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MARIO ANDRETTI Immagini di una vita/A life in pictures

Mario Andretti can be considered a living legend, a sort of hero of two worlds for his outstanding motor sport performances, both in Europe and the United States.
€40.00 €34.00

FERRARI ALBUM CARTOLINE 1947-1997

This album is dedicated to the participants in the Ferrari 50 Years anniversary and collects all the Limited edition postcards of the event.
€59.90

L’ ERA D’ ORO BIMOTA - COPIA FIRMATA DALL' AUTORE! / SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR!

The story of the glorious marque through the eyes of one of its founders, Giuseppe Morri.
€48.00

MILLE MIGLIA PORTRAITS

The book brings together a series of portraits in alphabetical order that make up the fragments of this historic sports and cultural mosaic that was the Mille Miglia, once again told by Leonardo Acerbi from his deep knowledge of the Brescia-based race.
€60.00 €51.00

FERRARI GLI ANNI D’ORO / THE GOLDEN YEARS

To mark the 70th anniversary of Ferrari, this book does not wish to be a new story about the prestigious marque, but a tribute to the Prancing Horse and its golden years, when it was led by just one man: Enzo Ferrari.
€60.00 €42.00

LA STORIA DEI RALLY Edizione aggiornata - COPIA FIRMATA DALL'AUTORE! / SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR!

After Formula 1 and, perhaps, the old World Championship of Makes, the world rally championship has always been the one that has attracted the interest of enthusiasts and the public alike, both for its technical and competitive aspects as well as its human side. Mini Cooper and the Porsche 911 first, then Alpine Renault and Lancia (from the Fulvia to the Stratos, the 037, the Delta ‘monster’ and the S4 to the 4WD), but also the Opel Ascona, Fiat 131, Renault 5, Audi Quattro and Peugeot 205 right up to the ‘modern’ Toyotas, Subarus, Fords and Citroëns. They are all protagonists in this enthralling story, legendary cars driven by legendary drivers, among them Sandro Munari, Walter Röhrl, Markku Alén, Miki Biasion, Didier Auriol, Stig Blomqvist, Juha Kankkunen, Colin McRae and Sébastien Loeb. Appeared for the first time in 2010 and now updated until 2016, this reference book - written by the authoritative author Sergio Remondino and illustrated with hundreds of pictures by Reihnard Klein - covers this extraordinary story year-by-year.
€50.00

LA MIA VITA A 300 ALL’ORA (COPY SIGNED BY J.M.FANGIO)

Autobiography of the champion in motor racing together with his friend and manager Giambertone. With foreword by Stirling Moss.
€0.00

TINO BRAMBILLA: Mi è sempre piaciuto vincere - COPIA FIRMATA DA TINO BRAMBILLA E WALTER CONSONNI! / SIGNED COPY BY TINO BRAMBILLA E WALTER CONSONNI!

This book tells the story of the intense life of a racing man, one of non-stop work. A life on two and four wheels, on the track and in the garage, the same hands that manipulating steering wheels and tools after having tuned connecting rods and pistons. A decades long story that sees our hero, Ernesto Brambilla, aka Tino, be born and living his life at Monza, forever the capital of motor racing. He is the man who has been a faithful ambassador to the sport since he was little more than a lad, challenging footpaths and straw bales throughout Italy, which was in full renaissance. Once he had become an adult, he challenged destiny and rivals in dozens of races, from those in “his” National Autodrome and on to those at which he competed in faraway places, like Buenos Aires,  with triumphs at Hockenheim and in the terrible Tourist Trophy. In this book, his story is told, peppered with previously unpublished photographs, through a “particular” interview, a discussion between people he has always known. The author, Walter Consonni, was born and raised amid the legend of the Brambilla brothers. Like his brother Peo, he was also a student of Tino’s and lived the unique human and sporting dramas from his home courtyard in the centre of Monza. Races, tests, titles, tragedies. MV Augusta and Ferrari, the ascent of his brother Vittorio. His retirement from the track, but not from his exuberances. But there is a lot more in this book, in which a man who partially reached the finish line of the ‘80s, looks back and relives with pleasure and serenity a unique era. One in which racing often walked hand-in-hand with death in the quest to win.
€25.00

TOURIST TROPHY - Vive chi rischia - COPIA FIRMATA DALL’AUTORE! / SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR!

By now, books on the Tourist Trophy written by Mario Donnini are a motorcycle racing must. In 2015, the journalist and writer will celebrate his 20th year of reporting on the Isle of Man festival of speed, and there couldn’t be a better occasion on which to create a new book on the world’s oldest, most fascinating and dangerous two-wheel races. After Tourist Trophy. Muori o vivi davvero, we now publish his Tourist Trophy. Vive chi rischia, a book that goes together with the previous title, adding no fewer than 40 adrenaline-filled chapters packed with the stories, anecdotes, interviews, oddities and secrets that have emerged by living on the roadside and behind the scenes of one of the most exciting and best loved events in the motorcycling world. All the highest acclaimed combatants and most important episodes of recent years have found their place in this new book, created midway between the epic event and it’s history, to be relish as a compelling account of the festival, with a pinch of mystery and a taste for reading.
€25.00

TOURIST TROPHY LA CORSA PROIBITA - COPIA FIRMATA DALL’AUTORE! / SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR!

A complete profile of the famous Isle of Man TT race: from the drivers to the public, from the difficulties of the trace to the exciting atmosphere and more.
€14.90

TOURIST TROPHY: MUORI O VIVI DAVVERO - COPIA FIRMATA DALL’AUTORE! / SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR!

In 1999, the book “Tourist Trophy – the Prohibited Race” became a cult publication for lovers of the oldest, most adored, feared and dangerous motorcycle race in the world, so much so that it had to be reprinted in 2004. Now, author Mario Donnini returns to the subject during the centenary year of this race over the Isle of Man mountain circuit, due to take place in 2011. Now is the moment of the new book “Tourist Trophy: a Real Case of Living or Dying”, which goes much further, delving like never before into this Temple of Risk, providing explanations, previously unpublished anecdotes, secrets, analyses and backstage intrigues about the legendary and fearsome race, including interviews with stars like McGuiness, Hutchinson, Lougher and Anstey. All accompanied by first hand exciting accounts by the author who for the last 17 years has lived for those two weeks of the year on the IoM, in close contact with the race, the champions and the legends of this fascinating and daunting road race.
€24.00

TUTTO FERRARI DAL 1947 AD OGGI Nuova edizione aggiornata 2015 - COPIA FIRMATA DALL’AUTORE! / SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR!

This edition has been updated to spring 2015. It includes over 200 designs by the prestigious artist and illustrator Giorgio Alisi, and covers the history of the Prancing Horse model-by-model, from 1940 – the year of the 815 Auto Avio Costruzione – to today, with current production cars. In this ’virtual gallery’ the entire production of Ferrari appears in chronological order, sub-divided into grand tourers, sports racers and Formula 1 single-seaters. Each design is supported by a technical specification and text that illustrates the main technical and sporting characteristics. This new update of the book includes a list of Maranello’s cars, enriched by the 458 Italia Speciale and LaFerrari; they made their debut in 2013 to be joined by the California T (2014), the car that brought back the turbocharger, just like the F14 T with which Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen competed for the 2014 Formula 1 World Championship.
€12.90

VITE DI CORSA Incontri in pista con piloti, manager, astronauti, cantanti, gente strana - COPIA FIRMATA DALL’AUTORE! / SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR!

Why Vite di corsa (racing lives)? Because this book is not a novel but a rather serious narrative of meetings, many of them taking place within or through the motor racing environment, where the stars are “transient” as they speed across the most diverse of years. Captains of industry, racing drivers, managers, designers, musicians, even an astronaut and a footballer are among the most famous people the author has met during F1 Grand Prix days. He has delved deeply into a number of such people, others less so, but he has always received a powerful impact that has generated highly personal sensations and considerations. So here is a wide-ranging selection of great names seen up close, as rarely happens, with all their strength, charisma and weaknesses. A picture of a special world, exclusive, sometimes able to transmit unexpected sentiments. The people the author has selected as the stars of this book are: Gianni Agnelli, Giovannino Agnelli, Jean Alesi, Mario Andretti, Flavio Briatore, Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori, Pete Conrad, Gian Paolo Dallara, Bernie Ecclestone, Enzo Ferrari, Mauro Forghieri, Lewis Hamilton, George Harrison, James Hunt, Niki Lauda, Joe Macaluso, Diego Armando Maradona, Sergio Marchionne, Carlos Menem, Sandro Munari, Alessandro Onassis, Clay Regazzoni, Cesare Romiti, Ayrton Senna, Sebastian Vettel, Gilles Villeneuve and Jacques Villeneuve
€24.00

SANDRO MUNARI. UNA VITA DI “TRAVERSO” - COPIA FIRMATA DA MUNARI! / SIGNED COPY BY MUNARI

A must to have book for sport enthusiasts.
€0.00

FERRARI REX Biografia di un grande italiano del Novecento - COPIA FIRMATA DALL’AUTORE! / SIGNED COPY BY THE AUTHOR!

FERRARI REX is the book on the life of Enzo Ferrari that had yet to be written. It is the definitive biography, the work that redefines the life of a 20th century giant as the epic quest of a man as complex, tormented and versatile as no other in motor racing history. Comprising over 1,100 pages, the book features previously unpublished photographs, was five years in the writing and is the fruit of eight years’ painstaking study of newspapers, periodicals and above all documents and private papers made available for the first time. First hand accounts from some of the members of the circle closest to the man from Maranello add further depth. FERRARI REX explains for the first time the mystery of Enzo’s two birth dates, tells the story of his first flawed entrepreneurial attempt until its humiliating fiasco; deals with Enzo’s personal relationship with the Fascist regime before and during the war and with Communist leaders in post–war Italy and opens an unprecedented window on Enzo’s complicated and grief-stricken personal life while going to the roots of his much talked about reputation as a womanizer. The Enzo Ferrari that emerges from the pages of FERRARI REX is a man in all his immense complexity with a larger-than-life self-confidence, ruthlessness and unashamed vulgarity but also surprisingly charming, unexpectedly frail and blessed with an unwavering faith in himself and an unsuspected life-long optimism.
€28.00

GIACOMO AGOSTINI IMMAGINI DI UNA VITA/A LIFE IN PICTURES - COPIA FIRMATA DA GIACOMO AGOSTINI! / SIGNED COPY BY GIACOMO AGOSTIN!

Fifteen world championships in the 350 cc and 500 cc classes, 18 Italian national titles (175, 250, 350 and 500 cc), 311 victories in world championship races of which 123 were world championship counters and 10 wins in the legendary TT. That is the incredible record of Giacomo Agostini, achieved between 1962, the year in which he won his first race at Bologna-San Luca on a Morini Settebello, and 1977 when he took the win at Hockenheim on a Yamamoto in the 750 cc class.
Agostini – just about everyone calls him Ago – was the greatest racing motorcyclist ever, and today he has decided to review his magnificent career again by bringing together the greatest, most significant photographs of his life in a book. The debut on the Morini, the golden years with MV and the less dazzling period with Yamaha, his experience as a team manager as well as his family, friends and his fleeting appearance on four wheels; these are the chapters that comprise this work, which has never previously been attempted.
€40.00

MIKI BIASION: STORIA INEDITA DI UN CAMPIONE - COPIA FIRMATA DA MIKI BIASION! / SIGNED COPY BY MIKI BIASION!

Miki Biasion’s life reads like a novel. He is one of the greatest drivers in the history of rallying and became the only Italian to have won the world rally championship twice, in 1988 and 1989 driving Lancia Deltas. From his early years in an Opel Kadett GTE to victory in the Monte Carlo and Kenya Safari rallies, Miki won 17 world championship events as well as the World Cup Raid Tout Terrain, the punishing African races like the Dakar in 1998 and 1999 driving an Iveco Eurocargo truck. Recollections, anecdotes, behind the scenes happenings are all here in a book written by journalist Beppe Donazzan, which is a succession of exciting and unprecedented pages, in which many little known facts emerge about the life of one of the all time great champions of world rallying.
€30.00

THE MAGNIFICENT MONOPOSTO: ALFA ROMEO GRAND PRIX CARS 1923 TO 1951

The third book in Simon Moore’s Alfa Romeo trilogy is finally here! Simon started this new book with the intention of covering just the single seaters from 1931 to 1940. However, he discovered so many previously unpublished photographs from the 1923 to 1930 era that he decided to cover those years as well. The publisher then persuaded him to expand the book further to cover the exploits of the Tipo 158/9 up until Alfa’s retirement from Grand Prix racing in 1951. The prewar racing history of the 158 cars in the voiturette category is covered in detail. The postwar period is covered with a huge number of previously unpublished photographs and technical notes rather than covering each race in detail which has already been covered in several books. Simon was, however, given access to the Alfa Corse records which give chassis and engine number details by race and they are included in tables.As usual, Simon has used his phenomenal detective skills to trace the history of the individual cars, including those that were sold to private owners by the factory and Scuderia Ferrari. Each car is given a chapter of its own. The cars traveled all over the world, including the USA (three ran at Indianapolis), Brazil, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. Some retained their original engines, drive train and suspension, but many were given alternative motive power – one even acquired a Ford V8 for drag racing in California! Sadly, Michel Poberejsky (who raced as “Mike Sparken”) died before the book was finished. However, he recorded for Simon the complete story of how he managed to acquire, restore and run the only Tipo 158/9 that has ever left the factory. The extensive content of this book required 836 pages split into two volumes. The first essentially covers the cars from the “cart sprung” era, beginning in 1923 and ending with the Tipo B and that twin engine monster, the Bimotore. The second volume concentrates on the independentlysprung cars of the later 1930s. The historic photos in the book are interesting on two distinct levels. First, by tracing the history of the racing efforts of Alfa and its competitors, they graphically illustrate the evolution of the racing automobile. However, they also serve a second purpose: they provide a very evocative glimpse into the glamour, style, informality and ambiance of the early European Grand Prix racing scene, especially during the 1930s. Those gatherings became the highlight of the summer social season in many cities. The details in the background of many photos thus become as interesting as the automobiles in the foreground. The large crowds, the beautiful people, the stylish clothing, the art deco imageryof the 1930s – all present an exciting backdrop for the exotic machinery and daring drivers who achieved Alfa’s Grand Prix conquests. Simon has also included a section on some cars that never raced, like the late-1930s Ricart designs and a fascinating chapter on the racing boats powered by Grand Prix Alfa Romeo engines. Naturally there are sections on numbers and rumours of missing cars as well as technical notes, which include dyno test sheets for the original Tipo 158 and the complex sixteen cylinder car that finished 2nd and 4th in the 1938 Italian Grand Prix. Like all books from Parkside, The Magnificent Monopostos is produced to the highest standards, using fine matte paper and bonded leather binding. All of the 1140 photographs are spot-varnished. All black and white photos are reproduced in duotone and some period images are presented in their original sepia format. Some rare prewar colour photos are included, as well as contemporary colour photos of all the cars surviving today. 
€439.00

TEMERARI: Ricordi da corsa dei "Cavalieri del rischio" - COPIA FIRMATA DA ANDREA DE ADAMICH + DANILO CASTELLARIN! / SIGNED COPY BY ANDREA DE ADAMICH + DANILO CASTELLARIN!

Foreword by Mauro Forghieri

Today, not only the drivers, racing cars, circuits, designers and technology have changed, the whole world has. But if you have just a little nostalgia for what once was, for that which you’ve experienced or even just heard people talk about, read ‘Temerari’ (The Daring), a nostalgic book devoted to the drivers and protagonists of the races of 1950-1980. People who raced for the sheer pleasure of it, for a win if they were really lucky, or maybe a record, a fastest lap time or an overtaking manoeuvre, which could sometimes be more important than a world title. People who looked death squarely in the face, because that’s what racing was like 30 years ago – even if many of them pretended not to know it. For the first time, this book publishes 60 interviews with Italian and foreign drivers whose destinies crossed at the time, people who survived the riskiest races of the 20th century.
€28.00

TEMERARI: Ricordi da corsa dei "Cavalieri del rischio" - COPIA FIRMATA DA MAURO FORGHIERI! / SIGNED COPY BY MAURO FORGHIERI!

Foreword by Mauro Forghieri

Today, not only the drivers, racing cars, circuits, designers and technology have changed, the whole world has. But if you have just a little nostalgia for what once was, for that which you’ve experienced or even just heard people talk about, read ‘Temerari’ (The Daring), a nostalgic book devoted to the drivers and protagonists of the races of 1950-1980. People who raced for the sheer pleasure of it, for a win if they were really lucky, or maybe a record, a fastest lap time or an overtaking manoeuvre, which could sometimes be more important than a world title. People who looked death squarely in the face, because that’s what racing was like 30 years ago – even if many of them pretended not to know it. For the first time, this book publishes 60 interviews with Italian and foreign drivers whose destinies crossed at the time, people who survived the riskiest races of the 20th century.
€28.00

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