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Motor sport legends open up in revealing new book

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Motor sport legends open up in revealing new book

In 2006 Motor Sport magazine asked Simon Taylor to take memorable motor racing names out to lunch for a monthly in-depth interview.

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Christmas Motoring Blook

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Christmas Motoring Blook

Stuck for Christmas present ideas for that person who has everything? “The Motorists’ Bedside Blook”, available from Amazon, is the perfect gift for all fans of classic cars and motor racing.

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Goodwood Festival of Speed 20th Anniversary Book

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Goodwood Festival of Speed 20th Anniversary Book

The legion of Goodwood Festival of Speed fans around the world will not have to wait until next July to get their fix of this celebrated high-octane event.

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BMW E30 3 Series 1981 TO 1994 – The Essential Buyer’s Guide

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BMW E30 3 Series 1981 TO 1994 – The Essential Buyer’s Guide

Starting with a quick model history, this book introduces the key features of the E30. Containing a detailed set of model guides to explain the differences and features unique to each, and an assessment of how useful and effective these are. The book’s ‘How to’ sections help you identify E30 problem areas, while a wealth of useful data and comparison charts help you choose which model is right for you.

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Aston Martin DB5 Skyfall Scalextric Set Launched

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Aston Martin DB5 Skyfall Scalextric Set Launched

The iconic James Bond character was first created by writer Ian Fleming in 1953. The first ever Bond movie, starring Sean Connery in Dr. No, was launched to an unsuspecting audience in 1962.

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Scalextric VW Beetle Model Lanuched

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Scalextric VW Beetle Model Lanuched

This well-known Beetle, prepared to mirror the car from the 64 Spa-Liege rally, was entered in the Peking-Paris rally in 2007 by artist Matthew Keeler. 100 years before, the famous Peking to Paris Rally began with the briefest of appeals in a newspaper: “Will anyone agree to go, this summer, from Peking to Paris by motor car?” Le Matin asked in 1907.

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New Scalextric Model – Per Eklunds Clarion MG Metro 6R4

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New Scalextric Model – Per Eklunds Clarion MG Metro 6R4

Rally ace, Per Eklund, finished 7th in the 1986 Scottish Rally, a stage of the Lombard RAC Rally, in the MG Metro 6R4 for the Austin Rover World Championship Team.

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Motor Racing – The Pursuit Of Victory 1963 To 1972

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Motor Racing – The Pursuit Of Victory 1963 To 1972

Recounting a time of unparalleled access to the highest level of motor-racing, this is an informal, personal record of the people, the cars, and the events from that golden era, gloriously illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs.

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New Jim Clark Lotus 49 No 6 Scalextrix Model

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New Jim Clark Lotus 49 No 6 Scalextrix Model

The attractive GLTL livery adorns our latest release of the famous Lotus 49. A nicely detailed likeness of one of the world’s most famous F1 cars.

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New Scalextric Ford Escort 1970 World Cup Rally

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New Scalextric Ford Escort 1970 World Cup Rally

Thirty years ago, Hannu Mikkola, with a little help from co-driver Gunnar Palm, carved a place for himself and FEV 1H in rallying’s history books with a dominant drive to victory on the epic 16,000-mile Daily Mirror World Cup rally. Conceived as a promotional event for that summer’s football World Cup, the rally linked London (site of the 1966 World Cup) with Mexico (venue for the 1970 tournament); it was the longest and most ambitious trip in post-war rallying, and received massive world-wide publicity. It would also make Mikkola and the Escort superstars.

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