About the Book
A document produced to help the public campaign to save the historic Caversham aerodrome in the Swan Valley. It was the venue for post-war motoring racing in Western Australia for many years, operated by the WA Sporting Car Club (WASCC). Mr Cocks' most recent book is Red Dust Racers, the history of the Lake Perkolilli race track and the emergence of motor sport in Western Australia.
Graeme Cocks is one of Australia's foremost motoring historians and the author of many books on motorsport and motoring history in Australia. His most recent book, Red Dust Racers, on the almost forgotten Lake Perkolilli motor racing track in Western Australia has been shortlisted at the Octane International Historic Motoring Awards for 2016, placing it as one of the top eight motoring books published this year. His previous book., The Mighty MG Magnettes of 33, was honoured as Book of the Month in Classic & Sports Car Magazine and was shortlisted at the 2015 International Historic Motoring Awards. Red Dust Racers, has been released and is available at www.motoringpast.com.au.