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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.
Aston Martin at Le Mans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
A complete History of Aston Martin at Le Mans (1928-2005)
Requiem at Monza
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,390. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
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.”
Formulast One: Statistics About the First Retirements of Grands Prix (1950-2015)
Series: LASTCAR, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,080. 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 2014!
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.
Jochen Rindt World Champion F1 Driver
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 2,700. 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 .
Jeep Misadventures-Fighting Middle Aged Boredom Not My Buggy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Customizing
Join us as we wage war against thirtysomething family boredom. With a Jeep, a camper, a few kids and some willing friends, find out what happens when we get off the road and on to the trails.
NASCAR First
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,480. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
• 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."
Ruthless to Win: Omnibus One
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 360,850. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
RUTHLESS TO WIN OMNIBUS ONE comprising TROUBLESHOOTER LE MANS RACING JUSTICE by Dakota Franklin • Dakota Franklin WINS Best Action/Adventure at Best Independent EBook Awards • Dakota Franklin's series RUTHLESS TO WIN has already won awards and enthusiastic reviews for fascinating characters and rivetting action.
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.
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, and 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.
The Prize
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: 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
Formula 4
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Philip Collins. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
This is all about a dream that came true. As a boy, I wanted to be a racing driver and was fascinated by high performance cars. Because of certain circumstances, I had the opportunity to ride in cars like Rolls Royce, Bentley and Mercedes. As I grew older I longed to race in single seaters but couldn't afford it, then Formula 4 came into my life which enabled me to race a single seater car.
Strip Roads and Sports Cars
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
To many, the three decades recounted in this book can be described as the golden era' of motoring life in southern africa.
The Worst Year in Racing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
The true story of the most tragic year in auto racing in the US. NASCAR, USAC, NHRA, and local tracks and drag strips were not immune from the horrors.
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!
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.
Alberto Ascari
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Some racing fans recall Alberto Ascari primarily for his wreck at the harbor during the 1955 Grand Prix of Monaco. His Lancia went into the water and fortunately he escaped unscathed following the accident. Alberto was a racer's racer. He won back to back world Formula 1 titles that were sandwiched between his appearance in the 1952 Indy 500. Unfortunately he became a victim of the sport he loved.
Masten Gregory Formula One And Indy Driver From Kansas, U.S.A.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Masten Gregory's greatest triumph came in the 1965 Le Mans 24 Endurance Race. Teamed with rookie, and future F1 World Champion Jochen Rindt, he drove a Ferrari that was an underdog at the beginning of the race. At Indianapolis Masten drove one of Mickey Thompson's cars, a small speedster. Gregory defied predictions that he would be killed imminently because of his aggressive driving style.
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.