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.
Our specialist Mini correspondent Keith Mainland went down to Castle Coombe’s Mini Action Day recently to find out what was going on.
If you are not already prepared for Goodwood we have some last minute wardrobe ideas for men and women!
So, you could say we tested these. Mike and I both bought a pair, and then covered the length of Italy in them, competing on the Milano Taranto. 3000 kms later there is a big thumbs up from both of us. Mike went for the brown which look and feel pretty retro and fit...
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