2019 Father's Day gift guideby Web Editor on 16th May 2019
A gift for any car loving Dad, with prices from £10: the 2019 Motor Sport Father's Day gift guide
There's a month to go until Father's Day (it's on June 16 in Britain), so now is the ideal moment to order a gift that arrives in plenty of time to avoid a last-minute dash to find the right present.
We've highlighted some of the best ideas from the Motor Sport shop below, covering books, memorabilia, gadgets and car-themed socks.
In most cases, delivery takes a maximum of ten days, but some special-order items can take longer. Click below to search through all items in the Motor Sport shop or scroll down to view our favourites.
Best Father's Day gifts 2019
- Michael Schumacher: A Life in Pictures
- Heel tread socks
- Desk clock
- Motor Sport subscription
- Automobilist posters
- Motor Sport notebook
- Ferrari Opus Art print
- Stanley Tooling Pen
- Jim Clark: The Best of the Best
- How to Build a Car, Adrian Newey
Michael Schumacher: A Life in Pictures
This 240-page book aims to provide a full picture of Michael Schumacher's racing career, with images on-track, and away from race weekends. Combined with anecdotes and newly-uncovered stories, it's a compehensive look at one of Formula 1's greatest champions.
Heel Tread motor racing socks
Taking inspiration from a range of racing and sports cars such as the GT40, GTO and Rothmans liveried FW18 these bright socks are an affordable and unique way to treat car aficionados.
Dashboard desk clock
In place of a speedometer and rev counter in this retro solid cast aluminium and brass frame, are two clocks, allowing you to display two different time zones. The hex screws complete the period look, which brings to mind the dashboard instruments of 1930s-era sports cars.
The clock can be hung on the wall or stood on a desk or table.
Motor Sport subscription
Buy your Dad a gift that will last much longer than a single day, with a subscription to Motor Sport. Prices start at £28 for six months, which includes a monthly copy of the magazine, as well as access to the digital editions, archive and database online.
Price: from £30
Widely popular, these automotive design posters use high-quality offset printing, premium paper, and vibrant colour reproduction. From James Hunt's McLaren (shown above) to the Ferrari 250 GTO, Porsche 917 and a print to commemorate the thousandth Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Motor Sport notebook
Embossed with the Motor Sport logo and with a cover in racing green, this notebook is a subtle gift for racing fans, which - at A5 size - will fit into most pockets. The 192 pages are lined and made of 70gsm paper. There's also an envelope pocket inside the rear cover for keeping loose tickets, notes or receipts.
Ferrari Opus Art Print
Every GT, sports and sinngle-seater car that Ferrari made in its first 60 years is illustrated here in a 135cm (4ft, 5in) poster that will be the centrepiece of any room. Printed on 270gsm heavy weight satin paper.
Stanley Tooling Pen
This 6-in-1 tooling pen includes a ballpoint pen, spirit level, ruler, cross & flathead screwdriver and touchscreen stylus, for the Dad who always likes to be prepared
Jim Clark - The Best of the Best
A bestseller on the Motor Sport shop, this is bound to be a hit with dads. Published on the 50th anniversary of Clark’s death and 20 years in the making, this is a deeply detailed look at a complex and compelling character.
How to Build a Car - Adrian Newey
Beautifully illustrated with never-before-seen drawings, How to Build a Car encapsulates, through Adrian Newey's remarkable life story, precisely what makes Formula 1 so thrilling: its potential for the total synchronicity of man and machine, the perfect combination of style, efficiency and speed.