retired at an early stage in his career, and the explanation so often given for this...
Sir Stirling Moss is one of the greatest sportsmen of all time, he was successful in all forms of motor sport but most particularly in Grand Prix racing. There have been many books written about Sir Stirling Moss’ life and achievements, but non like this one.
This is the latest title from Porter Press, and a definite guide which looks at every race Derek Bell drove for Porsche in detail.
So Englishman, David Hobbs or ‘Hobbo’ as he is known to friends and fans, is one of motor racing’s most remarkable all-rounders. We picked up a copy of his latest autobiography which spans his incredible 41-year driving career.
In Spring 2018, Bicester Heritage will play host to a one-off auction that will see more than 140 rare and unique pedal cars go under the hammer from the Jaguar Land Rover Classics Collection.
If you are looking for a solid tyre to cope with the current ‘Beast from the East’ – Check out the great prices from Moto-Tyre.co.uk
Porter Press International has launched a new entry-level version of the 'Great-Car' series called Porter Profiles. This more accessible series starts with the story of DD 300 of one of the most successful Big Healeys of...
Omologato, purveyors of the world’s largest and finest collection of motorsport-inspired watches, has agreed an exciting new tie-up with top US single-seater squad Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. In a multi-year deal agreed just after Christmas, the distinctive...
A beautifully-illustrated, thought-provoking new book by John Nikas Traditional car books tend to be sleep inducing for those uninterested in the automobile. How refreshing then that John Nikas’s new tome underpins...