Books tagged: motor sports

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Dick Hutcherson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Dick Hutcherson's specialty was dirt track racing. He got his first experience on the short tracks in the midwest before joining the NASCAR circuit in 1964. Hutcherson won the 1967 Dixie 500 and was among the top money winners in the three years that he raced in the Grand National division. He retired in 1968 to take a management job with Holman-Moody. He later went into business for himself.
Marshall Teague
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Marshall Teague was killed at Daytona International Motor Speedway in 1959 while testing an Indy type car built in Terre Haute, Indiana. NASCAR President Bill France used Teague's trial run to gain publicity. The car began veering, crashed and broke in pieces that scattered as far apart as five football fields. Teague was clocked as fast as 160 on the last lap he completed before he crashed.
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.
Do You Want to Work on a Race Car Pit Crew? Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Careers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Motor Sports
Have you ever though about working on a race car? Maybe you want to be one of the pit crew people? Being part of the pit crew can be fun. You get to be a part of the race. You get to work on race cars. You also get to see the race from the middle of the track. It can be fun and exciting to see the race going around you, but being on the pit crew is also hard work. Includes Common Core exercises.
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.
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.
Ricky Wills It: A Rock Opera in the Key of Johnny Cougar
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 51,270. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Speedway, Indiana native Ricky Wills is a hotshot racecar driver with chip on his shoulder. As one of the brightest rising stars in the racing world, Ricky competes for a chance to race in the legendary Indianapolis 500, and struggles to maintain his small-town identity as he is swept up by industry fame and the charms of big-city celebrities.
Congestion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What does the future of transportation and racing look like? Join the last leg of the 2032 IDITEROC Race of Champions from Frisco to Denver. Sometimes it's about the journey, not the destination. Then again, sometimes it's not...
Thrill of the Chase
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Sarah's a whiz at tuning engines and winning races. Winning Craig, the local drag race hero, proves more difficult. He only has eyes for gorgeous women who are hot in the sack, not grubby tomboys. Sarah’s world gets an overhaul when her father hires Gordon. Soon she’s torn not only between two men she wants, but between the drag race winner she is and the woman she feels pressured to become.
Auto Racing Analysis Today in Auto Racing: Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 262,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
A daily, date-by-date, 366-day compendium of victory lane milestones chronicling racing victories from 1894. Career-first driver victories, final victories of a drivers' career, first and last wins in racing series, major event victory milestones, first wins on pavement or dirt, initial victories in endurance races, first and last wins for major entrants or marques, and initial wins in 500-milers.