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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.
One Hit Wonders: The Story of One Off Grand Prix Winners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
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 Mercedes R129 SL
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SL R129 has started to become a collectable and good examples sell already for some time at a premium. Naturally the V8 is the most popular version, but why not also consider the more reasonably priced six-cylinder. A special case is the V12. To buy one that is less than perfect is a guarantee to ruin you. This updated book with buyer's guide can help you to find the right one
The Mercedes R107/C107
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,410. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Extensively revised in summer 2015 and written by an accomplished Mercedes expert, this e-book is the definite guide to everything SL R/C107. A comprehensive buyer's guide can help the would-be R/C107 owner to search for the right model and the detailed explanation of VIN/FIN and data card will assist to look at the car's original equipment. A bonus chapter covers the ultra-rare 500SL Rally
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.
The Nearly Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
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 Mercedes R230 SL
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,760. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
If you search for a car that can hold its own, when parked next to a Porsche 911 Cabrio, don't look any further. Because the SL R230 is regarded by many as the best looking SL that has left Stuttgart after the famous SL Gullwing. This e-book can help you finding the right one. Fully revised in October 2015, it comes with a COMPREHENSIVE BUYER'S GUIDE and explains the VIN and DATA CARD in detail
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.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R171
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
If you don't like the SLK R170 because of its four-cylinder engines, the R171 with its beefier power plants will appeal to you. It is not only slightly longer and wider, also its interior is more up market and with the SLK55 AMG it offered the first V8 in its class. This revised e-book comes with a comprehensive buyer's guide plus detailed VIN/FIN and data card explanations.
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R170
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
If you plan to buy a small roadster and have considered the SLK R170, you will find that prices for these nice cars can vary greatly. Which one to buy, the four-cylinder or the more powerful V6. This e-book, updated in Oct. 2015, does not only explain in great detail the VIN and data card codes, it also comes with a comprehensive buyer's guide and discusses the cars' engine varieties
Mercedes-Benz, SLK R172
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
The SLK R172 is the first small Mercedes roadster that somehow resembles its larger brother, the SL. This has the advantage that one gets for substantially less money a car that looks almost like the "big brother". It continues with the markedly improved interior. This e-book comes with a comprehensive buyer's guide, explains in detail the VIN/FIN and data card and covers the cars' technical specs
The Life and Times of a Jaguar Apprentice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
An actual snapshot in time of a Jaguar Apprentice's journey in the 1960's. Good life lessons for all youngsters are prevalent throughout the pages. Also available as a hard copy from the author! Website www.jaguarapprentice.com.

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