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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R170
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This new e-book about the SLK R170 is backed by detailed information sourced directly from Daimler AG and covers the complete history of the first generation SLK. It lets the reader experience driving the SLK230, explains the VIN, the different model codes and covers technical specs and production history. Possible vario roof issues and what to look out for in a 2nd hand SLK are also dealt with
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R172
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / History
This new e-book about the R172 is backed by detailed information sourced directly from Daimler AG and covers the car's complete history. It lets the reader experience driving the SLK250 CDI, explains the VIN and the different model codes. On top it covers the technical specifications of each model, talks about potential vario roof issues and gives advice on what to look out for in a 2nd hand SLK
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R171
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This new e-book about the R171 is backed by detailed information sourced directly from Daimler AG and covers the car's complete history. It lets the reader experience driving a SLK55 AMG, explains the VIN, the different model codes and covers technical specs and production history. it talks about vario roof and balance shaft sprocket issues and advises on what to look out for in a 2nd hand SLK