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The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
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.
The LASTCAR Track Guide (2020 Edition)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 32,710. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
LASTCAR.info’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!
Pretty Don't Win -- A Very Short Story of Minnesota Dirt Track Racing in the 50s
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
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Young college freshman learn the dangers of untrained stockcar racing in the early 50s.
Fly Low Fly Fast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,460. 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.
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.
LASTCAR: Cup Series Year-By-Year (1949-2019)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,480. 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 today.
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.
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 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.
Jochen Rindt World Champion F1 Driver
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Jochen Rindt, was a Super F1 driver. IMHO Jochen Rindt is the best F1 Driver of all times He Died and was awarded the F1 Trophy posthumously. Motor Racing in the 1960s and 1970s was an exciting time and the sport was much different than it is today. Jochen Rindt for me was the pinnicle of a super sportsman and a great person, who lived in times that were much simplier .
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.
Scout's Guide to MotoGP 2016
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Jorge Lorenzo, Valentino Rossi, Marc Márquez, and the rest of the superstars of the MotoGP World Championship are put under the microscope in this NFL-style scouting guide. Inside the SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOGP 2016, the styles, strengths, and weaknesses of the world's most gifted and dedicated Grand Prix racers are broken down in excruciating detail.
Wolfgang von Trips German Ferrari Formula One Driver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
I have researched my e-book using newspaper clipping, Life magazines, and more recent bound volumes that chronicle the racing career of Wolfgang von Trips. Coming into the final Grand Prix of 1961 von Trips was leading his teammate, Phil Hill, by the narrowest of margins. If the German placed between 1st and 3rd at Monza, site of the Italian Grand Prix, he would win the coveted world championship.
Formulast One: Statistics About the First Retirements of Grands Prix (1950-2019)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,070. 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 today!
Jorge Lorenzo, The Man of Steel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Jorge Lorenzo is one of the most successful Spanish riders. He has won two world champion titles of 250cc and three of primary class. The characteristic of the number 99 is a high fighting spirit on the track. This character also makes Lorenzo always became a threat by the rivals and crowned him as 'The Man of Steel'. He has crashed and injured for many times but still race and gain points.
Triple Threat Thrill
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 189,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
TRIPLE THREAT THRILL Dakota Franklin Even if after a two-year absence from driving to be a ‘good wife’ to the treacherous pervert Erich she will never be grand prix champion, ‘Triple Threat’ Thrill Morgan is still Jack Armitage’s all-time favorite driver, engineer and racing executive, the Parachute Queen Jack sends to salvage impossible situations in his auto racing empire.
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.
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.
Blood, Sweat & Gears. The Story of the Gray Ghost and the Junkyard Firebird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In 1971, could a little group of unknown automotive engineers independently design and build a race car from an old 1964 Pontiac sedan and really compete against professional, factory-backed racing teams? These guys did it, winning the hearts of fans and the press who dubbed their car “The Gray Ghost.” In 1972 they did it again, starting with a wrecked Firebird, and shocked the racing world.
LASTCAR: XFINITY and Truck Series Expansion Pack (1982-2019)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,240. 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 today and the NASCAR Truck Series from 1995 through today from the perspective of both series’ last-place finishers.

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