12 Top Car Books for 2019

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May 29, 2019—Mount Victory Oil Company, an eCommerce website offering a curated list of car books, garage equipment and tools, retro gas signs, neon clocks, and other products to help fuel the automotive passion of classic car owners and hot rodders, has announced its picks of the Top 12 Car Books every gearhead must own. 

Here is Mount Victory’s 2019 list of must-read books about the automobile hobby:

  • Can-Am 50th Anniversary: Flat Out with North America’s Greatest Race Series 1966-74 – George Levy
  • IMSA 1969 to 1989 – Mitch Bishop and Mark Raffauf
  • Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans – AJ Baime
  • How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot – John Muir
  • How to Build a Cheap Hot Rod – Dennis W. Parks
  • Damsels in Design: Women Pioneers in the Automotive Industry, 1939-1959 – Constance A. Smith
  • Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars – Paul Ingrassia
  • Muscle Car Barn Finds: Rusty Road Runners, Abandoned AMXs, Crusty Camaros and More! – Ryan Brutt
  • 66 on 66: A Photographer’s Journey – Terrence Moore
  • Ford Model T Coast to Coast: A Slow Drive across a Fast Country – Tom Cotter
  • American Road: The Story of an Epic Transcontinental Journey at the Dawn of the Motor Age – Pete Davies
  • Hot Rod Empire: Robert E. Petersen and the Creation of the World’s Most Popular Car and Motorcycle Magazines – Matt Stone and Gigi Carleton

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