Books tagged: speedway

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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.
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.
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.
Wrog po fachu (Polish - po polsku)
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 116,700. Language: Polish. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Jeden oczerniający reportaż jest w stanie wywrócić życie do góry nogami. Tym bardziej, że następuje po nim seria przykrych wydarzeń, w wyniku których toruński klub żużlowy staje na krawędzi upadku. Grupka kibiców jest gotowa zrobić wszystko, byle tylko uratować ukochaną drużynę. Wśród nich jest główna bohaterka opowieści - Lilianna Lunde, nastolatka z nazbyt rozwiniętym poczuciem sprawiedliwości.
The Mystique of Indy: The Brickyard
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
A veteran of more than a dozen Indy500 races as a media journalist David Turner details in this lavishly illustrated book all the pain, power and glory of the biggest, oldest most thrilling IndyCar race of them all. Included are dollops of history, Indy traditions, driver spotlights, modern developments and hints of the excitement of the approaching running of the 100th race.