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- The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78
From humble origins in London's East End, this is the story of how Reg Fearman became a local hero with West Ham, the cockney giants of speedway, and went to to represent his country, first as a rider at thte tender age of seventeen, and then as an international manager. This is a captivating mixture of sporting achievement, politics and business... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
Almost unknown when in 1945 he purchased the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and its famous race, the Indianapolis 500, Tony Hulman soon became a household name in auto racing circles. He is credited with not only saving the Indianapolis Motor Speedway--shuttered during World War II--from becoming a residential housing development but also with re-invigorating... more...
- Sports Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
In Magnolias, Sweet Tea, and Exhaust , Carole Townsend goes to ground with NASCAR, following the races at Southern tracks from one to the next, learning about the sport and the culture of NASCAR as she goes. Townsend meets and interviews top drivers as well as some of NASCAR?s rising stars, legends, team owners, pit crews, and fans. In a display... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
8 May 2013: the day Manchester United fans had dreaded for nearly three decades. Sir Alex Ferguson announced he was to step down as manager of the world?s biggest football club after 27 years in charge. The Scot signed off in style with an honours list that confirmed him as the most successful manager in British – and world – history. He would... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28
Duncan Hamilton won the classic Le Mans 24-Hours race in 1953, co-driving his works entered C-Type Jaguar with Tony Rolt. In 1954 the same pair finished second, losing to a much larger-engined V12 Ferrari and by the narrowest margin in years. In all, Duncan Hamilton competed in nine of those great Le Mans endurance classics. Having cut his racing... 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...
- B&H Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.99
?Boogity, boogity, boogity! Let?s go racing!? Winning is in every racer?s blood. They continually push themselves to the edge, physically and emotionally, in pursuit of the checkered flag and a visit to Victory Lane. It is the racer?s way. We too are racers in the middle of the greatest race known to mankind: life. We want to live in a way that,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 29.52
'It was the start of the third lap of the 2010 Senior TT, the last race of the fortnight. The last chance to get a TT win for another year, and I was pushing hard. Ballagarey. The kind of corner that makes me continue road racing. A proper man's corner. You go through the right-hander at something like 170mph, leant right over, eyes... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 28.99
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 important days in auto-racing history. As rookie Dave MacDonald came out of the fourth turn... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
The Mobilgas Economy Runs were annual competitions in which new American production automobiles vied not for speed, but for fuel economy--even as the industry was turning out bigger, more powerful cars year by year. This first complete history of the runs (including the predecessor Gilmore Economy Runs) covers some aspects not reported at the time... more...