Books tagged: motorsports

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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Scout's Guide to Supercross 2016
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
The superstars of the Monster Energy Supercross championship are put under the microscope in this NFL-style scouting guide. Inside the SCOUT'S GUIDE TO SUPERCROSS 2016, the styles, strengths, and weaknesses of the world's most gifted and dedicated racers are broken down in excruciating detail.
Peter Arundell Lotus Formula One Driver & British Touring Car Racer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Before Lewis Hamilton's 2007 debut in Formula One Peter Arundell had the most successful start of any driver. Hamilton's two podium appearances in his first three races tied the achievement formally owned solely by Arundell. An intense competitor Peter was as adept at Goodwood meets in the early '60s as he was in Grand Prix racing. My e-book was researched from vintage newspapers and books.
False Grid
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,060. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In False Grid, the sequel to Naked Paddock, MK Ducote continues the saga of race car driver, Coleton Loren. Embarking on a new season, Coleton must piece together his personal and professional life after a horrific car crash. As sexy and entertaining as its predecessor, False Grid is a high-octane sprint through the glamorous world of motorsports with the all-access pass of a true racing insider.
Race Cars - A LOOK BOOK Easy Reader
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Motor Sports
Written and published by P.J. Harding. Another in the ‘LOOK BOOK’ series - Your child will love this easy reader and brilliant color picture book of race cars. Each page has a photographic image of all kinds of race cars from all over the world. The simple text is easily understood by young pre-readers and easy to learn for emerging readers.