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Fred Lorenzen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
My e-book was researched from Associated Press clippings of races that Fred Lorenzen competed in during the 1960s. Lorenzen, from Elmhurst, Illinois, was a different type of driver than the good ol boys on the NASCAR circuit. Racing weighed on his nerves and he later retired because of an ulcer. His dominance of supers speedway races was phenomenal. He retired in 1967 and became a crew chief.
Dewayne Tiny Lund
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Tiny Lund was most successful as a driver in NASCAR's Grand American Series. He won 41 races overall as a driver in this division. In four different years Tiny won the Grand American Series overall title. His Grand National Division cars were largely underfunded although he drove for some elite owners like Bud Moore, Buck Baker and Lee Petty. Lund was killed tragically in a 1975 race at Talladega.
American Airlines Fleet List as of March 2016
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
This guide features every current American Airlines mainline plane, with delivery date, FAA N-Number (registration), internal AA fleet number and more. Perfect for the aviation aficionado, spotter, or anyone else who is curious!
A Life Worth Living
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Born into poverty as a child of a sharecropping family, Bill York learned throughout his early years the value of hard work, obtaining an education, and instilling Christian values into his daily life. In a delightfully refreshing and revealing tone, Bill shares principles that brought him out of poverty and low self esteem into a full, rich, and rewarding life.
The Galway Train
Price: Free! Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The story of the Railway Service in County Galway Ireland from 1851 to 2016.
Dusseldorf Toni Ulmen Formula Two Champion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Toni Ulmen was among the German race drivers like Hans Stuck who competed in Germany. Ulmen was especially good racing Formula Two cars, a division in which he won a world championship. He also excelled at racing sports cars in the late 1940s and 1950s. The Dusseldorf driver was at his best driving a German Veritas car that he drove in numerous competitions in Germany and Europe.
Piero Carini Ferrari Driver From Genoa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Piero Carini was a multi-talented driver for Ferrari in the 1950s, one who caught the attention of the Ferrari executives in Modena. It was in 1953 that Carini joined the works Ferrari team in what was essentially a back up role to top driver Umberto Maglioli. He moved on to Alfa Romeo in 1954, Carini was driving a Ferrari Testa Rosa in a St. Etienne sports car race when he was killed.
Paco Godia Spain's First Formula One Driver
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Paco Godia was a works Maserati driver and later entered private Maseratis when the factory broke ties with him. Godia was not a major player in Grand Prix racing, entering his first race, the '51 Spanish Grand Prix and his last, the 1958 French Grand Prix at Reims, within a span of seven seasons. Godia also raced sports cars until '68. Among his best finishes was a 4th at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Henry Taylor British Formula One and Rally Racer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Henry Taylor raced Ford Cortinas after he stopped Grand Prix racing in the early 1960s. The Ford Cortina was a quentisential British car that appeared in rallys and meets like Goodwood and Silverstone. Pleurisy ended his life at his home in the south of France following years of decline. Taylor's greatest contribution to racing in my opinion was his versatility as a racer and business executive.
Sergio Mantovani Maserati Formula 1 Racer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Sergio Mantovani had a bright future in Grand Prix racing it was thought in the mid-1950s. Then circumstances and fate intervened and Mantovani's career ended abruptly the same season he began to race Formula 1 cars. He was part of a contingent of fine Italian drivers who were extended contracts by Maserati in 1953. Among the others was Luigi Musso who was later killed at a very young age.
British Airliners 1952 – 1981: 7 Adult Coloring and Dot-to-Dot Drawings
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
Settle down, relax and draw! Adult coloring books are the best way to relax. From the Airspeed Ambassador in 1952 to the Vickers VC10's last days of service in 1981, this line-up illustrates the golden age of British airliners. Not all readers will be able to print this epub book correctly but there is a link at the back to a downloadable Acrobat (pdf) document. There is also a surprize bonus.
Too Young To Die Chris Bristow English Racer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Chris Bristow impressed numerous people in his short career, among them mechanics who attest to his potential greatness had he lived. Bristow was a Cooper marque driver in only his fourth grand prix race when he died tragically at Spa in 1960. I have written my short bio of him with a combination of newspaper accounts and interviews with those who attest to his great potential.
Fred Wacker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Part of my book is an interview with Fred Wacker who comments on his racing accomplishments, the people he met in racing and the friendships he formed. Of particular interest is his bond with Amedee Gordini, the head of Gordini cars. The 1950s were a time when few Americans took part in what was considered a largely European sport. Fred's contributions to sports car racing are noteworthy.
Umberto Maglioli
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Umberto Maglioli was an Italian driver who specialized in sports car racing in locales like Mexico, Le Mans, and Sebring, Florida. Maglioli competed in the most well-known international sports car races like Le Mans and Sebring International. He never had the success as a Formula 1 driver as he found as a lead footed driver of Ferraris and other marque sports cars.
Tony Brooks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Tony Brooks was a sports car racer and a Formula 1 driver from England. He drove a works Ferrari beginning in the mid 1950s, following a stint racing Aston Martin sports cars at Goodwood and Silverstone. Tony was trained as a dentist like his father. Stirling Moss, the great British driver, once made the statement that Brooks as the greatest unknown racing driver. Brooks retired after 1961.
Long - Long - Short . Long - : Nifty Fifty Finds, 50 Railroad and Railway Discoveries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
While trains and railway scenes are interesting, every-so-often you stumble upon a really neat example of something special. This collection of over 150 full color images consists of my top fifty finds throughout the years.
A Makeover of Massive Military Cargo Ship at Dry Dock No 3
Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
On the East and Gulf Coasts, Dry Dock No. 3 at the old Philadelphia Naval Shipyard is one of half a dozen repair yards that are spacious enough to accommodate RORO cargo ships that are longer than 750 feet. The Obregon is 821 feet long and there is no other place better than Dry Dock No. 3.
Mike Parkes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Mike Parkes was injured severely in 1967 when his Ferrari slipped on oil laid down by a BRM driven by Jackie Stewart. Parkes never recovered fully but he did return to racing in 1970. He worked as an engineer for Ferrari and Lancia before he was killed in Turin, Italy when his Lancia car ran into a lorry. He began his racing career and had many great runs at Silverstone, Goodwood, etc.
Willy Kamikaze Mairesse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Williy Mairesse drove a works Ferrari as a sports car racer and Formula 1 driver beginning in 1960. He sustained injuries in a wreck at the Mulsanne Straight at Le Mans, France in 1968. Race observers believe the severity of his injuries may have caused his suicide the following year. Mairesse ended his life in an Osten Belgium hotel room. His legacy is one of versatility and steely determination.
Ludovico Scarfiotti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Ludovico Scarfiotti was a talented mid 20th century Formula 1 and sports car driver from Lodi, Italy. He ran Le Mans, Sebring, the Grand Prix circuit and was an excellent hill climber in Europe. Unfortunately his early demise occurred while he was participating in the European hill climbing championship near Berchtesgaden, Germany. He also raced NASCAR including the Rockingham 500 race of 1963.