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- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 189.00
How did stock car racing become firmly entrenched in American pop culture, especially in light of the lack of interest in motorsports overall as a spectator activity in the United States? And what has been the secret to NASCAR's financial success and growth over the last six decades? Encyclopedia of Stock Car Racing highlights approximately... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Winner of the 2014 Dean Batchelor Award, Motor Press Guild "Book of the Year" Before noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 was stopped for the first time in history by an accident. Seven cars had crashed in a fiery wreck, killing two drivers, and threatening the very future of the 500. Black Noon chronicles one of the darkest and most... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 39.95
As soon as there were automobiles, there was racing. The first recorded race, an over road event from Paris to Rouen, France, was organized by the French newspaper Le Petit Journal in 1894. Seeing an opportunity for a similar event, Hermann H. Kohlsaat--publisher of the Chicago Times-Herald--sponsored what was hailed as the "Race of the Century,"... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.99
The apostle Paul compared the Christian life to a race--meant to be won! These 365 daily readings inspire and train you to drive the race of your life with boldness, courage, and an unquenchable longing to know God. more...
- Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 10.88
Driving is the most dangerous thing each of us does on a daily basis - and yet the average learner receives just eighteen hours' training - less than a Starbucks barista. In this inspirational, fully illustrated, highly entertaining book, former Top Gear star Ben Collins uses his super-charged experience of racing, stunt-work and cutting-edge... more...
- Arcadia Books Limited 2015; US$ 10.19
To a Formula One driver, speed, wheel-to-wheel combat and danger are part of every Grand Prix. But things turn sinister in Monaco when Remy Sabatino s car is sabotaged. Then Remy s teammate suffers a highly suspicious life-threatening crash. Matt Straker, former Royal Marine and corporate intelligence director, is brought in to the team to investigate.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
The world of Champ Car auto racing was changing in the 1970s. As cars became more sophisticated, the cost of supporting a team had skyrocketed, making things difficult for team owners. In an effort to increase purses paid by racing promoters and win lucrative television contracts, a group of owners formed Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) in 1978.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
This book provides an in-depth look at the great motor races that took place in Savannah, Georgia, in the golden era of early road racing: the Grand Prize of the Automobile Club of America and the Vanderbilt Cup. By examining Savannah's earlier fame in national bicycle racing competitions and its ties to the powerful dynasties who controlled the... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 27.50 US$ 22.00
Get to know what Formula One racing is all about This book delves into the strategy, technology, and spirit needed to win a Formula One race. Every angle of a race weekend is covered in detail, from scrutineering to pitstops to podium. You’ll also read about the rivalries and politics that have turned the sport into a global televised drama.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00
Rockcrawling has been around for many years in the form of a recreational activity and as a category of four-wheeling. In the last few years, however, it has become a highly competitive sport, with both man-made and naturally formed courses. more...