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The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
REVISED EDITION - First of five book series examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
LASTCAR: The First Year-By-Year Chronicle of Last-Place Finishers in the NASCAR Cup Series (1949-2014)
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Series: LASTCAR, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
LASTCAR’s Brock Beard pens his own history of the NASCAR Cup Series from the perspective of the series’ last-place finishers, providing detailed analysis of every season run from 1949 through 2014.
One Hit Wonders: The Story of One Off Grand Prix Winners
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Stanhope Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
A look at the drivers and teams who have won only one World Championship Grand Prix, since the formation of the championship in 1950. Updated for 2013 with all the latested information and statistics, plus photographs.
Aston Martin at Le Mans
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
A complete History of Aston Martin at Le Mans (1928-2005)
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958)
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Second of five volumes closely examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 and American National Championship racing from 1946 to 1969. Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World includes the story of Bill Vukovich, USAC's formation, the growing genius of A.J. Watson, the "Race of Two Worlds" at Monza, Italy, plus details of each 500-mile race from 1954 through 1958.
Queen of Indy
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,650. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Alongside its terrifying thrills, QUEEN of INDY counts among its other excitements a super love story and a seamlessly integrated insider’s look at the creation of a great auto racing team to contest the greatest automobile race in the world. As expected in every Dakota Franklin thriller, QUEEN of INDY abounds in sharply drawn characters on the edge of psychopathology—or over it.
Daytona 500 Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,540. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Daytona 500 Stories tells the story of every Daytona 500 race. Beginning with the first race in 1959 to the present, you'll learn the facts about each event. William "Big Bill" France had a vision for a large track nestled along the famous sands of Daytona Beach, Florida. If you want to race Daytona is the place!
The Nearly Men
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Over 400 drivers have taken part in World Championship Grand Prix racing, since it's inception in 1950. Some have won championships, others just races. Then there are those who sat on edge of greatness. Those who stood on the podium but cannot claim a victory to their name. This is their story.
American Racer
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,830. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
“Yes, I know, I sneer at the psychopaths I compete against on tracks. But I just hide my own nature better under a veneer of cool intelligence and urbane good manners. Attack my child or my women, and I will kill you. Slowly. And my sleep will not be delayed one minute by your demise.” — Bobby Solara in AMERICAN RACER by Dakota Franklin
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966) tells how Ford Motor Company and Team Lotus joined to conquer the Indianapolis 500, inaugurating the modern era of higher automotive technology supported by corporate money - especially the opening shots of the infamous tire wars between Firestone and Goodyear. Speeds climbed quickly until tragedy struck in turn four in 1964.
LASTCAR: XFINITY and Truck Series Expansion Pack (1982-2014)
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Series: LASTCAR, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
LASTCAR’s Brock Beard retells the history of the NASCAR XFINITY Series from 1982 through 2014 and the NASCAR Truck Series from 1995 through 2014 from the perspective of both series’ last-place finishers.
LASTCAR: Cup Series Last-Place Finishers By Track (1949-2014)
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Series: LASTCAR, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
LASTCAR’s Brock Beard presents a NASCAR track guide unlike any other - a track-by-track breakdown of the last-place finishers at each speedway on the current Cup Series circuit, the exhibition races, and some tracks no longer on the schedule! If you’ve ever wanted to know who had the most last-place finishes at Daytona or Riverside International Raceway, this is the book for you!
Kenny's Garage
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Waldorf Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Repair & Maintenance
“Kenny’s Garage” is a 156 page book offering consumers buying and selling tips, seasonal preparation, easy maintenance and mechanical instruction, road trip advice and so much more. A bumper-to-bumper guide with a plethora of information about your car with funny stories blended in for a chuckle! Kenny is donating 10% of sales to the Greg Biffle Foundation for Animals
Racing Justice
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,980. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
In a year which will change Simon Aron’s life forever, his friendship and loyalty will be tested by every woman he ever knew, and one will betray him. Mallory, an old girlfriend with whom he raced a Cobra while they were at college, has been kidnapped by a brutal mobster in the pay of Fred Minster to keep her out of Le Mans, the top endurance race in the world.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962)
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Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Volume Three: Watson's Wonders (1959 – 1962) tells the story of the how the racing creations of A.J. Watson came to dominate this era at the Speedway, to then be challenged by the rear engine creations of the Coopers and Mickey Thompson. Each year features an epic "500", with Speedway legends Jim Rathmann, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward (twice) the victors.
Requiem at Monza
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,390. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
136,000 words Requiem at Monza by Dakota Franklin CoolMain Press “There is something about me you should know, Ludo. I try hard for what you might call sophistication, but underneath the veneer I’m a barbarian. My violent instincts have been nurtured, trained, honed to perfection by my family, my community, my government and my peers, for instant, mindless application.”
NASCAR First
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Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,480. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
• Dakota Franklin WINS Best Action/Adventure at Best Independent EBook Awards "I sniffed the air but the smell of my brother’s burned flesh was long gone. I’ve made my living driving fast cars since before I reached puberty; dying in mangled metal is a thought that after a while numbs itself on its own banality. It no longer bothers me that I am not like other girls."
The Prize
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
“The characters seem to represent the virtues and the resilience of the ‘little’ people, a story (or stories) to which we can all relate. In essence it’s about hope and faith: a tale (and tales) of the unquenchable spirit of tenacity in battling on, no matter what are our circumstances. And then eventually finding a way, a pathway to overcome personal adversity … and to ultimately succeed in glory
Formulast One: Statistics About the First Retirements of Grands Prix (1950-2014)
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Series: LASTCAR, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
When a Formula One driver is the first to retire, does it leave a statistic? Yes it does! From Brock Beard, the writer behind LASTCAR, comes a brand-new book of overlooked Grand Prix statistics. Included are complete rankings by driver, country, chassis, and engine, as well as an annotated race-by-race list of every Formula One last-place finisher from 1950 through 2014!
Fly Low Fly Fast
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Robert Gandt’s inside account of the National Championship Air Race ignites with the fierce rivalries, the heroic struggles to keep hypertuned ex-fighter planes flying, and the heart-stopping drama of the world’s fastest motorsport.