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Ladies & Vettes: A Guide for the Female Corvette Enthusiast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2019 by 4-U-Nique Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Ladies & Vettes is for women who love sports cars, especially Corvettes. This is a book for women who want to learn more about the Corvette culture and history and who want to speak knowledgeably about her car. “Ladies & Vettes is a book that is for us by us! That celebrates our love and respect for the corvette and doesn’t apologize for it.”-Terry Marshall and June Bartlett
24 Heures Du Mans : The Post War Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,830. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
This is a history of the Le Mans 24 Hours race which is held annually for cars in mid-June. There's an introduction to set the scene and give a flavour of the experience I've felt first-hand, a full report on all races held since WWII up to and including 2018's, and finally a chapter on all the overall winning manufacturers. This should be a detailed and entertaining read for any motorsport fan.
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.
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.
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.
Bricks & Bones: The Endearing Legacy and Nitty-Gritty Phenomenon of The Indy 500
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Gearhead Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Bricks & Bones: The Endearing Legacy and Nitty-Gritty Phenomenon of The Indy 500, explores the cultural significance, endearing legacy, and nitty-gritty phenomenon of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Bricks & Bones reveals the landscape of this small Indiana town, etched forever in the halls of racing history. Its people, places, and mystique all brought to life by Automoblog.net's Tony Borroz.
Making it FASTER II - The Indianapolis and Grand Prix Cars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,560. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
"Making it FASTER II - The Indianapolis and Grand Prix Cars" is the story of legendary racing cars, by those who designed and raced them.
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.
World's Fastest Neurosurgeon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 175,490. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
World’s Fastest Neurosurgeon is the first-hand story of Dr. Jim Lowe and his personal journey on a 170-mph path less traveled in pursuit of sports car racing glory. Dr. Lowe gives readers a look at the demands of top-tier, modern-day sports car road racing and the complexities of balancing his need for speed with his successful surgical career and family life.
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.
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.
Around the Turn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Race cars careening around yet another turn seem common-place today, but the sport had to maneuver around some daunting roadblocks just to get to the start-finish line and faces more in the future. In Around the Turn, NASCAR historian Bill Lazarus documents NASCAR’s greatest triumphs, and some of its more bizarre moments, as it seeks a wider and audience amid rising costs and growing competition.
Giorgio Scarlatti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Motor Sports
A wealthy Roman, Giorgio Scarlatti's career spanned the 1950s. His sports car career began in '50 and by late he was racing Formula 1 cars. Despite successful results with Maserati in 1957 the Italian car maker opted to get out of racing after the season. Giorgio also drove an Alfa Romeo and various F1 autos fielded by Scuderia Centro Sud. He and Lorenzo Bandini won a key race at Pescara in 1961.
Maria Teresa de Filippis First Woman in Formula 1 Racing
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Motor Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Maria Teresa de Filippis was a daredevil type of driver who had no fear of speed. Racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio took her under his wing. He worried that the diminutive young Italian woman was taking too many risks. She entered her Maserati 250F in the Grand Prix of Monaco in 1958. Failing to qualify she remained unperturbed. Maria raced in grands prix at Spa, Oporto & Monza in the '58 season.
Andrea de Cesaris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Andrea de Cesaris had a lengthy Formula 1 race career and also drove sports cars in endurance races. He started with Alfa Romeo and McLaren and later drove for the fledgling Jordan team in the early 1990s. He earned five podiums and flirted with victory at Spa-Francorchamps on one occasion. The closest de Cesaris came to winning was at Monaco in 1982. His Alfa gave out of gas on the final lap.
Indy 500 Bound: Travel tips for race fans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Veteran of more than a dozen Indy 500 races, Television Sports Producer David Turner shares his tips and tricks to make it easy for you to get to the Indy 500 and have the best time there. How to buy your tickets, find the best air fares, suffer the least jet lag, rent a car, find a hotel, go to pre-race events, how much to tip and when, what to take with you on race day and what not to take.
The Mystique of Indy: The Brickyard
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
A veteran of more than a dozen Indy500 races as a media journalist David Turner details in this lavishly illustrated book all the pain, power and glory of the biggest, oldest most thrilling IndyCar race of them all. Included are dollops of history, Indy traditions, driver spotlights, modern developments and hints of the excitement of the approaching running of the 100th race.
Scout's Guide to Motorcycle Racing 2016
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTORCYCLE RACING 2016 collects SCOUT'S GUIDE TO SUPERCROSS 2016, SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOGP 2016, and SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOAMERICA 2016 into a single mammoth edition. Ryan Dungey, Jorge Lorenzo, Cameron Beaubier, and the rest of the superstars of motorcycle racing are put under the microscope in this collected series of NFL-style scouting guides.
Scout's Guide to MotoAmerica 2016
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,710. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Cameron Beaubier, Josh Hayes, Roger Hayden, and the rest of the superstars of the MotoAmerica are put under the microscope in this NFL-style scouting guide. Inside SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOAMERICA 2016, the styles, strengths, and weaknesses of the United States' most gifted and dedicated motorcycle roadracers are broken down in excruciating detail.
Bill Vukovich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Bill Vukovich considered auto racing a hobby and thought that his true livelihood was the grape farm he cultivated in Fresno, California. If it was merely a pastime to him Bill's racing career was certainly more than successful. He won the Indianapolis 500 successively in 1953 and 1954. He was bidding to win it once more in 1955 when he was caught up in a spectacular crash that ended his life.

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