Veloce Publishing Limited

Rod Grainger & Judith Brooks - who between them have over fifty years' publishing experience in the automotive field - founded Veloce in 1991. Rod is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers & has written a number of automotive books.

Originally the company was based in two spare rooms of Rod & Judith's barn conversion home in the small Dorset village of Godmanstone. Today the company has offices in Dorchester - Dorset's county town & the 'Casterbridge' of Thomas Hardy's famous novels.

Veloce specialises in fine automotive books of all types, ranging from practical do-it-yourself guides to leatherbound limited editions. Veloce philosophy is that every one of Veloce books will be of the highest quality in terms of content & presentation, as well as being of true value to the purchaser.

Named after the faster Alfa Romeo models, & with a pleasing nod to the manufacturer of Velocette motorcycles, Veloce has a simple philosophy, & mission to provide books of the highest quality in terms of content, accuracy, presentation, subject range & reader satisfaction to discerning automotive enthusiasts around the world.

Velocity books may not be the cheapest. Velocity aims to cover all aspects of the automotive world from an international perspective, including reference, motorsport, history, biography, repair, maintenance, car building & restoration. Velocity is not afraid to publish minority interest books which they think will find a big enough audience to make them viable.

forzaForza Minardi! The inside Story Of The Little Team That took On The Giants Of F1 by Simon Vigar first published by Veloce Publishing Limited in 2008.
The Minardi roller coaster involved many dips & precious few hight but the little Italian outfit hit the front row of the grid & led a lap.

Under-funded from the very start, Minardi outlived far more illustrious names like Lotus & Tyrrell. We have to know bad time to appreciate good. There were enough bad.
Forza Minardi! The inside Story Of The Little Team That took On The Giants Of F1 is about how Minardi became F1's best-loved survivor, why Ferrari was determined to kill Minardi, why Minardi failed to capitalize on success. This fascinating book containing exclusive interviews with bosses, drivers & engineers. 145 unique photos included.
In U.S. & Canada this title distributed by MotorBooks, an imprint of MBI Publishing.


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