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.
We have Christmas all wrapped up here at the Auto Addicts Shop – everything you need for the classic car racing enthusiast.
If you have a Lotus loving enthusiast to buy for this Christmas, you couldn’t go too far wrong with this great book, which was 8 years in the making from Johnny Tipler. Black & Gold is of course, passionately remembered, the world over for the John Player Special cigarette brand.
There is no better Christmas gift than offering an experience in our view, so what better than take full advantage of the current Super Early Bird ticket offering from Silverstone Classic (31 July – 2 August) who are next year celebrating their own 30th anniversary.
Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in LE MANS ‘66, Out in Cinemas this Friday 15th November. Watch the trailer here!
Original E-Type toolkits can still be found here and there, but Jaguar have decided to release a reproduction of the original kit for those owners who want a mint condition tool kit to go with a their classic E-type. The 20-piece kit has every tool required to keep a...
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...