01. General FAQ

What is Red Racer Books?

Red Racer Books specializes in creating children's books centered around motorsports and Formula 1 racing. Our founder, Andy Amendola, is passionate about introducing young children to the world of racing while exploring related concepts such as science, technology, diversity, and teamwork.

Who is part of the Red Racer Books Team? 

Currently Red Racer Books is managed by Andy Amendola, the author and creator of the book series. He is self-published and this is a small business. If you want to connect with Andy, reach out via email to Hello@RedRacerBooks.com 

What is the mission of Red Racer Books? 

Our mission is to excite and inspire young readers with the multifaceted world of motorsports. Through vibrantly illustrated books, we aim to showcase diverse characters, underscore STEM education, and foster meaningful bonds between parents and children while passing on their love for F1 and racing.

What age group are Red Racer Books designed for?

Red Racer Books are tailored for children aged 1-10, offering non-fiction fact books that empower parents to bond with their children over their shared passion for Formula 1 and motorsports. The ABCs books are great for ages 0-6 and the “Cars” books are more suitable for kids 5-8. 

What sets Red Racer Books apart from other children's books?

Red Racer Books are artfully crafted for young fans, by fans, and are inspired by real-world racing scenarios, iconic tracks, and racing legends. They feature vivid illustrations and striking imagery, making the world of F1 racing come alive for children.

How do Red Racer Books promote STEM education?

We champion STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education by highlighting the science and technology behind race cars and racing. Our books inspire children to explore these concepts, fostering a love for learning and innovation.

How does Red Racer Books promote diversity and inclusivity?

Red Racer Books showcase a diverse world of motorsports, featuring characters from various genders and backgrounds in roles beyond just the driver. We believe in reflecting the richness of our global community and inspiring dreams without barriers.

How can Red Racer Books help parents and children connect?

Red Racer Books bridge the gap between generations by allowing parents to share their love for F1 racing with their children. Our books facilitate bonding, ignite curiosity, and provide opportunities for meaningful discussions.

Where can I buy Red Racer Books?

You can find Red Racer Books on our official website, redracerbooks.com. They are also available through select independent bookstores and also on Amazon.

Can I get more information about specific book titles and their content?

Absolutely! You can find detailed information about each book title, including descriptions and educational content, on our website.

How can I stay updated on new releases and promotions from Red Racer Books?

To stay updated, please subscribe to our newsletter on our website, follow us on social media, or visit our blog for the latest news, releases, and promotions.

If you have any more questions or need further assistance, feel free to contact us through our website, email, or social media channels. We're here to help and share the joy of motorsports with you and your child!

02. Orders & Payment

How long will it take to receive my order?

We strive to process and ship orders within 2 business days. Shipping times may vary depending on your location, but most orders typically arrive within 5 business days. 

How can I track my order?

Once your order is shipped, you will receive a tracking number via email. You can use this tracking number to monitor the status and location of your shipment.

Do you offer international shipping?

Yes, we offer international shipping to most countries. Shipping fees and delivery times may vary depending on your location. Please refer to our Shipping Policy for more details. 

What if an item is showing as sold out?

Red Racer Books is a small business and at times we run out of stock. However, if you are shopping from somewhere outside of the USA and are not seeing any items available it may mean that shipping is not available to your home. But if you reach out to Andy via Hello@RedRacerBooks.com he can determine if we can add your country to our shipping list. 

Can I change my shipping address after placing an order?

We understand that circumstances may change, but address changes after orders are processed are hard to do. If you need to update your shipping address, please contact our customer support as soon as possible. We will do our best to accommodate your request, but please note that address changes may delay the delivery of your order.

What should I do if my order is delayed or missing?  

If your order is delayed beyond the estimated delivery time or if you believe it's missing, please reach out to Andy directly at Hello@RedRacerBooks.com . We want to make sure you have a great customer experience and we will investigate the issue and work to resolve it promptly.

Are there any additional customs fees for international orders?

Customs and import duties may apply to international orders, depending on your country's regulations. These fees are typically covered by Red Racer Books but we are still very new and navigating international orders as we grow. 

Can I cancel my order after it has been placed?

We aim to process orders quickly. If you wish to cancel an order, please contact our customer support team as soon as possible. We will do our best to accommodate your request, but order cancellations may not be possible if the shipment is already in progress.

What should I do if I receive a damaged or incorrect item?

I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. If you receive a damaged or incorrect item, please contact Andy at Hello@RedRacerBooks.com immediately. I will arrange for a replacement or refund, as appropriate and work with you to make sure you and your family get the books in best possible condition. 

Do you offer expedited shipping options?

We offer expedited shipping options for select products and locations but most of our deliveries are standard mail to minimize cost for both customers and the business. During the checkout process, you will have the opportunity to choose your preferred shipping method, if it is available. 

Do you offer discounts on bulk orders? 

If you are interested in placing a large order, perhaps for a school, class, party or other occasion, please contact Andy at Hello@RedRacerBooks.com .  We also offer wholesale distribution and discounts for B2B buyers. Reach out to learn more!