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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.
Jo Bonnier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Jo Bonnier was a versatile driver who began racing motorcycles when he was only seventeen. In sports car and F1 events Jo drove Lolas, BRMs, Porsches (beginning in 1961) and Coopers. Considered an athlete before his time because of his leadership in driver/constructors affairs, he also raced ubiquitously over three decades. It is unfortunate for the racing world that his life was so very short.
Bulk Cargoes: A Guide to Good Practice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,650. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This guide explains basic rules to be remembered on every occasion during loading, carriage and unloading of sea-borne bulk cargoes.
AR's Honda NPS50/Ruckus/Zoomer GY6 Swap Manual
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles / Repair & Maintenance, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Customizing
Everything you need to know to swap a bigger, more powerful engine into your '03-'16 Honda Ruckus.
Jose Froilan Gonzalez
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Jose Froilan Gonzalez was like a meteor that flashed in the sport of international racing in the 1950s. The Buenos Aires native competed for 11 years. He won the British Grand Prix in 1951 and 1954. The former race was especially important in his career. It was the first victory for Ferrari in Formula1. Gonzalez began grand prix racing as a Maserati driver, switching to Ferrari soon after, in 1951
Eugenio Castellotti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Eugenio Castellotti was a skilled racer whose career began in Italy's famed Mille Miglia in 1951. He entered a Ferrari that he had purchased from a local benefactor, leaving the Brescia ramp at 3:30 am in the morning on race day. The scion of a wealthy Lodi, Italy family, Eugenio raced Lancia cars until the marque merged with Scuderia Ferrari in late 1955. From 1956- January '57 he raced Ferraris.
Luigi Musso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Luigi Musso was at once an Italian race driver and playboy. He dated playgirl/writer Doris Lilly (author of How To Marry A Millionaire) and beautiful Italian actress Fiamma Breschi. Musso was unfortunately one of many casualties of the sport he loved best. He died at Reims, France early in the 1958 French Grand Prix. Breschi held his hand in the hospital before trying suicide the same day.
Growing up with Spaceflight: Skylab / ASTP
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“Growing Up With Spaceflight- Skylab/ASTP” is the true story of an average kid who came of age watching the US space program and evolved from a casual observer to raving space buff. This volume the third release of the 6 book series. It covers Skylab 1 through Apollo/Soyuz and is garnished with humor and technical information. Readers may well see themselves in these stories.
Commercial Aviation 101
Price: Free! Words: 34,810. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Commercial Aviation 101 goes in depth to describe how things work today in the commercial aviation industry. Explanations for current aviation security programs are included in the first half of the book, while the second half reviews the business side of the industry and explains common terms and procedures. Finally an encyclopedia is included with definitions for dozens of various items.
Richie Ginther
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Phil Hill and Richie Ginther were Ferrari works drivers in the early 1960s, two of the three principal drivers of the Dino Shark-nosed cars entered in Formula 1 events by Maranello boss Enzo Ferrari. Though Ginther was never a World Champion like Hill, he nevertheless played a significant role in the European type of racing. In fact when Richie retired he settled in France where he died in 1989.
How To Drive Your Next Car Deal: The How-To Guide tp Negotiating A New Car Deal!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
Every day, thousands of new cars and trucks are sold to consumers. Dealerships are making enormous profits with each sale. You can purchase a new car and know you received a great deal by following the plan in this eBook. This eBook covers all the aspects of the sales process from both the consumer's view, as well as, the dealership's view.
Giancarlo Baghetti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Giancarlo Baghetti raced neck and neck with American driver Dan Gurney's Porsche at the Formula 1 Reims Grand Prix in 1961. Finally, on the penultimate lap Gurney pulled ahead, only to be repassed by Giancarlo's Ferrari in the final yards of the event. Baghetti became one of three drivers to win his first World Championship race. Giancarlo proved that he could defeat his most skilled competitors.
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.
Andre Pilette
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Andre Pilette might be considered a footnote in Formula 1 history, as he entered a fair number of races for which he failed to qualify, especially later in his career. During the mid 1950s the Belgian racer was an important members of Team Gordini along with his countryman Paul Frere. Andre's final races were run for Equipe Scirocco Belge. The Scirocco 02 was fitted with a Climax V8 engine.
Long - Long - Short . Long - : Weekly Training, Railroad Photography Throughout the Year
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
New Year's Resolution: Weekly Training! An entire year of railroad photography, clocking in at nearly 250 pictures, covering images for all 52 weeks, come rain or shine, heck or high water. Hang onto your butt, it's more challenging than you think.