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TSM's 1/18 scale Martini Porsche 936/77 #4 - The 1977 LeMans winner. $188.00 plus shipping. Reserve HERE
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2012 Goodwood FoS
2012 Goodwood
Festival of Speed DVD
The 2012 Festival of Speed was the biggest ever, with a record 185,000 motor sport enthusiasts converging on Goodwood to celebrate the 2012 theme of "Young Guns - Born to Win". 1 hour program plus another hour of Special Features. December delivery.
$39.99. Order Here.
2012 Goodwood Revival
Dan Gurney Tribute!
2012 Goodwood 
Revival Meeting 
Double DVD Set

Relive the excitement and drama of the 2012 Goodwood Revival with this 2 disc Official DVD. Four hours of extensive coverage of events both on the ground and in the air. Highlights of every race along with exclusive extra footage of the great tributes staged by Goodwood to honor Dan Gurney, the Ferrari 250 GTO and the sensational Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union Silver Arrows. $49.99 December delivery. Order HERE.


2012 LeMans Annual
2012 LeMans Annual
Our first shipment of the 2012 LeMans Annual will be here in a few days. As always, the Annual covers the whole Le Mans week from scrutineering to the finish line, documenting the race hour by hour, car by car. Includes full statistics and 700+ photos over 256 pages. $84.95. Reserve your copy  HERE.

Our most popular DVD is back in stock!

'Grand Prix:
The Killer Years' 
Featuring many famous drivers including three times world champion Sir Jackie Stewart OBE, twice world champion Emerson Fittipaldi and John Surtees OBE, this exciting but shocking film explores how Grand Prix drivers grew sick of their closest friends being killed and finally took control of their destiny. 
 Order  HERE

'Deadliest Crash' 
The dramatic story of the day racing was changed forever. The carnage, seen through eye witness accounts, includes the stories of the survivors from the packed grandstands and members of the Mercedes and Jaguar teams at the heart of the disaster. 
 Purchase  HERE

Piola 2011/12
Formula 1 Technical Analysis 2011/12
Giorgio Piola's in-depth look at the technical development undertaken by the various teams during the 2011 F1 World Championship, with 400+ color technical drawings accompanied by a brief but thorough texts. 
 Order HERE

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Christmas is a little more than a week away but there's still time to make a selection from the hundreds of models, books, DVDs, limited edition prints, event posters and other racing memorabilia in stock here at The Motorsport Collector. We'll list a few suggestions in today's Email Update and you can visit our Online Shopping website and browse our complete inventory. 
Also, we are uploading Holiday Gift Ideas to our Facebook page every morning from now until Christmas Eve. 

If you still can't make a decision, or if the item you want to give isn't available until 2013, we can issue a Gift Card in any amount or for any specific item. You can order HERE or give us a call at 800.722.8630.

We recommend UPS shipping on all US orders this week. Our daily pickup takes place around 4pm central time, making same-day shipping possible for all in stock items, UPS can deliver your order as late as Christmas Eve.

 - Paul

1/18 TSM Model
#4 Martini Porsche 936/77
Finally. We can confirm that the long-awaited TSM 1/18 scale 1977 LeMans winning #4 Martini Porsche 936/77 (seen above) will arrive this week. They are 'officially' sold out but we have a few pieces available. 
$188.00 plus shipping. You can reserve one HERE.
MB 125 RecordOne of my favorite new arrivals this month is the 1/43 scale Minichamps Mercedes-Benz W125 World Record Car from 1938. On January 28, 1938, Rudolf Caracciola set a record of 432.7 km/h over a flying kilometre on the Auotbahn near Frankfort in this sleek machine. An excellent presentation piece for just $72.00. Order HERE.
Vettel 2010 Abu Dhabi
A few weeks ago, we told you about Minichamps' release of a 1/18 scale Red Bull Renault RB6 as driven to victory by Sebastian Vettel in the 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to clinch the first of his three consecutive World Driver Championships. Minichamps has followed up that release with a 1/43 scale version of the Abu Dhabi winning car and a 1/43 scale model of Vettel's 2011 Japan Grand Prix winner. All are in stock. Order below:

1/18 Sebastian Vettel / Red Bull RB6 / 2010 Abu Dhabi Winner
$99.00 plus shipping -  Order HERE
1/43 Sebastian Vettel / Red Bull RB6 / 2010 Abu Dhabi Winner
$69.00 plus shipping -  Order HERE
1/43 Sebastian Vettel / Red Bull RB7 / 2011 Japan Winner
$69.00 plus shipping -  Order HERE

  Ickx M23

Also from Minichamps, the Yardley McLaren Ford M23 as driven by Jacky Ickx to a third place finish behind the Tyrrells of Stewart and Cevert in the 1973 German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring. The model features a removable cowling and detailed engine. Limited to 1,386 pieces. $72.00 Order HERE.

Speaking of Jacky Ickx, our final Spark shipment of 2012 will include their 1/43 scale resin replica of his first LeMans winner, the #6 Gulf Wyer Ford GT40 Ickx drove to victory with Jackie Oliver in 1969. Chassis #1075 won LeMans in 1968 and 1969 in the hands of private entrant John Wyer after the Ford Motor Company officially left the sport.  $67.00 Order HERE.
Spark Parnelli Mustang
Another recent Spark arrival was the long-awaited 1/43 scale #15 Bud Moore Boss 302 Mustang driven by Parnelli Jones in the 1970 SCCA TransAm Series. Parnelli scored 5 race victories to lead the way as Ford captured the 1970 Manufacturers Championship. $67.00 Order HERE.

Also coming from Spark this week, the 1957 LeMans winning Jaguar D-Type, several 2012 LeMans entries and restocks of 2012 Lotus and Sauber Grand Prix cars. Check out the Late Arrivals page for the complete list.
Laydown 2
1/18 scale Laydown Roadsters from Replicarz

Bobby Marshman
Hoover Motor Express / 1961 Indianapolis 500
$149.99 Order HERE

Jimmy Bryan
Belond Special / 1958 Indianapolis 500 Winner
$149.99 Order HERE
Annual Traditions 2012
We've set up an Annual Traditions 2012 section at our Online Shopping website to keep you advised of annual books, dvds and other items. You can find it at the top of the menu on the left side of the page.
Other Gift Suggestions:

Team Lotus: My View From the Pit Wall by Peter Warr
$29.95...Order HERE
In the Name of Glory 1976 by Tom Rubython
$29.95...Order HERE
Formula One at Watkins Glen by Michael Argetsinger
$49.95...Order HERE
Meadowdale Raceways: The Midwest Motorsport Legend 
by Philip A. Aleo
$49.95...Order HERE
The Bruce McLaren Scrapbook by Jan McLaren & Richard Becht
$69.95...Order HERE 

Senna: No Fear. No Limits. No Equal
$22.99...Order  HERE
Senna: No Fear. No Limits. No Equal Blu-ray
$26.99...Order HERE
$29.95...Order HERE
Grand Prix
$19.99...Order HERE
Grand Prix Blu-ray
$19.98...Order HERE
$14.95...Order HERE
LeMans Blu-ray
$24.95...Order HERE

DVD Sets
Grand Prix Heroes 11 Disc Set
$246.95...Order HERE
Grand Prix Collection: 1970-1979 10 Disc Set
$279.95...Order HERE

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