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Fly Low Fly Fast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
CARS AT SPEED: Classic Stories from Grand Prix’s Golden Age By Robert Daley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Grand Prix racing on public roads--trees, walls, fences, houses. Racing in the 50's and 60's bore little resemblance to what is done today, some say no resemblance. The circuits, Spa, Monza, Nurburgring were deadly dangerous, and the racing was deadly dangerous. The driver who went off the road, most likely paid a heavy price. So did many spectators.
Gerhard Mitter Porsche & BMW Formula One, Sports Car Driver and European Hill Climbing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Gerhard Mitter dominated hill climbing in Europe during the mid 1960s. He also won the first Formula Junior championship in a family owned car. Gerhard was a Porsche factory driver beginning in 1964. Not until the final year of his life did he switch marques, moving to BMW. Mitter was a tenacious, gritty driver whose brilliance as a competitor was most evident at the '69 Targa Florio in Sicily.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Formulast One: Statistics About the First Retirements of Grands Prix (1950-2018)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
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.info, 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 2018!
Prince Bira
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Prince Bira won the 1936 Coupe du Prince Ranier, an event that later became the crown jewel of Formula One racing, renamed the Grand Prix of Monaco. Many of the auto races in which the Thai competed were entered privately. Among the most noteworthy of the cars he drove was a Simca-Gordini that had been painted the light blue and yellow that symbolized the Thai royal family. Another was a Maserati.
Jo Bonnier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Jo Bonnier was a versatile driver who began racing motorcycles when he was only seventeen. In sports car and F1 events Jo drove Lolas, BRMs, Porsches (beginning in 1961) and Coopers. Considered an athlete before his time because of his leadership in driver/constructors affairs, he also raced ubiquitously over three decades. It is unfortunate for the racing world that his life was so very short.
Wicked Fast Talladega
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
If you thought Daytona International Speedway, founded in 1959, was fast you're in for a surprise. Bill France, NASCAR's founder, built a track bigger, wider, and faster than Daytona. It was built in Alabama, and it has an attitude. It was the scene of a drivers boycott, the largest crash in Sprint Cup racing history, and some of the wildest action anywhere. Its the Talladega Superspeedway!
LASTCAR: XFINITY and Truck Series Expansion Pack (1982-2018)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
LASTCAR.info’s Brock Beard retells the history of the NASCAR XFINITY Series from 1982 through 2018 and the NASCAR Truck Series from 1995 through 2018 from the perspective of both series’ last-place finishers.
LASTCAR: Cup Series Year-By-Year (1949-2018)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,060. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
LASTCAR.info’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 2018.
Alan Stacey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Alan Stacey was among the talented drivers who drove for Lotus in the late 1950s and 1960s. The most famous of these was Jim Clark of Scotland. Stacey overcame a great handicap that left him without a lower right leg after a motorcycle accident at 17. His cars were equipped with a special throttle to compensate for this. Stacey's promising career was ended in a fatal wreck at Spa in June 1960.
Dewayne Tiny Lund
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Tiny Lund was most successful as a driver in NASCAR's Grand American Series. He won 41 races overall as a driver in this division. In four different years Tiny won the Grand American Series overall title. His Grand National Division cars were largely underfunded although he drove for some elite owners like Bud Moore, Buck Baker and Lee Petty. Lund was killed tragically in a 1975 race at Talladega.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
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.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Four: British Invasion (1963 – 1966)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
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.
Peter Collins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Peter Collins was the son of a garage owner who began racing after being suspended from school. He apprenticed with his father and started entering cars in local events. By 1956 he was racing works Ferraris for Enzo Ferrari. Peter's new home was a villa across from the Ferrari factory in Modena. In two years time he had won multiple sports car races and 3 F1 events at Reims, Silverstone and Spa.
Cliff Allison British Ferrari Driver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Cliff Allison is an important figure in Formula 1 and sports cars despite having an abbreviated racing career. He began racing Cooper Formula 3 cars at Charterhall, Scotland in 1952. It took three years to gain the attention of Lotus boss Colin Chapman. By 1958 he joined Lotus as Graham Hill's teammate. In 1959 Cliff was recruited as a factory works driver by Enzo Ferrari. He drove F1 until 1961.
Autos Súper Deportivos - Descubre los automóviles más fascinantes del mundo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: Spanish. Published: May 21, 2012 by Editorialimagen.com. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Este no es un libro común: Es un "Libro Juego". Este libro pondrá a prueba tus conocimientos sobre automóviles y te irá enseñando todavía más cada vez que lo juegues. ¿Cómo se juega? Muy sencillo. Déjame explicarte. Cada capítulo empieza con datos reales de un automóvil en particular. Al final del mismo tendrás tres opciones para escoger de qué auto estamos hablando.
The True Story of Marco Simoncelli
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
His brief career does not preclude Marco Simoncelli became the most phenomenal rider in the world of motorsport. 'Super Sic' always awaited in every appearance. His aggressive style is an exciting spectacle for fans, as well as a threat to his rivals. He is considered as the most attractive racer in the world, after Valentino Rossi. Unfortunately, Simoncelli got tragic fate, killed in a race.
The Battles of Valentino Rossi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Valentino Rossi passed the long way to become the greatest MotoGP racer in history. In his journey, he has a lot of battles against his rivals. Max Biaggi, Sete Gibernau, Casey Stoner, Jorge Lorenzo, and Marc Marquez are his toughest rivals. The rivalry, both inside and outside of the circuit, always bring a sense of our curiosity.
Marc Marquez, The Magic Boy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
If there is a successful rider in his first season, he is Marc Marquez. He immediately became a world champion in his debut season, breaking the record of Kenny Roberts that has survived for 35 years. Marquez was crowned the youngest world champion in MotoGP history at the age of 20, breaking the record set by Freddie Spencer in 1983 at the age of 21.

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